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Michelle Obama is Bringing Her 'Becoming' Book Tour to Houston

Former first lady Michelle Obama is coming to Houston! Her book tour is doing so well that she has added more tour dates and Houston made the list.

“Remembrance” by Mary Monroe

For weeks, you’ve been scouring the stores. You have a lot to give. Most of it is wrapped up colorfully, beribboned and bowed. Some gifts are in bags with shiny trim, while others are tucked away in closets. You have ...

Romance Novel Opens A Dialogue of Compassion

Today Inertia Justice, a new author, published the first book of her trilogy book series – sure to open dialogue, and get the world talking – it is a fictional account of one ladies’ journey to self – definition.

“Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us” by Dan Lyons c.2018, Hachette

Round and round and round. That’s how your week goes. Monday morning up, breakfast, work, home, dinner, fall into bed, sleep, do it again ‘til Friday, like a five-day circle. If you’re lucky, those days feel like minutes. If not, ...

Author & Entrepreneur Sonyia Graham Gives 10 Motivational Tips For The Entire Family On How To Fulfill Your Purpose

Author of the Original Blueprint Series chimes in with Style to give motivation tips to our readers.

“Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America’s Most Powerful Mobster” by Stephen L. Carter

Here I am! You raise your hand higher so you don’t go unnoticed. You speak up, so you aren’t overlooked. It’s a natural human need: pay attention, here I am, look this way, see me. For some, it’s easy to ...

“Friday Black: Stories” by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

You are the strongest person you know. You can lift and carry a lot of weight and many burdens, because strength comes from within as well as from muscles. So what are you capable of doing when times get strange?

Author Meltzer Features the First Latinx Icon in His New York Times Bestselling Series

Author and History Channel host Brad Meltzer features the first Latinx icon in his New York Times bestselling series titled Ordinary People Change the World, which highlights about a dozen historical figures and the personality traits kids can emulate if ...

“Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land” by Leah Penniman, foreword by Karen Washington

Your hands are filthy. Dirt lines every crease and covers much of your knuckles. It’s beneath your fingernails, all the way up to your wrists, soiling the edges of your sweatshirt and down your front. Yes, your hands are filthy ...

UT Professor’s New Beyoncé-Inspired Book Is A ‘Love Song’ To Black Southern Women

Beyonce, while she’s racked up Grammys and performed sold-out world tours, she’s also helped redefine feminism or, to be more precise, the meaning of black feminism in America.

“My Love Story” by Tina Turner (with Deborah Davis and Dominik Wichmann)

Just wait. Two words that are impossible to hear, especially if you have big plans. Hold on, don’t veer off-course, work the plan, hard as it may be. Just wait. As in “My Love Story” by Tina Turner, good things ...

“Lorraine: The Girl Who Sang the Storm Away” by Ketch Secor, illustrated by Higgins Bond

The flash-flash-flash was bad enough. And then you heard the grrrrrrumble, the wind howled, and you were afraid. But it was okay: it was only a thunderstorm. As you’ll see in the new book “Lorraine: The Girl Who Sang the ...

“Checking In: Hospitality-Driven Thinking, Business, and You” by Stephen J. Cloobeck

You only want to relax. At the end of a business trip, you just want a hotel bed with the softest pillows. You don’t want a broken coffee maker, hair in the sink, or malfunctioning air conditioning. No loud sounds ...

We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide” by Carol Anderson with Tonya Bolden, foreword by Nic Stone

Your blood is red. You were born with the same number of bones, ears, and appendages as everybody else and your requirements are food, air, water, shelter and love. Indeed, you’re just like other humans – but as you’ll see ...

Interview: Multi-Grammy Nominee and Author Ledisi Talks New Book, The Walk: Accepting Your Life As It is Now

12x Grammy-nominated songstress, actor and author Ledisi recently released her new book, The Walk: Accepting Your Life As It is Now with Noah’s Ark Publishing (2018). Known for giving outstanding tributes, twice to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, Ledisi ...

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