This is How We Move From Black History Month to Women’s History Month

Bridge February and March — Black History and Women’s History– by reading the Black women who write Black stories. These women imagine, document, speculate and create. Some, like Janet McDonald are an important part of the history while many like Leah Johnson, and Kaylynn Bayron are just getting started. A complete list of names is at the bottom of this post.

March on!

Akwaeke Emezi
Angie Thomas
Alaya Dawn Johnson
Alicia Williams
Allison Whittenberg
Amanda Joy
Angela Johnson
Artist Arthur
Asah Bromfield
Ashley Woodfolk
Ayana Gray 
Barbara Binns
Barbara Diggs
Bethany C. Morrow
Brandy Colbert
Brenda Woods
Brittney Morris
Camryn Garrett
Candace Iloh
Candace Montgomery
Carla Sarratt
Celeste O. Norfleet
Charlotte Nicole
Christine Kendall
Ciannon Smart
Claire Kann
Coe Booth
Crystal Allen
Dana L. Davis
Danielle Paige
Debbie Rigaud
Denene Millner
Denise Lewis Patrick
Dhonielle Clayton
Dream Jordan
Duchess Harris
Ebony Joy Wilkins
Eden Royce
Elise Bryant
Gwendolyn Hooks
Ibi Zoboi (Haitian American)
J. Elle 
Jacqueline Woodson
Jaime Reed
Janet McDonald
Janice Lynn Mather 
Jasmine Richards 
Jessica Taylor/Jazz Lewis
Jewell Parker Rhodes
Justina Ireland
Kayla Ancrum
Kalisha Buckhanon
Karen Simpson
Karen Strong
Kalynn Bayron
Kekla Magoon
Kelli London
Karyn Parsons
Kimberly Reid
Kristen Hunter
Kristina Forest
Lauren Blackwood 
LeahJohnson
Liari Timani
Lisa Moore Ramée
L. L. McKinney
L. Divine
Louisa Onome
Lola Stvil
Mahagony L. Browne
Maika Moulite
Maritza Moulite
Mariama J. Lockington
Marilyn Nelson
Mildred Taylor
Nalo Hopkinson
Namina Forna 
Nic Stone
Nicola Yoon  
Nikki Grimes
Ni Ni Simone
Nnedi Okorafo 
Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich 
Paula Chase
Philana Marie Boles
Randi Pink
Rebecca Barrow
Rena Barron
Renee Watson
Reshonda Tate Billingsley
Rhiannon Richardson
Ronni Davis
Roseanne A. Brown
Sarah Everett
Sarah Raughley 
Sharon Dennis Wyeth
Sharon Draper
Sharon Flake
Shelia P. Moses
Sherri L. Smith
Sherri Winston
Sonia Hayes
Stephanie Kuehn
Stephanie Moore-Perry
Tamika Gibson
Tanita S. Davis
Tiffany Brownlee
Tiffany D. Jackson
Tomi Adeyemi
Tonya Bolden
Tonya Cherie Hegamin
Tracey Baptiste
Tracy Deonn
Winifred Burton
Zetta Elliott   

 

 

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