New book looks at South America’s inheritance of racism

There has been a noted excitement about the publication of the new book, “Entre el Atlántico y el Pacífico Negro: afrodescendencia y regímenes de desigualdad en Sudamérica/Between the Black Atlantic and Black Pacific: Afrodescendants and the regime of inequality in ...

Michelle Obama releasing companion book to her memoirs

Michelle Obama’s first project since “Becoming” is more about her readers than about herself.

Journalist Joy Reid talks power, identity in the age of Trump

Journalist Joy Reid Reid firmly believes the United States, if it acts quickly, already has the tools with which to repair the damage wrought by Donald Trump.

Afrofuturism featured at Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair, Sept. 7-8

From Sept. 7-8, the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair will return to the Brooklyn Expo Center for its sixth straight year.

Stedman Graham’s new book ‘Identity Leadership’ tackles success in the new world economy

With looks and a bearing that scream part model and part pro athlete, it’s difficult to believe that Stedman Graham ever struggled with self-esteem issues.

Author discusses book on ‘Boule’ at Sister’s Uptown

Sister’s Uptown Bookstore in Harlem held a book signing and discussion for the book “Who Iz the Boule?” by M’bwebe Aja Ishangi.

‘Strong Is the New Pretty’

For today’s teens and tweens, “Strong Is the New Pretty” by Kate T. Parker (2017, hard cover), is part of the new attitude.

Michelle Obama’s memoir ‘Becoming’ has sold nearly 10 million copies

Former first lady Michelle Obama’s best-selling memoir, “Becoming,” has sold nearly 10 million copies, the parent company of publisher Penguin Random House announced Tuesday.

Book review: ‘Glory: A Life Among Legends’ by Dr. Glory Van Scott

In her absolutely engrossing memoir, “Glory: A Life Among Legends,” Dr. Glory Van Scott utilizes a number of motifs...all of which taken together replicate her multifaceted career.

Three book trees felled

With the calendar about to flip and a new year dawning, it was time for some house cleaning, time to clear a veritable forest of book trees making the path to the computer all the more challenging.

‘Becoming’: An Honest Telling of Michelle Obama’s Story

On November 13, in the wake of Michelle Obama’s book release, Barack Obama tweeted these kind words

Harlem gets lessons on financial security

Using lessons from the past and the rich history of Harlem, Murray Allen teaches the basic principles of establishing good credit in “Harlem Deserves ‘Da Credit.’”

Well-Read Black Girl Festival returns to Brooklyn Nov. 10

The Well-Read Black Girl Festival returns to Brooklyn to highlight brilliant Black women in the national literary community.

Dawad Philip launches latest book in Brooklyn

Poet Dawad Philip is launching his latest book along with a screening of “Sando Story” by Tony Hall at an event at the Brooklyn Public Library Flatbush Branch.

First Black Duchess of Sussex releases cookbook celebrating diversity

Meghan Markle, the first Black (and first ever) Duchess of Sussex, recently released a new cookbook, although the concept for it is not new.