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Follow along as Q learns about the history of HBCUs, the relevance of HBCUs in our society today, and the importance for fighting to preserve our legacy.

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The lives of ten Black women activists are featured in an incredible story about courage in the face of oppression; about the challenges and triumphs of the battle for civil rights.

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After a day of being taunted by classmates about her unruly hair, Mackenzie learns that natural Black hair is beautiful.

Ages 5–8. 

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A heartening book about finding courage to connect, even when you feel scared and alone

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An important book for all ages, Little Leaders educates and inspires as it relates true stories of forty trailblazing Black women in American history.

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Princeless is the story of Princess Adrienne, one princess who’s tired of waiting to be rescued. This is a one of a kind, action packed, all-ages adventure! Graphic Novel.

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This series follows science-loving Jada Jones as she goes on different adventures throughout the series. Ages 7-10

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On a simple trip to the park, the joy of music overtakes a mother and daughter.

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Sulwe has skin the color of midnight. She is darker than everyone in her family. Then a magical journey in the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything.

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This is a special story about a Daddy giving his daughter an extra-special hair style in this ode to self-confidence and the love between fathers and daughter.

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This powerful debut novel tells the story of a thirteen-year-old who must overcome internalized racism and a verbally abusive family to finally learn to love herself.

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“Chains” is the story of Isabel’s journey to discover her inner strength and fight for her freedom amidst the depravity of slavery and the upheaval of the Revolutionary War.

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A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this moving and powerful anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on.

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In vivid poems, Woodson shares what it was like growing up in the 1960s, living with Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement.

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An ode to the girl with scrapes on her knees and flowers in her hair, and every girl in between.

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Sharelle lives with her stepmother and two stepsisters. She loves writing rhymes and she’s good at it. When the Prince of Hip-Hop announces Open Mic Night, Sharelle is ready! 

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic, is dedicated to amplifying the stories of Black women and girls from around the world.

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In this stirring, much-anticipated picture book by presidential inaugural poet and activist Amanda Gorman, anything is possible when our voices join together.

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The luminous poetry collection by presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman, captures a shipwrecked moment in time and transforms it into a lyric of hope and healing.

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Michelle Robinson was born in Chicago. From her modest beginnings, she would become Michelle Obama, the inspiring and powerful First Lady of the U.S. 

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Shenice, captain of the Fulton Firebirds, is focused when she steps up to the plate. Nothing can stop her from leading her team to the  fast-pitch softball regional championship.

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With 96 lavishly designed pages of original art and prose, fifty diverse creators lend voice to young activists.

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Women of color, especially Black women, were fighting for their right to be treated as full, equal citizens of the U.S. Their battlefront wasn’t just about gender.

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When Mikaila Ulmer was four, she was stung by a bee twice. She was terrified of going outside. Her parents encouraged her to learn more about bees so she wouldn’t be afraid. 

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Sharelle lives with her stepmother and two stepsisters. She loves writing rhymes and she’s good at it. When the Prince of Hip-Hop announces Open Mic Night, Sharelle is ready! 

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic, is dedicated to amplifying the stories of Black women and girls from around the world.

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In this stirring, much-anticipated picture book by presidential inaugural poet and activist Amanda Gorman, anything is possible when our voices join together.

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A poem brought to life with beautiful, culturally rich illustrations, aims to inspire Black girls everywhere to embrace the essence of who they are.

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This book was written to inspire and empower young ladies around the world that they are BEYOND BEAUTIFUL! 

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 In addition to outward appearances, Black girls have tremendous inner qualities and have the power to  overcome any situation in life and change the world!

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Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about what it’s like to be young and Black in America. 

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Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri’s got massive shoes to fill.