When the Black Lives Matter Protests were in full swing this past May, in response to the police killing George Floyd, there was not only a flooding of people in the streets showing their passion and support for the Black Lives Matter movement and the end of systemic racism, but also a rush of book orders through black-owned bookstores.
Christian Cooper, made famous for his viral clash with a white woman in Central Park, has written his own graphic novel. In it he discusses birds, bigotry and more.
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.
This week's feature book lover is Sarah/@bookishandblack. She's a public health researcher with a thriving bookstagram to brag about on the side.
Simon and Schuster announced today that Dana Canedy will be the newest executive vice president and publisher. Canedy will become the third woman and the first Black person to hold this position.