Posted on 06/25/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The first Black student to graduate from Eton College wrote a memoir that detailed the racism he experienced there. As...

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Posted on 06/24/2020 at 09:15 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The CEO of Macmillan will step back from day-to-day responsibilities in the publishing company’s US operations, NPR reports. John Sargent’s...

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Posted on 06/19/2020 at 09:49 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Juneteenth is not a new holiday, but it has taken on much more prominence this year. For those of you...

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Posted on 06/17/2020 at 02:36 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Oprah Winfrey unveiled her latest book club pick yesterday: Deacon King Kong by James McBride. The novel, set in 1969...

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Posted on 06/17/2020 at 09:26 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

For the first time ever, a Black British author has topped the country’s bestseller list. Reni Eddo-Lodge’s Why I’m No...

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Posted on 06/15/2020 at 03:42 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You’ve likely seen the anti-racist reading lists circulating among traditional and social media — as well as the reporting on...

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Posted on 06/15/2020 at 10:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The National Book Critics Circle is the latest literary organization to make headlines over its response to the Black Lives...

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Posted on 06/11/2020 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Stacey Abrams rocketed to national fame with her historic run for governor of Georgia in 2018. So it would be...

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Posted on 06/11/2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Critics of the Poetry Foundation’s response to George Floyd’s killing and its aftermath have received one of their wishes. Foundation...

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Posted on 06/11/2020 at 08:51 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

2020 has been a memorable year for the human species, and it’s a good thing our dictionaries have virtual options...

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