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Some people just inspire you, and young Maya Penn is one of those people. At age 16, she is already an entrepreneur, philanthropist, animator,...

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As adults, we can choose to take an unexpected chance to try something new, or we can ignore it. But what if an amazing...

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I don't really like "dating" myself, but I just can't resist telling readers that I grew up with James Brown. When he burst onto...

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The Life of Frederick Douglass: A Graphic Narrative of a Slave’s Journey From Bondage to Freedom

The amazing story of Frederick Douglass told in stunning illustrations!
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The Undefeated

They are undefeated...and they will never be forgotten.
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Black Women Who Dared

Readers, educators and history buffs are always up for new stories about unsung movers and...

HE PERSEVERED: How William Lewis of HAMMERING FOR FREEDOM Inspired Me to Keep Moving Forward

How an enslaved man's decades-long quest for freedom inspired me to push on.

Hammering for Freedom!

Hello History-lovers, It's almost here! My debut #picturebook, HAMMERING FOR FREEDOM, will debut on September 25,...