Category Archives: interview

books, interview, Punching the Air, video
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Prison reform advocate and member of the Exonerated Five Yusef Salaam and award-winning author Ibi Zoboi join “CBS This Morning” to discuss their young adult novel, “Punching the Air.” The book examines fighting for one’s truth and humanity, in a … Continue reading

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Black is… Whatever you want it to be. There are countless ways to be Black enough, and some of the incredible authors contributing to the powerful new anthology stopped by to tell us just what that means. See what Jason … Continue reading

Black Enough, books, interview, video
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In Pride, Ibi Zoboi remixes the classic with some inspiration pulled from her Brooklyn home. Take a peek into the world that inspired Pride! Brought to you by Epic Reads.

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My children and I were featured on this wonderful site highlighting mothers of color. I worked with a fantastic team of journalists, editors, and photographers. Very impressive. So honored to have had the opportunity to share my mothering story. I … Continue reading

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Our family is featured in EBONY.com’s COOLEST BLACK FAMILY IN AMERICA series. It’s the story of how we became a family. Check out some family photos and the story here.

Family, interview, Joseph Zoboi
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I’ve been going to Kreyolicious.com for all things Haitian for quite some time now. I love their Haiti 101 series. It’s a site that caters to young Haitians in the diaspora who want to connect to their culture, history, and … Continue reading

Haiti, interview, Writing
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Excerpt from interview: You’re currently studying as an MFA student in Writing for Children & Young Adults at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. How important is pre–qualification in our field? I don’t think there is such a thing as … Continue reading

Anansesem, interview, Writing
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I had my first online interview with fellow Haitian writer Katia Ulysse, sister to the wonderful poet, activist, and anthropology professor Gina Athena Ulysse. Katia did an excellent job of stringing my words together to come with a lyrical narrative. … Continue reading

Culture, Family, Haiti, interview, Writing
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