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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 »
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 »
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