Author Archives: Nathalie Mvondo

About Nathalie Mvondo

Nathalie Mvondo lives in Northern California and studies anthropology and nutrition. She is a writer and a blogger.

2017 Debut Authors of Color & Native Americans

List of Native Americans and authors of Color making their debut in 2017, with book covers and release dates. Continue reading

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#GameChangingKickstarter: BLACK COMIX RETURNS – African American Comic Art & Culture

What’s the buzz about: A collection of art and essays showcasing the best African American artists in today’s vibrant comic book culture. Continue reading

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#OwnVoices February Contests, Agents Wish List

Here are some news #OwnVoices contests for the month of February:

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Book Review: Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, by Laura Atkins & Stan Yogi, illus. by Yutaka Houlette

Fred Koretmatsu Speaks Up isn’t a typical history or biography book. Chapter after chapter, the book not just gives facts, but also turns the table on the reader, asking questions such as, “Why do you think discrimination happens?”

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Marvel’s Luke Cage: UPS ain’t the only brown that delivers.

This post is merely an attempt to describe my last Netflix viewing experience. I like to start my reviews (of books or else) with a quote that stood out and inspired me, but with Marvel’s Luke Cage I admitted defeat 17 … Continue reading

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Picture This: Reflecting Diversity in Children’s Book Publishing

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At the 2016 ALA Annual Conference, author Tameka Fryer Brown presented the Cooperative Children’s Book Center’s (CCBC) multicultural publishing statistics during the panel “Celebrating Diversity: The Brown Bookshelf Salutes Great Books for Kids.” She displayed…

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