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“How Sweet the Sound: The Story of Amazing Grace” by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Frank Morrison

In church, you sing a lot of songs. Some are just for Sunday School, and you clap when you sing them. Others make you dance right in your seat. And some songs you sing in church are very old and ...

“Better Late Than Never” by Kimberla Lawson Roby

Life has handed you a lot of chances. You’ve taken some, for good or not. Others, you’ve passed up, and regretted it. Maybe you’d be richer today. Maybe you’d be poorer. For sure, you’d have an existence unlike what you ...

New Book Tells the Story of an African American Woman’s Journey From the Cotton Fields of Mississippi to Becoming a Millionaire

The Road from Money, The Journey to Find Why by Sylvester Boyd Jr. is based on true stories told to him by several family members raised in Money, Mississippi from 1925 to 1937. He has woven both fact and fiction ...

The African American Author Whose Story Became the Movie “The Butler” to Debut New Book About Race, Hope and High School Sports

Fifty years ago, in 1968, civil rights leaders were killed and social tensions spiked. One of the great untold stories of that year is newly available from the same author whose story became the movie The Butler.

Prince’s Former Hair Stylist and Confidant For 29 Years Tells Her Story in New Book

Kim Berry, elite hair stylist and confidant to Prince for 29 years, will be announcing some exciting information about her soon to be released and highly anticipated book about her life with Prince, entitled Diamonds N Curlz: My Incredible Journey ...

“Mabel and Sam at Home” by Linda Urban, illustrated by Hadley Hooper

That’s what it said on the side of the box. Don’t shake it, don’t bump it, and whatever you do, don’t drop it. What’s inside there is important enough for careful lifting but, as you’ll see in the new book, ...

“What Truth Sounds Like” by Michael Eric Dyson

“We have to talk.” It’s never good when someone tells you that. Even if it’s said with a smile and a pat on the back, you can feel doom in those words. “We have to talk” never helps anyone except ...

“Grandad Mandela” by Zazi, Ziwelene & Zindzi Mandela with Sean Qualls

Please tell me a family story. You never get tired of hearing about your Mom and Dad, and how much fun they had on their first date; or that one tale about your uncle (so funny!); or the story about ...

Music and Boxing Industry Mogul James Prince Hosts Book Release Party in Houston

he Houston community is invited to celebrate the release of “The Art and Science of Respect: A Memoir by James Prince.” The book chronicles the mogul’s success, celebrity stories, and sage advice honed through years of representing the nation’s most ...

“I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness” by Austin Channing Brown

Oh, the things you’ve heard! You’ve been told statements that aren’t true, and that made you sad. Myths kept you from your full potential. Tall tales were told to provoke you. And with the new book “I’m Still Here: Black ...

“Note to Self,” collected and introduced by Gayle King

Pay attention. Eyes forward, ears open. You’ve heard those things before in your life, and now you say them to yourself, your kids, and your employees. But do they hear what you say now… or, as in the new book ...

“Black Klansman: A Memoir” by Ron Stallworth

You want no part of that. In fact, the farther away you are from whatever-it-is, the happier you’ll be. Nope, some things are not your friend. Some things are not good for you at all. And as you’ll see in ...

“The Heavens Might Crack: The Death and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.” by Jason Sokol

One minute. That’s all it can take to change history. Sixty seconds, as long as an average TV commercial or two, a few blinks of your eyes and nothing is ever the same. And things can keep changing, as you’ll ...

“Breaking Up with Busy: Real-Life Solutions for Overscheduled Women” by Yvonne Tally

Your to-do list is a mile long. Every day, you add three things for every one you cross off and you’re starting to resent That List. What’s worse: accommodating everything on the list means there’s no more you for you. ...

7 Tips for Fathers Raising Daughters In Today’s World

As Father's Day (June 17) rolls around, we are mindful that it wasn’t that long ago when a father’s job was to attend his daughter’s pretend tea parties and make her a pretty dollhouse. But today’s fathers must navigate a ...

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