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Representation Is Necessary: A Child's First Impression

Growing up, I looked up to so many people. Just like any other kid, I was impressed with the
smallest act of heroism. Even if it was moving a turtle across the road so it wouldn’t get hurt, it… 387 more words


Beasts Of The Southern Wild (2012)

Faced with both her hot-tempered father’s fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love. 502 more words


We Love: Essence Debuts #BlackGirlMagic Issue For Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month Essence magazine announced their first #BlackGirlMagic issue. The aptly named issue aims to highlight trailblazing women of color who are shaping the future. 101 more words


Fathers and Daughters (2015) Review

Jake Davis is a Pulitzer winning writer who after the tragic death of his wife in a car accident, must look after his only daughter while trying to look after himself. 592 more words


Around and About

Nicola Yoon recently announced that her recently released novel, Everything, Everything (Delacorte Press, 2015) has been optioned by MGM.

Mitali Perkins shared that a narrative feature film based on her middle grade novel Rickshaw Girl… 427 more words

Me Being Me

This entire film rests on the shoulders of a very young girl and, let me tell you, she carries the weight of it like The Mountain carried the 1,400 pound log that broke a 1,000 year old Viking Strongman record… 18 more words


Quvenzhané Wallis lands 4-book deal with publishing giant Simon & Schuster

Talented child actress Quvenzhané Wallis is making leaps and bounds in the publishing world by landing a four-book deal with Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 280 more words