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The current images of Somalia are those of a country ravaged by a 22-year dictatorship and perpetual civil war. Yet through 12 books… Read More

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There was no question in writer Dimitry Elias Léger’s mind that when it came time to pen his first novel, it would… Read More

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Dimitry Elias Léger is living out his dream, a world away from where he was born (Port-Au-Prince) and a few subways stops… Read More

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I once lost a whole truck over a few hundred bucks. It had been towed, and when I called the company they told me they’d need… Read More

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I first met writer/filmmaker Bridgett M. Davis back in 1998 when her film, the critically acclaimed Naked Acts, premiered… Read More

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For the second time in its ten year history the African-American Literary Awards Show… Read More

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What's being billed as the first comprehensive biography of pop diva Beyonce Knowles will be released in the fall of 2015, publisher… Read More

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How the Overwhelmingly White Publishing Industry Hurts Black Writers

by #teamEBONY

I don't think it's any surprise the publishing industry—print and digital—is overwhelmingly White. The statistics… Read More

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