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Deep Roots: How Slavery Still Shapes Southern Politics Book Review
March 8, 2019
Over the course of the 150+ years since Emancipation, the descendants of slave owners have continuously operated to prevent Blacks from pursuing the American Dream. In the face of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments, southern municipalities, cities and states passed Jim Crow laws denying African-Americans the right to vote, travel, buy land, possess a gun, get an education, and so forth.  ... read more »
WATCH: Authors of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics Land NAACP Image Award Nomination, Checkout their Conversation with Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper
February 15, 2019
WATCH: Authors of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics Land NAACP Image Award Nomination, Checkout their Conversation with Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper ... read more / watch video »
New Author Releases Memoir – Surviving Forty-three Consecutive Years in Prison
February 12, 2019
LOS ANGELES, CA.  – Knowledge Power Books and Malik Bookstore will host a book signing event for first-time author Edward “Renee” Harden on Saturday, February 16, ... read more »
Book Review: “The Truths We Hold, An American Journey”
January 31, 2019
She reflects fondly on a culturally rich childhood growing up in the Bay Area until the age of 12, when her mother took a job in French-speaking Montreal. ... read more »
Ernest Withers: Undercover Agent for FBI or Forced to be a Spy?
January 24, 2019
Lauterbach’s book attempts a balanced and unbiased perspective on what Withers’ legacy will be: a traitorous informant who spied for the FBI or a blackmail victim forced to do as he was told. ... read more »
Katherine Johnson, at age 100, is telling her life story
December 27, 2018
Retired NASA mathematician Katharine Johnson, who turned 100 last summer, has waited long enough to tell her own story. ... read more »
Off the Shelf: Travel Through Time with ‘Black American History, From Plantations to Rap Culture’
December 20, 2018
As a Black Frenchman from Guadelopue, author Pascal Archimede realized that African Americans are inextricably linked to Black people around the globe, with shared roots from the mother continent of Africa.  ... read more »
Authors of ‘For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics’ Book Tour Visits Los Angeles 
December 20, 2018
By now, America has heard of the blue Democratic wave that surged in 2018, in large part to the constant support and advocacy of African American women.  ... read more »
Oh, the places Kyle Clark will go in his brand-new Hyundai Kona
December 6, 2018
Thanks to Hyundai and Taste of Soul 2018, Kyle-Kyson Clark is one step closer to becoming the“modernday Dr. Seuss.” The 26-year-old Florida native and children’s book author is the 2018 winner of the 2nd annual Hyundai and Taste of Soul giveaway. Clark was selected out of over 100 video submissions. The requirement was a short video clip of contestants telling Hyundai how they make LA a better place. ... read more »
Bill Duke: 40 Years On Screen & Behind The Camera
November 22, 2018
Many aspiring actors move to Los Angeles in hopes to find success. Some of them imagine themselves on red carpets, while others envision receiving their own Hollywood Walk Of Fame star. What happens when that illusion breaks and you have no idea what you should do? That’s the question legendary actor Bill Duke answered in his new book  “Bill Duke: 40 Years On Screen and Behind The Camera.” ... read more »
‘BECOMING’ BY MICHELLE OBAMA SELLS MORE THAN 725,000 UNITS IN U.S. AND CANADA ON ITS FIRST DAY OF PUBLICATION
November 16, 2018
Penguin Random House announced today that BECOMING, the highly anticipated memoir by former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama, sold more than 725,000 units in all formats and editions in the U.S. ... read more »
Michelle Obama memoir is next pick for Winfrey book club
November 15, 2018
Michelle Obama's ``Becoming,'' already expected to sell millions of copies, now has the official backing of Oprah Winfrey. ... read more »
Charlamagne Tha God: Anxiety Playing Tricks On Me
November 8, 2018
"Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me" not only includes Charlamagne personal mental health history but also gives insights to clinical diagnoses. ... read more »
Michelle Obama Book Tour Features Oprah and Other Celebrity Moderators
November 8, 2018
In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world. ... read more »
Walter Mosely’s ‘John Woman’ Is An Interesting Read
November 1, 2018
Mosley likes to create unique situations, deep philosophers, and thinkers, and in this book, he’s totally accomplished that ... read more »
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