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Category Archive: Biography, Books

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...

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...

My Odyssey of Self-Discovery across Three Cultures

Book Review by Kam Williams “’My family will hate me for this book, baby,’ I explained [to my wife]. She hugged me and assured me they would not, while no doubt sensing I was right. Later that...

Death of a King – The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Final Year

Book Review by Kam Williams “The question I attempt to answer in this book is simple: In his last year, what kind of man has Martin Luther King, Jr. become? In my view, he is a man whose true...

Team Strawberry!

“The Imperfect Marriage” Interview with Kam Williams Darryl Strawberry was a prodigious home run hitter who won four World Series as a member of the New York Mets and New York Yankees. The...

Story/Time: The Life of an Idea – By Bill T. Jones

Book Review by Kam Williams “In this ceaselessly questioning book, acclaimed African-American dancer, choreographer and director Bill T. Jones reflects on his art and life… Presenting personal...

Gentleman Jim Clyburn

The “Blessed Experiences” Interview with Kam Williams James Enos Clyburn made history in 1993 when he became the first African-American to represent South Carolina in the House of Representatives...

AUTHOR AND DIVERSITY TRAINER PRONOUNCES HUMANITY’S RACIAL BOTTOM LINE

Pasadena, CA (BlackNews.com) — In RACE: My Story & Humanity’s Bottom Line, respected trainer, keynote speaker and attorney Lauren Joichin Nile describes her personal experiences with...

NEW BOOK “INSIDE THE GODFATHER” FEATURES NEVER BEFORE TOLD STORIES OF JAMES BROWN

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Waldorf Publishing is excited to be releasing the new book Inside the Godfather (ISBN: 9781628477962) featuring never before told stories of James Brown by his...

The Grace of Silence A Memoir – By Michele Norris

Book Review by Kam Williams “As a young man, my father had been shot by a white policeman, but never spoke about the incident after leaving Alabama and moving north. He never even told my...