Opportunity Lost: A Chronicle of Failed Reforms in the Newark Public School System

Two hundred million dollars just wasn’t enough. Even with $100 million dollars from Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook, and another $100 million in private...

Selling Heaven (It’s All an Illusion)

“Religion plays an important part in most people’s lives… Many of us have absolute and often blind faith in the churches we attend. But...

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...

Greener on the Other Side

Greener on the Other Side Author: Lionel Ntasano Release Date: April 4, 2014  Lionel Ntasano was born in Burundi and raised in Zambia He attended university in...

Fishburne Baby Fishburne!

Laurence J. Fishburne III has achieved an impressive body of work as an actor, producer and director. Starting at the age of 10, Laurence...

Reader’s Corner: The Last Resort: Taking the Mississippi Cure

Set against the Mississippi of the late 1940s, ‘50s, and ‘60s, author Norma Watkins gives a mesmerizing look into her unconventional childhood in The...

Reader’s Corner

BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family While rapper Rick Ross’ summer anthem “Blowin’ Money Fast” had many hip-hop...

‘Fail Up: 20 Lessons on Building Success from Failure’

“If they’re being honest, most people who have ever succeeded in any human endeavor will tell you they learned more from their failures than...

Author’s Corner – “Road to Oprah”

Title: “Road to Oprah” Author: Raymond Goode Born and raised in Richmond, Va., Raymond Goode graduated from Meadowbrook High School in 1996. At this time, Raymond...

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...

Popsicle Goes to Church

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Pre-schoolers and young children now have a new way to learn about faith, thanks to a book release by Connecticut-based writer...

Seven Key Ingredients to Happily Living & Loving Together

“Jamillah and David Lamb are the dynamic couple behind the successful Off-Broadway play ‘Platanos Y Collard Greens’ which is enjoying its 9th year-running. For...