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    The Author’s Corner

    Title: Obsessive Intimacies Author: Yani Release Date: February 14, 2014 The author Yani wrote her first novel when she was 15 years old while attending high school. What started out as just a short story to help...

    Book on Black Memorabilia Documents Movement

    Among the estimated 50,000 collectors of Black memorabilia, the phenomena of gathering and sharing these items has been described as a “movement” by such historians as Malinda F. Saunders and Jeannette Carson. The duo...

    Condoleezza Rice Releases Autobiography

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice released the first two installments of an expected three-book set of memoirs on Oct. 12. In the memoir, “Extraordinary, Ordinary People,” Rice recounts her experiences growing up as an...

    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 Goode was overwhelmed by the need to serve others, which...

    Jay-Z’s ‘Decoded’ Tells Rapper’s Story of Pain, Triumph

    “My life after childhood has two main stories: the story of the hustler and the story of the rapper, and the two overlap as much as they diverge. I was on the streets for...

    Big-Six eBook Retailers Release Novels by Booker T. Mattison

    Books on Board (www.BooksonBoard.com), the largest independent ebook store, and the big-five ebookstore platforms Kindle, Nook, Kobo (www.KoboBooks.com), Sony's Ebookstore (ebookstore.sony.com), and Apple via its iTunes store have released novels SNITCH and UNSIGNED HYPE...

    Pageants, Parlors & Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the 20th Century South

    “ tells us how Jim Crow and civil rights were expressed in southern women’s bodies. Using female beauty as a lens, the book brings into focus an untold social and cultural history of southern...

    My Holy Bible for African-American Children

    ”Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Excerpt from My Holy Bible for African-American Children Given the recent Easter season, Christian parents might...

    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 Cristal Baker. Popsicle Goes to Church, is a storybook with...

    ’32 Candles’ Illumines New Author’s Path

    “I ran. I ran as fast as the skirt of that stupid dress would let me. Then I hiked up the skirt, so that I could run even faster. But Cora’s shoes weren’t really...

    ‘Rising Up from the Blood – A Legacy Reclaimed, a Bridge Forward’

    “I am proud and honored to be the great-granddaughter of Booker T. Washington. The day I went to my first Washington family reunion, I had no idea how dramatically my reality was about to...

    UNBELIEVABLE!’ and Better than Ever, Keke Wyatt Releases New Album

    If it’s true that success is the best revenge, consider Keke Wyatt officially paid back. With the release of her latest album UNBELIEVABLE!, Wyatt single-handedly answers any who ever doubted her for a minute....

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