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‘I think the reason her story is still relevant is because it’s never truly been told’

The United States vs. Billie Holiday” Photo: Hulu


Photo Illustration: Save As/Medium; Source: Photo courtesy of Kenneth Thompson/Methodist Church Global Ministries



Her talent as a novelist is evident, but her nurturing of Black authors cannot be overlooked

Black and white photo of Toni Morrison smiling.
Black and white photo of Toni Morrison smiling.
Toni Morrison. Photo: Reg Innell/Toronto Star via Getty Images


Family portraits hanging on the wall with dim lighting.
Family portraits hanging on the wall with dim lighting.
Photo courtesy of the author.


I was sold a fake history about Black women

Photo: Delmaine Donson/Getty Images



Learning “Black Facts” as a kid bolstered me as an adult.

Photo by heylagostechie on Unsplash


In a new book, Michelle Duster shares intimate details of her great-grannie, Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells. Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG/Getty images


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