12-09-2016  10:50 pm      •     
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It wasn't long after the birth of her daughter that Dr. Cassandra Joubert noticed that something was wrong. After all, this was her second child, so she naturally compared Maya to her relatively easy-to-raise, 4 year-old son, Josh.


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The RZA – founder of The Wu Tang Clan – reveals a lot about himself in his new book, "The Tao of Wu." He tells you about how he used the game of chess and Eastern philosophy to overcome his fears; the final day of Ol' Dirty Bastard; the double life of Bobby Digital...


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To recognize the work of censors everywhere, the American Library Association holds the annual Banned Books Week from Sept. 26 to Oct. 3. The purpose of Banned Books Week is to celebrate the freedom to read books – even books considered inappropriate, risqué or downright blasphemous...


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Mothers and daughters share a special bond…why not further this bond through reading together? Book clubs have been growing in popularity over the past 10 years ...


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A compelling autobiography illustrating the evolution of LeBron into a selfless role model worthy of emulation.


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A 5,000-year civilization rises

Why haven't other nations been able to replicate China's success?
Because culture has played a critical part in the renaissance, according to David W. Wang, an international business consultant based in Washington, D.C. In his groundbreaking book, "Decoding the Dragon's Mindset," Wang argues that China's rich, 5,000 year-old civilization is what has made the difference.


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In the wake of apartheid, Johannesburg has changed – still divided, but now as much by poverty and violence as by race. Through precisely crafted snapshots, Ivan Vladislavic observes the unpredictable, day-to-day transformation of his embattled city: the homeless people using manholes as cupboards; a public statue slowly cannibalized for scrap. ...


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"How Barack Obama Won: A State-by-State Guide to the Historic 2008 Presidential Election" is by one of the most lauded political journalists of our time, and one of the most respected pollsters in the business — Chuck Todd and Sheldon Gawiser. The book gives us ...


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The road to manhood for most African American boys is a perilous path, paved with potholes with the specter of prison looming for any misstep. For the criminal justice system has a history of doling out far harsher treatment to Black males than Whites. Consequently, half of the 2 million inmates currently behind bars are Black ...


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In "The Bitch Switch: Knowing How to Turn It On and Off," Omarosa lays out her straightforward philosophy of life in order to help females who let themselves be treated like doormats.


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