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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...

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...

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: March 28th

"Panther with a Pen," Lutrelle Palmer Was Born Lutrelle Fleming Palmer Jr., known as the Godfather of Chicago's...

It’s Time for the NFL to be Honest with Antonio Brown

On Thursday, Bruce Arians, the coach for NFL team, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, shut down the possibility of Wide Receiver, Antonio Brown, following Tom Brady...

Mali Opposition Leader Soumaila Cisse Kidnapped

Mali opposition leader Soumaila Cisse has been kidnapped and is being been held hostage days before an election. Cisse, along with six members of his...

Does Cuba Have a Cure for Coronavirus?

Cuba may have found a cure for COVID-19. On March 2, the island instituted the Novel Coronavirus Plan for Prevention and Control, which regulates...

Scarface Recovering From COVID-19

Houston rap icon Brad Jordan aka Scarface is recovering from what he called "an experience worst than death." He has tested positive...
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