White journalist Sam Forster is being dragged for disguising himself as a Black man for one summer to write a book on how racism still persists in America.

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Black literary trailblazers Toni Morrison and Ernest J. Gaines will be honored with U.S. Postal Service stamps.

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Former first lady Michelle Obama and Penguin Random House have launched a scholarship award for young aspiring writers.

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Activist Colin Kaepernick has released a children’s book that empowers youth to build a strong sense of self-pride and self-awareness.

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Solange’s platform Saint Heron is launching a free library that features the work of Black creatives.

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A children’s book inspired by ‘The 1619 Project’ is slated to hit shelves this fall.

Books

Part explainer, part guidebook, Mariame Kaba’s latest book, "We Do This ‘Till We Free Us," offers readers an exploration through the real possibility of abolishing the prison industrial complex.

Beloved author Eric Jerome Dickey, who rose to prominence with his novels on Black love, relationships and contemporary life has died at the age of 59.

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Renowned author Walter Mosley will receive the National Book Foundation’s 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Award-winning author Jason Reynolds has been appointed National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature by the Library of Congress.

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17-year-old New Jersey native Essynce Moore is the first Black teen author to have three of her books incorporated into school curriculums.

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A 10-year-old author from Washington, D.C. launched his own book series.