Best-Selling Author Visits Books-A-Million in Hanover

Acclaimed author Carl Weber, president of Urban Books LLC, held a book signing to share insights on his upcoming film projects and give back...

The Trials, Triumphs and Truths of 12 Amazing Finishers

Being able to finish a task, any task, is a mark of success by anyone’s accounting. In Life Happens…But You Can Finish, the Rev. Frances...

How J. Edgar Hoover’s Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature

“Drawing on nearly 14,000 pages of newly released FBI files, F.B. Eyes exposes the Bureau’s intimate policing of African American poems, plays, essays, and...

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,...

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...

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...

The Lawyer as Leader: How to Plant People and Grow Justice

“The social challenges of our time are enormous. About one in seven U.S. residents live in poverty, and the disparity between the haves and...

‘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...

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...

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...

Author’s Corner – Overlords Karma: Miami’s Urban Chronicles Volume I

Hailing from Miami, Fla., Thomas Barr was born in Lake City, S.C., home of the second African-American astronaut, Dr. Ronald E. McNair, who was...

‘We be Readin’ Book Club Celebrates 25 Years of Literary Fellowship

The invitation read, “ For some time now, I have been thinking about starting a literary guild or book club where members come together...