WASHINGTON, DC is on the move. Five students will visit sites of Pivotal Events during Civil Rights Movement. Participating as Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Communications interns, they will have the opportunity to report from one of the most pivotal sites during the civil rights movement. As they participate in the Civil Rights Pilgrimage sponsored [...]
….and we are wowed! Step inside of our February Book of the Month read, “The UnSimple Truth” and meet some folks you won’t necessarily like and some you’ll simply love and adore. LaCour’s complex characters leap off of the page with moments of unbridled pain and equal stints of significant clarity. Readers can be prepared to experience a bit of [...]
When author Edrea Davis debuted her fictional saga, “SnitchCraft” in hardcover back in 2007, everyone from readers to activists to academics took note of this creative approach to advocacy. Davis cunningly fused hip-hop with a civil rights agenda to offer a glimpse into the corrupt environment created by the use of informants and underscore the unfairness of racially biased sentencing [...]
In its seventh year, the Literary Awards Show has released the list of authors, comedy writers, screenwriters, and other lit related talent nominated for their annual award. The event is founded by Yvette Hayward, and held in New York. Fiction Dorothy by LaToya S. Watkins (Peace In The Storm Publishing) He Was My Man [...]
Best Selling Author Mary Morrison (HoneyB) signs her steamy novels during the 2011 Essence Fest. Her publicist states that the author penned a deal with Universal Studios to have her books adapted for TV/FILM.. (The stunning author was dressed in a bustier and fishnet stockings while signing old and new copies of her titles for [...]
Friday June 10th, 2011, THE LAST POEM ON THE LAST DAY author and spoken word artist Charles L. Peters (www.thelastpoem.com) will perform on FOX NEWS to kick off the Official Book Release Party. The book has gained momentum while the R&B Artist from the duo MOJOE, (formerly of Matthew Knowles’ World Music) has performed it [...]
Behind those Books, written and produced by Author Mr. Kaven Brown, featuring Dr. Cornel West, Eric Michael Dyson, Zane, Terry McMillian and others. Link to this post!
On October 8-10, 2010, join us for the 6th Annual Cavalcade of Authors–a weekend of events with your favorite authors and a chance to meet new ones. This year we’re having a costume ball & Steppers set at Room 43, a free reception for librarians and teachers at Borders in Hyde Park featuring New York [...]
Baltimore Book Festival is September 24-26, 2010. In 2010, the 15th annual Baltimore Book Festival welcomes more than 225 celebrity, nationally known and local authors including Holly Robinson Peete, Rodney Peete,Barbara Bradley Hagerty, Nigel Barker, Ree Drummond, Michele Norris, Sherri Sheppard, Judge Glenda Hatchett, Jesse Ventura, Warren St. John, Amy Dickinson (“Ask Amy”) and Matt & Ted Lee. Learn more from [...]
Twentieth Century Fox is developing Getting to Happy, for Ms. McMillan. The sequel finds the four ladies from Waiting to Exhale fifteen years later.
The Sojourner Truth Award for Excellence in American Literature is given to an African American who has advanced the standing of African Americans within American Literature.
An anthology of savory literary offerings honoring women and supporting the fight against breast cancer benefitting Sister’s Network Inc. San Francisco Chapter