Book Launch: The Fire That Time: Transnational Black Radicalism and the Sir George Williams Occupation
December 12 - A celebration of the one year anniversary of Shackled Freedom: Black Living in the Modern American South. Dasan Ahanu will share from the poetry collection and sit down with Omisade Burney for a conversation exploring inspiration, community and craft. With performances by guest poets Wildperfection and Sh8kes.
ERASURE OF BLACK THOUGHT: A CONVERSATION ABOUT CRITICAL RACE THEORY WITH BLACK ACADEMICS AND WRITERS
Aug 3 - We are elated to host the launch event for Black Boy Joy on August 3, 2021. Black Boy Joy is an upcoming middle grade anthology, edited by Kwame Mbalia, NC-based author of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky. We are joined by a powerhouse team of authors and contributors to Black Boy Joy: BB Alston, Don P. Hooper, George M. Johnson, Justin A. Reynolds, and of course, Kwame Mbalia.
These are today’s top and rising-star Black authors who have contributed genre-spanning stories to this fresh and vital middle-grade anthology about the joys and complexities of Black boyhood. Can’t wait!