On Thursday, July 30, at 2 p.m. CT, American Library Association (ALA) President Julius C. Jefferson, Jr., will pay a virtual visit to the John Brown Watson Memorial Library at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, where he will discuss how libraries at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) shape leaders within their communities.
Above: Photo by Luis Fernando Six years ago, Kathie Klarreich, a former print, radio and broadcast journalist created the Exchange for Change prisoner writing program.
Join Hammonds House Digital for An Evening with jessica Care moore. She will read poetry from her new book, We Want Our Bodies Back, and engage in conversation with Hammonds House Executive Director Leatrice Ellzy Wright on Friday, May 29 at 7 pm.
Above: Nyaba L. Ouedraogo La Vie [The Life] From the series The Phantoms of the Congo River, 2011 Inkjet print. Courtesy of Nyaba L.
Above: Work By Emory Douglas To celebrate Mother’s Day, Lesley-Ann Brown submitted an excerpt from her book Decolonial Daughter: Letters from a Black Woman to her European Son.
Much of literature centers on the question of identity. In high school English classes across America, students recite Hamlet’s To Be or Not To Be year after year.
Feeling overwhelmed by the unceasing media streams about the COVID-19 pandemic? Need some inspiration? You’re not alone. You have probably watched every programme there is on Netflix and you might have even bought some fun quarantine outfits to help to keep you entertained.
Above: Delita Martin Lilacs and Roots, Acrylic, Charcoal, Relief Printing, Decorative Papers, Hand-Stitching, 2018 Meet Natasha Marin, curator, Black Imagination—Black Voices on Black Futures, 2020.
The May edition of Speakers Magazine has Dr. Abraham Shanklin, Jr. as the cover story. Dr. Shanklin owns a coach writing and publishing company, Scripts &
Above:Ta-Nehisi Coates. Photo: Gabriella Demczuk. The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) hosts a conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates, National Book Award winner, national correspondent for The Atlantic, and author of Marvel’s The Black Panther comic book series, on Thursday, May 17 from 7 to 10pm.