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No Lie here!

August 7, 2009


No better way to follow up the LIAR mess than with the empowering video of Black women superheroines. Thanks so much, BlackThreads! Advertisements


August 7, 2009


I missed the controversy regarding the cover of LIAR. Publishers wanting to believe Black faces won’t sell books reminds me so much of wealthy politicians and business leaders who think America doesn’t need health care reform. These people need to spend a day or two in the real world, talking to real people. Talk to […]

Classic at Best

August 7, 2009


No doubt, my passion is about promoting literature for teens of color. But, sometimes, I take a divergent path. Like today, I have to mention an important find in my recent travels abroad. I was able to take a day trip to a little town in Normandy called Rouen. This is the city where you […]