Michael Eric Dyson's Jay Z: Made in America hits the New York Times bestseller list

Dec 04, 2019

NPR names Damon Young's What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker a favorite for 2019

Dec 03, 2019

Maureen Corrigan picks Emily Bernard's Black is the Body as one of her "10 Unputdownable Reads" for 2019

Dec 03, 2019

Ian Lendler's Dinosaur is a Kirkus Best Middle-Grade Nonfiction of 2019

Dec 02, 2019

Brittney Cooper's Eloquent Rage is optioned by Gabrielle Union's production company, I’ll Have Another

Nov 15, 2019

Marc Favreau's Spies: The Secret Showdown Between America and Russia is a Publisher's Weekly Best of 2019 pick

Nov 08, 2019

Imani Perry wins the 2019 Hurston Wright Legacy Award for Nonfiction

Oct 18, 2019

Kelly Lytle Hernandez receives MacArthur Fellowship

Oct 01, 2019

Brittney Cooper's Eloquent Rage is named first for Hurston Wright Legacy Award

Jun 25, 2019

Imani Perry's Looking for Lorraine wins 2019 Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ nonfiction

Jun 06, 2019

A Starred Kirkus for Imani Perry's Breathe

Jun 05, 2019

Tanisha Ford's Dressed in Dreams an Essence 10 Best Summer Reads selection

May 21, 2019

Salamishah Tillet Opinion piece for the New York Times

May 20, 2019
Black Women in Chicago, Getting Things Done How the rest of the country can follow them.

Starred Booklist review for Imani Perry's Breathe

May 14, 2019

Imani Perry's Looking for Lorraine wins the Shilts-Grahn award for non-fiction

Apr 26, 2019
The Shilts-Grahn award for nonfiction, which "recognizes the best nonfiction book of the year by or about lesbians, bisexual women, and/or trans women, or that has a significant influence upon the lives of queer women," went to Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry by Imani Perry.

A starred Booklist and glowing Kirkus Review for Tanisha Ford's Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl's Love Letter to the Power of Fashion

Apr 24, 2019
In a narrative that progresses by discrete, chronological chapters, the Tanisha Ford presents a kind of memoir of her life through certain iconic looks that she incorporated over the years, creating through hairstyle, clothes, and accessories a "powerful social skin."

Salamishah Tillet in the New York Times

Apr 15, 2019
Salamishah Tillet is a regular contributor to the New York Times. You can read her articles here.

Why the Highlander Attack Matters

Apr 12, 2019
Robin D.G. Kelley in The Nation
The arson attack on the Highlander Center, a longtime leader in racial and social-justice work, is not merely a hate crime—it’s an act of war.

Nipsey Hussle Loved His Blackness

Apr 12, 2019
Michael Eric Dyson in New York Times
His story is so compelling because love was at the core of his beliefs and behavior.

Grimoire Noir Kirkus Review

Apr 12, 2019

In a magical town, a teen boy seeks his missing sister. Bucolic Blackwell is unlike most other sleepy burgs: Here, girls are the sole possessors of magick, but enchanted boundaries keep them constrained within its limits. When Bucky, a reedy boy sporting a trench coat and fedora, learns his young sister, Heidi, is missing, he is immediately on the case.