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Bookselling Spotlight: Soul Book Nook

Waterloo, Iowa’s Soul Book Nook is the first and only Black-owned indie in a state where, according to the most recent U.S. Census, less than 4% the population identifies as African American. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Sands Gets $500K 'Shark Tank' Offer From Kevin Hart

Black Sands Entertainment, an African American–owned comics publisher, webcomics app, and media venture, has agreed to an offer of $500,000 for a 30% stake in the company from comedian and actor Kevin Hart. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Milestone’s Black Comics Heroes Return in New Series

Milestone Media, the African American–owned publisher that created the celebrated Black superhero comics universe, will relaunch its publishing program later this month with the release of newly created original series in digital and print formats. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Carla Hayden Sworn In as Librarian of Congress

Carla Hayden was officially sworn in yesterday as the 14th Librarian of Congress, making her the first woman, and the first African American, to hold the post. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hayden Close to Making History at Library of Congress

The Senate Rules Committee on Thursday voted to recommend that the full Senate approve President Obama's nomination of Carla Hayden as Librarian of Congress. If approved she will become the first woman and the first African American to hold the post. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Twitter publishes targets for a 'more diverse' workforce in 2016

Aims to increase proportion of women and underrepresented minorities, with no African American or Hispanic staff currently in US leadership positionsTwitter has outlined its ambitions to boost the proportion of women and underrepresented minorities in its workforce, publishing targets for “a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ms. Marvel's Long, Degrading, Triumphant Road To Stardom

Marvel has its first superhero movie starring a woman up front. You will not believe what she had to do to get here.It's a big day for diversity in comic book adaptations: Marvel Studios announced that that African asskicker Black Panther would get his own film in 2017 and Ms. Marvel would get... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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