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In order to "stay woke" as they say, it is important to read the books that tell stories about your history and your experiences.

Quvenzhane Wallis is making leaps and bounds in the publishing world by landing a four-book deal with Simon & Schuster.

A few years ago I did these Literary Cafe events where I’d bring in authors to sign their books and engage in a question/answer segment with their fans. One of the authors I brought in is Omar Tyree. He is a NY Times best selling author with 18 books       in urban fiction […]

Hey, remember books? In case not, you should know that literacy is still celebrated in today’s very digital world. This week marks National Children’s Book…

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For iPhone:   There is only one Queen of Soul and she deserves her story told. Enter author David Ritz, the most prolific music biographer…

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If you haven’t already read Walter Mosley, step away from the computer and go check out one of his Easy Rawlins mysteries. The period detective…

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Love, peace and soul was the ‘Soul Train’ mantra and writer Nelson George has put all of the above into his new book, Soul Train:…

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Terry McMillan is in a good place. The 61-year-old best-selling author just moved from Northern to Southern California and her son, Solomon, is now a…

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Historian Taylor Branch has written several books, including a trilogy on Dr. King that begins with “Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-1963,”…

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Do the ladies run this mother? Well, yes they do, but this week a few kings come out to join the ladies road tripping around…

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Living a wholistic life means taking care of all aspects of your being so that means your mind, your body, your heart or your emotional…