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Black authors represented at Brooklyn Book Fest

All week long, opportunities to celebrate literature were presented throughout the borough, with events such as “ringShout: A Place for Black Literature’s Fifth Annual Bookend Reading,” and “Poets & Passion—Talkin’ Dub: Mikey Smith Tribute.”

Unique travel adventures for beer, blood, capes, Uganda and homelessness

It seems like everywhere you look these days in blogs and websites, the craft brewery industry is taking center stage.

Super Summer Fun: End of Summer Fun for Everyone

This summer is not over yet! You can still rock the beaches, play in the park and read on road trips! There are so many pleasurable and positive products on the market these days that will not only make the ...

Author showcases Trojan horse of World Cup, Olympics

It’s no secret that humans want to put their “best foot forward” when guests and new people are around. You clean your house, you put on makeup and you dress in your best clothes. However, countries that host the World ...

Harlem Book Fair recap

People came together Saturday to celebrate literature in Harlem, debating writing and identity at panel discussions and meeting with authors and publishers at kiosks on the street.

Harlem Book Fair set for this Weekend

The 2014 Harlem Book Fair starts July 10!

Prolific and passionate author Walter Dean Myers dies at 76

Walter Dean Myers was as prolific as he was passionate about children’s literature.

Harlem Hospital to host Ntozake Shange reading

Project1voice will present “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf” by Ntozake Shange in partnership with the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS (NBLCA) on Monday, June 16

At Book Festival in Harlem, Authors Discuss Lack of Diversity

Several popular children’s authors spoke at the Children’s Book Festival, held in the courtyard of Harlem’s Studio Museum, about efforts they are making to provide a familiar voice to black youth through characterization and captivating stories.

Children’s book fair in Harlem

Strolling down Amsterdam Avenue, searching for new bargains and the prices that only Harlem can create, the store window of the Studio Museum of Harlem (on the ground floor, which houses the studio store) made me stop and, like a ...

Serena and Venus’ father addresses racism during local book signing

Richard Williams was in town Tuesday, May 7 promoting his new book “Black & White: The Way I See It” during a speaking engagement at Barnes & Noble bookstore at 2289 Broadway at 82nd Street.

Fabulous book signing by Oscar-nominated actress Rosie Perez in Brooklyn

Oscar-nominated actress and Emmy-nominated choreographer Rosie Perez was very frank at her book signing at Restoration Plaza in Brooklyn.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s Black Book Fair a hit

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s Brooklyn Alumnae chapter’s annual Black Book Fair took place last Sunday

‘Year of James Baldwin’ opens in grand style

James Baldwin would have been 90 this year, and he does, indeed, live on. “The Year of James Baldwin,” a festival spanning 14 months at various venues, is packed with programming celebrating his treasured gifts to us.

Sarah Rector, the richest Black girl in America

This week we tout a local author, Tonya Bolden, writing about a virtually unknown Black girl from Oklahoma

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