Slay

By day, seventeen year old Kiera Johnson is an honors student, a math tutor, and one of the only Black kids at Jefferson Academy But at home, she joins hundreds of thousands of Black gamers who duel worldwide as Nubian personas in the secret multiplayer online role playing card game, SLAY No one k

Pet

Pet is here to hunt a monster.Are you brave enough to look There are no monsters any, or so the children in the city of Lucille are taught With doting parents and a best friend named Redemption, Jam has grown up with this lesson all her life But when she meets Pet, a creature made of hor

Motherhood So White: A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America

In America, Mother White That s what Nefertiti, a single African American woman, discovered when she decided she wanted to adopt a Black baby boy out of the foster care system Eager to finally join the motherhood ranks, Nefertiti was shocked when people started asking her why she wanted to adopt

Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth (Civil War America)

More than 150 years after the end of the Civil War, scores of websites, articles, and organizations repeat claims that anywhere between 500 and 100,000 free and enslaved African Americans fought willingly as soldiers in the Confederate army But as Kevin M Levin argues in this carefully researched