books

Black Girls Rock! Founder Beverly Bond To Publish Book Celebrating Black Women

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Beverly Bond‘s new book, “Black Girls Rock! Celebrating The Power, Beauty and Brilliance of Black Women” is set for a Fall 2017 release. According to a statement released by Bond, the book will “combine powerful photography with inspirational advice, original poetry, and affirmations to showcase...

#YesSheCan: 7-Year-Old Writes A Book Reminding Little Brown Girls That They Are Royalty

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Daddy’s Little Princess, authored by then 6-year-old Morgan Taylor and her dad Charles, is an elementary school level book about real life princesses in every shade and color. Morgan had a conversation with her dad about why only white women could be princesses. When he...

Mike Brown’s Mother “Tells The Truth And Shames The Devil” In New Book

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“I wasn’t there when Mike Mike was shot. I didn’t see him fall or take his last breath, but as his mother, I do know one thing better than anyone, and that’s how to tell my son’s story, and the journey we shared together as...

“Bad Hair Does Not Exist” Is A Book Written By A Mom For Her Daughters

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“Bad Hair Does Not Exist” is a new bilingual children’s book that encourages young black, Afro-Latino and multi racial girls to see their hair as beautiful. Sulma Arzu-Brown, who calls herself a “Garifuna” woman or Afro-Latino from Honduras, was inspired to write the book after...

Octavia E. Butler’s List of Goals From 1988 Will Inspire You

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It’s been 10 years since the literary world lost one of its greatest writers, Octavia E. Butler. After Butler passed away in 2006, the Huntington Library in San Marino, California, inherited Butler’s archives, and the collection which includes “8,000 individually cataloged items and more than 80 boxes of...

Scholastic Pulls Children’s Book About George Washington’s Happy Slaves

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Looks like Scholastic listened to all of the negative reviews and comments about its new book A Birthday Cake for George Washington.  The book, written by Ramin Ganeshram and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton, is told through the eyes of Delia, young girl whose family is owned by America’s...