October Brings Authors of White Rage, Monster in the Middle & The Parted Earth To Decatur Book Festival!

The Decatur Book Festival is going to be a monster… literally… with author of Monster in the Middle attending as well as author of White Rage and The Parted Earth…

Remi Adeleke Lands Three Book “Special Ops” Deal With HarperCollins’s William Morrow

Author Remi Adeleke will release three books under a mega book deal with HarperCollins imprint William Morrow. The three book deal will be a series of thrillers, and aren’t we…

Author Colson Whitehead Chats About Latest Book Harlem Shuffle In Waterstones Interview

In a brand new event, author of bestselling and award winning book The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead will go in full discussion about his latest book that recently dropped on…

Crystal Wilkinson, Jason Reynolds & William H. Turner To Attend Kentucky Book Festival in November

If you’re in Kentucky or the surrounding areas, look forward to a big deal that’s coming on November 6th. Many authors will be reading, signing, meeting and greeting at the…

Lupita Nyong’o, Michael J. Fox, Chef Marcus Samuelsson & More Are On for the National Book Festival 2021

It’s about that time for National Book Festival 2021 which kicks off with Open a Book, Open a World intro on September 12th on PBS. From there, the National Book…

Author & Songstress Michelle Williams Wows Crowd with National Anthem

On September 9th, Michelle Williams, author of Checking In: How Getting Real About Depression Saved My Life put on a wonderful show as she beautifully sang the US National Anthem…

Black & Brown Authors Being BANNED From Schools Is the New Shackling of Black Literature

Today there is so much to talk about when it comes to race and racism, and at times it seems that all the diversity “training” going on isn’t being fully…

Author & RHOA Star NeNe Leakes Loses Her Husband Gregg Leakes After Cancer Battle

Just the other day, author Nene Leakes shared that she was “Broken” from having to watch her husband Gregg Leakes battle cancer in his last days. It has unfortunately been…

LeBron James Releases New Middle Aged Children’s Book Titled We Are Family!

How about giving it up for LeBron James! He took the top spot for his movie Space Jam: A New Legacy, and now he has released his second children’s book,…

With Candyman a #1 Hit, Check Out Upcoming Black & African American Horror Fiction for Fall 2021

Enjoy the movie Candyman? If you did, coming soon are some great Black & African American Horror Fiction, from debut authors such as journalist Tamron Hall and veteran author Mirika…

Author & Reality Show Star NeNe Leakes Announces Transitioning of Husband Greg

Author of NeNe Leakes: Never Make the Same Mistake Twice has shared before a crowd at her lounge that Gregg Leakes, her husband, is “transitioning to the other side” after…

How To Be An Antiracist Author Ibram X. Kendi Launches Maroon Visions In Deal With Boat Rocker

Author of How to be an Antiracist Dr. Ibram X. Kendi and the entertainment company Boat Rocker have made a deal which brings Kendi to the development table, to assist…

Porsha Williams & The Pursuit of Porsha – The RHOA Star Opens Up About Life, Power & Her Purpose in Memoir

Porsha Williams, entrepreneur and now author is releasing her very first book, a memoir titled The Pursuit of Porsha. The book is to release on November 9th of 2021, and…

Does YouTube’s Algorithm Discriminate Against Black AuthorTubers?

Discrimination has been proven continuously in real life. Let’s all face it. It’s there. Artificial intelligence projects such as Algorithmic Justice League has proven it and is on a mission…

Get These New & Future Must Read Hip Hop & Celebrity Biographies

Between now and next year there will be powerful hip hop celebrity biographies and memoirs to read and remember, from the icon we all knew as Aaliyah to Lil Kim’s…

Hachette In Works To Acquire Workman in Massive Deal Worth Millions

The independent publishing house that was founded in 1968 – Workman – is looking to be acquired by Hachette for $240 million. The reason Hachette’s sight is set on this…

Need a Bit of Audible? Here Are Five Audible Books That Meet the Mark!

Narrated by the writers Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry, What Happened to You? is one that you listen to and learn about resilience and healing through all the trauma.

Chelsea Clinton Persists With New Line of She Persisted Books For 2022

For years now, Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill and Hillary Clinton, has been releasing her She Persisted series of children’s books. Now, children and parents alike will…

Chef Marcus Samuelsson Teams Up With Pepsi To Showcase the Tasty Cuisines of Black America in Docuseries

Chef Marcus Samuelsson, author of several cookbooks, the most recent titled The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food has teamed up with Pepsi for a brand new…

Dolly Parton Pens Fiction Novel With Author James Patterson – Run, Rose, Run

Dolly Parton is about to release a fiction book, which will be her first novel, with bestselling novelist James Patterson titled Run, Rose, Run. It was the book that actually…