Books

Michael B. Jordan Is Turning African Fantasy Epic ‘Black Leopard, Red Wolf’ Into A Movie

We’ve recently featured Marlon James’ eagerly anticipated new novel Black Leopard, Red Wolf on our curated list of literature by…

Meet Halle Moore, The 9-Year-Old Author Who Just Published Her First Collection Of Poetry

At only nine years old, Halle Moore discovered a passion for writing and has recently published her first book of…

A New Graphic Novel Celebrates The Elaborate History Of The Apollo

Celebrate the Apollo’s 85th anniversary with the newly released graphic novel “Showtime at the Apollo: The Story of Harlem’s World…

Jaro Picks: 15 Books By Black Authors We’re Most Excited For This Year

The new year calls for a refreshing variety of upcoming and recently released books by black authors, both seasoned and…

Kamichi Jackson Shares The Inspiration Behind Her Novel “K My Name Is Kendra”

In our most recent interview on Jaro’s podcast, Tomeka Winborne had the honor of speaking with the gifted author Kamichi…

Common To Develop Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Barracoon’ Book Into A Limited TV Series

For his second project under his deal at Lionsgate TV, Common will adapt Zora Neale Hurston’s recently published non-fiction book,…

This Determined Family Is Bringing Diverse Books To Children All Across The Country

Concerned about the lack of diversity in children’s books, Charnaie Gordon and her two kids are bridging the literacy gap…

Inspirational Book “I’m A Brilliant Little Black Boy” Will Soon Be An Animated Series

Mother and son Betty K. Bynum and Joshua Drummond co-wrote I’m A Brilliant Little Black Boy back in 2016, and…

Terrance Hayes And Jamel Brinkley Among Finalists For The 2018 National Book Award

The 25 finalists for this year’s National Book Award have been revealed, and it’s time to make room on your…

Black Panther’s Sister Shuri Has Her Own Comic Book Series On The Way

This October, fans will become even more acquainted with Black Panther’s Shuri, made possible through a brand new comic book…
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