The Author’s Corner

Title: Yesterday Is Today  * Author: N.O. Release Date: July 2015 Bio: Eleanor M. Richardson, who writes under the pseudonym N.O. (None Other), is a native Baltimorean. ...

Speed Facing Our Addiction to Fast and Faster– and Overcoming Our Fear of Slowing...

“This is a book about a new kind of addiction that I believe has taken hold in our culture… I call it the addiction...

Book Review: How Could My Husband Be Gay?

“Have you ever ignored any red flags regarding your mate? ‘How Could My Husband Be Gay?’ may cause you to never make that mistake...

My Long Trip Home: A Family Memoir

“His father, Syl Whitaker, was the charismatic grandson of slaves… His mother, Jeanne Theis, was a shy, World War II refugee from France…They met...

Yes Ma’am, No Sir: The 12 Essential Steps for Success in Life

Ken Carter, the title character of the 2005 hit movie, Coach Carter, offers advice on how to be successful in life in Yes Ma’am,...

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...

Is Marriage for White People?

“Over the past half-century, African-.Americans have become the most unmarried people in our nation. By far. We are the least likely to marry and...

Review: Why Every Black Woman Should Marry a Jewish Man

“How many times have we heard successful African-American women complain they can’t find a good man? Everyone has an opinion on the black man...

Books, Events Mark Late Poet Gwendolyn Brooks 100th Birthday

CHICAGO (AP) — Poet Gwendolyn Brooks would have turned 100 this week, and that birthday is being commemorated with new books, poetry readings, writing...

Eating Well To Stay Well, by J. McNair-Gaffney

There are many advertising gimmicks, heard daily on TV and radio, stating how quickly their “miracle” products can help one lose weight. But instead...

The House by the Side of the Road: The Selma Civil Rights Movement

While many stories have depicted the turbulent tale of the Selma, Ala. Voting Rights Campaign during the African-American Civil Rights Movement, very few have...

The Global Obama Crossroads of Leadership in the 21st Century

What a paradox. The first Black president, loved by people around the world, yet struggling for approval for his policies at home—whether it be...