Books

  • Book Signing

    Author Melinda Robertson will hold a book signing for her third book, “Mistaken Identity” at the Dorothy Height Library, located at 3935 Benning Road NE from 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 20. Please visit www.motherhoodlove.com for more information. 226 total views, no views today

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  • The Light of Truth: Writings of an Anti-Lynching Crusader

    “Ida B. Wells was born a slave in Holly Springs, Mississippi in 1862. After beginning a teaching career to support her orphaned siblings, she moved to Memphis to become a journalist… In 1883, she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a train, an experience that she chronicled in her ...

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  • Rhythm for Sale

    “I went into the Countee Cullen library… and saw a book titled: The Harlem Renaissance: A Historical Dictionary for the Era… I peeked inside to see if [it] had any information about my grandfather, Leonard Harper… I asked the librarian… and was told to walk around the corner to the Schomburg ...

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  • Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change

    Fans of Sunday morning TV talk shows undoubtedly recognize Clarence Page as a regular on The McLaughlin Group where he participates in the program’s spirited banter about the prevailing political issues of the day. But he is also a Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist in his own right ...

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  • Fishburne Baby Fishburne!

    Laurence J. Fishburne III has achieved an impressive body of work as an actor, producer and director. Starting at the age of 10, Laurence starred on the soap opera “One Life to Live.” He made his feature film debut at age 12 in “Cornbread, Earl and Me” and followed that ...

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  • Author’s Corner: Do As I Say

    Title: DO AS I SAY Author: Vince D’Writer Now Available on www.amazon.com/author/vincedwriter instagram: vince_dwriter   Vince D’Writer was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He attended Purdue University. In 2005 D’Writer received an opportunity to assist high ...

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  • ‘Story/Time: The Life of an Idea’

    “In this ceaselessly questioning book, acclaimed African-American dancer, choreographer and director Bill T. Jones reflects on his art and life… Presenting personal revealing stories, richly illustrated with striking photographs… and featuring a beautiful, large format design, the book is a ...

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