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Two Spelman College BFFs for 50+ years serve a virtual feast of essays on struggles, triumphs, reverence and awe.
Diane McKinney-Whetstone remembers novelist Eric Jerome Dickey who understood Black womanhood.
Isabel Wilkerson lays bare U.S. racial structures with historical parallels to Nazi Germany and India's caste system.
Ida B. single-handedly changed the course of American history. This new biography by her great-granddaughter shines a light on one of our nation’s greatest patriots.
Through the eyes of an immigrant who has also crusaded for racial and social justice, journalist Maria Hinojosa’s new book takes us on a journey of darkness and light.
Marita Golden's novel, "The Wide Circumference of Love" is an exploration of the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on an African American family.
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, The AFRO Newspaper released a special edition celebrating Black women suffragists from the Nation's Capital.
This ground-breaking investigation gives lie to the notion of the fragile, defenseless White mistress, withering under the boot of antebellum patriarchy and slavery.
The history behind Black-led convention culture was kept alive through oral storytelling. This new collection of essays brings to light the missing link between organizing and movement politics.
What becomes of the children born from the past? Rochelle Riley's "The Burden" seeks to answer this question for descendants of the enslaved.
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