The month of November is Literacy Awareness Month and in Harlem we are starting the celebration early with the sixth Annual Literacy Across Harlem march, book drive and community celebration.
Educator, author, activist and AmNews contributor Herb Boyd will hold a talk and book signing for “Black Detroit” Saturday.
Our July 2017 GBE Black Media Month highlights the Motor City, beginning with our own Herb Boyd, whose new book “Black Detroit: A People’s History of Self-Determination” is drawing critical raves.
Kevin Hart is taking his quest for world domination to bookstores.
Dr. William F. Pickard, in the Introduction to his book “Millionaire Moves—Seven Proven Principles of Entrepreneurship” (Real Times Media, 2016), offers this caveat and promise: “There is a surplus of inspirational, how-to-be-a-winner books on the market, and they all claim ...
American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland’s latest book “Ballerina Body” has hit bookstores, and her excitement was palpable as I interviewed her in the “green room” at the Union Square Barnes & Nobles...
One of the most highly anticipated and talked about films of the year is “Hidden Figures.” Starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae and Kevin Costner, the film is based on the true story of a group of extraordinary ...
In her memoir “Pressure Makes Diamonds—Becoming the Woman I Pretended to Be,” Valerie Graves has spun an appealing narrative with a protagonist who reads like an African-American female counterpart of Horatio Alger.
“Some Nerve: Lessons Learned While Becoming Brave,” (Riverhead), by Patty Chang Anker is a “must read,” according to Parents magazine.
Celebrated author and essayist Zadie Smith recently spoke to a packed auditorium of college students, faculty, fans, supporters and readers at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn.
Dr. John (Satchmo) Mannan’s book, “Mubassa’s Dream—And 18 Legends from the Land of Nod” (Aladdin’s Books International, 2016), in many ways mirrors the diverse interests and passions of the writer.
With “Counting Descent,” writer, teacher, Harvard Ph.D. candidate and award-winning poet Clint Smith explores the cognitive dissonance that results from belonging to a community that unapologetically celebrates Black humanity while living in a world that often renders Blackness a caricature.
African-American author Greg Tate can be described as one of most influential Black music critics in Western culture, as his journalistic pursuits and published anthologies have been analyzed in educational institutions for 20 years.
World renowned author, music critic and founder of the Black Rock Coalition, Greg Tate, has released a follow-up anthology to his groundbreaking book of essays and criticism, “Flyboy in the Buttermilk: Essays on Contemporary America,” which was published in 1992.
“That’s the problem with doing the devil’s work,” Victor tells us early on in “Underground Airlines,” a dazzling new novel from Ben Winters. “It can be pretty satisfying now and again,.”