Bobby Brown Tells His Side of the Story in ‘Every Little Step’

There was once a time when Bobby Brown was the biggest name in R&B, an icon headed towards a path of greatness in the...

Coretta Scott King’s ‘My Life, My Love, My Legacy’

The spouses of revolutionary leaders, celebrities, and famous athletes, tend to get overlooked. It’s rare that we get a vivid description of what life...

‘Where Everybody Looks Like Me’ and the Challenges Facing HBCUs

In “Where Everybody Looks Like Me,” author Ron Stodghill writes about the status of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in America focusing on...

April Ryan’s Memoir Relays Wisdom on Race

People say that we live in a divided country, and they are absolutely right. There are two kinds of people in this world: the...

Letter To A Generation: Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Realistic Definition of Freedom in America

To know the truth about the incredible battle black people in America fight to survive and thrive, you must read Between The World and...

Edward Lewis and the Creation of ‘Essence’

“I was the quiet one,” is repeated like a mantra throughout “The Man from Essence.” This is how Edward Lewis describes himself in a...

Activist-Writer Sister Souljah Pens New Book, Talks Love

It’s been nearly 25 years since rapper Sister Souljah gained national attention by publicly challenging then-Presidential hopeful Bill Clinton’s racially marginalizing campaign rhetoric. The...

Former Raven Details Recovery from Addiction and Bankruptcy

Former Baltimore Ravens defensive end Marques Ogden made a living coming from the blind side to blitz quarterbacks. However, after a five year NFL...

When the White House was also the Big House

“Who would want to read about slaves in the White House?” a classmate asked Jesse J. Holland. The crushing feedback stifled the published author...

Rating the First Black President

In “The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America”, Michael Eric Dyson discusses, analyzes and evaluates Barack Obama’s performance as...

White Privilege in the School House

While White Americans awaken to the realization that Black Americans are hunted, harassed, and killed on a regular basis by U.S. law enforcement, a...

Mister and Lady Day: Billie Holiday and the Dog Who Loved Her

“The great jazz singer Billie Holiday, known as Lady Day, had fame, style, a distinctive singing voice—and lots of dogs. But a boxer named...