A 2015 industry survey found that about 80 percent of those working in publishing are white.
"All the Women in My Family Sing" is on a different beat. The anthology is a passionate blend of personal stories by women of color from all walks of life — and women of color took part in the entire production of the book.
KALW's Hana Baba sat down with editor Deborah Santana and Kira Lynne Allen, one of the book’s writers.
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