Michelle Obama Will Narrate New Edition of ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

Forever First Lady Michelle Obama is set to narrate a new digital audio edition of Maurice Sendak’s beloved children’s book, “Where the Wild Things Are.” This release, commemorating the 60th anniversary of the book’s original publication on October 31, will be available for download, reports the Associated Press. “Maurice Sendak would have been absolutely delighted […]

Philadelphia’s Oldest Black Bookstore From 1950s Officially Granted Historical Marker

Dawud Abdel Hakim founded Hakim’s Bookstore in 1959, with the goal of strengthening the African American community, The Grio reports. Initially selling books from the trunk of his car, Hakim eventually opened the first brick-and-mortar store in West Philadelphia during the height of the Black Power movement. Dedicated to his mission, Hakim was committed to […]

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