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The National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium Returns With A Conversation With Talib Kweli
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The National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium Returns With A Conversation With Talib Kweli

The Center for Black Literature presents renowned hip-hop artist and activist Talib Kweli in conversation with Akiba Solomon, senior editor at The Marshall Project. The topic is his new book “Vibrate Higher: A Rap Story,” a memoir and a collection of essays that illuminate Kweli’s upbringing and his artistic success. The work gives life to […]

WOMEN’S MONTH SPOTLIGHT: Celebrity And Athlete Publicist, Content Creator And Entrepreneur Krystle Coleman Entering World Of Film And Hollywood
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WOMEN’S MONTH SPOTLIGHT: Celebrity And Athlete Publicist, Content Creator And Entrepreneur Krystle Coleman Entering World Of Film And Hollywood

Krystle Coleman is the founder and CEO of Midori Star Media Group a full-service public relations boutique. She is not only known for her brand she is also quite credited as a writer, creative and event designer. By age 35 she has built her name in the game working with some of the most prominent […]

Author Karla Davis-Luster Unveils Her Debut Romance Novel, 'The Woman Tells'
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Author Karla Davis-Luster Unveils Her Debut Romance Novel, ‘The Woman Tells’

When it comes to stories of romantic relationship issues captured on paper and/or digital, this new book, “The Woman Tells,” takes the whole topic to levels that go way beyond the surface. Penned by Chicago native Karla Davis-Luster, “The Woman Tells” – her debut novel – explores the world of love between people of color, […]

Here Are 32 Black-Owned Products To Celebrate During Black History Month --And Beyond
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Here Are 32 Black-Owned Products To Celebrate During Black History Month –And Beyond

Black-owned companies should be celebrated all year round, and if you’re looking for a few new products here are some ideas. 1. Coisas de Cabo Verde The Coisas de Cabo Verde collection was created out of a desire to provide high-quality, portable souvenirs. All items are designed or curated by Joli Moniz Design and handmade […]

Author Karla Davis-Luster Unveils Her Debut Romance Novel, 'The Woman Tells'
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Author Karla Davis-Luster Unveils Her Debut Romance Novel, ‘The Woman Tells’

When it comes to stories of romantic relationship issues captured on paper and/or digital, a new book called “The Woman Tells,” takes the whole topic to new levels. Penned by Chicago native Karla Davis-Luster, “The Woman Tells” – her debut novel – explores the world of love between people of color, which to the author, […]

Iconic Actress Cicely Tyson Dies, Accolades Flood In
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Iconic Actress Cicely Tyson Dies, Accolades Flood In

Cicely Tyson was born December 19, 1924, and had a career spanning more than seven decades — her roles, most of them award-winning are too abundant to list. She acted on film, television, and stage. In November 2016, President Barack Obama awarded Tyson the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which is the highest civilian honor in […]

Detroit Baby Boomer Beauty Queen Tells Her Story Of Success Despite Adversity In Book 'Justice On The Jersey Shore'
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Detroit Baby Boomer Beauty Queen Tells Her Story Of Success Despite Adversity In Book ‘Justice On The Jersey Shore’

Author. Visionary. Dream Caster. World Changer. Dr. Geneva Williams is the full package. With an infectious laugh and spot-on discernment, Dr. Geneva uses her decades of experience to help people achieve their dreams. Through her signature talks on leadership development, inspiring podcast, and workshops, Dr. Geneva knows how to lift your spirit while providing step-by-step […]

Geffen Playhouse's Premiere Of 'Bollywood Kitchen,' A Virtual Cooking Experience
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Geffen Playhouse’s Premiere Of ‘Bollywood Kitchen,’ A Virtual Cooking Experience

Geffen Playhouse, in association with Hypokrit Theatre Company, is launching filmmaker and cookbook author Sri Rao’s “Bollywood Kitchen” this month. The latest show is part of a new lineup of live, virtual, and interactive productions from the Los Angeles-based theater’s Geffen Stayhouse banner. Previews begin January 15, with opening night taking place on Jan.23. The […]

J.D. And the Great Barber Battle -- A Fun And Funny New Chapter Book Series
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J.D. And the Great Barber Battle — A Fun And Funny New Chapter Book Series

Here’s a new book many kids will probably find interesting. Given that we’re all stuck in quarantine, desperate times call for desperate measures and I’m sure you’ve thought about taking some clippers to your hair. Hopefully, you talked yourself out of it before a bad haircut but unfortunately for J.D—the protagonist of the incredible new […]

TheWrap’s Inaugural Changemakers List Of 'Women Who Saved Entertainment In 2020' Honors Regina King, Megan Thee Stallion
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TheWrap’s Inaugural Changemakers List Of ‘Women Who Saved Entertainment In 2020’ Honors Regina King, Megan Thee Stallion

Digital entertainment outlet TheWrap released its inaugural “ChangeMakers List: Women Who Saved Entertainment in 2020″ as part of its Third Annual Power Women Summit, which tool place December 8-10. The ChangeMakers list honors the women who made an impact in the entertainment community as the industry was brought to a staggering halt during a year […]

REV. AL SHARPTON & NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK HONORED BLACK CULTURAL INFLUENCERS AT 11TH ANNUAL TRIUMPH AWARDS
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REV. AL SHARPTON & NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK HONORED BLACK CULTURAL INFLUENCERS AT 11TH ANNUAL TRIUMPH AWARDS

On Monday, December 7, civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and civil rights organization National Action Network (NAN) hosted the 11th annual Triumph Awards to shine a light on leaders using their platforms to further the needs and values of Black communities in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic and racial justice climate in America. […]

Book: Life-Altering Journey Leads to Truth about Father’s Legacy
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Book: Life-Altering Journey Leads to Truth about Father’s Legacy

Whether or not this adventure leads to riches or turns out to be a wild goose chase is not his main concern. The enigmatic letter from his gangster father describes a cache of stolen money — decades old — but his father has been dead for six years. Who else might know about the money […]

Add a Bit of Spice to Your Holiday Meals this Season with  Sonoran-Style Recipes
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Add a Bit of Spice to Your Holiday Meals this Season with Sonoran-Style Recipes

This holiday season take a trip to the culinary region of the American Southwest with a delicious new cookbook dedicated to foods inspired by the cultural and culinary diversity of the area. Cookbook author, blogger and award-winning food photographer, Jackie Alpers has created a delicious love letter to the influential food of the Southwest in TASTE […]

How to Build a More Civilized Society, One Interaction at a Time
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How to Build a More Civilized Society, One Interaction at a Time

Is civility a lost art? Now more than ever, a refresher course on basic social graces seems abundantly needed. According to former political appointee, speaker and author Shelby Scarbrough, the core values of civility are trust, respect, courtesy, dignity, honor and humility. Scarbrough began her career in the White House Office of Presidential Advance, then became a […]

"Ask Wanda Professional Book Review Services" Launches Company to Provide Quality Book Reviews
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“Ask Wanda Professional Book Review Services” Launches Company to Provide Quality Book Reviews

“Ask Wanda Professional Review Services” launches company that provides quality professional services for authors within a wide variety of genres. Prior to launching her company, Wanda has reviewed books for authors such as C. F. Hawthorne, author of “Every Black Eye” and Hope Clarke, author of bestseller, “The Empress of Supreme Drama”. Recently, Ask Wanda […]