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- Publishers Weekly: Kadir Nelson's New Stamp Honors Athlete Althea Gibson
- MTV News: Drake Goes From Boy To Man On Nothing Was The Same Cover
- Complex: Interview: Artist Kadir Nelson Talks Painting Drake's "Nothing Was The Same" Album Covers
- BET News: Artist Kadir Nelson Explains Drake's Nothing Was the Same Cover
- Boston Globe: Picturing baseball’s Negro league greats
- CNN: Q&A: 'Heart and Soul' author Kadir Nelson on illustrating African-American history
- BBC NEWS: Video: Heart and soul: Portraits of black American history
- Muskegon News: 'We are the Ship' Negro Baseball League paintings now part of Muskegon Museum of Art's permanent collection
- NPR: Top 5 Books For Backseat Readers (Age 9 And Up)
- Fox NY: Books to Give as Holiday Gifts
- NYT Book Review: Sweet Land of Liberty
- NYT Best Illustrated Books of 2011: A NATION’S HOPE The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis
- MIAMI HERALD: Freedom Tower exhibit pays homage to Negro Leagues Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/10/30/2476526/freedom-tower-exhibit-pays-homage.html#ixzz1d2ZJBAlP
- NPR: 'Heart And Soul': An African-American History
- Wall Street Journal: Imaginative Twists On Forgotten Tales
- Washington Post: For young readers: “Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans,” by Kadir Nelson
- New York Times Book Review: Editor's PIck: Introducing Joe Louis to a New Generation
- VIBE: Artist Kadir Nelson Deconstructs Michael Jackson's 'Michael' Album Cover
- USA TODAY: Jackie Jackson and illustrator Kadir Neslon talk about the painting, 'King of Pop'.
- MTV News: Michael Jackson Asked Album-Cover Artist To Paint Him Before He Died
- USA TODAY: Painting is like the illustrated biography of Michael Jackson
- MTV: Michael Jackson's New Album Cover Decoded
- NPR: MICHAEL Album Cover Decoded
- MICHAEL: Much anticipated new album from the king of pop Michael Jackson
- ESPN.com:: These Questions 3: Kadir Nelson
- Beyond the Perf article on Kadir Nelson: Negro Leagues Baseballl: A Home Run
- Good Morning America: Interview with Sharon Robinson about "Testing the Ice."
- NPR: Jackie Robinson, 'Testing The Ice' For His Children'
- NPR: Shirley Chisholm: Portrait Of A Pioneer: Click here to see the video
- TODAY Show Welcomes Kadir Nelson For An Interview About His Books: Click here to see the video
- Reading Rockets Video Interview with Kadir Nelson: Click here to see the video
- SPORTS ILLUSTRATED: WATS Photo Feature: Click here to see the photo feature
- USA WEEKEND Article featuring Kadir Nelson: "Kadir Nelson: A fresh look at past events..."
- New York Times Book Review: A League of Their Own
- CS Monitor: WHEN BLACK BASEBALL PLAYERS HAD A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
- Washington Post: Stories About Real Lives -- Both Animal and Human
- NPR Interview with Kadir Nelson: Farai Chideya talks to Nelson about WE ARE THE SHIP
- SPORTS ILLUSTRATED: Pride of the Game: A Portfolio of the Negro Leagues by Kadir Nelson
- LA Times Book Review: Stepping up the the Plate by David Davis
- BBC: WE ARE THE SHIP featured on BBC America: click here to see the video
- Calvin News, MI: Gallery Hosts Kadir Nelson Exhibition
- Austin American-Statesman, TX: Baseball, before and after Jackie Robinson
- Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast Blog: Interview #69: Kadir Nelson
- Washington Post: W.A.T.S is a BOOK OF THE WEEK
- Cleveland Free Times: A Self-appointed Responsibility
- The Times - Picayune: This ship blazed new trails
- SPORTS TALK 980 - WASHINGTON DC: The John Thompson Show
- Kansas City Star: ART PROFILE | Kadir Nelson’s ‘We Are the Ship’
- MLB.com: Artist Kadir Nelson commemorates Negro Leagues greats
- WOR radio 710 HD: Interview with Kadir Nelson
- WE ARE THE SHIP and HENRY'S FREEDOM BOX are NYT Best-Sellers!: click here to see the list
- The Kansas City Star: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum art exhibit is a hit for history lovers
- HeraldNews: A POTENTIAL TO BEAUTIFY
- The Press of Atlantic City: Award-winning artist uses talent to tell the Negro Leagues' story
- Bucks County Courier Times: Artist draws plan for kids' success
- KCUR ARTS: Artist Paints Negro Leaguers for Children's Book
- Bridgeton News: Illustrator draws way into hearts
- NPR Interview with Kadir Nelson: Michelle Norris interviews Nelson about WE ARE THE SHIP
- Wall Street Journal : A new release for children celebrates the era of Negro Leagues Baseball
- Man at Work: Kadir Nelson puts his cultural connection on display
- The New York Times: The Players
- New York Times Sunday Book Review: Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
- Cynsations: Illustrator Interview: Kadir Nelson on Moses
- The News & Observer: Once reluctant, artist thrives in kids' lit
- African American Atelier: Kadir Nelson's Illustrative Bodies
- Carolina Peacemaker: Kadir Nelson visits African American Atelier
- The San Diego Union Tribune: Kadir Nelson took a back road to book illustration; now, he's booked...
- Kadir Nelson: BookPage Interview with Kadir Nelson
- Kadir Nelson: Painter and Illustrator
- KPBS, Full Focus: San Diego artist wins national award
- Meet Kadir Nelson, artist: Kid Reporter Janssen talked with the award-winning illustrator....
- Sears: African-American Artists Create Tribute to Black History Month
- San Diego Union-Tribune: His portrait of Ted Williams is One of Many of Artist's Hits
- San Diego Hall of Champions: Interview with Kadir Nelson
- San Diego Union Tribune: Champions Exhibit in Its Own League
- The Remarkable Journey: Signature TV Interview
- Smithsonian Anacostia Museum Press Release: All the Stories Are True: African-American Writers Speak
- San Diego Union-Tribune: Just for Kids
- San Diego Union-Tribune: Antin tends to see 'funny sides of things'
- Lexington-Herald Press: The Art of Baseball
- SI.com: Shades of Greatness
- MSNBC.com: Art Exhibit Chronicles Negro League
- The Call: Negro Leagues Museum, Ford Featuring Works Of National Artist
- The International Review of African American Art, Vol. 9, No. 2: A Nuturing Romance of Sport
- Wall Street Journal: Sporting Lives
- Sports Illustrated: Leading Off
- San Diego Magazine: Drawing Attention
- The New Yorker: Old Wounds
- Black Romantic: Strong Men Keep Comin'
- San Diego Family: Kadir Nelson Draws a Path to Success
- UrbanAmericaNews.com, Jan 2004 Vol. 3, 3rd Ed.: Kadir Nelson: A Man, an Artist, & Inspiration
- San Diego Union-Tribune: Artist Sketches a Dream
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