Posts Tagged: African American Literature

The Rumpus Interview with Roxane Gay


Roxane Gay discusses her new collection, Difficult Women, the problem with whiteness as the default and the need for diverse representation, and life as a workaholic. ...more

Black Girls Rock! Founder to Release Debut Book


Beverly Bond, creator of the annual BET award show Black Girls Rock!, is releasing a book to continue her mission of celebrating the achievements and history of black women and girls around the world. Black Girls Rock!: Celebrating the Power, Beauty and Brilliance of Black Women will “combine powerful photography with inspirational advice, original poetry, and affirmations to showcase the complexity, dynamism, achievements and diverse cultural traditions of Black women from around the world.” The most recent Black Girls Rock!