Kam Williams Reviews (1)ne Drop:Shifting the Lens on Race. Edited by Yaba Blay, Ph.D. with photography by Noelle TheardREAD MORE
Book: No Place for Race: Why We Need to Address Economic and Social Factors That Are Crushing Us Every DayREAD MORE
We 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.
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.
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.READ MORE
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.
In Harlem Nocturne, Farah Jasmine Griffin tells the stories of three black female artists whose creative and political efforts fueled the American movement for civil rights: choreographer and dancer Pearl Primus, composer and pianist Mary Lou Williams, and novelist Ann Petry.
Donald Jones latest book, "Fear of a Hip Hop Planet" will undoubtedly evoke images of Public Enemy's 1990 classic. The decision was very much intentional.