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Read Black Pride 2022: The Master List

The #ReadBlack Book Club met for the annual Read Black Pride book share, in which we discussed books by LGBTQ+ authors and history.

Children's Books Worth Your Time - June 2022

New children's fiction & non-fiction titles written by Black authors featuring Black individuals, hot off the presses, selected by Kindred!

Books Worth Your Time - June 2022

New & upcoming titles written by Black authors or featuring Black characters, hot off the presses, selected by the members of Kindred!

Watch now! Author talk with Tee Franklin

Catch it on YouTube! Tee Franklin is a DC Comics writer and the first Black woman to write Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy,

Celebrating Juneteenth!

June 19th, or Juneteenth, is a new Federal Holiday! It's also known as Freedom Day or Jubilee Day w/in the Black/African American community.

Forever Free: Juneteenth Then And Now

June 19 is a special day in American history, particularly in the history of black Americans. What are you doing this Juneteenth?

Black, Queer, and Proud

June is LGBT Pride Month & the 3rd annual Read Black Pride book discussion! Here are some newer recommendations to talk about on June 25!

Let's Celebrate Loving Day!

The Supreme Court declared it unconstitutional to ban miscegenation, or marriage and other relationships between people of different races.

Let us choose new books for you!

Try out our Personalized Reading Recommendations service! Tell us what you like to read, and we'll send you a list of books to try.

Three Books on a Theme: Philadelphia Stories

Read these three (very different) books set in the City of Brotherly Love!

And Still I Rise

Have you read a poem today? Here are some great works and collections by Black poets past and present to inspire and move you.

Literature of the 6888th Battalion, the Six Triple Eight

On March 14, the House of Representatives passed legislation to award this all Black female battalion the Congressional Gold Medal.

Books Worth Your Time - March 2022

New and upcoming titles written by Black authors /or feature Black characters, hot off the presses, selected by the members of Kindred!

Black Women In History

Novels featuring Black women—some fictional, some people from history—who made a difference in their lives & the lives of countless others.

To Be Black and In Love

It's been said that to be Black & get a happily ever after is, in itself, a radical act. Here ae swoonworthy romances featuring Black folks.
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