Erika Hardison

Erika Hardison is a writer, social media junkie, podcaster, publisher and aspiring novelist from Chicago currently residing in New Jersey. When she's not bridging the gap between Black feminism and superheroes on, she's spending sleepless nights as a new mom with her talkative toddler playing and giggling under the covers.

Black Bookstores a Year After a Summer of Protests

Black Lives Matter protests prompted an uptick in support of Black bookstores, but how are these bookstores doing a year later?

7 Romantic Beach Reads That Celebrate Black Joy

Get whisked away to a romantic destination, and catch some sun and some feel-good vibes, with these romance novels about Black joy.

An Introduction to Josei Manga

Learn more about josei manga and add some greats reads, like Wash Day By Jamila Rowser And Robyn Smith, to your TBR.

6 Historical Fiction Books Set in the 1960s

Explore a different era in these historical fiction books set in the 1960s, with stories about race, class, political turmoil, and more.

9 African and Asian Love Stories to Fall For

Fall for some moving African and Asian love stories, including A Pho Love Story by Loan Le.

Stories of Cubans and Cuban Americans

Discover the rich culture and history of Cuba with these stories, from romance to historical fiction and magical realism.

12 Essential Books About Black Identity and History

Featuring discussions of feminism, misogynoir, Afro-nostalgia, and more, these books on Black identity and history are essential reads, including Why Wakanda Matters: What Black Panther Reveals About Psychology, Identity, and Communication by Dr. Sheena C. Howard.

What We Loved (And Didn’t Love) About The Black Panther Soundtrack

What we love, and don't love, about the Black Panther soundtrack. Learn about this soundtrack, its history, and more.

Agatha Harkness: Everything You Need To Know, Including WandaVision Theories

WandaVision viewers all want to know: who is Agatha Harkness? Here are some of her comic appearances and what they might mean for the show.

14 New Holiday Romance Novel Releases for the Post-Holiday Blues

Find new holiday romance novel releases that debuted in 2020 that will perfectly extend your post-Christmas reading bliss, including Holiday Home Run by Priscilla Oliveras.