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    Rev. Dotson’s ‘Soul Reset’

    By Jessica Dortch, AFRO Staff, [email protected]  September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and the Rev. Junius B. Dotson tackles that topic, along with many others, in his latest book, Soul Reset. As the current CEO of Discipleship...

    Winfrey Picks Ta-Nehisi Coates Novel for her Book Club

    By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Ta-Nehisi Coates' first novel, "The Water Dancer," has been a long and eventful journey. Begun a decade ago, his chronicle of a slave with an extraordinary...

    Harvard Psychiatrists Author Mental Health Book

    Two Harvard trained psychiatrists have authored a practical guide to help people better understand how to deal with the growing crisis in America. More than 40 million people in the U.S. suffer from mental...

    Paule Marshall, Novelist of Diverse Influences, Dead at 90

    By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Paule Marshall, an exuberant and sharpened storyteller who in fiction such as "Daughters" and "Brown Girl, Brownstones" drew upon classic and vernacular literature and her...

    AFRO Exclusive: Bebe Winans Tells All in New Book

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] At only 56 years of age, Gospel singer Bebe Winans has already achieved the title of “legendary”- partially because for most of his life he’s been performing- and his...

    Black Fatherhood Shines in New Animated FIim

    By AFRO Staff For the most part, Historically, stories about Black fathers in mainstream media often carry a misleading, yet pervasive tones of absenteeism, hyper masculinity, insensitivity, and irresponsibility, monolithic. But this week, the beauty...

    Women of the AFRO Remember Morrison

    Sincere condolences to Toni Morrison's family, friends and readers all over the world.” Journene Bass Toni Morrison's light, her fire, was all-consuming. Unapologetically Black, before there was a t-shirt. She is the blueprint, mapping the...

    AFRO Launches ‘Love’ Book at Clean Block Anniversary

    By Rev. Dorothy S. Boulware, Special to the AFRO Former Clean Blockers and guests who gather, Aug. 13, at the Cylburn Arboretum in Baltimore, Md., to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the country’s oldest environmental programs...

    We Remember: Toni Morrison Dies at 88

    By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," ''Sula" and other works transformed American letters by...

    Crazy Like a Fox Tour Comes Home

    By Brittney Johnson, AFRO Intern Baltimore native Melony Hill has created a safe and intimate space for Black women to learn, heal, and thrive. Her brainchild, Crazy Like A Fox, an empowerment tour has been widely...

    Baltimore Educator Publishes Latest Children’s Book

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Baltimore native David Miller has advocated specifically on behalf of Black boys for more than 30 years, as he has built an international reputation as an outstanding educator. Recently, Miller, a...

    BOOK CORNER: Mother Writes Raw Memoir About Her Son’s Tragic Death

    By Marissa Wells, Contributing Writer, Wave Newspapers Pati Poblete’s world was shattered when her son, Robby, was killed by gun violence. In “A Better Place,” Poblete shares the captivating story of how Robby’s death changed her...

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