Nigerian-born author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, won the Best Women's Prize for Fiction in 2007 for her novel Half of a Yellow Sun. Now, thirteen years later, she has been voted by over 8,500 readers as the top winner amongst all of the twenty-five women to have received this prize over the past quarter century.
Victoria Scott-Miller, inspired by how difficult it was to find a children's book with Black main characters for her son has opened up the Liberation Station.
The highly anticipated Netflix show not only highlight black voices on screen, but black children's books written by black authors. I'm preparing my cart as I speak.
Authors for Black Voices is holding an online silent auction to raise money for racial justice non-profit organizations in publishing, literacy, and education.
As we celebrate Fourth of July, let's remember the groups of people who weren't free for the first Independence Day. Let's look at some books that paint an actual picture of America.