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

The St. Louis American Staff, The St. Louis American 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 on…

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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 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 Sam…

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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 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, movies,…

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Why the New Reprint of James Baldwin’s Children’s Book Still Matters | Colorlines Baldwin’s “Little Man, Little Man: A Story of Childhood” offers a haunting exploration of how Black children learn about racism. Colorlines talked to the late writer’s niece and one of the scholars who shepherded the title back to bookshelves about this unique work.

Baldwin’s “Little Man, Little Man: A Story of Childhood” offers a haunting exploration of how Black children learn about racism. Colorlines talked to the late writer’s niece and one of the scholars who shepherded the title back to bookshelves about this unique work.

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The Film Adaptation of “Native Son” Is Coming, and It’ll Probably Win an Oscar. | Garage Brooklyn-based contemporary artist Rashid Johnson will bring a screenplay by Suzan-Lori Parks to life, with the help of "Moonlight" star Ashton Sanders.

Brooklyn-based contemporary artist Rashid Johnson will bring a screenplay by Suzan-Lori Parks to life, with the help of “Moonlight” star Ashton Sanders.

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Three Black books to read in early 2018 | New York Amsterdam News There is an array of books by Black authors who share stories and the artistic and intellectual prowess of bright, accomplished African-American individuals.

There is an array of books by Black authors who share stories and the artistic and intellectual prowess of bright, accomplished African-American individuals.

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