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Chidiebere Ibe 

Chidiebere Ibe is a Nigerian medical illustrator and a first year medical student disrupting the status quo by “portraying anatomy, physiology and pathology on Black skin.”

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Released Today in Paperback, the Book Tells the Remarkable Story of the 1969 Protest and the Racial Barriers the Students Overcame to Spur Change and Build Successful Careers

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The “1619 Project,” created by Pulitzer prize winner Nikole Hannah-Jones for the The New York Times magazine, has been at the heart of an intensifying debate over racism and the country's origins and how they should be presented in the classroom

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Want to prepare the ultimate comfort food dishes for your guests this holiday season, but trying to embrace a healthier or plant-based lifestyle?

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(Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP) 

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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