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The Literary Freedom Project is a 501c3 tax-exempt nonprofit arts organization that seeks to restore the importance of reading books as an essential tool for creating intelligent, productive, and engaged young people. Read more

16 Empowering Books for Teenage Black Girls |

Posted by Michelle Denise Jackson

I still remember what it was like to be a teenager. I was a fury of emotions, dreams, ideas. I was awkward, self-assured, and painfully uncomfortable in my skin all at the same time. Read more

Issue 32

Spring 2014

Tim Seibles by Remica L. Bingham-Risher
Patricia Spears Jones by Rochelle Spencer
Edward Kelsey Moore by Linda A. Duggins and Clarence V. Reynolds Read more

Morowa Yejide: Interview

Telling Time: Morowa Yejide, author of Time of the Locust
by Malaika Adero Read more

A Tribute To Maya Angelou By Wole Soyinka | Sahara Reporters

Maya’s ‘AFRICA’ was more than a mere literary metaphor and reference point – it went beyond race identification. Read more

Sam Greenlee Dies at 83 |

Sam Greenlee, a novelist and poet best known for a low-budget 1973 movie made from his novel “The Spook Who Sat by the Door,” which envisioned a black power revolution led by a militant black ex-C.I.A. agent Read more