Kensington Jumps Back Into African-American Market With New Imprint

July 2000
Book Publishing Report;07/03/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 26, p4
Trade Publication
Announces the launching of Dafina, culture-specific publishing programs for African-American consumers by Kensington in the United States. Theme of the program; Comparison with Arabesque imprint and romance book club; Number of volumes to be published by Kensington; Details on other publications of the company.


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