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Favorite Five (Books)

I recently was asked on my radio show for book suggestions for young people. I like to start any book list with novels because...

This Day in History: June 22nd

There wouldn’t be The Walking Dead without the works of Octavia Butler, who was one of the first to explore a world where “human zombies”...

Apocalypse Now?

Published in 1993, Octavia Butler imagines a world in chaos and lawlessness in 2025. The cause: climate change that sets off a chain reaction...

The Half Has Never Been Told

There was no stable currency. The federal government...had no no ability to tax, and so it also could not act as a national state....

Remember Barack Obama?

This week's list falls on Election Day and given the current climate in America, it nice to reminisce about the first African American president...

“Crazy Rich Asians” Is a Must-Read!

Crazy Rich Asians, the first in a trilogy (which includes China Rich Girlfriend and Rich People Problems), is a modern-day novel that takes a...

Prince Loved Books

It’s been more than two years since the untimely passing of legendary musician Prince and this June would have marked the icon's 60th birthday....

Meet The Real Ron Stallworth

All of this began in October 1978. As an Intelligence Unit detective for the Colorado Springs Police Department, the first black detective in the...

“The Hate U Give” Leads The Way!

I received this email from a listener of my SiriusXM's Urban View show: “I was very happy to see the trailer for the movie, The...

Women Authors Are Creating New Lanes

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi has been on the New York Times bestsellers list for young adult hardcover for 17 weeks...

This Is America!

I don’t remember what spurred me to pick up The Half Has Never Been Told, but once I did I could not put it...

How To Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

What would happen if the zombie apocalypse started during slavery, right before the Civil War is to begin? This is the premise of Dread...

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This Day in History: May 31st

Greenwood Section of Tulsa, Oklahoma is Destroyed By a Racist Mob It was known as the Tulsa Race Riot. But...

Ghana Takes The World Robofest Championships

An all-girls robotics team from Ghana scored the top spot at the World Robofest Championship held in Southfield, Michigan.

This Day in History: May 25th

On this day in 2019, U.S. Academy at West Point graduated 32 black women—the most in its 216-year history. In 2018, the military academy...

Kirk’s #GoVeggies 31-Day Challenge, Day 25: Are Supplements Necessary?

Dietary supplementation is something most nutritionists agree on. With depleted soil, genetic modification, nutrient deficient soil and polluted air and water, there’s...

This Day in History: May 25th

Born on This Day in 1949, Here Are 5 Things To Know About Jamaica Kincaid Caribbean American writer,...
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