Art & Books

Solange Gives Away 250 Books To Howard Students At A Black Owned DC Bookstore

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The day after her performance at the Peace Ball on Thursday, Solange Knowles stopped by Sankofa Video Books & Cafe, a bookstore on Georgia Avenue to meet with some local fans and purchase 250 books. Washington, D.C.! Following her performance at the Peace Ball, our...

Here’s a Look at Rachel Dolezal’s New Book

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And she’s back. Rachel Dolezal has a new book coming out and in it, she’s discussing her “trans-racial” abilities.  In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World will be released on March 28, 2017, but is available for pre-order on Amazon. The...

Author Gloria Naylor Passes Away at 66

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She was the woman whose words wove a fabric of sisterhood in The Women of Brewster Place, and now Gloria Naylor’s words will live on forever, although she’s no longer with us. Naylor, at the age of 66, passed away last Wednesday due to heart failure....

11-Year-Old #1000BlackGirlBooks Creator Becomes Editor-in-Residence for Elle Magazine

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Marley Dias, 11-year-old founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, is now the editor-in-residence at ELLE.com. Last year, Dias’s campaign to collect books for that shared stories of women and girls of color and put them in the hands of young readers was wildly successful, and so far she’s...

Lil Wayne Reveals He Officiated a Gay Marriage & Drake Slept With His Girlfriend in New Memoir

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Lil Wayne’s upcoming memoir, Gone ‘Til November, is set to be released next month. Based on an excerpt from the book inspired by a series of diary entries Wayne wrote while locked up in prison, it seems the entire work won’t fail to entertain. In this...

Marvel’s New Iron Man Is A Black Woman: Meet Riri Williams

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Marvel just announced its new Iron Man and she’s a Black woman! The events at the end of the comic book series Civil War II will result in Tony Stark stepping out of the Iron Man suit for new character, Riri Williams to take his...