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Books Worth Your Time!

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

Herbal Beauty Soothers

Nov 13th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dunbar African American Culture Center
Herbs offer chemical properties that can help heal the physical body and help nourish and soothe the spirit.

In Newly Found Audio, Civil Rights Leader on Coming Out

NPR discusses recently-revealed audio footage of Civil Rights Leader Bayard Rustin discussing the importance of being out as a gay man.

Apply for the NAACP NEXTGEN Program

Young adults (Ages 21-35) interested in developing leadership skills to become effective civil rights activists are encouraged to apply!

If you liked Sissy...

...Particularly the audiobook version of Sissy, listen to some other audiobook memoirs by fascinating people!
PimaLib_NormS said:

That noted political operative and beloved son of Louisiana, James Carville, once said about my home state of Pennsylvania, “You’ve got Philadelphia on one…

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PimaLib_TeneciaP said:

This book acknowledges that everyone worries, including young children. It doesn't tell the reader not to worry but teaches them that everyone worries,…

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Children's Books Worth Your Time!

New children's titles that are written by Black authors and/or feature Black individuals, hot off the presses, selected by the Kindred team!
PimaLib_TeneciaP said:

Love, strength, family, faith, tradition. This book teaches not only about the hijab but these important lessons as well.

PimaLib_JessicaP said:

Having reached a point in his life where he needs to reset, to be alone with his thoughts and his journals, Olu decides to go out into the country and…

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Althea Gibson Gets a Statue at US Open

"Over the course of her staggering career, Althea Gibson vanquished barriers standing in the way of African-American tennis players."

The Weekly Waitlist: September 8, 2019

What to read while you wait for A Dangerous Man, A Woman is No Man, Queenie, The Wedding Party, or Game of Snipers.
PimaLib_NormS said:

If given an assignment to read about the history of any city in this great land of ours, I dare say that Hattiesburg, Mississippi would not be at the top…

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The 1619 Project: American Slavery in Context

American slavery began 400 years ago this month, so the New York Times published The 1619 Project, a powerful new website.

Books Worth Your Time!

New titles that are written by Black authors or feature Black characters, hot off the presses, selected by the members of Kindred!
PimaLib_TeneciaP said:

Do you know whose hands helped build the White House? The answer to that question can be found in this picture book which uses rhythmic repetition to capture…

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