Friday, October 7, 2022

book review

Local 24 anchor Katina Rankin released her second book – “Emmett Till: Sometimes Good Can Come Out of a Bad Situation” – a few weeks before what would have been his 77th birthday (July 25) and 63 years after...
1. We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates 2. My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa Menakem 3. Black Detroit: A People's History of Self-Determination by Herb Boyd 4. Pretty Powerful: Appearance,...
Bernal E. Smith II, publisher of The New Tri-State Defender, died at his home Sunday afternoon, a family spokesman said. Mr. Smith was with family when he was found. The family spokesman asked that the family's privacy be respected at...
 Book Review by Kam Williams  We Were Eight Years in PowerAn American Tragedyby Ta-Nehisi CoatesOne WorldHardcover, $28.00394 pagesISBN: 978-0-399-59056-6“For so much of American history, the fact of black people is a problem... The demonstrable truth has been evaded in...
Book Review by Kam WilliamsPretty PowerfulAppearance, Substance and Successby Eboni K. WilliamsViva EditionsHardcover, $21.99224 pagesISBN: 978-1-63596-662-6“Pretty powerful is the understanding that, as women, we have the duality of both 'pretty' and 'substance' that can (and should) be maximized to...