black literature

George Floyd Book Authors Told Not To Talk About Racism at Tennessee School Event

Tennessee is part of a wave of states banning books and silencing classroom discussions about racism.

Alabama Schools Cancel Black History Month Appearance Of Black Children’s Book Author Amid Wave Of Book Bans

School districts are prohibiting classic Black literature in their hysteria over Critical Race Theory.

Harlem’s Schomburg Center Celebrates Juneteenth With The Return Of Its Literary Festival

The center has been a platform for authors of African descent for nearly a century.

Groundbreaking Journalist And Cultural Critic Greg Tate Dies at 64

In addition to his broad literary work, he was also co-founder of the Black Rock Coalition which highlighted the role of African Americans in the foundation of rock & roll.

Novelist Colson Whitehead Takes Second Pulitzer Prize for ‘The Nickel Boys’

The book is a follow-up to ‘The Underground Railroad’

Black Author Learns Her Grandfather Was Schindler's List Nazi Villian

Jennifer Teege's memoir details her shocking discovery.

Oprah Winfrey Selects Cynthia Bond's Ruby for Book Club

Bond's debut novel was a decade in the making.

New Toni Morrison Novel Scheduled for April Release

"God Help the Child" marks Morrison's 11th novel.
J. California Cooper

Writer and Playwright J. California Cooper Dies at 82

The award-winning author published 17 plays.