Books

Sanaa Lathan, Jamila Gray, and Angie C. Thomas talk 'On The Come Up' starring Mike Epps, Cliff “Method Man” Smith, and more

There is a massive book ban in public libraries across the US. The conversation regarding critical race theory began in 2020, concerning what students should learn in the classroom. Now, several states are completely cutting funding for books written by authors in specific communities. Read more inside.

Many readers speak of how bell hooks changed their lives for the better. If today is the first time you are discovering hooks' impressive collection, these are the books you should begin with. Read inside.

Artist Noname is the self-proclaimed "hood librarian" opening a free library called the Book Club. Her radical hood library provides books and other resources to the local community of Chicago. 

Award-winning journalist and culture critic, Gerrick Kennedy, announces his new book Didn't We Have It All: In Defense of Whitney Houston to be released February 1, 2022 with Abrams Books publishing company. There will also be a foreword by Houston's mentee and R&B songstress, Brandy Norwood to be included in the book.

Michelle Obama was interviewed by Zaya Wade Thursday, March 4th 2021. The 13-year-old asked the former First Lady, who she called her "idol," for advice for teenagers who want to be themselves and thrive. Obama heaped praises on the teenager for living her truth.

Jussie Smollett is expanding as an artiste, as he preps for the release of his directorial debut, B-Boy Blues. 

These two twins share their winning principles to success.