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Written in 1993 by Ernest J. Gaines, A Lesson Before Dying was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and won the 1993 National Book Circle Award for Fiction. Set in Bayonne, Louisiana between October 1947 and April 1948 it couldn’t be more relevant today.

Untangling The Truth About Loving Your Natural Hair

Saturday, 29 April 2017 14:39 Written by Sharee Williams
Michele Tapp Roseman author of Hairlooms: The Untangled Truth About Loving Your Natural Hair and Beauty addresses and examines the challenges of black women in accepting their natural hair and beauty.

Incredible Me, Incredible Message

Saturday, 08 April 2017 07:59 Written by LC Kemp
MeBookz, a Canadian publishing company, began two and a half years ago with the idea of bringing more diversity into children’s literature.

10 Black Canadian Books You Should Read

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 17:52 Written by
The TORONTO URBAN BOOK EXPO is coming up on February 13th.
In full disclosure, I have never bought into the self-help, motivational non-fiction novel.
Kids are known to say the darnest things, but seven year old Aaron Aizenstros and his nine year old brother Langston Aizenstros have a lot more to say beyond what you may think is “darn cute”.
Angela Walcott’s perfect bedtime story will inspire and uplift the lives of African Canadian children who need the confidence to be whatever they want to be. 
Owen 'Blakka' Ellis' writing... Takes me home. I can hear voices from my childhood singing, "There's a brown girl in da ring, tra-lala-la-la! There's a brown girl in da ring, traaaaaaaaa-lala-lala!"
ByBlacks Rating: BBB Do you find yourself immersed in the hustle and bustle of everyday life with little time for reading? Then the short story genre may be the style of writing that most suits your lifestyle and taste.
The Blackstarline readers have been meeting as a book club to read, break bread and discuss books since 1997.