Literature

Michelle Obama’s second memoir ‘The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times’ is slated to hit bookshelves in November.

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

Steph and Ayesha Curry are creating libraries for youth in underserved neighborhoods throughout Oakland.

The nonprofit Hit the Books is empowering Harlem youth through education and mixed martial arts.

The hit ABC sitcom 'Abbott Elementary' is teaming up with Scholastic to provide underfunded schools with free books.

Literary giant Sonia Sanchez will receive the 2022 Edward MacDowell Medal for her trailblazing work.

Alicia Keys has released a novel about a Brooklyn-bred Black girl superhero.

A new children’s book will capture Ruby Bridges’ story; illustrating her bravery and resilience.

Will Smith’s Book Club has teamed up with the Creative Artists Agency Foundation for the creation of a mentorship program.

Arin Gentry, founder of the As Told By Foundation, is using her nonprofit to make Black literature accessible to young readers.

Serena Williams will release a children’s book inspired by her daughter’s doll Qai Qai.

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