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Paul, Weiss Celebrates Black History Month With a Firmwide Children’s Book Club

Black History Month Book Club readers include (from left to right) Corporate counsel
Femi Austin, Litigation partner Yahonnes Cleary, Sustainability & ESG counsel Larcy
Cooper and Inclusion Director Nadia R. Jones. 

This February, the Black Lawyers and Family Networks are co-hosting Paul, Weiss Kids: Black History Month Book Club. Meeting every Thursday in February, the Book Club features four children’s books by Black authors, read by a member of the Black Lawyers Network. Book selections include: Life Doesn’t Frighten Me (25th Anniversary Edition), by Maya Angelou; Sulwe, by Lupita Nyong’o; Hair Love, by Matthew Cherry; and The Word Collector, by Peter H. Reynolds. More than 75 Paul, Weiss families attended the first meeting.

The Paul, Weiss Kids: Black History Month Book Club initiative is pleased to partner with Mahogany Books, a celebrated Black-owned business in Washington, D.C.

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