Turning Pages at Zawadi Books

Sharon and Kenneth Holley

“One day, some identifiable life form will come to earth and ask, “Who are these people…these Black Americans?” And we will proudly present our book containing our songs, plays, speeches and poetry.  We will proudly say, “We are the people who believe in the possibilities.  Nikki Giovanni from Racism 101.

Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood edited by Kwame Mbalia

Black Pharaoh: Golden Age of Triumph by Emmanuel Kulu, Jr.

Blackout: Even Love Stories Can Glow When the Lights Go by Dhonelle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk and Nicola Yoon

Children of the Stars by Divine Lord Sekhem

Love in Color: Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold by Bolu Babalola

The Love Songs of W.E.B. DuBois: A novel by Honoree Fanonne Jeffers

Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm by Robin Diangelo

Shady Baby (picture book) by Gabrielle Union-Wade and Dwayne Wade, Jr.

Want to learn more about Zawadi Books ( formerly known as Harambee Books) and its founding proprietors Sharon and Kenneth Holley Here’s a great interview on Doug Ruffin’s Buffalo History Channel that went live in September 2021!