Book by Charles Moore
Charles Moore has published work on the subject of contemporary arts and related topics on Artnet, Artsy, and Cultured Magazine, and many other places. Based in New York City, he graduated from Harvard University and currently a doctoral student at Columbia University. For more information, please visit http://charlessmoore.com.
The Black Voices Initiative amplifies printed matter that centers Black artists, Black writers, and their work.
The dismantling of racist institutions and the creation of anti-racist social structures can only succeed if examine what we love through the lens of what we have learned. On that account, we must seek constructive opportunities to understand each other’s experiences and cultures. It is imperative to continue the discussion and education around racial inequality and the systemic oppression of Black people—and one way we advocate for this is by sharing the richness and range of contemporary Black art and writing, alongside texts that support such advocacy.
Through the Black Voices Initiative, we hope to help foster meaningful, lasting empathy, conversation, and understanding in service to a more just and equitable world.
Jeremiah is a native son of Hartford, Connecticut, where he grew up in foster care from the age of nine. It is this experience that he drew upon to create the fictional Stacey Bishop in his newest work ...And Then He Shot His Cousin.
Upon graduating high school, Jeremiah attended Howard University in Washington, DC and received his Bachelor of Arts in English literature with a minor in African American Studies. He then moved to Japan to study and teach for the next seven years.
In 2012, Jeremiah received his graduate degree in education from USC and subsequently moved to Southern California where he is currently an award-winning teacher of grammar, writing, and literature.
Indigenous spirituality for children
THE BOOK OF KHALLID chronicles the life and times of Khallid Abdul Muhammad, a notorious legend in the Black activist movement, and a militant prophet of today’s radical generation.
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Writing from the perspective of a friend, Frederick Joseph offers candid reflections on his own experiences with racism and conversations with prominent artists and activists about theirs—creating an essential read for white people who are committed anti-racists and those newly come to the cause of racial justice.
In this profoundly innovative book by Teacher, Writer, and Artist Ashon T. Crawley engages a wide range of critical paradigms from black studies, queer theory, and sound studies to theology, continental philosophy, and performance studies to theorize the ways in which alternative or "otherwise" modes of existence can serve as disruptions against the marginalization of and violence against minoritarian lifeworlds and possibilities for flourishing.
Learn more about Ashon T. Crawley: https://ashoncrawley.com/
Recipes for Resilience is a community project at the intersection of cuisine, culture, and civic engagement. The project created a community cookbook that will take you on a fantastic food journey, rich with traditions of the homes, refugee, and migrant women living in the National Capital Region left behind.
This project is rooted in intersectional feminism and focuses specifically on women because migrant and refugee women experience so many added vulnerabilities. They face significant risks of gender-based violence and sexual exploitation.
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Featuring, I Love Me from my Head to my Feet, about a little Black girl who loves herself fiercely!
The Musician's Career Guide
Turning Your Talent into Sustained Success
Ulysses Owens, Arlen Gargagliano
An Engaging and Accessible Guide to Achieving Sustained Access in the Music Industry
As a musician, how can you blend art and survival and still keep loving the business? The Musician’s Career Guide, written from the perspective of someone who has engaged in the daily struggle that all artists encounter, provides clear strategic support and advice in a knowledgeable, reader-friendly voice.
Former contributor for The Huffington Post, with a growing follower count consisting of mostly women that she refers to as her “GIRLfriends,” Kindall D., “the girlfriend in your soul”, is not new to writing gripping, unfiltered and relatable content to provoke every emotion within you.
This author gives you an intimate insight into her past life with her debut, Toxic Ex Chronicles: Jon, which is the first of a two-part series, as if you were right there with her as she battled low self esteem and low self worth and endured verbal and emotional abuse at the hands of her toxic ex. Spanning over the course of 4 years, she gives you the rawness of her experiences leaving nothing to the imagination.
Learn more about the Author, Kindall D.:
Worth The Wait is twelve moments of reflection on the beauty that occurs in-between the outcomes we are waiting on. Experienced in the order you choose, each moment in this reflection brings focus to the strength, courage, and wisdom that blossom during our moments of waiting.
Learn more about the Author, Alicia Jay:
A singular and stunning debut novel about the forbidden union between two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation, the refuge they find in each other, and a betrayal that threatens their existence.
Learn more about the Author, Robert Jones, Jr. and Son of Baldwin:
"A vital addition to the YA race relations canon."―Nic Stone, New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin
Lena and Campbell aren't friends.
Lena has her killer style, her awesome boyfriend, and a plan. She knows she's going to make it big. Campbell, on the other hand, is just trying to keep her head down and get through the year at her new school.
When both girls attend the Friday-night football game, what neither expects is for everything to descend into sudden mass chaos. Chaos born from violence and hate. Chaos that unexpectedly throws them together.
They aren't friends. They hardly understand the other's point of view. But none of that matters when the city is up in flames, and they only have each other to rely on if they're going to survive the night.
Learn more about the Author, Kimberly L. Jones:
Two brothers living their early stages of life in Paris attended high school together, unaware of their relation, and later became good friends. What would you do if you found out you were separated at birth from your sibling? Although Perry was raised by wealthy loving parents, he lacked confidence; whereas, Jay, raised in poverty, was more of an outgoing self-assured person. In high school, Jay always protected Perry from the typical bullies.
Learn more about the Author, Victor Samuel: https://www.victorcsamuel.com
In this part-manifesto, part-memoir, the award-winning Journalist and revolutionary Editor who infused social consciousness into the pages of Teen Vogue explores what it means to come into your own - on your own terms.
Learn more about the Author, Elaine Welteroth: https://www.elainewelteroth.com
Coily and Cute features Children's books by Author, Illustrator, and Designer Sharee Miller, including Don't Touch My Hair, an entertaining picture book that teaches the importance of asking for permission first as a young girl attempts to escape the curious hands that want to touch her hair.
Learn more about Sharee Miller: www.ShareeMiller.com
50 Inspiring Black Stories tells the stories of LESSER known black history figures! Each story is inspiring and entertaining in it's on way. This book was made so that adults and children would have a good time reading the book individually, but an even better experience reading it together!
MY AFRICAN ICONS: Great People in Black History
Written by Mr. Imhotep
While many books have been written on the subject of leadership, very few books have been written that address the development and evolution of leaders. As a leadership expert and one of the most respected thought leaders in the world, Jamelle addresses the call to leadership, the development and cost of leadership, and how to effectively reproduce leaders.
Learn more about the Author, Jamelle D. Sanders: https://www.jamellesanders.com
This book gives some variety to the world of vegetarian cooking. Being a vegetarian doesn't have to be boring, in fact, you can produce some delectable dishes, that'll having you feeling like a top chef. This book uses ingredients that's easy to find to create these yummy veggie meals!
Bisa Butler (b. 1973) is an American artist who creates arresting and psychologically nuanced portraits composed entirely of vibrantly colored and patterned fabrics that she cuts, layers, and stitches together.
Edited by Erica Warren; With contributions by Bisa Butler, Jordan Carter, Isabella Ko, Erica Warren, and Michele Wije
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Melanin Merch is owned by Alyssa McClelland, a six-year-old African American author, born in Louisiana. She is the author of “My Big Curly Fro,” a book that teaches children about self-esteem, cultural and personal identification, and how to create stronger friendships.
Learn more about Alyssa: https://www.instagram.com/readwithalyssa_official
Dr. Yemonja's Smalls' first Children's Book!
This simple yet delightful story opens with little Jamelah sharing her excitement for something she’s waited long and hard for--the Fair. "The Day It Rained" allows for an intimate peek into the world of Alzheimer’s Disease through the eyes of one little girl whose disappointment is surprisingly dissolved through the unexpected time she shares with her grandmother.
The book offers unique opportunities for open communication with young people about what it means to love someone with Alzheimer's.
Learn more about Dr. Yemonja Smalls: http://www.yemonjasmalls.com
Mediocre : The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America
In this ambitious survey of the last century of American history, Oluo answers that question by pinpointing white men's deliberate efforts to subvert women, people of color, and the disenfranchised.
Learn more about Ijeoma Oluo: http://www.ijeomaoluo.com/
A collection of inspiring and educational children's books, including the Little Leaders series, celebrating black leaders throughout history. By Author, Illustrator, and Filmmaker, Vashti Harrison.
Learn more about Vashti Harrison: https://www.vashtiharrison.com
Jaime Schmidt started out making natural products in her kitchen, and in short time, grew her brand into 30,000+ stores and sold it in a nine-figure acquisition.
Through unfiltered storytelling and instructive takeaways learned during her growth from maker to magnate, Supermaker shares Jaime's secrets to financial success, marketing, operations, sales growth, product development, PR, partnerships, and customer engagement.
Following Jaime from kitchen to acquisition, Supermaker is a riveting mix of inspiration, the honest airing of mistakes, and indispensable instruction.
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CHARM magazine is produced by a dynamic student editorial board made up of 18 students from across the city. They meet monthly to evaluate submissions, curate artwork, and determine the design and layout of the magazine with guidance from a graphic designer. The editorial board puts out two calls for submissions, one in the fall and one in the spring.
A collection of anthologies, art books, exhibition catalogues, and monographs from Black visual culture
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