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Ibi Zoboi (EEE-bee zoe-Boy) is a Haitian-American, young adult writer most famous for her books American Street, Pride, and Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America. Her newest title, My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich, centers on Ebony-Grace Norfleet, a Star Trek loving southerner visiting her father in Harlem for the summer.
Want to know how do I get from a first draft to published post? Here are six strategies I use to proof my writing before it gets to you.
If you can’t tell by now, I’m a bit of a library fanatic. I even have a post I wrote about the library hacks I use almost daily.
After you check that out (go ahead, I’ll wait), here are 4 reasons why my heart beats for LAPL:
Have you gotten to know the story of why Black & Bookish came to be? Read about why I went “all-Black”.
In celebration of Black History Month and the contributions of Zora Neale Hurston, the Skirball Cultural Center, in collaboration with The Los Angeles Urban League and the Ebony Repertory Theater, presented "Barracoon: A Tribute to Zora Neale Hurston”. I was able to attend and share my thoughts on what it really means to celebrate Black History Month.
BLACK & BOOKISH CELEBRATES LITERATURE OF ALL KINDS, WHILE SHINING A LIGHT ON THE PEOPLE OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA. THEIR STORIES ARE PLACED FRONT AND CENTER TO SHOW THAT LITERATURE COMES IN ALL COLORS.