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Where Are All the YA Books for Kids of Color?: September Edition

An examination of September's new YA releases.

The Picture Book That Taught Me About Black Girl Magic 30 Years Ago

Before the internet and #BlackGirlMagic, this picture book helped one Rioter love her blackness.

Who Can Write Diverse Stories?

Hélène takes on the topic of writing what you know versus having diverse and inclusive characters in your story.

On Comic Book Sales and Diversity

We here at Panels are taking some much needed time off; in the meantime, we’re revisiting some favorite old posts ...

A Modest Proposal for Diversity in Comics

Panelteer Charles Paul Hoffman recommends increasing diversity in comics by hiring creative teams that represent the characters they are writing.

Writing Diversity: Telling a Story vs. Telling the Story

Over on Panels, Hélène discusses writing diversity, and the tension that can sometimes come between writing what you know and being inclusive.

Voting with Your Wallet

On voting with your wallet, and why it's okay to let go of comics that aren't working for you.

On Writing Diversity: To Tell the Truth, As Best as We Can

Paul discusses reading and writing diversity outside his own experience, and why it's an asset, rather than a quota to be filled.

It’s Not that Simple: Diversity and Comic Book Sales

On Panels, Dave responds to an article claiming that diversity doesn't sell in comics.

It’s Not That Simple: Diversity and Comic Book Sales

Dave responds to an article claiming that diversity isn't selling well in comics.

Writing Diversity: Telling a Story vs Telling the Story

"Write what you know" becomes an issue when you are also trying to incorporate diversity into your story. Who can write diverse characters?

4 Things to Love About Black Panther #1

Let's talk about why Black Panther #1 by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze is amazing and why you need to read it immediately.

175 Reading Recommendations for Books by PoCs

I was inspired by what I was seeing others do with the 1 Book/1 Like campaign on Twitter, so I ...

Coming of Age, Universality, and Diverse Reads

I was looking back at my favorite books of 2015, not necessarily books that came out in 2015, but books ...

7 Ways You Can Make Comics More Diverse and Inclusive

We here at Panels are taking some much needed time off; in the meantime, we’re revisiting some favorite old posts ...