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Where you can listen to and participate in conversations with African American authors who have written good to great books, received good to great reviews, but aren’t on the “popular bestsellers lists.”

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The Rapturous Reader

Fact & Fiction: A Growing Number Of Women are Addicted to Gambling!

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Today, 50% of gambling addicts are women. They are not just women filled with tattoos who pull up to the casino doors on a Harley, but include college-educated, professional African American women wearing business suits. On Sunday, June... more
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A Small West African Town … A Dark Secret … A Chilling Murder … Meet Detective Darko Dawson

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NEW & NOTEWORTHY: Add This To Your Reading List! Ghana, Not Forgotten: A conversation with Kwei Quartey - 6/1/2009 - Publishers Weekly http://www.publishersweekly.com/art... Kwei Quartey, the son of an... more

Sherri Lewis, author of "The List", joined us to share the journey of three gorgeous women who, believing they're too old to wait on God, use a road map..or better yet..a list, to find their soul mate.
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Do You Need A List Of Must-Have Mate Characteristics? Is Your List Too Long or Wrong?

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Is This You? Try This!
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Playwright Willaim a. Parker's "Waitin' 2 End Hell"

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My Valentine's Gift To You.. A Sneek Peek At An Anthology Of Love!

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The New Amazon Kindle 2 Has Arrived!

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During the press event for the Kindle 2, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said that e-books now make up 10% of the retailer's unit sales. Did you buy the first Amazon Kindle? If not, will you buy the Amazon Kindle 2? Authors, are your... more

Join more than one million readers from across the nation in The 20th Annual National African American Read-In, sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Valerie Haynes Perry, will be... more
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HELP US CELEBRATE THE TWENTIETH NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN READ-IN!

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Read at least one of the books listed from these authors from February 8 to February 28, 2009, and leave a comment or send us a message (click on the envelope in the left hand corner.) We'll tally the number of readers and listeners... more
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A Change Is Gonna' Come.. Ohh Yes It Will!

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If you are old enough, you may remember the song "A Change Is Gonna Come" by Sam Cooke. Released in 1964, it came to exemplify the sixties Civil Rights Movement. I was 6 years old, growing up in Berkeley, CA. Berkeley was... more
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