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America had yet to really understand sexual harassment when Anita Hill testified against Clarence Thomas in front of an all-male Senate panel in October 1991. He was confirmed to the Supreme Court anyway, but Hill’s work was just beginning.

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(Photo/ @BooksByBalas via Instagram) 

An Oakland, CA father is penning books with his 7-year-old son working as the illustrator

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The best of America—captured in print for the first time

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Sindiwe Magona has written over 130 children’s books. © Bjorn Rudner/Sindiwe Magona 

The idea of doing a children’s book was planted back in 2010 when a friend impressed on me the importance of writing up my research on skin colour and race as an illustrated book for young readers.

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Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, Credit: MTE Publishing 

Black mothers across the nation say they share a similar mind-numbing foreboding: the possibility of fear or hatred of Black people by police or racists killing their Black sons.

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(Little Brown & Co. via AP) 

Oprah Winfrey's next book club pick is a debut novel set in Georgia at the end of the Civil War: Nathan Harris' “The Sweetness of Water.”

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The Other Black Girl is a psychological masterpiece, where microaggressions and gaslighting turn a company’s ‘civilized’ atmosphere into a slowly unraveling horror

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"Black Sheep" is the story of Ray Studevent’s struggles as a mixed-race boy raised by the widow of his uncle. 

With an afterword by My Haley, PhD, widow of Alex Haley, famed author of Roots and Malcom X

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Portland activist and photographer, Richard Brown’s new book, This is Not For You, recently hit the book shelves at Powell’s bookstore, and has sold out.

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 The description on Amazon says the president's niece "explains how specific events and general family patterns created the damaged man who currently occupies the Oval Office"

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