Screenwriter Toni Ann Johnson Talks Black Lit and Hollywood

Screenwriter Toni Ann Johnson Talks Black Lit and Hollywood

by Gary Harris

Toni Ann Johnson is a writer for both film (Step Up 2: The Streets) and television (Ruby Bridges, The Courage… Read More

Jessica care Moore, ‘Bullet’ Proof Diva [NEW BOOK]<br />

Jessica care Moore, ‘Bullet’ Proof Diva [NEW BOOK]

Sunlight Through Bullet Holes (Moore Black Press $24.95) by Jessica Care Moore is a book of poetry you want and need in… Read More

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The New, Black, Captain America

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Sam Wilson, Captain America's longtime partner The Falcon, will be replacing Steve Rogers this fall in the comic book series… Read More

Rick James Reveals All [NEW BOOK]

Rick James Reveals All [NEW BOOK]

Glow (Atria $26) by Rick James is an autobiography written mostly while James was in prison. Co-author… Read More

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Danny Simmons Blends Paint and Poems [NEW BOOK]

The Brown Beatnik Tomes (KMW Studio $40) by Danny Simmons features 35 paintings and 41 poems, all works by the artist-poet… Read More

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Walter Dean Myers (1937-2014):
A Remembrance

by Britni Danielle

When we think about the most prolific and important Black writers of the last century, James Baldwin, Zora Neale Hurston, Wright… Read More

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Author Walter Dean Myers, Dead at 76

by HarperCollins

Walter Dean Myers, beloved and deeply respected children's book author, died on July 1, 2014, following a brief illness. He was… Read More

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Poet Jeff Dess Deconstructs 'Ratchet'

by Ugi Ugwuomo

“Hunneds!” “Hunneds!!” “HUNNEDS!!!” Victory chants, growing in volume and fervor as… Read More

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Fashion Outsider Wendell Headley Comes to Center Stage

by Souleo

In an unfurnished New York City apartment with bare white walls, Wendell Headley paces the room with an intense energy bordering… Read More

‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’ Gets the Book Treatment [NEW BOOK]<br />

‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’ Gets the Book Treatment [NEW BOOK]

My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (Continuum, $14.50) by Kirk Walker Graves is interesting. The author actually says… Read More

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