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‘Behind the Seen’ Book Release Draws Big Crowds
September 13, 2019
Making his debut as an author, Price Jr. sub-titled the book “Angels, Demons and the Battle for the Human Soul” and he dedicated it to “truth-seekers, deep researchers, and those who know that behind the veil lie the answers to life’s most staggering questions.  May the Lord continue to open your eyes to the mysteries that are ever-present in the pages of His Word.” ... read more »
“The Twinkle Box” Novel Becomes an Amazon Bestseller
September 12, 2019
Former probation officer, Larry Pye, ties his bizarre experiences into a number one bestselling novel, "The Twinkle Box". ... read more »
Price’s New Book Reveals What’s ‘Behind the Seen’
August 28, 2019
A lot goes on in the spiritual realm that impacts the physical world and vice versa, according to the Rev. Fred K. Price, Jr., pastor of Crenshaw Christian Center. ... read more »
Meet Sammy Startup, A New Literary Role Model For Aspiring Entrepreneurs of Color
August 22, 2019
Jason Harvey was at a loss. He was perusing through a bookstore with his youngest son, looking for a children’s book about entrepreneurship. There were a few stories about currency and personal money management, but Harvey was unable to find a single book on business-building aimed at young readers – let alone young readers of color.  ... read more »
WATCH: Rochelle Riley, Author of “The Burden,” Discusses the Modern Legacy of Slavery
August 12, 2019
Los Angeles Sentinel contributing writer Imani Sumbi asks Rochelle Riley about her 2018 book, “The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery” and her vision for how America ought to confront its history of racism. ... read more / watch video »
At Central Library Book Talk, Rochelle Riley, Paula Williams Madison, and T’Keyah Crystal Keymáh Discussed the Residue of Slavery in American Society
August 8, 2019
Author Rochelle Riley appeared at Central Library’s Mark Taper Auditorium on July 27 to host a discussion on her book, “The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery,” a provocative collection of essays on the long-standing effects of America’s original sin. The former Detroit Free Press columnist was accompanied on stage by journalist Paula Madison and actress T’Keyah Crystal Keymáh, who both contributed essays to the book. ... read more »
Linsey Davis Teaches Celebrating Diversity with Her Second Children’s Book ‘One Big Heart: A Celebration of Being More Alike Than Different’
August 8, 2019
ABC News Correspondent, Author, and Mother Linsey Davis returns to the bookshelf with her second children’s book titled, “One Big Heart: A Celebration of Being More Alike Than Different.” ... read more »
History Professor Jonathan Chism Illuminates the Words of Dr. King in New Book
August 1, 2019
“30-Day Journey with Martin Luther King Jr.” (Fortress Press) is a concise collection of passages from King’s sermons, speeches, letters and other written works, paired with in-depth analysis by Chism, an assistant professor of history at the University of Houston-Downtown. It is part of a “30-Day” series – each book written by a different author – that includes other spiritual thinkers such as Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Dorothy Day. ... read more »
L.A. Based Poet Shares Inspiring Story in, ‘Black Indian: A Memoir’
July 25, 2019
After a childhood of family secrets and a lost heritage, Shonda Buchanan set out to find the truth about her Black and American Indian ancestors. Buchanan’s research begins in Kalamazoo, Michigan and takes her through Virginia and North Carolina, where she interviewed family members, read old family diaries, and studied public records. ... read more »
Award-Winning Journalist Rochelle Riley to Discuss Her Book, ‘The Burden,’ at L.A. Central Library
July 25, 2019
This Saturday, July 27, author and journalist Rochelle Riley will visit the Los Angeles Central Library to discuss her 2018 book, “The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery,” a poignant collection of essays on America’s unfinished business with the aftermath of Black enslavement. The event will take place from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Taper Auditorium, at 630 W. 5thStreet in Downtown Los Angeles. Riley will be joined by two of the essayists in her book, author and filmmaker Paula Madison and actress T’Keyah Crystal Keymáh. ... read more »
New Book Released on Early Life of John Mack
July 25, 2019
Everyone agrees that John W. Mack made a lasting impact on the city, especially in South Los Angeles. His role in advancing civil rights, social justice and economic equity for African Americans is documented in print publications, Internet entries, TV news archives and several YouTube videos. ... read more »
Cora Jakes Coleman Releases New Book ‘Ferocious Warrior’
July 18, 2019
Author Cora Jakes Coleman took time from her busy schedule at the 2019 Essence Fest where she was promoting her new book Ferocious Warrior: Dismantle Your Enemy and Rise to provide some insight into what motivated her to share more intimate details on how she deals with life. ... read more »
‘Color Him Father,’ A New Narrative on Black Fatherhood and Grief in America
July 18, 2019
In 2019, Drake published his first book, “Color Him Father” as a resource for Black grieving fathers. The title of the book was inspired by the song “Color Him Father” by the 60s musical group, The Winstons. ... read more »
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