The No. 1 Young Adult Novel in the U.S. Is Inspired by #BlackLivesMatter

The No. 1 Young Adult Novel in the U.S. Is Inspired by #BlackLivesMatter

by #TeamEBONY   Mar 09, 2017

Over the past few years, it’s been hard to ignore the #BlackLivesMatter movement and the protests that have swept across the country in the... Read More

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Racism Is Ok, Pedophilia Isn’t: Simon & Schuster Axes Milo Yiannopoulos’ Book

by #TeamEBONY   Feb 20, 2017

Outspoken Far Right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos is feeling the sting of yet another rebuke today after publishing giant Simon & Schuster canceled the June... Read More

Write the Power: Four Powerful Must-Reads

Write the Power: Four Powerful Must-Reads

by Asha French   Feb 03, 2017

These releases explore popular Black thought in all its complexity. Read More

Literary Agent Breaks Down How to Win in Self-Publishing

Literary Agent Breaks Down How to Win in Self-Publishing

by Dawn Hardy   Jan 18, 2017

The facts don’t lie. Everyone who publishes a successful book doesn’t have a deal with a major publisher.  Over the last two decades self-publishing... Read More

Noir Reads Delivers Books by Black Authors to Your Doorstep

Noir Reads Delivers Books by Black Authors to Your Doorstep

by #teamEBONY   Jan 11, 2017

In an effort to diversify the bookshelves of literature connoisseurs, Derick Brewer and Zellie Imani launched Noir Reads this week. The subscription service delivers... Read More

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Kwanza Osajyefo on Why We Need Black Superheroes Now More Than Ever

by AJ Springer   Nov 15, 2016

In a world that already fears and hates them – what if only Black people had superpowers? That’s the question Kwanza Osajyefo wanted to... Read More

Roxane Gay Takes Us Inside the ‘World of Wakanda’

Roxane Gay Takes Us Inside the ‘World of Wakanda’

by Britni Danielle   Nov 10, 2016

After Tuesday night’s presidential election results, many African-Americans are in need of an escape, and a land where Black Excellence reigns supreme—ruled by a... Read More

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Rest in Power: Gloria Naylor, Author of ‘The Women of Brewster Place,’ Has Died

by Britni Danielle   Oct 03, 2016

Gloria Naylor, a writer known for illuminating the stories of Black women, died of a heart attack on September 28 in the Virgin Islands,... Read More

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Simone Biles’ New Book Inspires You To Push For Excellence

by Melissa Kimble   Sep 11, 2016

After witnessing history being made in the 2016 Rio Olympics, NBA star LeBron James made the following statement about one of the leading elite... Read More

For Black Women Comic Book Writers Marvel’s Riri Williams is Bittersweet<br />

For Black Women Comic Book Writers Marvel’s Riri Williams is Bittersweet

by cameron-glover   Aug 12, 2016

I was 19 when I bought my first comic book. I had always loved them from afar—comics were the modern day Greek mythology, and... Read More