Nobel Prizes

Nobel Prizes Awarded to Black Author and Essayist for Writing

by Teddy Grant   Apr 17, 2018

An author and an essayist were awarded Nobel Prizes on Monday for their work in General Nonfiction and Feature writing, respectively. Essayist Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah... Read More

The Radical King, Audible

Wanda Sykes, LeVar Burton and Other Stars Perform MLK’s Essays for Audible

by Teddy Grant   Apr 04, 2018

Wanda Sykes, Gabourey Sidibe, LeVar Burton and other stars have lent their voice to Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.s work, Audible announced on Tuesday. The... Read More

Tiger Woods Biography to Be Adapted for TV Docuseries

Tiger Woods Biography to Be Adapted for TV Docuseries

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 27, 2018

With today’s release of authors Jeff Benedict’s and Armen Keteyian’s Tiger Woods biography, talk has already turned to adapting the highly anticipated read for... Read More

kendrick lamar

Kendrick Lamar Biography Soon to Hit Bookshelves

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 23, 2018

At 30 years old, Kendrick Lamar has already had enough impact to warrant his own biography. The Compton, California MC’s life will soon be... Read More

U-God Belives RZA Mismanaged The Wu-Tang Clan, Leading to Group’s Demise

U-God Belives RZA Mismanaged The Wu-Tang Clan, Leading to Group’s Demise

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 21, 2018

U-God is sharing his truth in his newly released memoir, RAW: My Journey Into the Wu-Tang, where he details the demise of the legendary... Read More

Leslie Odom Jr., Nationwide

‘Hamilton’s’ Leslie Odom Jr. Talks ‘Failing Up’ and Inspiring Young People

by Teddy Grant   Mar 19, 2018

Fans of the multitalented Leslie Odom Jr. did not have to look far when the actor left the megasuccessful Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton in... Read More

Corduroy Viola Davis

Viola Davis Writes Sequel to Classic Children Book ‘Corduroy’

by Teddy Grant   Mar 14, 2018

What can’t Viola Davis do? The Academy, Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress will soon add author to her ranks as she has announced she’s... Read More

Women’s History Month: New Children’s Book Author Seeks to Inspire Girls

Women’s History Month: New Children’s Book Author Seeks to Inspire Girls

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 07, 2018

In honor of Women’s History Month, Author, Ruth Parrish Watson, has released an inspiring new children’s book that seeks to convey the message that... Read More

Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson Lands Book Deal

Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson Lands Book Deal

by Teddy Grant   Feb 14, 2018

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson just landed a book deal. On Wednesday, it was announced that Mckesson will be releasing a book called On the Other... Read More

Author Explores Cultural Impact of ‘In Living Color’ in New Book

Author Explores Cultural Impact of ‘In Living Color’ in New Book

by Jessica Bennett   Feb 07, 2018

In Living Color is in the spotlight more than it has been in years, thanks in large part to Bruno Mars’ Cardi B-assisted video,... Read More