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Black History Month is the annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Honor their legacy by sharing these books by and about African Americans with your patrons. Click for More Books to Celebrate Black History Month. Click to Learn More About Black History Month. Five Days: The […]

We’d like to congratulate Kevin Young on his BCALA’s Best Poetry Award, Books of Hours: Poems, (Knopf) and Cynthia Bond for her fiction Honor Book, Ruby: A Novel (Crown Publishing) as well as all of the winners of this year’s Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Awards, it is such a great honor to be a part of this […]

I had the honor and privilege to attend this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sunrise Celebration breakfast at ALA, Midwinter in San Diego with Beacon Press editor/author Dr. Michael Honey editor of one of the latest books in the King Legacy Series from Beacon Press, All Labor Has Dignity. On the way to the […]