Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Just Us Books Named Among NJ's Best Black Businesses

Just Us Books has been named one of New Jersey’s best Black businesses and will be honored at NJ Black Businesses’ 4th Annual "Best in Business Awards Ceremony.”

The event will be held on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30 at 6 pm in New Brunswick.

We’re looking forward to celebrating Black entrepreneurship at this special event. If you’re interested in celebrating with us, please see details here: http://www.njblackbusinesses.com/tickets

Monday, October 21, 2019

Just Us Books Signs Useni Eugene Perkins to Picture Book Deal

Just Us Books has signed author Useni Eugene Perkins to a publishing deal for a picture book manuscript about Ghanaian leader Kwame Nkrumah. The book will focus on Nkrumah’s speech declaring Ghana’s independence from British rule, given in Accra in 1957.

Perkins is a poet, playwright, activist and distinguished figure of the Black Arts Movement. His piece, Hey Black Child, originally penned as lyrics for his children’s musical “Black Fairy,” gained international recognition and was published as a picture book in 2017. 

Read more about Useni Eugene Perkins in this Brown Bookshelf interview.