WRITER

Kenrya is the author of five books, and is currently hard at work on her sixth and seventh projects. When she’s not birthing her own titles, she creates and refines content for dozens of clients as president of Luminous Prose and principal at Perfectly Said Studio.

BOOKS

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Anti-Racism Cover Hi-Res

Anti-Racism Powerful Voices, Inspiring Ideas

Discover the powerful words of anti-racism activists in this vibrant, resonant collection of quotes that centers previously unheard voices while also paying tribute to those who came before. More than 100 incisive, thought-provoking passages will enlighten and inspire in this must-have collection for everyone who cares about promoting racial equity.

HowWeFightWhiteSupremacy

How We Fight White Supremacy A Field Guide to Black Resistance

This celebration of Black resistance, from protests to art to sermons to joy, offers a blueprint for the fight for freedom and justice—and ideas for how each of us can contribute. As Colorlines editors Kenrya Rankin and Akiba Solomon show, Black Americans subvert and resist life-threatening forces as a matter of course. In these pages, leading organizers, artists, journalists, comedians, and filmmakers offer wisdom on how they fight White supremacy. It’s a must-read for anyone new to resistance work, and for the next generation of leaders building a better future.

“A brilliant, beautiful and politically urgent text…This book offers us an impressive range of academic, political and personal takes on White supremacy. More importantly, the book gives us permission to dream, think, organize and struggle for a world outside of it.” —Marc Lamont Hill, author of Nobody

BetOnBlack

Bet on Black African-American Women Celebrate Fatherhood in the Age of Barack Obama

In this lyrical anthology, 20 women gather to swap the stereotype-busting stories of their Black fathers, grandfathers, husbands and best friends, inviting readers to join the conversation and honor the men in their lives who made their own resolutions to be the best dads they can be. Whether you are a fantastic dad, or just adore one, these powerful essays will forever change the way you view fatherhood in America.

Start It Up The Complete Teen Business Guide to Turning Your Passions Into Pay

Start It Up shows teens how to turn their hobbies and talents into full-fledged companies and helps them craft their own business plans. Inside you’ll find comprehensive and fun information on how to know what is the best business for you, start a company, sell your product and let the world know about it! Whether your business is baking, dog walking, website design, or house painting, Start It Up offers the A-Z on getting it going and making it successful.

Editorial Clients

  • Bella Books
  • BET Digital
  • Biography
  • Black Enterprise
  • Café Mom
  • Cassius
  • Colorlines
  • Consumer Reports
  • Dowden Custom Media
  • Ebony
  • Essence
  • Fast Company
  • Fearless Magazine
  • Fitness
  • Glamour
  • Hachette Book Group
  • Interactive One
  • Latina
  • Lifetime
  • Loop 21
  • Martha Stewart’s Whole Living
  • NewsOne
  • Parlour Magazine
  • Prevention
  • Prodigy
  • Reader’s Digest
  • Redbook
  • Shape
  • ShopSmart
  • Sniffle Solutions
  • Soul of Virginia
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review
  • The Hilltop
  • The New York Times
  • The Plain Dealer
  • The Yard
  • Uptown
  • Viv Mag
  • Wedding Channel

Nonprofit + Institutional Clients

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • AARP
  • Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
  • Megaphone Strategies
  • National Women’s Law Center
  • Ohio Homecoming
  • Race Forward
  • Stanford University
  • SUNY College of Optometry
  • Verizon Foundation

Corporate Clients

  • Global Advertising Strategies
  • Gyrate Media
  • Hearst Creative Communications
  • Hilton
  • L’Oréal Group
  • Manifest
  • Mexico Tourism Board
  • Publix
  • Rocket Learning
  • Walker & Company