Souleo: New book positions Obama, Trayvon Martin, and Diana Ross as ‘Racial Icons’

Diana Ross from Surrender album photo shoot 1971Nicole 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 →

HW Pick: “Firefight: the Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York’s Bravest”

ffirefighter book finalAs 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 →

Book Signing For “The Athlete Negro,” In Harlem

The Athlete Negro the Awakening

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 AWAKENINGwhich takes a critical look at the world of Black professional athletes. Continue Reading →

Join The Live HW Podcast Reading With Talib Muhammad On The Danny Tisdale Show (warning)

rangel-and-talib-in-harlem-book-fair1Join Talib Muhammad as he reads from his book Chris Low Superstar during the HW Podcast Reading live on The Danny Tisdale Show from Thursday, July 17th at 2 pm to 2:30 pm EST during the Harlem Book Fair 2015. Continue Reading →

Join The Live HW Podcast Reading With Eartha Watts-Hicks On The Danny Tisdale Show

Eartha Watts-HicksJoin Eartha Watts-Hicks as she reads from her book Love Changes during the HW Podcast Reading live on the The Danny Tisdale Show, Wednesday, July 15th at 2 pm to 2:30 pm EST during the Harlem Book Fair 2015. Continue Reading →

Listen To Harlem Authors Live On The HW Podcast Reading

hw podcast reading flyer4Join us for our first HW Podcast Readings from Harlem authors as they read live from their books on The Danny Tisdale Show from Tuesday, July 14th to Friday, July 17th, 2 pm to 2:30 pm EST during the Harlem Book Fair 2015. Continue Reading →

4th Annual Literacy Across Harlem March!

2013-Literacy-Across-Harlem-Poster_PANELS-FB-1024x383Total 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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Zane’s All Time Top 5 Books About Harlem Music

Jazz-Musicians-In-Front-of-Mintons-Playhouse-Untapped-CitiesThere are plenty of books about Harlem’s eclectic music scene that cover the Harlem Renaissance to present day. Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: The Real Love Series, Chris Low Superstar By Talib Abdul Muhammad

taleb muhammed bookProtagonist 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 →

Harlem’s ‘One Righteous Man’ By Arthur Browne

arthur browns bookAn 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 →