Nicole R. Fleetwood calls her latest book On Racial Icons: Blackness and the Public Imagination, “an act of love.” But readers may end up referring to it as tough love as Fleetwood offers a searing investigation into America’s fixation on black images from President Obama to a living legend of tennis, Serena Williams. Continue Reading →
As racial unrest gripped the nation last summer after a white cop fatally shot an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Missouri, a startling fact emerged from the chaos: the Ferguson police department had only three black officers out of a force of 50, serving a city that’s 67% African-American. Continue Reading →
Join the LeRoy Neiman Art Center on Monday, August 10, 2015, 6-9 pm to meet former New York Knicks and NBA Champion, Dr. Dick Barnett, as he presents and signs his inspirational book: THE ATHLETE NEGRO; THE AWAKENING, which takes a critical look at the world of Black professional athletes. Continue Reading →
Total Equity Now invites you to unite with your East, Central, and West Harlem neighbors in celebrating and promoting reading and writing in our community!
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There are plenty of books about Harlem’s eclectic music scene that cover the Harlem Renaissance to present day. Continue Reading →
Protagonist Chris Low is a selfish, arrogant and hugely famous rhythm and blues Singer who’s on the verge of losing it all in the new book “The Real Love Series Book 1: Chris Low Superstar” by Harlemite Talib Abdul Muhammad. Continue Reading →
An early reader of this portrait of Samuel Jesse Battle harkened back to the Old Testament, verse three of Psalm 106: “Blessed are they who observe justice, who do righteousness at all times!” Continue Reading →