Why Vegan Is the New Black

Why Vegan Is the New Black: More Than 100 Delicious Meat and Dairy-Free Meal Ideas Your Whole Family Will Love by Deborrah Cooper Deborrah Cooper   Publishing Paperback, $24.99                                                       224 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-9909713-8-2   Book Review by Kam Williams   “An estimated 82% of black women and 69% of black men are considered overweight or […]

The Ten Best Black Books of 2014

  The Ten Best Black Books of 2014        ~by Kam Williams     1.         Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate and Survive the Criminal Justice System by Robbin Shipp, Esq. and Nick Chiles   2.         An Obama’s Journey: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery across Three Cultures by Mark Obama Ndesandjo […]

Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate

Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate and Survive the Criminal Justice System by Robbin Shipp, Esq. and Nick Chiles Agate Bolden Paperback, $9.99                                                                   160 pages ISBN: 978-1-932841-90-9   Book Review by Kam Williams   “The August 9th fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri has focused global attention on […]

The Light of Truth: Writings of an Anti-Lynching Crusader

  The Light of Truth: Writings of an Anti-Lynching Crusader by Ida B. Wells Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Mia Bay General Editor: Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Penguin Classics Paperback, $18.00                                                       624 pages ISBN: 978-0-14-310682-1   Book Review by Kam Williams   “Ida B. Wells was born a slave in Holly Springs, […]

A Look at Brooke!

  Brooke Shields The “There Was a Little Girl” Interview with Kam Williams A Look at Brooke!   Brooke Shields is an award-winning actress and a Princeton graduate with honors in French Literature. She started in iconic films such as “Pretty Baby,” “The Blue Lagoon” and “Endless Love.” Brooke is also a renowned model, and […]

‘Lost in My Mind’: Achieving Success against the Challenges of TBI

  by Loving Healing Press  New memoir by trauma survivor shares first-hand experience of living with TBI and overcoming its challenges. Lost in My Mind: Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) (Modern History Press, 2014) is a stunning memoir describing Kelly Bouldin Darmofal’s journey from adolescent girl to special education teacher, wife and mother – […]

Who We Be ~The Colorization of America

Who We Be The Colorization of America by Jeff Chang St. Martin’s Press Hardcover, $29.99 416 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-312-57129-0   Book Review by Kam Williams   “Race. A four-letter word. The greatest social divide in American life, a half-century ago and today. During that time, the United States has seen the most dramatic demographic […]

Cosby: His Life and Times

  Cosby: His Life and Times by Mark Whitaker Simon & Schuster Hardcover, $29.99                                                       560 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-1-4516-9797-1   Book Review by Kam Williams   “[Bill] Cosby grew up in a Philadelphia housing project, the son of an alcoholic, largely absent father and a loving but overworked mother… After dropping out of high school, […]

The Justice Imperative: How Hyper-Incarceration Has Hijacked the American Dream

  The Justice Imperative: How Hyper-Incarceration Has Hijacked the American Dream   by Brian E. Moran, Esq. Significance Press Paperback, $9.99                                                        186 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-9886509-7-8   Book Review by Kam Williams   “Our criminal justice system is in need of reform. [It] costs the taxpayers too much, fails at rehabilitation, exacts a life-long toll […]

Rhythm for Sale

Rhythm for Sale by Dr. Grant Harper Reid Amazon Digital Services Paperback, $14.95                                                       300 pages ISBN: 978-0615678283   Book Review by Kam Williams   “I went into the Countee Cullen library… and saw a book titled: The Harlem Renaissance: A Historical Dictionary for the Era… I peeked inside to see if [it] had any information […]