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One of our most exciting young artists confronts cultural appropriation, erasure, and the images that cause harm—and makes black history deeply personal.

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The Instant #1 NYT Bestseller Inspired by Black Lives Matter

Diversity & Race Angie Thomas

Author of The Hate U Give: the YA novel now set for a major film adaptation was called “the best—and most important—book you’ll read this year” (Entertainment Weekly).

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As reported in The New York Times, Sarah Lewis’s exploration of race through the lens of photography is seeding new educational streams. Her three-part “Vision and Justice” course at the Brooklyn Public Library, inspired by her Aperture issue of the same name, is already at capacity. Author, art...

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