In Our Own Words is an extension of Jan Buckner Walker’s immensely popular puzzles which quickly became favorite features in Essence and Ebony Magazines. In Our Own Words is filled with hours of fun crossword puzzles about Black art, entertainment, politics, sports, memorable quotations and much, much more.
What Are We?
Black Crosswords is the only crossword puzzle devoted to the experience of African-Americans and the topics that matter to and celebrate us.
The clues and answers feel familiar, current, important and fun. Look at our Facebook page. Topics ranging from history and politics to music and movies populate our pages and engage our fans. Not an avid crossword puzzle enthusiast? That’s okay — if you just enjoy a mind-tickling (not brain-busting!) experience now and then, we know you will love Black Crosswords as the millions of Essence readers do each month.
We’ve crossed many rivers and celebrated many victories, now sit back, relax and enjoy our story In Our Own Words.
To order your copy of “In Our Own Words” simply email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jan at 312.520.5273