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Reading to your children is imperative, and it helps even more if they can relate to what they read and see in the books.

As more states try to eliminate African American studies courses, these books on Black history can and should be taught in schools right now.

The upcoming Oxford African American Dictionary has words like "bussin," does the upcoming reference book truly honor Black culture or just appropriate it?


As Black Women's History Month gets underway, a new book - “The Demands of Justice: Enslaved Women, Capital Crime, and Clemency in Early Virginia” - tells the stories of enslaved Black women charged with crimes by their owners. Read an excerpt here.


Get familiar with these award-winning Black fiction writers who have contributed to the culture in immeasurable ways.

This list of must-read memoirs written by Black authors will help you get familiar with some of the most powerful biographical stories being told.

Black History Month

Here are several essential reads as we celebrate Black History Month.


A new book claims Trump credited ex-girlfriend Kara Young's intelligence to her white dad.


“Show & Tell” succeeds well in describing and criticizing, through many examples, how whiteness works.

Inside is a curated list of books by black authors we suggest you read before 2022 comes to an end. Let us know what you think we should add.


There aren’t many life skills more important to a child than learning how to read. Here are 50 books every Black teen should read.

Based on real-life experiences drawn from the star's childhood, "My Name Is A Story" depicts Ashanti's journey of empowerment as she learns to love and appreciate her special name.