Losing My Cool: How a Father’s Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-Hop Culture

“Since the dawn of the hip-hop era in the 1970s, black people have become increasingly freer and freer as individuals, with a wider range...

Book Review: The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates

“This is the story of two boys living in Baltimore with similar histories and an identical name: Wes Moore. One of us is free...

The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease

“This book tells the story of how race gets written into the definition of mental illness... The book also shows how historical concerns about...

Going Natural: How to Fall in Love with Nappy Hair

“Five years ago… I knew nothing about my natural hair. It was that mess that grew out of my head… which was only relieved...

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...

New Book Helps ‘Sistahs’ Find the Faith

“The women in this book have come a long way to meet you. Some of them write under a new name to protect their...

Book Review

“Henrietta died in 1951 from a vicious case of cervical cancer… But before she died, a surgeon took samples of her tumor and put...

The Denzel Principle: Why Black Women Can’t Find Good Black Men

“What do black women want? The truth? They are looking for Denzel Washington. They have been so thoroughly brainwashed, that black women don’t know...

Nina Simone’s Complexities, Beauty Captured in Striking Tome

“When I was a child, no one was ever proud of me, and my people were never proud of themselves or anything they had...