Books

A Conversation with Candice Marie Benbow About Her New Book, ‘Red Lip Theology’

Candice Marie Benbow situates her work at the intersections of beauty, faith, feminism, and culture,…

Eight-Episode Series Based on Octavia E. Butler’s Novel ‘Kindred’ Picked Up by F/X

Today it was announced that the cable network F/X has picked up the series Kindred,…

What bell hooks Taught Black Women About Self-Love

On Wednesday, December 15, 2021, we lost a beacon of light. bell hooks, trailblazing author,…

‘A Revolution in Our Time’ Explores the Lives of the Women in the Black Panther Party

In October 2016, I traveled to Oakland, California, for the Black Panther Party 50th Anniversary…

TV Host and Journalist Tamron Hall Writes Didactic Thriller: ‘As the Wicked Watch’

Motivated by the lack of coverage that followed the deaths of two 11-year-old girls, the…

Envisioning Black and Indigenous Futures with ‘Jewelle’

Written by: Kebo Drew, CFRE, Managing Director at QWOCMAP Jewelle Gomez is a groundbreaking Black…

5 Books Every Black Woman Must Read

We are in the midst of that time of year when people are thinking about…

Black and Brown Children Are Boundless in Picture Book ‘The Me I Choose To Be’

Too often, Black and Brown children are made to feel less beautiful, less valuable, and…

5 Poetry Collections to Read Right Now

Growing up, I was the quiet little girl who couldn’t wait to get home from…

Chatting with Author N.K. Jemisin about Her First Comic Book Collection Release of ‘Far Sector’

N.K. Jemisin is one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2021. She’s an…