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Oliver to write book about stint as first African-American woman Assembly speaker

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.

Dogs, forks, New York and cruises—great travel reads to delight and inspire

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.

Team TEN Book Drive collects more books than ever

Team Total Equity Now hosted their second style for ordinal numbers Annual Literacy Across Harlem Holiday Book Drive.

Mama Jones hosts book signing at Harlem's Black Ink

Mama Jones of VH1's Chrissy and Mr. Jones, hosted a book signing event at Black Ink

One Hundred Black Men Inc. of NYC sponsors second annual hunger relief initiative

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York City begins distributing 2,500 boxes of food today, each with enough groceries to feed a family of four who qualify for or currently receive aid from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and/or ...

Undisputed: Tyson book signing

While the film version of Mike Tyson’s one-man play “The Undisputed Truth” played in the background, hundreds of people turned out to get their book signed by the former heavyweight champion at a packed event at Brooklyn’s Restoration Plaza on ...

Book review: ‘The Rejected Stone: Al Sharpton and the Path to American Leadership’

“The Rejected Stone: Al Sharpton and the Path to American Leadership” will be quite familiar to the more informed readers, but it has been a decade or so since Al Sharpton last stopped to summarize his often tumultuous life

Literacy Across Harlem Holiday Book Drive opens for the season

Total Equity Now holds the annual Literacy Across Harlem Holiday Book Drive

Malcolm X 'Diary' taken to court

There is some confusion and tension over the latest book on Malcolm X, “The Diary of Malcolm X.”

“Black Montreal: Hotbed Of Radicalism In The Sixties” an evening of dialogue

Montreal Canada specifically is a center for Black power and deep-rooted African-American culture

Recalling the greatness of W.E.B. Du Bois

It is possible to string three lives together and gather the full expanse of African-American history

Brooklyn Author With Cerebral Palsy Launch Book

Family members siad "achieving one’s dream against the odds" fittingly describes Atiba Clarke, a 20-year-old student at LaGuardia Community College

Celebrated writer, Ntozake Shange debuts new work

The writer of the legendary theater piece, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When the Rainbow Is Enuf no longer has the full use of her hands and legs due to her battle with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) ...

Mayor Dinkins' life recalled in wit and humor

Indubitably, reviewers and many readers of the David N. Dinkins’ memoir “A Mayor’s Life: Governing New York’s Gorgeous Mosaic,” written with A Mayor’s Life: Governing New York’s Gorgeous Mosaicin 1993. But to seek out his discussion singularly on these moments ...

Esteemed author and diplomat Kofi Awoonor killed in Nairobi attack

The global literary community was shocked to learn that noted writer, educator and diplomat Kofi Awoonor was among those killed last Saturday in the attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya.