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    Harper Lee, Southern Heritage and The GOP

    Published in 1960 but based in the 1930s, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird provided America with a liberal southern perspective on race as told through the eyes of a 6 year old white girl...

    Letter To A Generation: Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Realistic Definition of Freedom in America

    To know the truth about the incredible battle black people in America fight to survive and thrive, you must read Between The World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. In a graphic, eloquent and passionate missive...

    Author’s Corner

    Title:  Journey to the Other Side …“Overcoming Adversity” Author: Shelley Spence Release Date:  May 30 Michele "Shelley" Spence is a business owner, an ordained elder and author. She is currently earning a psychology degree. She is feisty...

    The Author’s Corner

    Title: “Better Than Ever” How to Improve Your Results, Live a Happier Life, and Attract Everything You Deserve. Author: Kenya Conway-Jones Release Date: April 17, 2015.   Since reclaiming her first love of public speaking, coupled with her...

    Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace

    “They didn’t talk. Not for 10 years… Instead, a mother and daughter tiptoed with pain around the deepest gulf in their lives—the daughter’s choice to leave the church, convert to Islam, and become a...

    Author’s Corner

      Author’s Corner Rev. Louise A. Battle Parenting by Faith Release Date: March 2015   The Rev. Louise A. Battle was born and raised in Washington, D. C. more than half a century ago. She currently serves as an...

    Author’s Corner

    Title:  Attributes of an Aquarius Author: Ashly E. Smith Release Date: Feb. 18 Ashly E. Smith, a writer and poet from Baltimore, graduated from the Broadcasting Institute of Maryland, and also attended Towson University. She belongs to...

    From Jail Guard to Perpetrator inside Rikers Island

    “This shocking memoir from a former corrections officer… shares an eye-opening, gritty, and devastating account of his descent into criminal life, smuggling contraband inside the infamous Rikers Island jails. Gary Heyward… was warned of the temptations he’d encounter as...

    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...

    A Spirited Tête-à-Tête with Aunjanue Ellis and Clement Virgo

    Aunjanue Ellis stars as Aminata Diallo in ‘The Book of Negroes,’ the hit TV-miniseries based on Lawrence Hill’s award-winning best seller of the same name. Here, she and the picture’s director, Clement Virgo, share...

    Encourage Your Soul: It’s Not As Bad As It Seems By Vel Humbert

    Title:   Encourage Your Soul:  It’s Not As Bad As It Seems Author:   Vel Humbert Release Date:  June 25, 2014 Vel Humbert grew up in Baltimore and has an earned master’s in rehabilitation counseling from Coppin State University....

    ‘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...

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