{New Releases} April 16-22, 2018

Return To Me by: Jacquelin Thomas For the love of family… The DuGrandpres of Charleston Austin DuGrandpre never had a relationship with his father. Determined that his son—put up for adoption without his knowledge—won’t suffer the same fate, he tracks the young boy to Charleston…and to the home of his sister’s beautiful best friend Bree…

{New Releases} Feb 5-11, 2018

Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice That Restores by:Dominique DuBois Gilliard The United States has more people locked up in jails, prisons, and detention centers than any other country in the history of the world. Mass incarceration has become a lucrative industry, and the criminal justice system is plagued with bias and unjust practices. And the…

{New Releases} Jan 29-Feb 4, 2018

Black Fortunes by:Shomari Wells The astonishing untold history of America’s first black millionaires—former slaves who endured incredible challenges to amass and maintain their wealth for a century, from the Jacksonian period to the Roaring Twenties—self-made entrepreneurs whose unknown success mirrored that of American business heroes such as Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, and Thomas Edison….

{New Releases} Jan 22-28, 2018

Rise And Grind by:Daymond John New York Times bestselling author of The Power of Broke and “Shark” on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank explores how grit, persistence, and good old-fashioned hard work are the backbone of every successful business and individual, and inspires readers to Rise & Grind their way the top. Daymond John knows…

{New Releases} Jan. 15-21, 2018

I Will Not Fear by:Melba Pattillo Beals In 1957, Melba Beals was one of the nine African American students chosen to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. But her story of overcoming didn’t start–or end–there. While her white schoolmates were planning their senior prom, Melba was facing the business end of a double-barreled…

{Awards} 49th NAACP Image Award Literary Work Winners

Last Night was the 49th NAACP Image Award (Non-Televised), this is where most of the categories I care about happen.~King Brooks Outstanding Literary Work -Fiction The Annotated African American Folk Tales by:Henry Louis Gates Jr. Outstanding Literary Work – Children Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by:Vashti Harrison Outstanding Literary Work – Biography/Autobiography Becoming…

{New Releases} Jan. 8-14, 2018

Urban Rage: The Revolt of the Excluded by:Mustafa Dikec A timely and incisive examination of contemporary urban unrest that explains why riots will continue until citizens are equally treated and politically included. In the past few decades, urban riots have erupted in democracies across the world. While high profile politicians often react by condemning protestors’…

{New Releases} Jan 1-7, 2018

A Delicate Affair (Decades: A Journey of African American Romance Book 1) by:Lindsay Evans Golden Worth is a proud southerner. But when some “good” Georgia boys threaten to lynch him, he runs north to Washington DC to make music and a new life for himself. He doesn’t count on falling for the untouchable Leonie Harper,…

{Excerpt} Josie and the Brood by:Jayde Brooks

The trick with her was not to make any sudden moves. And to pretend to be more incapacitated than he truly was. Probably not the way to start a relationship, but Chapman wanted to buy as much time with her as he could. Relationship. Is that he wanted with her? And just how was that…

{New Release} Dec 24-31, 2017

The Black Diamond Trilogy by:Brittani Williams Jealousy and greed create plenty of drama for Diamond. Even when she thinks she’s on her way to a happily-ever-after ending, she finds herself fighting against foes she never saw coming. Will her “I rule the world” disposition keep her on top, or will Diamond lose the things she…