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Oakland’s Marcus Books still thrives as nation’s oldest black bookstore

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Marcus Books has been a Bay Area staple for decades and it continues to thrive in Oakland as...

26 Best Books for Latino Kids

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Special bond between girl and brother with special needs highlighted in new book by Detroit author

A Detroit author is sharing her new book about her nephew with special needs.DETROIT (WXYZ) — Danielle Wallace's professional background is in education...

These English-Kreyol bilingual children storybooks celebrate Haitian Girls

In a world of books where many children still do not see themselves reflected in the pages, NABU Publishing sets out to...

Decolonizing Thanksgiving Is An Oxymoron – Kids Books Dismantling The Myth of a ‘First Thanksgiving’

In his post: Teach your kids the truth of Thanksgiving – modeling generosity and gratitude all year long – but don’t...

20 Chicana Writers Whose Names You Should Know

When we think of Chicana Literature there are a few big influential names that immediately come to mind. Amazing women like Gloria...

Mum writes diversity book as ‘gift’ to daughter Philly

A mum has depicted her toddler daughter in a picture book about identity, love and acceptance after struggling to...

Top 147 Recommended African-American Children’s Books

Children book authors, industry professionals, and avid readers contributed their favorite children’s books to this list. We know children and young readers...

Lupita Nyong’o Wrote a Book For Girls of Color to “See More Dark Skin in a Beautiful Light”

Lupita Nyong'o is now a published author, and her children's picture book Sulwe — which means star in her native...

Her biracial family wasn’t reflected in Jewish children’s books, so a Greensboro woman wrote a book to change that

GREENSBORO — A friend recently sent Jaime "Aviva" Brown a screenshot of her book on hold at the Seattle Public Library."I...

Avan Jogia discusses “Mixed Feelings,” his book on multiracial identity, at Penn Bookstore

Avan Jogia discussed his experience as a multiracial actor at the Penn Bookstore Friday evening.   Jogia, a Canadian-British actor known...

Former NFL Star Martellus Bennett Publishes Book that Encourages Black Boys to Dream Beyond the Stereotypes

Former NFL tight end Martellus Bennett is on a mission to inspire young Black boys to dream beyond the narrative they see...
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