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A review conducted by PEN America shows no other state in America has banned more books from school libraries than Texas. The post No Other State Has Banned As Many Books As Texas Over The Last Year, Report Shows appeared first on NewsOne.

Take a minute during Labor Day Weekend to relax and check out one these 15 books by Black authors we curated for your reading pleasure.

If you’re looking for something to read, you might want to look at what Barack Obama is suggesting. President Number 44 has released his annual list of favorite books! “As 2020 comes to a close, I wanted to share my annual lists of favorites. I’ll start by sharing my favorite books this year, deliberately omitting […]

You can still take advantage of your local library during the pandemic! Durham County Durham County Library is happy to offer Library Take-Out! as the second phase of our reopening. You can place holds on items, and when you’re notified that they are ready, make a reservation to come pick them up at the library. […]

A Michigan woman was arrested after turning two library books in two years past their due date. Melinda Sanders-Jones said she attempted to use a printer at her local library and was told that she couldn’t use it until she returned her overdue books. She found the books and turned them in. Later, she found […]

Keeping with tradition, our Forever President, Barack Obama, has revealed his favorite books, movies and songs of 2018. Not surprisingly, Michelle Obama has his favorite book of the year (good answer, Barack.) The Carters had one of his favorite songs and Black Panther was one of his favorite movies.       Facebook: The Karen […]

Barack hasn’t forgotten us. He’s still thinking about us and wants to let us know what he’s been reading and listening to for the past year. In a recent Facebook post, Obama wrote: During my presidency, I started a tradition of sharing my reading lists and playlists. It was a nice way to reflect on […]

Join the Durham Business & Professional Chain, February 23, 6pm til 8:30pm, at Stanford Warren Library, 1201 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC. for its 2017 Writer’s Roundtable celebrating Black history Month. Noted author and publisher Zelda Lockhart of Levinson Press is the featured writer, and will discuss her publishing company, and the books she has authored […]

Best-selling author Luvvie Ajayi talks about her new book 'I'm Judging You,' microwave fame, and the Trump disaster.

This 8-year-old California native started a non-profit organization that provides books to thousands of kids, and makes her the youngest business owner in her city. Click…

Boys who go to neighborhood barbershops in the Mobile and Pritchard, Alabama area are getting more than a haircut. They’re also discovering books they can relate to, with characters that look like them.