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Photo Of Kanye West Wearing Blue and Maroon Hooded Jacket

Kanye may not like books, but hip-hop fosters a love of literature

By A.D. Carson, University of Virginia When Ye – the artist formerly known as Kanye West – stated during a recent podcast that he doesn’t...

Michelle Obama plans 6-city tour for ‘The Light We Carry’

By Hillel Italie, AP National Writer Michelle Obama plans a six-city tour this fall in support of her new book, "The Light We Carry: Overcoming...

Poet Marilyn Nelson wins $100,000 lifetime achievement prize

By Associated Press Marilyn Nelson has won the $100,000 Wallace Stevens Award, a lifetime achievement honor presented by the Academy of American Poets for “proven...

Q&A: Amanda Gorman talks UN poem, fame, future presidency

By Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press When Amanda Gorman was invited to read a newly developed poem at the U.N. General Assembly, the young sensation took...

PRESS ROOM: Autism influencer Jeremiah Josey releases a new book about his experience as...

By NNPA Newswire Autism influencer Jeremiah Josey’s new book, Here’s What I Want You to Know 2, brings the autistic perspective to the BLM movement...