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.
This week we tout a local author, Tonya Bolden, writing about a virtually unknown Black girl from Oklahoma
Sitting atop an $85,000 mattress at Savoir Beds’ chic Soho showroom, actress and activist Rosie Perez was a long way from her hardscrabble upbringing in Brooklyn.
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie visited the Schomburg Library in Harlem for the first stop on her book tour
Dr. Angela Moses, the author of “The Joy of Single Parenting,” is herself a single mom of two
During his sizzling odyssey across the global firmament, Stokely Carmichael changed his name to Kwame Tur
The Harlem Renaissance was a triumph of art, literature, music, activism and overall expression. But there were others who contributed in their own way to the movement that have been removed from history: white women.
Winners from this year's 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards
When 6-year-old Black Ansari of Harlem learned homeless children needed books, he asked classmates and friends to contribute.
Journalist, author and scholar Herb Boyd was honored this week by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), City College of New York and the New York Amsterdam News.
As the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for fiction, Alice Walker discusses her groundbreaking novel in a Black History Month special.
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation is hosting a book signing with former New York City Mayor David N. Dinkins in honor of the release of his memoirs, “A Mayor’s Life: Governing New York’s Gorgeous Mosaic.”
New couple alert! It looks like “12 Years a Slave” darling Lupita Nyong’o may be dating hot hunk Jared Leto.
Former state Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver announced last week that she is writing a tell-all book about her shaky four years as New Jersey’s first African-American woman to serve as state Assembly speaker.
Although the weather has finally turned cold, and you may not be out and about as much, you can still do a little traveling, albeit from a comfy chair with a hot drink and a great book.