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Brianna Rhodes is the branded content writer for Blavity. Feel free to contact her at brianna@blavity.com

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Discover How Black Publishing House Amistad is Celebrating Black Authors With These Special Books

As one of the oldest Black publishers in the country, Amistad has been devoted to uplifting voices that showcase the Black experience through prose and verse. Black authors like Zora Neale Hurston, Gwendolyn Brooks and Alice Walker wrote in order to educate, entertain and empower our community. They set the standard on how our narrative is authentically shared with the world, thanks to...

Triumph Out Of Trials: Explore the Stories of Three People Who Were Wrongly Convicted and Now Use Their Platform to Impact Lives

There are countless stories of Black people in America who have been wrongfully convicted and over-sentenced by the United States justice system. In the case of exoneration, second chances do exist and justice can prevail. ABC’s For Life draws inspiration from the real-life story of Isaac Wright Jr., a man who is among the people who has lived this hard truth. Wright was sentenced...

The Black Family: How The Movement for Black Lives Is Helping Us Reclaim The Narrative

Growing up Black, our sense of family extended beyond the standard definition. Family included many people who may or may not have been related to us by blood, and we found a home wherever we belonged or felt cared for. Our mamas sent us to our auntie’s house for a nutritious meal or to pick up the sugar or to the home of an elderly lady down the block who needed necessities to...