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Category Archive: Education, Life Style, Mentoring, Religion

Understanding the Apostolic and the Prophetic

We are in an apostolic and a prophetic age. In order for us to really move into what God has said belongs to us, it’s going to take certain levels of impartation and certain people whom the...

“HBCU EXPERIENCE – THE BOOK”: GROUNDBREAKING ANTHOLOGY HIGHLIGHTS THE BLACK COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

New book highlights all aspects of HBCU life via more than 60 first-hand essays penned by graduates of Black colleges and universities Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) — In an effort to highlight...

Tavis on Repositioning Dr. King as a Revolutionary

The “Death of a King” Interview with Kam Williams Tavis Smiley is the host and managing editor of Tavis Smiley on PBS, and The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International. He is also the...

Who We Be: The Colorization of America

Book Review by Kam Williams “Race. A four-letter word. The greatest social divide in American life, a half-century ago and today. During that time, the United States has seen the most dramatic...

Cosby: His Life and Times

Book Review by Kam Williams “[Bill] Cosby grew up in a Philadelphia housing project, the son of an alcoholic, largely absent father and a loving but overworked mother… After dropping out of high...

The Justice Imperative: How Hyper-Incarceration Has Hijacked the American Dream

Book Review by Kam Williams “Our criminal justice system is in need of reform. [It] costs the taxpayers too much, fails at rehabilitation, exacts a life-long toll on offenders, and does not yield...

Culture Worrier – Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change

Book Review by Kam Williams “These pages represent some of the valuable lessons I’ve learned about people and media over the past three decades. Among them: 1) Politics is more than a game. 2)...

Rhythm for Sale

Book Review by Kam Williams “I went into the Countee Cullen library… and saw a book titled: The Harlem Renaissance: A Historical Dictionary for the Era… I peeked inside to see if [it] had any...

Rainbow in the Cloud

The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou Book Review by Kam Williams “’Words mean more than what is set down on paper,’ Maya Angelou wrote in her groundbreaking memoir ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird...

AFRICAN AMERICAN ECU FOOTBALL COACH PREPARES TO LAUNCH CHILDREN’S BOOK

Greenville, NC (BlackNews.com) — From playbooks to children’s books, he’s the Coach we all love and adore and now in true Ruffin McNeill fashion he’s added author to his repertoire. McNeill,...