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‘Note to Self’ explores the promises of youth

Listen up. Pay attention. Eyes forward, ears open. You’ve heard those things before in your life..

‘Dead on Arrival’ looks at desire for quick cash

There was always another poker game..

Comic book series chronicles saga of Black secret agents

Marvel’s “Black Panther,” was a huge hit at the box office and also raised questions about the..

Venus Opal Reese arrives in LA for speaking tour

From living on the streets of Baltimore in her youth to obtaining a Stanford PhD to..

“White Nights, Black Paradise” makes it’s transition to the stage at the Zephyr Theatre

“Those Who Do Not Remember the Past Are Condemned to...

Rapper Kodak Black busted again

Dieuson Octave, better known as rapper Kodak Black, was arrested....

“White Nights, Black Paradise” makes it’s transition to the stage at the Zephyr Theatre

“Those Who Do Not Remember the Past Are Condemned to Repeat It”...

Man Arrested for Memphis Murder of NBA Player Lorenzen Wright Seven Years Later

Breaking news out of Memphis this week with police announcing the arrest of...

“Who are Venus and Serena Williams”

“You kids quiet down!” If you’re feeling wild, you’ve no doubt heard that, or...

'Cuz' examines mistakes of youth

It was a youthful indiscretion. A mistake made due to immaturity or naïveté. Something you did to look bigger, older, or bolder. You knew better but it shouldn't cost you everything, should it? As in the new book “Cuz: The ...

“Soul Survivor: A Biography of Al Green” by Jimmy McDonough

Difficult. We all know someone like that, who could charitably be called a challenge. Someone who swims against the current, who rubs people the wrong way, who makes you growly. In the new book “Soul Survivor: A Biography of Al ...

“Truth Doesn’t Have a Side” by Dr. Bennet Omalu (with Mark Tabb)

Everyone you meet has an effect on your life. Somehow, in some way, others change you: a stranger’s smile lifts your mood. Kindness makes you happy. An injustice spurs you to action, making you someone else’s change. Clearly, as in ...

“The Diplomat’s Daughter” by Karin Tanabe

He almost got your nose. Or your cheek. Awkward, for sure, but on the second try, it finally happened. Then again. And again, each one sweeter than the last. As long as you live, you’ll never forget your very first ...

“There’s a Dragon in My Closet” by Dorothea Taylor, illustrated by Charly Palmer

You didn’t do it. Whatever it was, it wasn’t your fault. You didn’t do it – you weren’t even around when it happened. You don’t know who to blame. Maybe it was your dog, your mom, or maybe, as in ...

This is How We Do It

This morning, you woke up to a big day. Like most days, you’ll eat breakfast and get ready to leave the house. Every hour is then packed with fun and excitement before you go to sleep in a comfortable bed ...

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