A Black professor in Baltimore, bridging two worlds

Lawrence Jackson grew up in a mostly Black neighborhood, Park Heights; now he lives in a mostly White one, Homeland. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-13 12:00:29 UTC ]
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Georgia’s World Book Capital Program Stages Its Black Sea Conference

The inaugural Caucasus and Black Sea Basin conference was the centerpiece of the UNESCO World Book Capital closer in Tbilisi. The post Georgia’s World Book Capital Program Stages Its Black Sea Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-19 17:35:48 UTC ]
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When Black kids – shut out from the whitewashed world of children's literature – took matters into their own hands

At the turn of the 20th century, with few children's books featuring Black characters, one young editor implored his peers to 'Let us make the world know that we are living.' Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-02-05 13:08:13 UTC ]
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Daunt Books Originals acquires 'landmark work' of Black studies professor

Daunt Books Publishing has acquired Ordinary Notes by Christina Sharpe, a work of creative non-fiction about memorial and remembrance.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-11 23:40:05 UTC ]
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Sweeping art history of the world to Bridge Street in six-figure pre-empt

Little, Brown imprint The Bridge Street Press has pre-empted for a six-figure sum world rights to Power, People and Painting: The Story of Art in Fifteen Cities by curator Caroline Campbell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-01 16:23:49 UTC ]
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Professor Dame Sue Black wins Saltire Book of the Year award

Forensic anthropologist Professor Dame Sue Black has won this year’s £6,000 Saltire Book of the Year award for All That Remains: A Life in Death (Transworld), while Canongate picked up the prize for publisher of the year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Third World Press's 50 Years of Black Literature and Politics

Originally founded in Chicago as Third World Press in 1967, the Third World Press Foundation has been challenging the publishing landscape with its African-American literature ever since. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From Black Panther to Black Lightning: black superheroes are go!

African-American comic book characters are finally stepping up from sidekicksAfter five decades as sidekicks, secondary characters and niche titles, the black superhero’s time has finally come.Next month Marvel releases its eagerly awaited Black Panther movie, centred on a young African king who... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Women, Black Voices: Debut Memoirists on Career and Publishing

PW, in partnership with Amazon Publishing, presents this panel— scheduled for May 25, 1:30–2:30 p.m. ET, and moderated by Regina Brooks, the founder and president of Serendipity Literary Agency—in which Cin Fabré, Bria Adimora Godley, Danielle Prescod, and Aomawa Shields discuss their... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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WLT Book Buzz Episode #5 - Black Voices: 41 Books for Everyone of Any Age from Black Joy to History to Empowerment

News and Events Laura and Bunmi celebrate 41 books by Black authors. From Black joy to history to empowerment, the books on this list provide affirming messages for children and young adults with a special shout-out to NSK Neustadt Prize finalist Jason... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2022-02-24 19:13:40 UTC ]
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Incredible Books By Black Authors, According To Black Bookstore Owners

Works by writers like bell hooks, Damon Young and James Baldwin that will educate and make an impact on everyone. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2022-01-31 16:37:38 UTC ]
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The bestseller ‘Black Boy Joy’ highlights the bright but overlooked experiences of Black boyhood

This anthology by Kwame Mbalia is comprised of stories that have always existed but rarely get told. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-21 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Influx Press launches first novel prize for Black British women with Black Ballad

Independent publisher Influx Press is launching a new fiction prize for Black British women, in partnership with lifestyle platform Black Ballad. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 19:32:32 UTC ]
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Black Spot joins forces with Black Crow PR

Independent publisher Black Spot Books has partnered with genre specialist PR and marketing agency Black Crow, as it announces its upcoming list.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-07 23:54:34 UTC ]
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US Black History Month: Macmillan Learning Awards ‘Black Stories’

Three winning university students and three instructors are honored by a new Black Stories program from Macmillan Learning. The post US Black History Month: Macmillan Learning Awards ‘Black Stories’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-18 17:52:15 UTC ]
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Stage anthology 21 Black Futures asks: What is the future of Blackness?

21 Black Futures, a new stage anthology by CBC and Toronto's Obisidan Theatre Company, brings together 63 Black artists from across the country to answer the question "What is the future of Blackness?" Its creation also directly addresses, and... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-02-16 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Learning Announces Winners of First Annual “Black History, Black Stories” Contest

The contest was created by Macmillan Learning "to elevate Black voices in education and in recognition of the fight for social justice inspired by the #BlackLivesMatter movement." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Snapchat Rolls Out Black Excellence Bitmoji, Creative Tools, Lenses for Black History Month

Snapchat is marking Black History Month with a host of in-application features and tools honoring the theme of Black excellence. Snapchatters will have access to Bitmoji, creative tools and lenses highlighting the creativity of Black artists and lens creators on the platform. Black History Month... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2021-02-03 22:50:53 UTC ]
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Black Futures Co-Creators to Guest-Curate Facebook App’s Lift Black Voices Section

Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham, co-authors of visual anthology Black Futures, will become the first-ever guest curators of the Lift Black Voices section in its flagship mobile applications. Starting Monday and lasting for three weeks, they will personally select collections of dialogues, essays... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2021-01-11 18:55:42 UTC ]
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Read Harder: An Own Voices YA Book With a Black Main Character That Isn’t About Black Pain

We've got books for the Read Harder task asking you to read an own voices YA book with a Black main character that isn't about Black pain. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-07 11:30:00 UTC ]
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