What’s Not Okay Is Banning Children’s Books By Jerry Craft. They Are Class Acts.

Children’s books by the best selling, award winning, read-these-books-if-you-want-your-child-to-get-a-good-story-with-a-good-message Jerry Craft have been banned in the state of TX at the Katy Independent School District. The reason for the ban…

Abdulrazak Gurnah Wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature

A huge congratulations is in order for Abdulrazak Gurnah, professor of of English and literature and author of multiple literary works, in being awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature.…

Michelle Williams Discusses the Benefits of Therapy & Her New Book With Tina Knowles

It’s nice to see how Michelle Williams whom we all know as a solo artist and now author as well as a member of the group Destiny’s Child where she…

Who Wants To Meet & Marry Keanu Reeves? Author K.M. Jackson Has You Covered!

Wanna hear read something funny? Someone actually believes she can give counsel on how to marry Ke-to the-anu Reeves in 90 Days because she honestly wrote a book titled How…

Author of “As Lie Is To Grin” Simeon Marsalis To Discuss Writing For the Black Community In Virtual Event

Black authors have their own unique space in literature because no one else can go where they can go or actually be where they have been. To go without reading…

TV Host Tamron Hall Preps for Release of Debut Novel & Learns Manifestations of Amanda Gorman in Interview

Amid some controversy going on in the work environment behind the scenes of television, the host and new novelist Tamron Hall is continuing to push forward with her new book…

Hear Amanda Gorman Spoken Word “We Rise” & Glimpse Her Upcoming December Book

Earlier this month, author and poet Amanda Gorman attended and was an honoree at the Variety Power of Women event. She graced the stage, her hair in beautiful twists and…

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…