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Juneteenth Book Fest

Black Publishing Power

This week, we’re supporting a campaign to show support for Black Lives Matter in the bookstores in addition to participating in our nationwide protests. The #BlackPublishingPower challenge urges people to buy any two books by Black writers between Sunday, June 14, and Saturday, June 20. Check out the hashtag #BlackoutBestsellerList on Twitter for ideas about what to buy. Also see this Mixed-Up Files post f or this one or ideas about other ways to support and create equity for Black creators.

Black publishing Power

Kidlit Rally for Black Lives

Kidlit Rally for Black Lives

The Brown Bookshelf hosts award-winning authors Kwame Alexander, Jacqueline Woodson and Jason Reynolds in the Kidlit Community Rally for Black Lives.

Join them on Facebook Live at 7 p.m – 7:45 PM EST (For K-12 Students) and 7:45-8:30 PM EST (For Parents, Teachers, and Educators) on Thursday, June 4.

If you’re not able to access FB Live, you can tune in via Zoom: at this link: https://scbwi.zoom.us/j/95326915466?pwd=dHMwODJKUmttNTlmZC9PUGVsRHAwZz09
The #KidLit Rally for Black Lives will be RECORDED for later viewing.