In the waning days of Indian Territory, the multi-racial, teenaged Rufus Buck Gang embarked on a vicious, childish, and deadly 13-day rampage that shocked even this lawless place. Their goal was to take back Indian lands. Based on the true story, this is a tale of how real-life figures “Hanging Judge” Isaac C. Parker, notorious half-black, half-Indian outlaw Cherokee Bill, one-quarter Cherokee “gentlemen bandit” Henry Starr, relative of the notorious Belle Starr,.. Continue reading
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Tinesha Davis talks about the success of here novel. Victoria Christopher Murray gives a tip on character development.
On May 26 2010, writers, publishers, and industry professionals got together at Nectar Wine Bar in Harlem to mix, mingle, and have a good time at The Black Pack Party. Continue reading
2009 Mosaic Literary Magazine Benefit
To RSVP ($40 Minimum Contribution to Attend) please visit: http://mosaicmagazine.org/benefit.html
Join us Sunday, June 7, 2-5 pm for some wine, food, and art as we celebrate spring and Mosaic. Proceeds will go to benefit Mosaic Literary Magazine and its education programs.
Wine · Food · Art
AALBC.com Brownstone Gallery
64 West 119 St
Harlem NY 10026
Poet Cheryl Boyce-Taylor (pictured right)
and Marcia E. Wilson’s
Dripping Ink photography exhibit, including images of:
Amiri Baraka · Derrick Bell · Cheryl Boyce-Taylor & son, Phife (Tribe Called Quest) · Octavia Butler · Colin Channer · Dr. John Henrik Clark · Jayne Cortez · Edwidge Danticat · Angela Davis · Junot Diaz · bell hooks · Jamaica Kincaid · Haki Madhubuti · Terri McMillan · Bebe Moore-Campbell · Toni Morrison · President Barack Obama · Kevin Powell · Sonia Sanchez · Alice Walker · Margaret Walker
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Tagged AALBC.com, Art, brownstones, fundraiser, Harlem, Literary Freedom Project, Literature, Mosaic Magazine
Inside the Harlem Book Industry!!
Listen to HW Radio with HW’s Danny Tisdale as he speaks to HW Senior Book Editor Troy Johnson, and Owner of the AALBC.com, the book industry in Harlem, the Harlem Book Fair, how-to pitch books, upcoming events, and much, much more.
Friday, May 8th at 6:30 pm
Troy Johnson’ Johnson is a technology expert and industry leader in marketing books on the Web. Johnson is the founder of AALBC.com. AALBC.com, launched in 1998, is the largest and most frequently visited site dedicated to books by and about black people.
BET personality Abiola Abrams with Troy Johnson, AALBC.com and Harlem World Senior Book Editor about discussing her novel Dare. Filmed in the AALBC.com office in Harlem, New York on January 20th 2008.