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getty image: Bishop George Bloomer is a best-selling author, the founder and senior pastor of Bethel Family Worship Center, a multicultural congregation in Durham, North Carolina, and the host of the national TV show “Rejoice in Word” on The Word Network.  Bishop Bloomer is the author of numerous of books, including Authority Abusers, More of Him, Wisdom Walk and the national best-seller, Witchcraft […]

GETTY IMAGES Gabourey Sidibe is embracing a new, slimmer look, but hasn’t lost any of the big and bold confidence that’s become her signature. The Oscar-nominated actress, currently featured on Fox’s Empire, recently spoke for the first time about the weight loss surgery she underwent last year to PEOPLE magazine. “The surgery wasn’t the easy […]

getty images: A QUIRKY kids biography series has brought civil rights campaigner Maya Angelou back to life with the aim to teach children that no matter what, they can achieve what you want to in life. The latest titles in the groundbreaking new series, Little People, Big Dreams, focus on singer, actress, civil rights campaigner […]

Tom Williams/Getty Image An important book on civil rights has just been released. “March: Book Three,” the final book in a three-part graphic novel series about U.S. Congressman John Lewis’ lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, has  opens a dialogue on faith and civil rights. Rep. Lewis, 76, teamed up with congressional staffer Andrew […]

TOMMASO BODDI VIA GETTY IMAGES Beverly Bond is all about black sisterhoodand, this time, she’s showing it by celebrating other phenomenal black women and girls in a new book that is set to release in fall 2017. Bond, who is the founder of Black Girls Rock! — a mentoring organization that also hosts an annual award […]

Former R&B superstar Montell Jordan has released a new book, “Becoming Unfamous: The Journey of ‘How We Do It’ To How He Do It.” The “This Is How We Do It” singer stepped away from his career in mainstream music in 2010 to become a Worship Minister at Victory World Church in Norcross, Georgia. Jordan, […]

New York Times bestselling author Terry McMillan talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her new book I Almost Forgot About You and confirms that Waiting To Exhale is coming to television, but she won’t be writing it. CLICK HERE to read story source: BlackAmericaWeb.com

The Cookalicious Empress of Fox’s Empire, Taraji P. Henson, has announced the unleashing of her memoir “Around The Way Girl” via her personal social media. “Around The Way Girl” will be available October 11, 2016, just in time for Christmas, but you can pre-order now. Check out her announcement post below. https://www.instagram.com/p/BFUPqM5OuDd/

On August 9, 2014, Lezley McSpadden’s world was shattered when Michael Brown, her oldest son, was killed in Ferguson, Missouri. Through it all—questionable proceedings, an unfathomable outcome, rebellions and a stinging Department of Justice report on Ferguson’s police department and courts McSpadden has largely remained quiet. Until now. In Tell the Truth & Shame the […]

Memoir “Unashamed,” out now, documents the rise of two-time Grammy winning hip-hop artist, cultural icon and community activist despite a lifetime of adversity – childhood abuse, drugs and alcoholism, a stint in rehab, an abortion, and an unsuccessful suicide attempt. The book is available in-stores an online at popular retailers such as Amazon and iTunes. […]

He has the kind of impact that makes presidential candidates like Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump take notice. Now, Brooklyn, New York megachurch pastor A.R. Bernard wants to use his influence and knowledge to help men and women foster better romantic relationships. In his new book Four Things Women Want From a Man, A.R. Bernard […]

“I think that being African American has definitely been a huge obstacle for me,” Misty Copeland explained in a conversation with President Barrack Obama and Time reporter Maya Rhodan earlier this year. “But it’s also allowed me to have this fire inside of me that I don’t know if I would have or have had if […]