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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 »
Turner Shares Racial Healing Lessons in “Affirmed”
May 23, 2019
Being biracial isn’t the great fun commercials and ads portray. ... read more »
Uplifting Black Youth through the Retelling of Past and Present Pan African History
May 2, 2019
Local non-profit the Talented Tenth Publications uses Black History books to inspire children. ... read more »
Prince Memoir ‘The Beautiful Ones’ Coming Out in the Fall
April 22, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — The memoir Prince was working on at the time of his death is coming out Oct. 29. Random House confirmed Monday to The Associated Press that “The Beautiful Ones” will combine a Prince unfinished manuscript with rare photos, ... read more »
Dorothy Butler Gilliam – Washington Post’s First Black Woman Reporter  
March 28, 2019
Pioneering Journalists Shares Her Story in New Memoir   ... read more »
AFFIRMED: One Woman’s Story of Racial Healing
March 28, 2019
“AFFIRMED: Life Lessons in Racial Healing and Transformation” is a compilation of thirteen uniquely different "life lessons. ... read more »
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 »
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