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Man Who Saved Girls From 10-Year Captivity Signs Book Deal

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Remember Charles Ramsey? The man who helped three women escape from a Cleveland home where they had been held captive for over a decade? He recently signed a contract to publish his memoirs about the event. Ramsey signed a deal with Cleveland publisher David Gray...

Are Anorexia Memoirs Irresponsibly Training Women In How To Develop An Eating Disorder?

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I'm not down with framing this as a problem -- because if it's a problem, it needs a solution, and what is the solution if not tell other writers of memoirs about eating disorders to be less forthcoming with their stories?

Alice Walker to Publish Writings from Her Private Journals

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If you couldn’t get enough of “The Color Purple”, guess what? There’s more Alice Walker coming. In fact the Pulitzer-Prize winning author has been keeping a diary amidst the many poems, stories, and essays she’s penned. A diary, which follows her rise from Georgia poverty...

New Anthology Resets the Discourse on Black Fatherhood

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What is it like for a young black female to grow up with a father in America? For many, the stereotype holds true they have no man to lean on in that regard. However an upcoming anthology titled “Bet on Black: African-American Women Celebrate Fatherhood in...

We Love: ‘The Summer We Got Free’ by Mia McKenzie

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The Philadelphian author creates depth in a new black narrative, a level of complexity that is often lacking from most black titles. Her fiction novel follows the Delaneys, an isolated family that struggles to deal with their psychological issues after a tragic event occurs. The...