We Were Eight Years in Power

“For so much of American history, the fact of black people is a problem… The demonstrable truth has been evaded in favor of a more comforting story…

My Grandmother’s Hands

“For the past three decades, we’ve earnestly tried to address white-body supremacy in America with reason, principle and ideas–using dialogue, forums, discussions, education and mental training. But the widespread destruction of Black bodies continues.

Pretty Powerful

“Pretty powerful is the understanding that, as women, we have the duality of both ‘pretty’ and ‘substance’ that can (and should) be maximized to achieve any success we set our minds to… While there are significant challenges along the way… we have incredible choice around how we utilize our appearance, coupled with our substance…

Book of Black Heroes

“The first African-American political leaders began to serve following the Civil War…Known as Reconstruction, this period represented a window of opportunity for African-Americans… Many [Black] political leaders emerged during this period, using their political power and influence to push for equality and justice for all Americans… Unfortunately, the Reconstruction period was short-lived, lasting only from 1865-1877.

331 Innings

“331 Innings is a powerful tale narrated by elderly, Nebraska native Jack Schram, a lifelong witness to the folly of war and hypocrisy. Jack tells of the bullying encountered by his nephew\’s teenage son, John, born with physical disabilities. It hasn\’t been any easier for John\’s close friend, Sarah Jenkinson, harassed at school since moving to the area a few years ago…

The President’s Kitchen Cabinet

The Story of the African-Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas by Adrian Miller University of North Carolina Press

Volume 2 of Yes Sir, Yes Sir, 3 Bags Full! – You Do NOT Want to Miss This

What began in an unforgettable Volume 1—living Jerry Hall’s story and dealing with

Keep Walking in Prayer… Until You Can\’t Come Back

  Keep Walking in Prayer… Until You Can’t Come Back by Reverend Dorothy Scott Boulware Xulon Press Paperback, $10.99 104 pages ISBN: 978-1-4984-7454-2 Book Review by Kam Williams “By way of introduction, I’m a Baptist Methodist Pentecostal Evangelical non-denominational retired pastor, retired newspaper editor, former minister of music, former fingerprint technician, wife of 47 years, […]

The South Side

  The South Side A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation by Natalie Y. Moore St. Martin’s Press Hardcover, $27.99 270 pages ISBN: 978-1-137-28105-2 Book Review by Kam Williams “Mayors Richard M. Daley and Rahm Emmanuel have touted Chicago as a ‘world-class city.’ The skyscrapers, the billion-dollar Millennium Park, Michelin-rated restaurants, pristine lake views, [the] […]

Heretic

  Heretic Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now by Ayaan Hirsi Ali Harper Collins Publishers Paperback, $15.99 288 pages ISBN: 978-0-06-233394-0 Book Review by Kam Williams “Ayaan Hirsi Ali argues that… Islamic extremists… are driven by a political ideology embedded in Islam… She makes a powerful case that a religious reformation is the only way […]

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