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A portion of the sales from spoken word CD 'Humanity' will provide art education to homeless youth in the Seattle area

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Don Cornelius was a class act… a strong black man with dignity and character and integrity... “Love! Peace! And Soooooouuuuuul!” I loved to hear him say that…

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Kam reviews the children's book “Jack Strong Takes a Stand”   by Tommy Greenwald

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Kam Williams Reviews (1)ne Drop:Shifting the Lens on Race. Edited by Yaba Blay, Ph.D. with photography by Noelle Theard

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James McBride's The Good Lord Bird,” the comic and terrifying adventures of a disguised black child caught up in John Brown's abolitionist crusade, was the winner Wednesday night of the National Book Award for fiction.

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How to Make Breakthrough Impacts That Take You Forward

The laws of the new game changersWe can't all earn MBAs and law doctorates, or work with actor Hill Harper –but we can learn from someone who's been there and done that.  In The Laws of the New Game Changers, Raye Mitchell shares what she's learned in her 30-year career in business, law and the entertainment industry.  

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Renowned activist, educator and spoken word artist releases her first full length poetry book

Walidah Imarisha envisioned a full length poetry book, "Scars/Stars", over a decade ago. Since then, she has been all across the country, doing justice work, documenting her experiences.

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Harlem has been a predominantly African-American neighborhood since the dawn of the 20th Century, when the mass migration by descendants of slaves from the rural South flooded many a metropolis above the Mason-Dixon Line. By the Twenties, this section of Manhattan had blossomed into an artistic mecca and home to many black intellectuals, writers, painters, musicians and dancers.

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Her story unfolds in a narrative that slowly circles, then in the end plunges to the heart of her life's realization

Ward has pulled herself up from the devastated mud bays of the Mississippi Gulf Coast to make her mark on New York City's pampered literary elite by telling the stories of real people, really impacted by the crash of nature, race and class.

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