Janina Edwards

Janina Edwards is a graduate of the acting program at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Based in Atlanta, she voices webinars, eLearning, and audiobooks in a variety of genres, including drama, romance, nonfiction, and mysteries.

  • Voice of Freedom

    By Carole Boston Weatherford

    Read by Janina Edwards

    Fannie Lou Hamer - Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

    Stirring poems and stunning illustrations combine in this acclaimed biography of Fannie Lou Hamer.

    “Bold, honest, informative, and unforgettable.” - Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

    Released Tue Jul 12 00:00:00 UTC 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • The Perfect Mistress

    By ReShonda Tate Billingsley

    Read by Janina Edwards

    An emotional story about family and marriage by bestselling author ReShonda Tate Billingsley.

    "...Edwards creates authentic voices for all the characters in this emotionally driven romance." - Booklist

    Released Tue Jul 05 00:00:00 UTC 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • Voice of Freedom

    By Carole Boston Weatherford

    Illustrated by Ekua Holmes

    Read by Janina Edwards

    Fannie Lou Hamer - Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

    Stirring poems and stunning illustrations combine in this acclaimed biography of Fannie Lou Hamer.

    A 2016 Caldecott Honor Book, 2016 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book, and a 2016 John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award Winner - Awards

    Released Tue Jul 12 00:00:00 UTC 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • History Teaches Us to Resist

    By Dr. Mary Frances Berry

    Read by Janina Edwards

    How Progressive Movements Have Succeeded in Challenging Times

    A historian and activist proves how progressive movements can flourish even in conservative times.

    "A well-informed handbook of effective resistance." - Kirkus Reviews

    Released Tue Mar 13 00:00:00 UTC 2018
    English, Unabridged

  • A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun

    By Angela Jackson

    Read by Janina Edwards

    The Life & Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks

    A look at the cultural and political force of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks.

    "Jackson's sensitive portrait of this 'quiet genius' and her finely calibrated insights into her writing celebrate Brooks's warmth, her 'bitter bite, her slicing sarcasm,' and the revolutionary provocation and power of her courageous, caring, intricately faceted poems, poems to read and reread for their emotional, social, and moral repercussions-and for their expounding beauty." - Booklist, Starred Review

    Released Wed Nov 08 00:00:00 UTC 2017
    English, Unabridged

  • Success Through Diversity

    By Carol Fulp

    Read by Janina Edwards

    Why the Most Inclusive Companies Will Win

    Discover how investing in a racially diverse workforce can create dynamic, profitable businesses.

    Released Tue Oct 09 00:00:00 UTC 2018
    English, Unabridged

  • March Forward, Girl

    By Melba Pattillo Beals. PhD

    Read by Janina Edwards

    From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine

    A profound and timely memoir from a civil-rights activist about growing up in the Jim Crow South

    A 2018 Booklist Top 10 Biography on Audio - Awards

    Released Tue Jan 02 00:00:00 UTC 2018
    English, Unabridged

  • The B Corp Handbook

    By Ryan Honeyman

    Read by Janina Edwards

    How to Use Business as a Force for Good

    Using business as a force for good can help distinguish your company in a crowded market.

    "You ought to take a look at these B Corporations... we've got to get back to a society that doesn't give one class of stakeholders an inordinate advantage over others." - Former President Bill Clinton

    Released Tue Feb 09 00:00:00 UTC 2016
    English, Unabridged