Black Panther, Shuri

‘Black Panther’s’ Shuri Gets Comic Book Spinoff

by Teddy Grant   Jul 18, 2018

Black Panther’s Shuri will finally have a story centered on her rather than her big brother T’Challa. Marvel Entertainment announced on Tuesday that it’s... Read More

Check Out Barack Obama’s African-Inspired 2018 Summer Reading List

Check Out Barack Obama’s African-Inspired 2018 Summer Reading List

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 13, 2018

Barack Obama has released his highly-anticipated summer reading list for 2018, including several African authors he deems worthy of exploration and praise. The former... Read More

Barack Obama x Joe Biden

Barack Obama and Joe Biden Reunite in Mystery Fan Fiction Novel

by Christina Santi   Jul 12, 2018

Former President Barack Obama and former Vice President Joe Biden are the protagonists of Hope Never Dies, a mystery thriller novel by New York Times... Read More

The Hate U Give

Police Wants ‘The Hate U Give’ Removed From High School Reading List

by Teddy Grant   Jul 06, 2018

A South Carolina police union wants Angie Thomas’s novel The Hate U Give removed from a high school’s curriculum, saying it is “almost an indoctrination of... Read More

Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler Honored with Google Doodle

by Teddy Grant   Jun 22, 2018

Octavia Butler, the iconic Africa-American science fiction writer, was celebrated with a Google Doodle on Friday on what would have been her 71st birthday.... Read More

Reality TV Producer Mona Scott-Young Releasing Debut Novel

Reality TV Producer Mona Scott-Young Releasing Debut Novel

by Christina Santi   Jun 14, 2018

Love & Hip Hop executive producer Mona Scott-Young can add author to her résumé with the upcoming release of her first novel, Blurred Lines. According to... Read More

Oprah, book club

Oprah Selects ‘The Sun Does Shine’ as Her New Book Club Pick

by Teddy Grant   Jun 05, 2018

Oprah Winfrey has announced Anthony Ray Hinton’s The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row as her latest book... Read More

Tiffany Haddish

Tiffany Haddish Sued by Ex-Husband for Libel, Defamation

by Teddy Grant   May 29, 2018

Tiffany Haddish’s ex-husband is suing her after she made claims that he abused and stalked her in her memoir The Last Black Unicorn, according to TMZ.... Read More

Michelle Obama, Memoir, Becoming

Michelle Obama Reveals Cover of Highly Anticipated Memoir ‘Becoming’

by Teddy Grant   May 24, 2018

Michelle Obama revealed the cover of her upcoming memoir Becoming on Thursday. “As I prepare to share BECOMING this fall, I hope you’ll also think... Read More

Michelle Obama Shares Unreleased Personal Pics Ahead of Memoir Release (PHOTOS)

Michelle Obama Shares Unreleased Personal Pics Ahead of Memoir Release (PHOTOS)

by Jessica Bennett   May 23, 2018

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is in the midst of sharing several previously unreleased photos from her personal stash while working on her upcoming... Read More