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Black Girls Unbossed

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Join us as we talk with author, speaker, youth advocate and ordained Baptist minister Khristi Lauren Adams! * Young Black leaders have always been at the forefront of the fight for justice, freedom, and equity. And Black girls today are stepping up and leading in bold, creative ways. In a world overrun by power and greed, now is the time to look to Black girls for lessons in resilience, leadership, tenacity, spirit, and empathy. * * From Khristi Lauren Adams, author of the celebrated "Parable of the Brown Girl", comes "Black Girls Unbossed", which introduces readers to young Black girls...

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Genesis Be Book Signing / Meet & Greet

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Join us for the celebration of the debut children's book by Biloxi native and multi-disciplinary artist Genesis Be! You know her from her national advocacy to change the MS State Flag and her organization Strive Till I Rise, which focuses on empowering youth through art. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, VICE and more. Now she's back home and we're so excited to have her  The Book Signing/Meet and Greet will be held at WoW Book and Toy Store, located at 1520 29th Ave, Suite 3, Gulfport MS 39501 on Saturday, February 19,...

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Celebrate Black Love

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Black heroines shouldn’t exist solely on the pages of stories to fight racism. These bestselling and award-winning authors will discuss what Black Love means to them, why love is so transformative, and why it is important to center love in their stories. Select attendees will win an exclusive #BlackLove sticker! OUR AMAZING AUTHOR PANELISTS INCLUDE: J.Elle, New York Times bestselling author of the Wings of Ebony duology, including the masterful finale Ashes of Gold. Kalynn Bayron, bestselling author of Cinderella is Dead and This Poison Heart, and her anticipated summer release This Wicked Fate. Alechia Dow, author of The Sound of Stars and the Indie Next Kids Pick winning The Kindred. Elise Bryant, bestselling...

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Meet Author Alice Faye Duncan!

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Join us as we celebrate the release of Alice Faye Duncan's newest release!  Your book purchase, which will arrive by free shipping, also comes with a link that allows you to participate in a live reading with Ms Duncan. After the reading we'll all enjoy some conversation and learn more about the author, Opal Lee, and more! The true story of Black activist Opal Lee and her vision of Juneteenth as a holiday for everyone celebrates Black joy and inspires children to see their dreams blossom. Growing up in Texas, Opal knew the history of Juneteenth, but she soon discovered that...

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Author Lisa Stringfellow makes a splash with her middle grade Black mermaid fantasy tale

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If Calypso was your favorite part about Pirates of the Caribbean, then you will absolutely love this book! "A Comb of Wishes" is the middle grade debut from Lisa Stringfellow that hits shelves February 2022, and it is steeped in Caribbean mermaid folklore. But don't take that to mean that this book is about plucky singing sea creatures. In fact, it's quite the opposite. Ophidia is a wrathful mermaid that very much gives off a powerful, mysterious, alluring energy and the way that Lisa describes her long flowing locs and kaleidoscopic scales is captivating. I really enjoyed how the book...

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