My Favorite Black Characters in YA \\ Black History Month

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Hello Book Ravens!

Okay, so can I start this by saying I don’t like using the word “black” when describing a person? Some people are okay with it, some aren’t, but I just feel like I’m using a label on a large group of people…and that makes me feel weird.

Anyway, I’m sure all of you know that February is Black History Month, and I decided I wanted to talk about some of my favorite black characters in YA!

I also want to hear your favorites – this list is limited to books I’ve read, so I’d love to hear what some of your favorites are as well!

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What I Love About the Book Community

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Happy Valentine’s Day Book Ravens!

I hope you’re having a great day with your partner or loved ones…I do not have a significant other at the moment, but I wanted to take a moment and talk about what I love about the bookish community.

I truly think I wouldn’t be who I am if I had not become a part of this community when I did, and I have noticed some things that, compared to other online communities, are really wonderful!

I might get a bit sappy, but what else am I supposed to do on February 14th?

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