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The weather is getting warmer and like most of us, it’s a time to get out of the house and enjoy the outdoors! For some of us, we don’t like being outside for festivals and sports, maybe you want to do indoor events with your family. Well if you haven’t gotten a Columbus Metropolitan Library […]

Bishop George Bloomer’s recent Barnes & Noble book signing in Durham, North Carolina, was not your run-of-the-mill literary event. Packed with fans of Bloomer’s TV show “Rejoice In The Word” (The Word Network), members of his nearby church, social media followers, and listeners of The Light 103.9FM radio, broadcasting live from the store, the event was filled […]

Bill Cosby’s “Little Bill” book series, may be coming off the shelves at some schools. The American Library Association says Bill Cosby’s books are among the top books people want removed from libraries! Cosby is accused of sexually assaulting dozens of women over the course of decades. His trial starts in June. Follow me on […]

In Faith Walking, Erica Campbell recites the scripture, "my people perish for lack of knowledge."

  Get ready, readers. There’s a brand new selection for Oprah’s Book Club. Oprah’s latest pick is The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead. This novel, inspired by real-life events, tells the gripping story of a female slave on a heroic quest to escape captivity, via a literal railway system. It’s so imaginative and vivid, and […]

A building that once housed a neighborhood bar is now a community center for Philadelphia’s youth. After his mother passed away, Kevin Upshur transformed her bar into in hopes of of fulfilling her request that he give back to the neighborhood that reared him. “She said you’ve got to do something in the community. You’ve […]

Stepping into Levels Barbershop in Harlem, New York, visitors hear the sounds of buzzing clippers filling the room, a basketball game on TV blending into the background and a conversation about politics engaging all the adults in the barbershop. It could be a scene from the popular film “Barbershop.” But there is one thing that […]

With the new year in full swing, it is time to get serious about resolutions. If your New Year’s goal was to read more, we’ve got you covered with this list of powerful reads by prominent Black authors. From Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes to Joy Ann Reid’s Fracture, these books will move you to […]

Today’s a day to celebrate The work of someone gone but great. Come on now, don’t be obtuse, Let’s all give thanks to Dr. Seuss. His name was Theodor Seuss Geisel And all the kids they think he’s swell. Born March 2, 1904 His family they brewed beer and more. By high school he was […]

The famed media personality and real estate guru is starting the year off with a bang by snagging one of the most coveted award nominations in the entertainment industry.