Prairie View A&M University launched a writing program inspired by literary giant Toni Morrison’s legacy.
Idris Elba has inked a publishing deal with HarperCollins to create children’s books.
Blue Ivy Carter has been tapped to narrate the ‘Hair Love’ audiobook.
Following Kamala Harris’ historic win, books penned by the Vice President-elect are flying off the shelves.
Renowned author Walter Mosley will receive the National Book Foundation’s 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Actress Gabrielle Union will release her first children’s book inspired by her daughter Kaavia James.
Award-winning author Jason Reynolds has been appointed National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature by the Library of Congress.
17-year-old New Jersey native Essynce Moore is the first Black teen author to have three of her books incorporated into…
A 10-year-old author from Washington, D.C. launched his own book series.
An entrepreneur is working towards opening Orlando’s only Black-owned bookstore.
Jaki Shelton Green was named North Carolina’s ninth poet laureate; making her the first African American woman to receive the…
Akosua Haynes’ letter to ‘Hidden Figures’ author Margot Lee Shetterly won an award from the Library of Congress.
Angie Thomas’ ‘The Hate U Give’ won the Waterstones children’s book prize in London.
A group of students at Truesdell Education Campus in Northwest Washington started a book club for Black boys.
Academy award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o is releasing a children’s book about colorism.
An exhibition at the Miami University Art Museum and Sculpture Park will highlight African-American history through children’s literature.
A book penned by late literary giant Zora Neale Hurston, titled Barracoon, will be released in 2018.
Entrepreneurs Derrick and Ramunda Young opened MahoganyBooks; the first Black bookstore in Anacostia in 20 years.
The United States Postal Service will debut four new stamps that pay homage to Ezra Jack Keats’ 1962 children’s book…
In a season chock-full of "Top 2015" lists, from hottest celebrities to best political moments, we must not forget the…
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