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2021 in Books: `Everything feels magnified’

Books and authors mattered in 2021, sometimes more than the industry wanted. By Hillel Italie, AP National Writer A 22-year-old poet became a literary star. The...

After the rediscovery of a 19th-century novel, our view of black female writers is...

By Gretchen Gerzina, University of Massachusetts Amherst In 2012, I was in the United Kingdom working on a follow-up project for my books “Black London”...

Racial Diversity In Children’s Books Grows, But Slowly

By CHRISTINE FERNANDO Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) _ In the world of children's books, villagers can protect their water from a black snake, dark skin is...

TV’s Growth Is a Boon for ‘Diverse Voices’ Among Novelists

By Lynn Elber, Los Angeles, AP Growing up an avid reader, Kwana Jackson knew where to look for romance novels with Black characters: Segregated in...

EBONY 75th Anniversary Book Chronicles Black American Excellence and History

EBONY 75th Anniversary Book Chronicles Black American Excellence and History By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Since 1945, Ebony has chronicled Black life and the multitude...