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    Hip Hop Comes to the Comic Book Format

    Hip Hop has long been an important part of Black culture and recently it has been the subject of countless movies, plays and very recently, graphic novels. Ed Piskor is a Pennsylvania born comic strip...

    New Book Explores Black Christian Experience in White Churches

    By Nadine Matthews, Special to the AFRO Being pregnant is hard enough for any woman. Trying to write a book while you’re pregnant can feel positively unbearable. Austin Channing Brown tells the AFRO, “It was physically difficult....

    The Author’s Corner

    Title: “The First 60 Years: The History of Afro-American Musical Theater And Entertainment 1865-1930” Author: Ronald Smokey Stevens   Ronald Smokey Stevens has grown to become an author-filmmaker-and producer. He began his career professionally as an actor singer-dancer...

    The Author’s Corner

    Title: Boyfriend Author: Faye McCray Release: E-Book Available Now! Date: Paperback Available April 17 Faye McCray is a native New Yorker and current resident of the Washington, DC metropolitan area where she resides with her husband...

    Reader’s Corner

    I Hope He Fails When shock jock Rush Limbaugh wished for President Barack Obama’s political demise shortly after he won the 2008 presidential election, legions of Americans followed his lead. It seemed race, religion and...

    Prison Realities Explored in New Poetry Collection

    NAACP Image Award winner Reginald Dwayne Betts has returned to bookshelves with a powerful collection of poems in his latest work Shahid Reads His Own Palm. Through his poetry, the national spokesman for the Campaign...

    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 Rutgers-educated activist, recently released her memoir “No Disrespect” – a...

    Reader’s Corner

    Raised by the Mistress Jamilah B. Creekmur was living a seemingly normal life in 1980s Baltimore. Although her parents were divorced, she lived comfortably with her mom and brother and saw her dad frequently. But...

    Book Documents Movement to Gather Black Memorabilia

    Among the estimated 50,000 collectors of Black Memorabilia, the phenomenon of gathering and sharing these items has been described as a “movement” by such historians as Malinda F. Saunders and Jeannette Carson. They focus...

    The Author’s Corner

    Title: Why Do Christian Families Suffer? The Devastation of Suffering of a Christian Family! Author: Dr. Linda Lee Jones Release Date: January, 2014 Dr. Linda Lee Jones holds a doctorate in clinical counseling from Cornerstone University, St....

    Author’s Corner: The New You Revolution: A 40 Day Journey to Discovering and Becoming...

    Title: The New You Revolution: A 40 Day Journey to Discovering and Becoming the New YouAuthor: Latoya A. Benson Release Date: July 19, 2014   Latoya A. Benson is a visionary by design. She has a...

    Reader’s Corner: “An Uncaged Eagle”

    “This autobiography tells the story of my life while highlighting some of the tremendous people who helped me overcome adversities I faced and become who I am today. The odyssey begins with my family’s...
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