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New York Comic Con promotes diversity, but does it mean anything?

This year, more than 150,000 people attended New York Comic Con, an annual four-day pop culture expo designed to celebrate all things glorious and geeky in pop culture.

TV director is also comic book creator

The New York Comic Convention, recently held at the Jacob Javits Center, was a gathering of all things involving the comic book industry.

Weaving a tale as therapy

Author Miriam Kelly Ferguson weaves an interesting tale in her debut novel, “Weaver.”

Dowoti Desir ‘reveals history’ at the African Burial Ground

Many of us remember Dowoti Desir when she was the executive director of the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial, Educational and Cultural Center in Washington Heights.

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.

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