Leyla Fern King receives Gold Key recognition for ‘To Mama’ | The St. Louis American

The St. Louis American Staff, The St. Louis American Leyla Fern King received the highest Gold Key recognition for her poem “To Mama” in the 2019 Missouri Writing Region of the Scholastic Writing Awards Contest and now advances to national competition. She is a sophomore at John Burroughs School where she serves as sophomore justice […]

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Black History Month: a Reading List | OUPBlog

Eleanor Robson & Mara Sandroff, OUPBlog February marks the celebration of Black History Month in the United States and Canada, an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in US history. The first variation of Black History Month was initiated by Dr. Carter G. […]

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Stephan James on how If Beale Street Could Talk will leave you “broken yet so full” | The AV Club

Facebook0Twitter0MailDanette Chavez , The AV Club Stephan James Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times. Featured Image For Stephan James, 2018 was all about getting home, whether he was playing a star-crossed lover in Barry Jenkins’ singular romance, If Beale Street Could Talk, or a starry-eyed soldier trying to reintegrate himself into society in […]

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Black Creative Talent Present at New York Comic Con 2018 | The Network Journal

Facebook0Twitter0MailJ.D. Rachid , The Network Journal Photograph: Filip Wolak. New York Comic Con 2013. Featured Image TNJ was at the 2018 edition of New York Comic Con (NYCC), held Oct. 4-7 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. An annual New York City convention dedicated to comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, cosplay, toys, […]

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Barry Jenkins Brings James Baldwin Home to Harlem | The Atlantic The U.S. premiere of the film adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk, held at the historic Apollo Theater, captured all the generous, urgent love the writer’s work conveyed.

The U.S. premiere of the film adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk, held at the historic Apollo Theater, captured all the generous, urgent love the writer’s work conveyed.

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She’s sold 500 paintings and written a children’s book. She’s 13. | The News & Observer Camryn, an eighth-grader at Thales Academy in Rolesville, talks about how she juggles it all and offers some advice for other young entrepreneurs.

Camryn, an eighth-grader at Thales Academy in Rolesville, talks about how she juggles it all and offers some advice for other young entrepreneurs.

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Hugo awards: women clean up as NK Jemisin wins best novel again | The Guardian Jemisin’s third win in as many years signals an end to the influence of the rightwing ‘Puppies’ groups, with female authors winning all major categories at sci-fi awards

Jemisin’s third win in as many years signals an end to the influence of the rightwing ‘Puppies’ groups, with female authors winning all major categories at sci-fi awards.

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Watch the Emotional First Trailer for Barry Jenkins’s New Film ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ | Vice The 'Moonlight' director is making his return to the big screen with an adaptation of James Baldwin's 1974 novel.

The ‘Moonlight’ director is making his return to the big screen with an adaptation of James Baldwin’s 1974 novel.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates is leaving the Atlantic | The Washington Post Ta-Nehisi Coates is leaving his position as a national correspondent for the Atlantic, a publication where he has emerged as one of the country’s top reporters and thinkers.

Ta-Nehisi Coates is leaving his position as a national correspondent for the Atlantic, a publication where he has emerged as one of the country’s top reporters and thinkers.

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