All About Annette Alston

    Who is Annette Alston?

    Above you see Annette showcasing her book “Harriet Tubman for Beginners” with the current mayor of Newark NJ Ras Baraka. 

    Annette M. Alston is an award-winning writer from Newark, New Jersey.
    Her book Harriet Tubman for Beginners has received national
    recognition.  Her three-part series on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the
    Newark Rebellion was printed in the New York Amsterdam News and
    the Newark City News where it won a NNPA Merit Award among the highest
    honors for journalism in the Black press. Her essay, “Breathing in America”
    was published in Impact: Personal Portraits of Activism by Michelle
    Duster and Trina Sotira.