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Black Press Exclusive: Dr. Lonnie Bunch’s African American Museum Dream Fulfilled
September 26, 2019
During the intimate video-taped interview inside the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the two visionaries also tackled topics that ranged from the Transatlantic Slave Trade, their shared North Carolina families’ histories, the writing legacy of author James Baldwin, and the contemporary vitality of the Black Press of America. ... 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 »
One-on-One with Author Tomi Adeyemi
July 5, 2018
Tomi Adeyemi's  "Children of Blood at Bone" is set in the magical land of Orïsha and is told through the eyes of a young woman named Zélie who goes on a quest to restore magic to her people. Strolling the wide streets of Harlem, I chatted with Adeyemi and this is what she has to say about what inspired Zélie's world and why she hopes that young girls, all over the world will read her book and connect with the spirit of the story. It’s almost a safe bet to say that her wish will come true, since along with the critical accolades for the debut novel,  Adeyemi also landed a three-book and three-movie deal with an all-Black cast of characters. Impressive.   ... read more »
Shirley Anita Chisholm
March 29, 2018
American politician, educator and author... ... read more »
New Book Offers No-Nonsense, Take-Charge Tips for Nice Girls
March 8, 2018
Some people believe nice girls finish last, but that’s not Tiffany Okafor’s philosophy. ... read more »
Author, activist Jewish convert Julius Lester dies at 78
January 25, 2018
Julius Lester, an author, musician, civil rights activist and university professor who made a late-life conversion to Judaism, has died. He was 78. ... read more »
God Makes a Way at Taste of Soul
October 12, 2017
Taste of Soul vendors overcome hardships and the odds with faith to be at this year’s festival. ... read more »
Dr. Carliss McGhee – A Champion for All Children
September 21, 2017
That determined, confident approach has worked for McGhee throughout her career and she continues to apply it in her role as president of the Inglewood School Board. ... read more »
Author of “Hidden Figures” Margo Lee Shetterly at the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards
February 22, 2017
Author Margot Lee Shetterly talks about the inception of her book "Hidden Figures" Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
Film Review: I Am Not Your Negro
January 4, 2017
James Baldwin left behind some biting and enlightening words about racism and the status of the Black community that are just as relevant today in this age of the Black Lives Matter movement. ... read more »
‘Moving Forward: A New Take on Biblical Teachings’
September 29, 2016
Author Stephanie Ike talks about her new Christain book "Moving Forward." The book is a guide that teaches how to avoid stagnancy and find life purpose Host: Dion Allen ... read more / watch video »
Walter Mosley Marks 25th Year as Leading Black Mystery Author
June 29, 2016
Americans met Easy Rawlins in the book, “Devil in a Blue Dress,” in 1991 and followed the private investigator’s escapades for more than two decades in a series of gripping mysteries such as “White Butterfly,” “Six Easy Pieces,” “Cinnamon Kiss” and “Rose Gold.” ... 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 »
‘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 »
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