Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Whitewashing black books draws fire again

The whitewashing of black books tops this week's African-American books blogger round-up at African-American Books Examiner. Here are this week's five picks for news from blog posts related to writing or black authors.

1.) Tami at What Tami Said echoes growing outrage at Bloomsbury publishing house for whitewashing the cover of another young adult book that has a dark-skinned black character with the picture of a white girl. For the second time in less than a year, the publisher has chosen to market a book about a black character with white visuals. ... Continue reading full article at the African-American Books Examiner.

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