Lynda's story of overcoming terror and winning one of our nation's most important battles is eye-opening and inspiring memoir that brings us into the heart of the civil rights movement to offer compelling proof that young people can be heroes.'
4 days ago
Most people think of Dr. Martin Luther King and other Reverends when it comes to iconic, African-American civil rights leaders, but black attorneys played critical roles.
14:51 Jan 9, 2015
Dinesh Sharma reviews Sudhir Kakar, the leading Indian psychoanalyst, who positioned himself at the borderland between East and West.
06:11 Dec 31, 2014
Nutritionist and fitness trainer Deborrah Cooper became a vegan when her body began breaking down, battling headaches, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, high blood sugar and severe stomach pains.
05:56 Dec 31, 2014
The must-read black stories for 2014, including top choice, Justice While Black, a must-read for every young black male in America.
14:15 Dec 24, 2014
Karin Slaughter discusses her latest opus, Cop Town, a riveting murder mystery set in Atlanta in 1974, and tells us what inspired her to write it.
15:02 Dec 6, 2014
45 year-old pop icon Jennifer Lopez has been in the limelight for a couple decades, and her life has at times been splashed across the tabloids...
21:07 Dec 1, 2014
In 1883, she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a train, an experience that she chronicled in her first published piece. Though Wells achieved success as a writer, editor and even co-owner of a newspaper, her greatest accomplishments c
04:32 Nov 28, 2014
Jeff Chang tackles deep and consequential subject-matter and shares profound insights on such themes as the rise of Obama, multiculturalism and gentrification.
14:10 Nov 22, 2014
Born and raised on a rough side of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. William Henry Cosby, Jr. overcame a challenging childhood to enjoy a 50+ year career in show business.
04:25 Nov 16, 2014
Brian Moran, a lawyer, contends that the American Dream has been hijacked by what he calls hyper-incarceration, that puts one in three black juveniles into prison.
03:49 Nov 14, 2014
Kam Williams reviews 'Rhythm for Sale,' featuring the late Leonard Harper, a seminal contributor to the Harlem Renaissance, a chronicle of his fascinating life.
10:45 Nov 2, 2014
Bat-Zion Susskind-Sacks draws the reader to accompany Jessica through a fascinating insight into the life of a Jewish character heroine, as she seeks a place for her body and soul.
05:40 Oct 28, 2014
Over the years, Clarence has opined on everything from Thurgood Marshall to Clarence Thomas; from the use of the N-word to political correctness; and from Dr. Martin Luther King to President Barack Obama. Now, he has compiled an opus containing sele
21:51 Oct 8, 2014
Cookie Curci reviews Tony Piazza's latest book, The Curse of the Crimson Dragon, in which a scientist's daughter has been lured into a kidnapping
13:16 Sep 22, 2014
Most black people hit a dead end when trying to trace their lineage, because their ancestors were considered fungible goods during slavery, meaning they were merely personal property to be bought and sold,
13:09 Sep 18, 2014
Kam Williams reviews Death of a King, a haunting portrait of the trials and tribulations of an unwavering visionary who held fast to his core beliefs to his dying day.
11:17 Sep 12, 2014
Israeli author Ruti Yudovich discusses what it is like to grow up as a little girl in Israel, and grow up to fall in love with an Arab man.
18:52 Aug 25, 2014
The only criticism I have of the series is that it didn't devote an episode to the African-American Jews of New York. To get a sense of what life is like for a brother from Brooklyn who is both black and Jewish, check out Thoughts of a Unicorn, a m
18:35 Aug 17, 2014
Kam Williams says The Power List is compiled by collecting data from online book sellers, random samples on relevant Facebook pages, and a quarterly survey of 1,200 African-American book clubs.
20:40 Aug 7, 2014