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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...

Hannah Bond, A Former Slave, Revealed As First Black Female Novelist

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A decade ago, Dr. Henry Louis Gates published The Bondswoman’s Narrative, a novel from the 1850s by a writer named Hannah Crafts. The manuscript, which Gates bought at an auction, was allegedly written by a former slave and became known as the first novel authored...

Tamar Braxton Announces New Relationship Book

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In a joint effort with her husband, Vince Herbert, Tamar Braxton is releasing a new book titled after her upcoming album, Love and War. The relationship book will center around the couple's love life, which has unfolded on television for the last three years.

Actress Garcelle Beauvais’ New Children’s Book Teaches Kids All About Diversity

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Haitian-born actress, Garcelle Beauvais, is coming out with her first children’s book next week called I Am Mixed. The book tells the story of twins,  Jay and Nia, as they explore the thoughts and emotions of being of bi-racial.  The kids’ book is the first in line of a larger...