11 28 2014
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Book: Janet Jackson's Guide to Loving Yourself

'True You' offers guide to happiness with recipes, photos and more

Whenever I've interviewed Janet Jackson, I've always had the sense that I was speaking with a very grounded individual for someone who was born inside the bubble of celebrity and has lived her whole life in the limelight. Thus, I am not surprised to discover that she would seem as real and equally accessible in her autobiography


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'Raw Law' Gives Real-World Advice for Dealing with the Courts

With more than a million Blacks behind bars, book gives realistic tips

One thing they never teach you in school is that America has a two-tiered system of justice, or that if you are African-American, you never want to find yourself caught in its duplicitous clutches. But all you need is a little common sense to know that there has been a surge in the incarceration rate of brothers over the last quarter-century

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Review: The Ultimate Guide to Weight Management

For most folks, the end of the holiday eating season stretching from Thanksgiving to Christmas marks the time when we make another New Year's resolution to shed a few pounds. If you're serious about winning the battle of the bulge, may I heartily recommend "Mind Your Own Wellness: Turning Thoughts into Reality."


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'King Years' Author Joins NW Civil Rights Expert on Coast

Pulitzer prize winning civil rights historian Taylor Branch will headline the annual Cannon Beach Arts Symposium, which this year will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Rides of 1961. Appearing with Branch, for the first time, will be University of Washington Professor Quintard Taylor, author of "Civil Rights in the Northwest," and Joseph Stevenson, one of the original freedom riders.

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