When your natural beauty isn’t celebrated and every media outlet tells you that your beauty is not the standard, it’s important to instill in the little brown people in your life that they ARE beautiful in every shade. They are smart and they are as important as their counterparts. While there is an increasing number of products geared toward people of color such as natural hair products, make-up and children’s books, many of them aren’t necessarily being created by people of color. This is especially problematic because the narratives may not reflect the realities that unfortunately are very real for these children. Authors T...

April 7, 2017

Terrence Terrell (newly signed to The JDot. Agency) recently released his highly anticipated new children‘s book “Blacky.”

Blacky is a story of confidence based on Terrell‘s childhood.The lead character Skylar, like most of us, feels that he is born different and doesn’t know how he will ever fit in. After a little guidance, a quick science lesson, and a whole lot of love, he finds that he is more special than he could’ve imagined.

“Blacky is an uplifting story about a young boys journey to self confidence” says Terrell.

“I think that Blacky will encourage all of us to embrace the things that make us different...