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Boxing Legend Mia St. John Fights Sobriety, Suicide, And Hollywood

Boxing Legend Mia St. John Fights Sobriety, Suicide, And Hollywood

Featured recently on People.com about the suicide of her son and sudden death of the beloved father of her children, Emmy-winning “Young & The Restless” star Kristoff St. John, Mia St. John is a 5-time World Boxing Champion, mental health advocate named by CNN as a “Mental Health Warrior,” and now the author of a […]

'No Designation,' A Memoir By Tunisha Brown To Be Released January

‘No Designation,’ A Memoir By Tunisha Brown To Be Released January

Tunisha Brown, editor in chief of Impact Magazine, is excited to announce the launch of her new book “No Designation,” a memoir about her life. In this gut-wrenching memoir, that shares a glimpse of heartache, it also shows how if you put your mind to something, you can achieve it. While Tunisha has suffered so […]

How To Encourage Your Children To Read At Home

How To Encourage Your Children To Read At Home

By Maria Jose Meneses As children we were told that reading is important, and many of us are among the millions of library users, audible subscribers, and bookstore shoppers. But exactly why is it important and how do we convince kids of its inherent value? Well, like most things, there’s a fiscal angle here. According […]

A New Holiday Classic, 'I’m Dreaming of a Brown Christmas' Children’s Book By Vernon Gibbs II And Steven Gray

A New Holiday Classic, ‘I’m Dreaming of a Brown Christmas’ Children’s Book By Vernon Gibbs II And Steven Gray

Authors/illustrators Vernon Gibbs II (son of legendary music journalist and former Arista Records executive) and Steven Gray (former member of Top 10 R&B group 4ByFour) has two new books out: “When Good Fruit Goes Bad” and the holiday book “I’m Dreaming of a Brown Christmas,” which includes a special offering of a song of the […]

'If Jesus Was A Rapper' Debuts Top 50 On Amazon Rap Books

‘If Jesus Was A Rapper’ Debuts Top 50 On Amazon Rap Books

One month after Cellus Hamilton delivered his child in unassisted home birth, the Atlanta rapper surprised his 20,000 Instagram followers by posting a bright orange book containing the bold title “If Jesus Was a Rapper.” The post garnered quite a bit of excitement as many followers immediately shared the post and commented, asking when the […]

Food Network Star's New Book Brings Families Together at the Table

Food Network Star’s New Book Brings Families Together at the Table

Food Network TV Star, famed chef, author, wife, mom of two Aarti Sequeira announced her new book, “My Family Recipe Journal” will be out Nov. 9. This isn’t a new cookbook, it is a vehicle for all of us to preserve those beloved family recipes and the stories behind them. Sequeira has kept her own recipe journal […]

Sushana Cole to Release New Book, 'From Prison To Purpose': A Must Read Self-Help Book

Sushana Cole to Release New Book, ‘From Prison To Purpose’: A Must Read Self-Help Book

Acclaimed author, speaker, and entrepreneur Sushana Cole will be releasing her next book, “From Prison to Purpose,” on October 30th, 2021. Born in Jamaica, Sushana Cole got her first taste of building business as a Revlon-trained makeup artist, creating her own line of beauty products to supplement customer requests. This venture evolved into All Dolled […]

Bridge Philanthropic Consulting Honors the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin’s  Passion for Social Justice Deserves, ‘Respect’

Bridge Philanthropic Consulting Honors the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin’s Passion for Social Justice Deserves, ‘Respect’

In the progressive movement towards social change, respect is a concept that demands to be reciprocated. Similarly, that is what Aretha Franklin– the Queen of Soul– preached through her song “Respect.” From the groundbreaking Civil Rights Movement to the empowering Black Lives Matter, Aretha Franklin has become an intergenerational figure of social impact and generosity […]

Perfect Reads For Any Book Lover

Perfect Reads For Any Book Lover

August 9th is National Book Lovers Day — a day to cherish, honor, and embrace the escape that comes from our favorite books. And what better way to celebrate the day than to dive into some new reads? “The Soul of Purpose” by Jaya Jaya Myra Former immunologist turned bestselling author, TEDx Speaker and mind-body […]

An Exclusive Discussion On The Racial Wealth Gap With Melvin Gravely II

An Exclusive Discussion On The Racial Wealth Gap With Melvin Gravely II

According to the Federal Reserve System, the average white family has eight times the wealth of a typical Black family while also having five times the wealth of a typical Hispanic family. The gaps in wealth between Black and white households reveal the widely negative issues of accumulated inequality and discrimination. Disparities of power and […]

Nana Aba: The Empowered African Queen Voicing The Truths Of A Nation

Nana Aba: The Empowered African Queen Voicing The Truths Of A Nation

Nana Aba, traditionally known as Antaba, is a Ghanaian poet, writer, and the author of the young adult fictional book “Stolen Heritage: Blood and Stones,” to be published in summer 2021. As the first and only female author in her tribe, she uses her writing to capture the beauty and power of her culture and […]

New Book: "Black Sheep: A Blue-Eyed Negro Speaks Of Abandonment, Belonging, Racism, And Redemption"

New Book: “Black Sheep: A Blue-Eyed Negro Speaks Of Abandonment, Belonging, Racism, And Redemption”

With an afterword by Dr. My Haley, widow of Alex Haley, famed author of “Roots” and “Malcolm X” Ray Studevent walked hesitantly toward the door of the nursing home and prayed that his Momma, now in the throes of dementia, would recognize him. Surely, the blue eyes would give him away. The blue eyes that […]

Author And Entrepreneur Preston Dent Releases New Book, "Claudette Heart of Atlanta: A Daughter's Cry"

Author And Entrepreneur Preston Dent Releases New Book, “Claudette Heart of Atlanta: A Daughter’s Cry”

Three-time author and multifaceted entrepreneur Preston Dent has released his 4th book “Claudette Heart of Atlanta: A Daughter’s Cry.” “Claudette” is a tale about a 13-year-old girl who is disowned by her mother and kicked out onto to the streets of Atlanta for being gay. After falling in love with a girl and getting raped […]

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

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

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 […]