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    Sen. Kamala Harris Plans Picture Book Edition of Memoir

    By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Kamala Harris, whose memoir comes out Jan. 8, isn't only writing for those of voting age. The picture book memoir "Superheroes Are Everywhere" will be released around...

    Michelle Obama’s Memoir Sells More Than 725,000 Copies

    By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — First day sales for Michelle Obama's "Becoming" topped 725,000 copies, making it one of the year's biggest debuts. Crown Publishing told The Associated Press on Friday that...

    DC Celebrates Nikki Giovanni as She Celebrates the Greatness of Black People

    By Brianna McAdoo, Staff Writer, [email protected] Dubbed “The Poet of the Black Revolution”, the legendary activist, poet and educator Nikki Giovanni received a warm welcome from the D.C. community as she shared excerpts from her new book,...

    Campbell Pens Book Giving Hope To Family Caregivers

    By MARK F. GRAY, Staff Writer, [email protected] Challenges in caring for loved ones with special needs can cause pressure on those who must make their lives comfortable in later years.  The needs to be met are both...

    Mrs. Obama says ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape Led Her to Speak Out

    By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., AP Entertainment Writer INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Michelle Obama said she felt anxious before giving her emotional New Hampshire speech in 2016 condemning Donald Trump for bragging about sexually assaulting women in...

    Michelle Obama Memoir is Next Pick for Winfrey Book Club

    By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama's "Becoming," already expected to sell millions of copies, now has the official backing of Oprah Winfrey. "This book is everything you wanted to know and...

    Michelle Obama had Miscarriage, Used IVF to Conceive Girls

    By LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says she felt "lost and alone" after suffering a miscarriage 20 years ago and she and Barack Obama underwent in vitro fertilization to conceive their...

    A New Book About Realizing One’s Dreams and Potential By Africa Miranda

    By Nyame-Kye Kondo, Special to the AFRO After more than a decade of being in the entertainment industry, renaissance woman, Africa Miranda has displayed her talents on television, as a model and most recently as an...

    Author Barry Fletcher Releases Second Printing of Book on President Barack Obama’s Two Presidential...

    By Brianna Rhodes, Special to the AFRO Author, CEO and entrepreneur, Barry Fletcher released the second printing of his latest book "President Barack Obama’s Two Tremendous Terms: Monthly Political Chronicle 2008-2016" in January of this year....

    Guillory Delivers Another Fun Romance in ‘The Proposal’

    By LINCEE RAY, Associated Press "The Proposal" (Berkley), by Jasmine Guillory There are some women who dream of extravagant proposals full of heartfelt romance. Nikole Paterson isn't one of them. In her sophomore novel, Jasmine Guillory uses...

    Winfrey, Witherspoon Among Guests on Michelle Obama Tour

    By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon will be among the special guests when Michelle Obama goes on tour for her memoir "Becoming."Others appearing with the former first lady...

    Baltimore Poet Explores Faith, Fatherhood and Family

    By Lisa Snowden-McCray, Special to the AFRO Baltimore native Tariq’s Touré’s new book of poetry, Two Parts Oxygen, begins with a poem titled “118.” It is about his mother. “She reminds us, with perfect diction/that we are strangers...

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