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1st black grad of culinary institute pens book on his life
February 1, 2017
When Jefferson Evans first came to New Haven in the 1940s to take an entrance exam to Yale University, ``the first thing I did was look for black people,'' as there were only about 400 of them in the city and the downtown was like being down south where he grew up because many businesses were segregated, Evans wrote in a new book. ... read more »
Redefining And Creating The Vision
September 1, 2016
Shequeta Smith is bringing fiction its first Black stand-alone superheroine in Rayven Choi ... read more »
Natural Hair In The Workplace: What Are Your Rights?
August 31, 2016
Sanders seeks to educate both the employers and employees with natural hair to understand their legal position on the matter ... read more »
The ‘Nobody’ Interview… Marc Lamont Matters!
August 17, 2016
Marc Lamont Hill talks about his new book, "Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond." ... read more »
Leimert Park Village Book Fair Announces Its Lineup of Headliners, Crowd Pleasers and Fan Favorites For Its 10th Anniversary
August 17, 2016
Zane, Bobby Brown, Meagan Good & DeVon Franklin and Miss Robbie of Sweetie Pie’s are Among Featured Headliners ... read more »
Tavis Smiley speaks on new book about Michael Jackson
July 8, 2016
Tavis Smiley speaks on new book about Michael Jackson ... read more / watch video »
ON THE WEB: Tavis Smiley
July 6, 2016
On July 28, Tavis Smiley came to the Barnes & Noble at the Grove in Los Angeles to promote his new book, Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson’s Last Days. ... read more »
Author Jasemine Knowles, from College Grad to Amazon Best Seller List
June 8, 2016
Award winning journalist and author of ‘Between Love and a Hardplace’ and ‘A Tease-Spoon of Love and Revenge gives advice to young black authors ... read more »
Ta-Nehisi Coates has 2-book deal, 1 for work of fiction
May 12, 2016
The first new book is scheduled to come out next year ... read more »
‘Wonderful You’ Teaches Self Love and Compassion
March 16, 2016
The secret, at least from author and life coach Naimah’s POV, is self compassion and self love… knowing that one is worthy of good things without any outside validation. This is what she is imparting to the youngest of believers in her new children’s book, “The Wonderful You”, co-written by her husband and fellow life coach Dr. Q. In about 20 full color pages, illustrated by Stephen Adams, Naimah tells the story of Pooky Poo, a sad little mouse who, in Wizard of Oz-esque fashion, happens upon a variety of experts teaching the secret to happiness. ... read more »
Author Tensie Taylor talks about her book “BULLIED, from Terror to Triumph”
March 9, 2016
How do you snap back from a childhood full of bullying, suicidal thoughts and sexual assault? “You overcome these things by finding your self worth and realizing your purpose,” said Tensie Taylor. She is the author of the new book “BULLIED, from Terror to Triumph,” which chronicles the difficulties and depression she dealt with over her young years of being bullied. ... read more »
Omar Tyree talks about his new book ‘All Access’
November 4, 2015
New York Times best-selling book author Omar Tyree is back in the groove of book publishing with his recent book release “All Access”. ... read more »
Real Estate ‘Super-Agent’ Educates Community Through New Book
May 28, 2015
“I’ve always believed that the information I know is no good to me if I’m not sharing it with others,” said sales agent, Lisa Puerto about her book,  ... read more »
Misty en Pointe
May 14, 2015
Born in Kansas City, Missouri on September 10, 1982, Misty Copeland is a soloist at the American Ballet Theatre. A recipient of the Leonore Annenberg Fellowship in the Arts, ... read more »
Rick Ross Book signing Event Recap
June 27, 2014
There was standing room only Tuesday June 17 at Eso Won Books in Leimert Park as a crowd waited for their autographed copy of “Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography”. ... read more / watch video »

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