Books

  • Mistaken Identity

    Melinda Robertson is an author, empowerment speaker and former teen mother. Her experience as a teen mother compelled her to write her first novel, Motherhood . . . What You Don’t Know! in an attempt to combat the teen pregnancy issue that plagues communities nationwide. Motherhood . . . What ...

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  • The Presidency in Black and White

    April Ryan • Release Date: Feb. 15, 2015 April Ryan is a reporter for American Urban Radio Networks (AURN).  She is the only Black woman covering urban issues from the White House – a position she has held since the Clinton era. April is a frequent speaker on the topics of the White House, ...

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  • Redwood

    A. Rod Womack • Release Date: Oct. 15, 2014 A. Rod Womack’s passion for storytelling distinguishes him from many of his contemporaries. Redwood is his first book. Womack co-owned his first company at 18 years old. His entrepreneurial experience spans numerous industries including food service, ...

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  • ‘Why Vegan Is the New Black:

    “An estimated 82% of black women and 69% of black men are considered overweight or obese, with 45% and 40%, respectively, suffering from hypertension. Heart disease is the #1 killer of African-Americans, with cancer, stroke and diabetes also among the top five reasons for early death. These are ...

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  • 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. 552 total views, 7 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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