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Black Lumascape Compiles All Black-Owned Ad-Tech Firms in a Continuously Updating Chart

As the founder and CEO of digital media investment bank Luma Partners LLC, Terence Kawaja is a problem solver by nature. But earlier this summer, as Kawaja watched his news feed, he found himself hearing about problems that left him at a loss. He read about the killing of George Floyd and police... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-09-03 12:30:00 UTC ]
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Diversity in the Age of Black Lives Matter

Since the killing of George Floyd in late May, the book publishing industry, overwhelmingly white at every level, seems to have reached a period of reckoning about its own history of exclusionary hiring practices. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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We need more modesty, more money and more collaboration

We are in a time of major change – following the brutal, televised murder of George Floyd – and it goes without saying that the book trade supports a movement that must succeed in establishing once and for all that black lives matter. For my new book, Slow Road to San Francisco, I drove from... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 06:15:35 UTC ]
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A Look Inside Pitchfork’s New Weekly Podcast, “The Pitchfork Review”

Among the revelations from Condé Nast's virtual NewFronts presentation last week was the launch of a dedicated podcast network, including seven new audio series tied to various brands in its portfolio. One of those, "The Pitchfork Review," debuts next week, comprising a weekly series hosted by... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-01 17:31:18 UTC ]
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This Website Makes It Easier to Buy Anti-Racist Books From Black-owned Bookstores

In the weeks since the May 25 killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, books about anti-racism have consistently topped bestseller lists. Many of these books have been purchased from the likes of Amazon and Barnes & Noble. To try and funnel some of these sales to Black-owned bookstores... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-06-19 21:16:38 UTC ]
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Publishing must decolonise

The movement of protests, riots and direct action that has sparked across the globe following the death of George Floyd has now entered the offices of creative industries such as publishing, and been swallowed up by the yawn-inducing language of “diversity and inclusion” that is all too familiar... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-19 14:06:09 UTC ]
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Graywolf Press Gives Back to Twin Cities Community

Graywolf Press, located five miles from where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, is donating $25,000 from the sales of its books that address racism to five local organizations selected by junior staff. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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An Anti-Racist Graphic Novel Reading List

In tribute to the memory of George Floyd, who died at the hands of the Minneapolis police, and in support of the worldwide outcry over his death, we present this list—compiled by the comics editors at Publishers Weekly —of graphic titles about African American life and history. The titles here... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2020-06-16 16:00:22 UTC ]
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Three Months After Shutting Its Doors, San Diego Magazine Returns

When San Diego magazine abruptly ceased operations and laid off nearly all of its employees in late March, mere days after a statewide shelter-in-place order took effect in California, CEO and publisher Jim Fitzpatrick stressed that it was only a temporary pause and that he hoped the magazine... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-15 18:27:52 UTC ]
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Black Writers’ Guild calls for sweeping change in UK publishing

More than 100 authors join new body calling for the industry to address deep-seated inequalities in output and personnelMore than 100 writers including Booker winner Bernardine Evaristo, Benjamin Zephaniah and Malorie Blackman have called on all major publishing houses in the UK to introduce... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-15 17:08:57 UTC ]
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An open letter to UK publishing from the Black Writers' Guild

The protest movement sweeping the world since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has forced an international soul searching to understand the pervasive racial inequalities that haunt most sectors of our society. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 17:05:27 UTC ]
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Black US authors top New York Times bestseller list as protests continue

Michelle Alexander and Ijeoma Oluo among those on list, marking first time top 10 entries are primarily titles on race issuesGeorge Floyd killing – latest US updatesBlack American authors, including Michelle Alexander and Ijeoma Oluo, have surged to the top of the latest New York Times’... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-11 18:10:43 UTC ]
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Antiracist Graphic Novel Reading List

In tribute to the memory of George Floyd, who died at the hands of the Minneapolis police, and in support of the worldwide outcry over his death, PW’s comics editors have compiled a list of graphic titles about African American life and history. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amid Protests, Religion Pubs Highlight Anti-Racism Resources

Faith-based houses are working to promote racial reconciliation amid the death of George Floyd and international protests by highlighting anti-racism book titles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Workers Across Book Business Take Collective Action Against Racism

On June 8, a group of more than 1,100 workers across book and media industries, most of them junior staffers, will take a day off from work, donate a day's pay to one of a number of fundraisers, and use their time to engage in acts of service in an effort to protest the killings of George Floyd,... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Poets Call for Change at Poetry Foundation

An open letter to the Poetry Foundation signed by more than 1,800 individuals issued in response to the organization's recent statement on the killing of George Floyd and other current events calls for significant change at the organization, including the resignations of its president and board... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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7 important books for building an anti-racist workplace

Add these to your reading list if you want to create a truly inclusive work environment. As massive crowds fill the streets to protest police brutality following the death of George Floyd, many people are also taking another important action: reading.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-06-04 07:00:55 UTC ]
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‘No reader is too young to start’: anti-racist books for all children and teens

It’s never too early to learn that racism is wrong and we should be doing something about it. These books will help show our kids how, writes publisher and bookseller Aimée FeloneDo the work: Layla F Saad’s anti-racist reading list The weight of the world seems heavier than ever right now. The... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-04 07:00:00 UTC ]
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Own it! pledges solidarity with Movement for Black Lives

The founders of publishing and lifestyle brand Own It! have announced their active support for a US-based Black communities group, the Movement for Black Lives. It follows the death of George Floyd on 25th May, as protests over police brutality in the US multiply. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 14:57:42 UTC ]
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Anti-racist book sales surge in US and Britain after George Floyd killing

Books by authors including Reni Eddo-Lodge, Ibram X Kendi and Robin DiAngelo are selling out on both sides of the AtlanticBooks tackling racism and white supremacy by authors including Reni Eddo-Lodge, Ijeoma Oluo and Layla F Saad are selling out in Britain in the wake of eight days of protests... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-03 14:40:35 UTC ]
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