What is immediately essential for me about “Between the World and Me,” Ta-Nehisi Coates’ lengthy epistle to his son, is that “past is prologue.”
If books were rated like video games, I would give “Shadowshaper” by Daniel Jose Older an “E” for everyone.
Since 1888, the National Geographic Society has played an active role in inspiring people all over the world to take a deeper look at, and care more deeply about, our planet through numerous print and online publications, award-winning television series, ...
Somebody, somewhere close is talking about whether first lady Michelle Obama will ever run for office. Even as Hillary Clinton is primed for the run, eyes and opinions are looking further into the future.
In terms of diversity, book publishing in the United States lags well behind other industries.
Stewart F. Lane wrote a phenomenal book called “Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way,” published by Square One Publishers. The book chronicles the history of Blacks in theater, and it is a marvelous, exciting, fascinating history.
Louis Sarno explains his inspiration for writing his book, “Song From the Forest: My Life Among the Pygmies,” which is playing currently and receiving strong accolades from a wide variety of his peers and critics alike.
Professor and author Elizabeth Alexander is hosting a book signing for her memoir, “The Light of the World,” at Barnes and Noble, Union Square, Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m.
The Brooklyn Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, is having its annual Black Book Fair Sunday, April 19, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Medgar Evers College.
“Black Broadway: African-Americans on the Great White Way” is full of the history of Black performers on Broadway, with some of the most stunning photos of these performers that you will have the pleasure of viewing.
“Reach” is also like a sequel or companion to “Soar: How Boys Learn, Succeed, and Develop Character” by David C. Banks with G.F. Lichtenberg (Atria, 2015), and it’s probably not coincidental that they are both published by Atria. “Soar” is ...
Jeff Chang, author of the incredible hip-hop culture history book “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop,” decided to introduce a conversation starter around these issues with 2014’s “Who We Be: The Colorization of America,” one of the must-read books of the past ...
Kevin Shird knows a thing or two about the Baltimore streets, and his knowledge is from firsthand experience.
Late Saturday afternoon, more than three dozen friends and neighbors gathered at the home of accomplished artists Rod and Jennifer Ivey anticipating the arrival of David C. Banks, the distinguished leader and founder of Eagle Academy and author of the ...
The first family reportedly took part in Small Business Saturday by heading out to Washington, D.C., bookstore Politics & Prose.