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Solange launches a library for rare books by Black authors

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The thing about rare books is that they're, well, rare -- which means too many hidden gems are well out of reach for the everyday literary enthusiast. Solange is trying to change that. The singer's creative studio S...

Texas school district ‘postpones’ a Black author’s school visit because parents claim his books teach critical race theory

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A school district in Texas removed books by an award-winning author from its schools' library shelves and postponed a virtual event he had been invited to because of a complaint that his books promote critical race ...

Haley calls on Biden to explain contradictions by Generals; says Milley should know not to talk to authors

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Haley added that Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley should have also known better than to speak to authors and journalists in either on-record or background capacities for what were even at the time predictably p...

Sen. Blackburn: Gen. Milley proud of his ‘political aggressiveness,’ talks with ‘Peril’ authors

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AFGHANISTAN WITHDRAWAL: MILLEY, AUSTIN TESTIFY IN FRONT OF CONGRESS ON DECISION: LIVE UPDATES MARSHA BLACKBURN: I think he surprised a lot of people that he actually went to the yes or no because he had been batting ...

Pennsylvania school district reverses ban on books by authors of color after students fought back

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A southern Pennsylvania school board has reversed its decision to ban anti-racism books and resources. The Central York school board unanimously approved the reinstatement of a list of anti-racism books and resource...

Why authors and booksellers want you to order your holiday gifts now

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In the last year, the supply chain has become less of a chain, and more of a fraying thread. Almost every industry has experienced issues, and even some of the world's biggest companies have not been immune -- with ...

Kids’ mask use ‘should not be forced,’ study authors argue

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A research letter published in JAMA Network by scientists from Poland, Germany and Austria stemmed from an analysis involving 45 children, who were 10 years old on average, with ages ranging from 6-17. While open air...

Trio of Black female authors among 21 MacArthur Foundation ‘genius grant’ winners

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Three prominent Black female authors in science fiction, young adult literature and essay writing are among the 21 winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants." N.K. Jemisin, the speculative fiction w...