Too often during this election season, discussions of how Black males are faring economically have been lumped in with rants about “shared responsibility and sacrifice.” Yet new unemployment statistics out recently — alongside several decades of Black males disproportionately locked out of the mainstream economy or struggling at its lower to middle rungs — point to a different conclusion: American society has all but surrendered when it comes to the economic plight of Black men…
Just as Fifty Shades of Grey author E L James kicks off her US book tour, a new competitor has emerged on the erotica marketplace.
On Monday, Berkley Books announced that it has acquired a Fifty Shades-esque trilogy from Maya Banks in a seven-figure deal. The New York Times bestselling author is perhaps most famous for her Scottish Medievals, which include
There are few historical treasures unearthed by mankind that rival the intrigue conjured by the discovery of King Tut's tomb or pure diamond's excavated from Africa's darkest mine.
While cultural anthropologists deserve any and all preservation credit due, my life has been perpetually changed by the recent discovery of the historical, dark, and unequivocally riveting tale of a 1952, southern Florida murder that left a wealthy black jewel named Ruby damned and defeated by a racially systemic environment that lacked judicial regard.
So what is pace? Pace is movement. Pace is driving forward. Pace is action.
If you spend too much time on exposition, back story and detail then you are going to lose pace.
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This picture is from my father's WWII pictures. He wrote "Coffee Time" on the back. The men shown are Gerald Dennis, Myron Morris, Raymond Linden, Alexander Weil, and Reynold Hanson. This shows what everyday life was for the Soldiers in France. If you know any of the families of these men please contact me.
Celebrated African-American educator, author, speaker, and Republican presidential adviser Booker T. Washington (pictured) was known for his ability to communicate freely across the heavily divided racial lines in the Deep South -- sometimes drawing the ire of fellow Black leaders in the North. Born in to slavery in 1856, Washington made education a top priority and eclipsed his humble beginnings. After graduating college and becoming a teacher, Washington would go on to become the first leader of the…