A Plurality of Traditions: Anthony Davis and the Social Justice Opera

ANTHONY DAVIS, winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his opera The Central Park Five, is a composer with a great future behind him. Five is his eighth opera, and during those labors, spanning four decades, he’s found the time and talent to write orchestral pieces and music for plays, to record solo […] The post A Plurality of Traditions: Anthony Davis and the Social Justice Opera appeared first on Los Angeles Review of Books. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

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Race, Social Justice Titles Sparked Rise in Sales Last Week

'So You Want to Talk About Race' saw its sales jump by 848% last week over the previous week as a number of other social justice–related titles also saw big sales bumps, helping to drive up total unit sales of print books by 6.8% over the week ended May 30. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Social Justice Resources for the Book Business

As protests against police violence and in support of marginalized communities continue nationwide, 'PW' has put together a list of social justice resources to aid members of the book business and others in their efforts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Look for the Helpers: 11 Picture Book Biographies of Social Justice Leaders

Gather the kids and get to know some trailblazers in civil rights, education, disability, and more through these picture books about social justice leaders. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Women Warriors for Social Justice

The books include extraordinary stories by and about radical women who considered themselves to be links in the chain in the battle for social justice. Continue reading at Book Riot

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BookCon 2018: Meet Four Social Justice Warriors

The award-winning authors Kwame Alexander, Jason Reynolds, Angie Thomas, and Jacqueline Woodson will join podcaster and activist DeRay Mckesson to discuss social justice and positive representation in young adult literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Anthony Davis Soars on Times-Picayune Front Page

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Second Story Press Celebrates 25 Years of Feminist and Social Justice Publishing

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Profiles in Social Media: Has Your Brand Found Its Social Soul Mate?

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Frisco social media network raises angel funding from Austin investor

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Kate Davies and Amrou Al-Kadhi win 2020 Polari Prizes

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He investigated Clinton and Trump. Then the Justice Department turned on him.

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David Heska Wanbli Weiden’s novel is mostly set 200 miles southeast of Mount Rushmore on South Dakota’s Rosebud Indian Reservation. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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