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8 Books That Honor History’s Unsung Female Heroes
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History is filled with the accounts of women whose rejection of convention serve as a timeless reminder of how radical living life on your own terms can be.
12 Essential Books Celebrating Women Writers of the African Diaspora
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The traditions and triumphs of Black women writers mustn't be forgotten. These books cover the rich history and promising future of the African diaspora.
Literature 101: How to Fall in Love with a Novel
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For our Under the Influence series, Lauren Francis-Sharma reflects on the Gloria Naylor novel that captured her heart and continues to inspire her.
From Zombies to History: A Q&A with Max Brooks
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As Max Brooks’ new novel, The Harlem Hellfighters, lands in stores, we caught up with the author to talk zombies, history, and more.
Audio Excerpt: “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou
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