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Ijeoma Oluo’s ‘Mediocre’ dissects white supremacy in America. She’d rather be writing about something else.

“It takes a huge toll to live the trauma of being a Black person in a white-supremacist country and then write it as well,” Oluo says. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-03 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Parneshia Jones Named Director of Northwestern University Press

Parneshia Jones, an 18-year veteran at Northwestern University Press, most recently serving as trade editorial director, was named director. She is the first Black person in the press's 127-year history to hold that position. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Changing the story with Hashtag BLAK and The Diverse Book Awards

I am a Black author and publisher in an industry that is dominated by white people. Black Lives Matter is not a hashtag. It is a movement that will carry on until we have seen real change. It is being said time and time again but there is still not enough representation in the publishing... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 01:22:51 UTC ]
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