Zadie Smith: White Teeth

White Teeth is a family saga set in London and moving back and forth in time between the end of the Second World War and the 1990’s. The story focuses on three families: the Bangladeshi Iqbals, the ...

New Read: One Day It’ll Make Sense

You don’t have to like hip-hop, you just have to appreciate openness and honesty.That openness allows new ideas to take root in his soul, and through the lens of those new values he his open to ...

Pharrell: Places and Spaces I’ve Been

Pharrell Williams is releasing a coffee table style book which will feature conversations between himself and friends such as Anna Wintour, Nigo, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Hans Zimmer and Chad & Shae. T...

Bittersweet by Sheila Banks

When a deeper hued playmate declares, “My mamma says you ain’t nothin’ but a whole lotta yellow gon’ to waste,” Ellie gets a taste of racism on her side of the fence. But the oft...

A Moment With Reverend Dieuner Joseph

  Reverend is just one of many titles Dieuner Joseph wears. Joseph is the founder of Imani Temple Baptist Church and CEO of the Holistic Transformation Center. He is the author of the critically ...

A Moment With Karen Hudson

Karen Hudson is the granddaughter of famed architect Paul R. Williams and director of his archives. She has been chronicling the African-American experience in Los Angeles through her writings and pho...

Clive Cussler: The Storm

In the middle of the Indian Ocean, a NUMA research vessel is taking water samples at sunset, when a crew member spots a sheen of black oil ahead of them. But it is not oil. Like a horde of army ants, ...