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‘Race on the Q.T.’ explores Tarantino’s body of work

Screenwriter/director Quentin Tarantino has during the past 25 years provided to moviegoers a number of films that at best elicit responses of shock and surprise, and at worst hearken to the base racial characterizations seen prominently in the “Blaxploitation” genre ...

“Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson”

Would you look at that. Actually, probably, you already have. You’re one of the most observant people you know, never missing a thing, always noticing. You make a great witness because you see everything. And in the new book “One ...

“One Night”

Would you look at that. Actually, probably, you already have. You’re one of the most observant people you know, never missing a thing, always noticing. You make a great witness because you see everything. And in the new book “One ...

"Reach"

Where do you go from here? You’ve been looking at your life and everything around you, and that’s the question you’ve been asking: what next? What will you do with the rest of your days? In the new book “Reach,” ...

Book fair celebrates ‘Blk Grrrls’

Several attendees actually passed up the space—an unassuming front on Maple Street just south of downtown, where a potted plant held a small sign pointing to a rear, large warehouse.

‘Getting Waisted: A Survival Guide to Being Fat in a Society That Loves Thin’

Up and down. Up and down. When your children were infants, you did it for them all night. You do it now with the remote, clicking through when you’re looking for something good on TV. You’re up and down while ...

‘Adinkrahene’

There’s something that really intrigues people about stories dealing with secret organizations. The James Bond glamour of being a secret agent with the weight of the world on your shoulders seems to draw attention with the allure of danger, the ...

‘Recognition’

What you wouldn’t give to spend one more day.

‘The Man from Essence: Creating a Magazine for Black Women’

It’s never been done before. It’s never been tried. Maybe it’s never been thought of, either, but that hasn’t stopped you. Once a valid idea pops into your head, it’s not long before the idea becomes more.

‘The Prodigal Son’

Mom always liked you better.

“I Am Pilgrim: A Thriller”

You wish you’d never done it.

‘Debbie Doesn’t Do It Anymore’

You need to change things up. A new sense of style is called-for, a new job, new digs, maybe a new outlook on everything. Out with the old, in with the new, different, exciting.

Fame: Tyler Perry

The struggle to find oneself in this world can be a mysterious and turbulent journey; and no one knows this better than the talented and versatile Tyler Perry. This month, Bluewater Productions released a new biographical comic book of the ...

‘Postcards from Cookie’

Among the usual fliers, bills, and donation requests in the mail last week, there was something you haven’t seen in ages: Someone sent you a greeting card.

‘The Harlem Hellfighters’

Action, drama, and a solid story—what more could you want from a graphic novel?

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