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PimaLib_JessicaP said:

I have wildly conflicted feelings about this book. On the one hand, I am wary of the line we draw in oppressor/oppressed or colonizer/colonized romantic…

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PimaLib_TeneciaP said:

There are so many pieces of Black history that have not been taught/shared. I am slowly learning them now, despite being a "grown adult". This picture…

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PimaLib_XuanZ said:

The old truck witnesses multi-generation farmers' diligence, positivity and hope, also a woman's transition from a little girl, to a farmer to a mother.…

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Free community lecture on March 23 - Sign up now!

The talk will examine the merging of fighting "anti-Asian violence" with the promotion of "Black-Asian solidarity" in the context of COVID.
PimaLib_TeneciaP said:

My daughter and I read this together and loved it so much! She is 20 but like her mother, still enjoys a beautifully written and illustrated picture book.…

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Read Black: Beyond Twisted

Here are some titles referenced in the book for further reading, and a few bonus reads, just for fun.

Octavia E. Butler honored by NASA

NASA named the Perseverance rover's landing spot for Octavia E. Butler, the pioneering Black science-fiction author.

Black Girls Rock!

For strong, Black girls who will one day grow into strong, Black womyn - these books are for you!
PimaLib_SarahB said:

Some books want to be read and have no problem admitting it. They practically jump off the shelf, into your hands, and shout “Read Me!” Root Magic by Eden…

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Strength of Character

Navigating their way through plots that are often dire, these characters leave lasting impressions with their powerful and potent words.

Writers During the Harlem Renaissance

This list spotlights writers of the Harlem Renaissance movement that had its pinnacle during the 1920s and 1930s.

Coretta Scott King Book Awards

The awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults.

Black and Queer

Celebrate Black History Month with some intersectionality! These are must reads not just for the month but all year round! #BlackLivesMatter

I Am Not My Hair!

This list was inspired by India.Arie's song "I Am Not My Hair."

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority: A Sisterhood of Excellence

AKA is the first Greek-lettered sorority established by African-American college women, founded in 1908 at Howard University.

Black History Month - Soul Food

"Soul food has a rich and important history that ties Black culture to its African roots..." from
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