Backlash Tweets: Barnes and Noble Attempts Black History Month

Backlash Tweets: Barnes and Noble Attempts Black History Month

Book Culture

Sooooo you may have heard about the Barnes and Noble Black History Month fiasco. Some folks sat in a board meeting and said, “hey guys, let’s get our literary blackface on.” Then proceeded to redo covers of books with white characters depicted as black characters. Instead of simple promoting black authors and black characters. We took to the Twitter streets to find the best tweets.  Ryan La Sala gives us a sneak peek on the Barnes and Noble take for Pride month: Just in!!! To celebrate pride month Barnes and Noble will be releasing gay editions of your favorite straight …