Maya

Maya Angelou, Lyrical Witness of the Jim Crow South, Dies at 86. (photo by Chester Higgins, Jr., for The New York Times) Have negression waiting in your inbox: Subscribe Today. Twitter  |  Pinterest  |  Kalisha.com

The Best Black & African-American Books of 2013

2013 was a phenomenal year in literature for Black/African-American authors as well as the readers who love them. From a thirtysomething Chicagoan who re-defined the art of the ‘rant’ in her first book of essays (Samantha Irby’s Meaty) to a respected non-fiction author trying her hand for the first time at a novel (Rebecca Walker’s Ade: A Love … More The Best Black & African-American Books of 2013