Okay, so I started the conversation here on the Meltingpot and then I was so intrigued, I decided to follow up.
Check out my article posted today on The Root.com about the Obama effect in publishing.
And then if you are so inclined to read more about Black people in the publishing industry, check out Write Black.com. It's a blog written by a snarky reporter named Anika who has a penchant for romance novels, but don't let that fool you. She covers every angle of the publishing world and is always topical.