Saturday, December 3, 2022

book review

The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis will host a lecture by Hooks National Book Award winning author James Forman Jr. Jan. 31. The free public event will be held in the University Center...
 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...
The big red-brick building down the road is where you get your groceries. You have to drive there, past the shiny chrome car dealership, left by the green gas station. The yellow fast-food place is your kids' favorite; that's in...
by Terri Schlichenmeyer -- Heeeeeey, look over here! You look fine today, Mama, Sugar, Honey, Baby, fill-in-the-blank with names you're called by men you don't know. Just think, Sweetie, Pretty, you were minding your business before this monkey business started....
by Stacy M. Brown -- Kehinde Andrews grew up as a child of the British Black Power movement. A professor of Black Studies in the School of Social Sciences at Birmingham City University in Great Britain, Andrews, said both parents were heavily involved...
by Terri Schlichenmeyer -- That little face holds so much expectation. You meet the eyes of your grandchild, and you know you have a big job ahead of you. She expects you to love her as much as she loves you,...