Happy Book Birthday, “Just Like a Mama,” the newest addition to Denene Millner Books
"Just Like a Mama" is on bookshelves today, and author Alice Faye Duncan is using her story to celebrate a long-held tradition in which adoptive, foster care and "fictive kin" share a love and bond with children whom they care for when those babies’ parents cannot.
BLACK, Speakeasy with Denene: Being Black Is An Extreme Sport
I founded SPEAKEASY WITH DENENE to give my people a nod that says, “I see you.” That's why this week's password is so fitting: BLACK.
Beauty, Speakeasy With Denene: Black and Pretty On the Inside & Out
I've spent a lifetime learning to look in the mirror and love what I see, no matter what anyone else thinks about it. So it's only fitting that the word "beauty" be the password for the latest episode of #SPEAKEASYWITHDENENE.
Fly, Speakeasy with Denene: How Black People Take Flight
"Fly" has a bunch of meanings, and we're exploring them in a new episode of #SpeakeasyWithDenene, featuring Tarriona "Tank" Ball of Tank and the Bangas.
Love, Speakeasy With Denene: Listen to the First Episode of My New Podcast!
On the first episode of my new podcast, Speakeasy with Denene, we talk about love—dating, love in the midst of injustice, and Avery Sunshine's love songs.
Speakeasy with Denene: I Have a New Podcast. Listen To It!
Introducing SPEAKEASY WITH DENENE, my new podcast that uses art, culture, entertainment and my gift of gab to explore the beauty and humanity of blackness.
Aretha Franklin Tribute: The Queen Of Soul Will Be Honored, But Not Just Anybody Is Invited To The Mic.
Be clear: if you're singing at the forthcoming Aretha Franklin tribute, you better know what you're doing before you step to that mic.
Get What is Light?, a Rare Board Book for Black Babies, On Your Bookshelf Today!
Happy Book birthday to the latest Denene Millner Books creation: Markette Sheppard's "What is Light?" a beautiful—and rare—board book featuring brown kids!
My Obsession: Addie Addye and Women Artists of Color
Want to make a difference for women artists of color, traditionally marginalized in the art world? Support Addye Addie Studios and its mission right here.