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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...

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...

What the US can learn from apartheid-era book bans in South Africa

By Helen Kapstein, John Jay College of Criminal Justice “Beloved.” “The Hate U Give.” “Maus.” “Burger’s Daughter.” Each of these books has been banned at some...

Winfrey Picks Leila Mottley’s ‘Nightcrawling’ for Book Club

Oprah Winfrey has chosen 19-year-old Leila Mottley's "Nightcrawling," a debut novel about a young Black woman from East Oakland and her battles with poverty,...

bell hooks Will Never Leave Us – She Lives On Through the Truth of...

Karjean Levine/Getty Images Karsonya Wise Whitehead, Loyola University Maryland I was introduced to the work of bell hooks for the first time when I was 14...