Brown Girl Dreaming
We’re celebrating Black History Month with these six fantastic reads. What are you reading?
Tags: Andrew Aydin, Black History Month, Brown Girl Dreaming, Homegoing, Jacqueline Woodson, Jesmyn Ward, John Lewis, March, Morgan Jerkins, Nate Powell, Reni Eddo-Lodge, Salvage the Bones, This Will Be My Undoing, Why I'm No Longer Talking To White People About Race, Yaa Gyasi
October 17 is Black Poetry Day! Established in 1985, the date is homage to Jupiter Hammon, the first published African American poet, who was born on October 17, 1711. In his honor, the day is marked to celebrate all of the contributions black poets have made to literature, poetry and culture. How can you celebrate?… Read More »
Tags: And Still I Rise, Annie Allen, Brown Girl Dreaming, Citizen: An American Lyric, Claudia Rankine, Gwendolyn Brooks, Jacqueline Woodson, langston hughes, Maya Angelou, Prelude to Bruise, Saeed Jones, The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes