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Book Review: ‘Land Of The Black Squirrels’ Takes Readers On A Stroll Through The Bronx

Officially released this month, Land of the Black Squirrels is Mwalim’s debut novel and the first book within his Bronx…

Kaepernick to release memoir through his publishing company

NEW YORK (AP) — Colin Kaepernick can add author and publisher to his resume. The former NFL quarterback who knelt…

Perceptive Words By James Baldwin To Ruminate On

  Truthfully, I’ve only recently begun delving into the brilliant mind of the 20th century essayist James Baldwin, but I…

Jerry Craft, Kadir Nelson win honors for children’s books

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Craft’s “New Kid,” a graphic novel about a 7th grader’s struggle to adjust to a…

June release set for book by the late Rep. Elijah Cummings

NEW YORK (AP) — A book by Rep. Elijah Cummings, nearly finished in his lifetime and worked on by his…

New Al Sharpton book looks at America’s political crossroads

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton is working on a book that will address what he calls an…

New book shares early stories written by Zora Neale Hurston

NEW YORK (AP) — Sixty years after her death, the story of Zora Neale Hurston is still not fully told.…

Nnedi Okorafor’s ‘Binti’ Is Being Adapted Into An Africanfuturistic Hulu Series

Nnedi Okorafor’s Hugo Award-winning science fiction trilogy Binti will be adapted into a series from Hulu and Media Res.   The…

Stacey Abrams book on voting rights to be published in June

NEW YORK (AP) — Stacey Abrams has a new book coming out this summer that will focus on her signature…

JARO Picks: The 2020 Book Releases By Authors Of Color We’re Most Thrilled For

As the last year of the decade comes to a close, we’re keeping our eyes out for books that will…
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