Shani Mahiri King, the author of Have You Told You Black Lives Matter (Tilbury House Publishers, Jan. 2021; illustrated by Bobby C. Martin Jr.). He is a law professor at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, where he is director of the Center on Children and Families and an Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations. King received a B.A. from Brown University, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a Mst. in International Human Rights Law from Oxford University, and he is an active writer and scholar in the area of children’s rights and family law. Shani is ‘caught reading’ H.O.R.S.E: A Game of Basketball and Imagination by Christopher Meyers.