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Book review: “Crowned: Magical Folk and Fairy Tales from the Diaspora” by Kahran and Regis Bethencourt

There were magic mice and talking frogs. There were wondrous spells. And there were kings and queens, princes, princesses, lords and ladies, all of them white. But in "Crowned" by Kahran and Regis Bethencourt, it's time for a new kind of magic.

Book review: “A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan’s Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them” by Timothy...

Who's in charge around here? That would be you, the person at the top of the chain, the head honcho, the Fearless Leader. Your desk...

REVIEW: “Black Founder: The Hidden Power of Being an Outsider” by Stacy Spikes

A good building starts with a substantial foundation. No matter where you go from there, that base is an opening action, an announcement, a public...

Book review: “Half American: The Epic Story of African Americans Fighting World War II at Home and Abroad” by Matthew F. Delmont

Raise your hand. If something's going to get done around here, you're volunteering because things need to be different and you're ready and willing to...

Book review: “Lotus Bloom and the Afro Revolution” by Sherri Winston

You know this truth: The curl's the thing. Short and close to your head, wound around your finger, standing tall in a pineapple, you love...

Book Review: “American Sirens: The Incredible Story of the Black Men Who Became America’s First Paramedics” by Kevin Hazzard

You can't not look for the whoop. When that sound registers in your brain, let's face it: you're gonna rubberneck. You wonder if someone you...

‘You Don’t Know Us Negroes and Other Essays’ by Zora Neale Hurston

That’s just the way it was. People did things differently in times past. They were a little more likely to judge others, a little less...

New book teaches African roots to beloved children stories

The stories you love best are filled with excitement and power. Sometimes, they make you laugh; other times, they make you think. You like funny...

‘Leaving Breezy Street: A Memoir’

Sometimes, you just gotta get out. You need a weekend in a remote cabin or high-end spa. You gotta get out of those clothes at...

Book review: ‘Dear Black Girl: Letters from Your Sisters on Stepping Into Your Power’

There’s some mail for you. And it’s not the e-variety, either; it was brought by a human, carried down the street and left at your...
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