CMA Stories

Enjoy a New Reading List Compiled by Contemporary Black Artists

Enjoy an intimate look at the children’s books that shaped the artistic lives of Black creators with our homegrown conversation series In Celebration of Contemporary Black Artists. Explore a new reading list below!

1. Tiffany Baker on Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic edited by Lilly Workneh

2. Praise Fuller on Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold

3. Dana Davenport on Blue: A History of the Color as Deep as the Sea and as Wide as the Sky by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

4. Nanette Carter on children’s book illustrator Tom Feelings

5. Naomi Momoh on Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Header Image: The Fireplace by Rosemarie Moyano, Age 11, India / Philippines. Courtesy of CMA’s permanent collection.

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