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This Day in History: June 22, Sci-Fi Maven Octavia Butler is Born

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”...

Juneteenth

Today is Juneteenth, recognized by many throughout the Global Majority as its true Independence Day. June 19, 1865, is the date that enslaved people...

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...

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...

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This Day in History: August 11th

Author Alex Haley Was Born With works such as Roots and The Autobiography of Malcolm X, journalist and...

This Day in History, August 11th

On August 11, 1965, more than 30,000 people in Los Angeles’ Watts neighborhood began rioting after the arrest of a young African American motorist....

This Day in History, August 10th

Anna Julia Cooper, educator, educator, the fourth Black American woman to earn a PhD (in history from the Sorbonne in 1924) and author of A...

Financial Wellness Specialist Eugenie George Shares “Money Stories”

Do you need to heal and move past your money story? In this episode, Angela E. Matthews speaks with Eugenie George, financial...

This Day in History, August 7th

Ralph Johnson Bunche, Nobel Prize winner, scholar and activist was born August 7, 1904, in Detroit, Michigan. His father worked in a barbershop that...
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