FIYAH magazine is a leading force in upending the racial status quo in publishing. Here's how it got started and how it's done so far.
These YA historical fictions show how Black girls have been smart and brave since there have been Black girls on this planet.
Wear a sweatshirt featuring the best of Black YA authors, keep your place with a Toni Morrison bookmark, and more Black literary luminary finds.
From picture books to adult novels, memoirs, and histories, a list of books to learn more about the celebration of Juneteenth.
Responses to COVID-19 have made obvious the eugenicist logic that still influences U.S. medical and political policy, and books like Killing the Black Body by Dorothy Roberts provide vital background.
Many credit a particular book with ushering in the Harlem Renaissance, especially as it related to literature. That book: Cane by Jean Toomer.
These beautifully illustrated Black history books for kids about (mostly) lesser known Black historical figures will educate and inspire you, including The 1619 Project: Born on the Water by Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson.
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.
A list of nonfiction Black history books you can read this month to learn more about the history of racism and being Black in the U.S., including Men We Reaped: A Memoir by Jesmyn Ward.
If you're looking for ways to educate the kids about Black history, pick up these own voices children's books about Black history.