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Pastor and Grammy-Winning Gospel Artist Smokie Norful to Release First Book
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Pastor and Grammy-Winning Gospel Artist Smokie Norful to Release First Book

When the pressure of life seems to boil over—and it does for everyone—Pastor and Grammy-winning musician Smokie Norful has one piece of advice: take the lid off. This concept was inspired by watching his grandmother make her signature dish of sweet rice. When the heat got too high, the pot began hissing and boiling over, […]

VP Joe Biden Embarks on American Promise Tour in Support of His Memoir
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VP Joe Biden Embarks on American Promise Tour in Support of His Memoir

This fall, Vice President Joe Biden will travel the nation for his American Promise Tour, a series of conversations that will go beyond the 24-hour news cycle and 140-character arguments to connect friends and neighbors around the topics that matter most. Vice President Biden will reveal the big political moments of his career, the life-altering choices […]

Get Your Reading On: Books To Check Out
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Get Your Reading On: Books To Check Out

What better to spend a lazy summer afternoon than a good read. The New York Trend has a few suggestions in a variety of genres.   All The Right Moves How can you go wrong with Rita Mae Brown? And Cakewalk: A Novel will not disappoint. In Cakewalk, Brown returns to fictional village of Runnymede […]

Summer Reading List:  From Entertainment To Inspirational
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Summer Reading List: From Entertainment To Inspirational

Get your summer reading list together now! You’ll need some good reads for the beach. Here are a few to consider. Spotlight On Black Heroes Book of Black Heroes: Political Leaders Past and Present by Gil Robertson is a timely release. Because Robertson, who curated and edited three groundbreaking anthologies, including Family Affair: What It […]

Spring Reading List: Page Turners To Check Out
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Spring Reading List: Page Turners To Check Out

Spring is finally here which means spending mor time outdoors. And what better way that to pass a nice spring day than reading a good book on a park bench. Here are a few books you might want to check out. Girls Rule The World: “Game of Queens: The Women Who Made Sixteenth-Century Europe” by […]

Black Ad Agency Guru Valerie Graves’ Powerful Memoir
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Black Ad Agency Guru Valerie Graves’ Powerful Memoir

Ad agency guru Valerie Graves knows how “pressure makes diamonds.” In her memoir “Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman that I Pretended to Be,” she shows the reader every step of her journey from her teen mother experience in the projects of Pontiac, Michigan during the Motown-era to becoming a glass ceiling smashing executive in […]

KeKe Palmer Brings New Year Motivation to City College Center for the Arts
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KeKe Palmer Brings New Year Motivation to City College Center for the Arts

Star of the big screen, small screen and the Great White Way, Keke Palmer heads to Aaron Davis Hall Thursday for a book signing for her recently released title, “I Don’t Belong to You: Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice.” Her alternately funny and serious debut book reveals the many bumps and roadblocks she […]

Child Author, Christopher Isaiah Penn Smith, shares his passion for dinosaurs in his new children’s book “Guess Who, Mr. Dinosaur?” Now Available
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Child Author, Christopher Isaiah Penn Smith, shares his passion for dinosaurs in his new children’s book “Guess Who, Mr. Dinosaur?” Now Available

It’s never too early to tap into your passion and pen your first book – just ask young author, Christopher Isaiah Penn Smith. At just four years old, Smith took his fascination for dinosaurs and published his first book entitled, “Guess Who, Mr. Dinosaur?” “My love for dinosaurs inspired me to write this book,” says […]

Pastor Jamaal Bernard Pens New Book "Unapologetic Christianity"
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Pastor Jamaal Bernard Pens New Book “Unapologetic Christianity”

Pastor Jamaal Bernard, CCC Long Island Campus understands that there is a desperate need for Unapologetic Ambassadors for Christ. That is the theme of Bernard’s book, “Unapologetic Christianity” as he explores the value that true followers of Christ bring to a world in chaos. Join Pastor Bernard at his book signings on Sunday, December 11th […]

A Christmas Story: Books For Everyone on Your Gift List
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A Christmas Story: Books For Everyone on Your Gift List

One of the best gifts to give a person is a book. A book can help someone in so many different ways–some give pleasure, others education. Here’s a list of a few reads that might be perfect for someone on your gift list. Highlight Review Other American Dreams by Sérgio F. Monteiro This a crime […]

A Toast to Taraji P. Henson!
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A Toast to Taraji P. Henson!

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Liquid Soul, CMO Nick F. Nelson Releases New Book Titled “STAY TUNED”
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Liquid Soul, CMO Nick F. Nelson Releases New Book Titled “STAY TUNED”

Nick F. Nelson, Principal and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of LIQUID SOUL, released his very personal book today titled “STAY TUNED: BALANCING FAITH, FAMILY AND CAREER WITHOUT COMPROMISING YOU”. In “STAY TUNED”, Nelson explains that today there are new rules and increased expectations of men and warns readers of the dangers of “tuning in” to […]

New Animated Film: Eric Carle's 10 Little Rubber Ducks
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New Animated Film: Eric Carle’s 10 Little Rubber Ducks

Jonathan Rockefeller will release his animated film, 10 Little Rubber Ducks narrated by Tony Award-winner Bernadette Peters available on demand on October 11, 2016, on all platforms including On iTunes, Googleplay, Amazon Video, Hulu and Vimeo. Rockefeller’s 10 Little Rubber Ducks brings to life Eric Carle’s magnificent illustrations that follow the adventures of 10 rubber […]

Long Island Chapter of the Links Incorporated Hosts "Tea & Talk" with Benilde Little
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Long Island Chapter of the Links Incorporated Hosts “Tea & Talk” with Benilde Little

The Long Island Chapter of The Links, Incorporated will host  ‘TEA & TALK’ with bestselling author, Benilde Little on Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 1845 Northern Blvd, Manhasset, N.Y. 11030.The author will be signing copies of her latest book, Welcome to My Breakdown: A Memoir. The national bestselling author […]

Reprogram Your Life: Bioscience for a Healthier You
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Reprogram Your Life: Bioscience for a Healthier You

By Dr. Steven Willey   In today’s high-stress and super-sized society, optimizing your life by eating well-balanced meals, exercising effectively, and getting a restful night’s sleep can be a daunting challenge. Living an unhealthy lifestyle can lead to increased levels of stress, depression and even sickness.  With conflicting information bombarding people every day online and […]