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The last week of September is the nationally recognized “banned books week,” during which the books that have been banned or challenged in schools, libraries, and other institutions are celebrated for the contributions they provide. It is precisely these kinds of books ­ … Continue reading

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If there are two things that the team at AcuteByDesign finds irresistible, it’s classic children’s tales and African culture. So, naturally, when Patricia “Norki” Nater, a talented Ghanaian writer and inner-city teacher working in Washington, D.C., sent a submission to … Continue reading

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National Black Bookstore Week was launched in 1997 as a way to foster pride and a feeling of collectiveness amongst the black intelligentsia and anyone who loved reading and supporting these small mom-and-pop shops across the country. The date was … Continue reading

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