In this terrific book, Dr. Alphonso Evans Sr. reminds us that some risks are worth taking. What began as a personal journey to find his own father evolved into a reflective adventure with 11 successful Black men to explore the impact of fatherhood in their lives. From start to finish, this book is a dynamic, thought-provoking read that allows you to understand the multifaceted dynamics of fatherhood, the role women play, and the power of a second chance.
On June 19th, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston Bay, Texas and announced that all enslaved Black people in the state were free by executive decree. Known as Juneteenth, the day serves as America’s second Independence Day. You can celebrate this powerful moment of history by supporting Black independent authors who write about what it truly means to be equal and free in America.
If you follow this blog, you know by now that I love children’s literature. Simple, but also profound, these stories capture your hearts with meaningful lessons. Check out these three stories, all written by Black authors, that educate, enlighten, and inspire children and adults alike.
Breaking Free tells a remarkable story that is both haunting and inspirational. It chronicles the author’s struggle through both sexual and mental harassment, how it changed him, and how it led to his growth as an adult.