Amina Gautier is the author of three short story collections: At-Risk, Now We Will Be Happy and The Loss of All Lost Things. At-Risk was awarded the Flannery Oâ??Connor Award. Now We Will Be Happy was awarded the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in
Lisa Ko is the author of The Leavers, a novel which won the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction and will be published by Algonquin Books in May 2017. Her writing has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2016, The New York
In Talking Back, Talking Black devoted solely to the form, structure, and development of Black English, John McWhorter clearly explains its fundamentals and rich history, while carefully examining the cultural, educational, and political issues
Iâ??m a recovering lawyer and politico who turned into a food writer interested in the following topics: African heritage food (especially soul food), barbecue, the intersection of faith and food, and presidential foodways. His newest book is T
Maria Leonard Olsen is a biracial woman whose parents were forbidden by law to marry in their home state of Maryland in the early 1960s. She is the mother of two children, a lawyer, journalist, radio talk show host (WPFW fm 89.3 in Washington,
Amina Gautier is the author of three award-winning short story collections: The Loss of All Lost Things, which won the Elixir Press Award in Fiction, Now We Will Be Happy, which won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize, the USA Best Book Award in Af
Henok is an American magician that has traveled the world to make the impossible a reality. Hailed by his contemporaries as a magician that is able to take classic effects and uniquely present them for modern audiences. He has brought his magic
Lori L. Tharps is an assistant professor of journalism at Temple University, an award-winning author, freelance journalist and popular speaker. Tharps' new book Same Family, Different Colors debuts Oct. 2016.
Arica Coleman is is an award-winning American historian whose research focuses on comparative ethnic studies and issues of racial formation and identity. She is the author of is an award-winning American historian whose research focuses on comp
Robert Reece is a PhD candidate in sociology at Duke University where He takes an intersectional critical race approach to research on the American South, colorism, gender/sex/sexuality, and digital technology. Robert is a co-founder of Still F
Mixed in America is a short film documentary series about the stories of biracial people in the proverbial Ã¢??melting pot.Ã¢?? These are stories to which we can all relate: no matter what color, creed or culture you claim.
MariNaomi has been making memoir comics since 1997. She's the author and illustrator of the SPACE Prize-winning Kiss & Tell: A Romantic Resume, Ages 0 to 22 (Harper Perennial, 2011), the Eisner-nominated Dragon's Breath and Other True Stories (
heryl Lu-Lien Tan is a New York-based journalist and author of Ã??Ã?Â¢??Sarong Party GirlsÃ??Ã?Â¢?? (William Morrow, 2016) as well as Ã??Ã?Â¢??A Tiger In The Kitchen: A Memoir of Food & FamilyÃ??Ã?Â¢?? (Hyperion, 2011). She is the editor of the
Natashia DeÃ³n is the recipient of a PEN Center USA Emerging Voices fellowship and her debut novel, Grace, is debuted June 2016 with Counterpoint Press. An attorney, writer, law professor, and creator of the popular L.A.-based reading series Di
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