Book: Vintage Black Glamour By Nichelle Gainer

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Using rarely accessed photographic archives and private collections, inspired by her family history, Nichelle Gainer has unearthed a revealing treasure trove of historic photographs. Continue Reading →

Sammy Davis Jr.: A Personal Journey with My Father (book)

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Nicknamed Mr. Show Business, Sammy Davis Jr. was a consummate performer who sang, danced, and acted on film, television, radio, and the stage for over six decades. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Holy Candy: Why I Joined A Cult And Married A Stranger’ By HW’s Yolande Brener

holy candy by yolande benerHarlem World Magazine’s Yolande Brener is a talented wellness enthusists who writes about arts and culture in Harlem. Here’s what Amazon said about her new book. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: STOKELY, A Life

stokely carmeichaelStokely Carmichael, the man who pushed Martin Luther King, Jr. to oppose the Vietnam War and made the Black Panther Party a household name

Stokely Carmichael, the charismatic and controversial black activist, stepped onto the pages of history when he called for “Black Power” during a speech one Mississippi night in 1966. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Worthy Brown’s Daughter” By Phillip Margolin

WorthyBrownsDaughterKnown for his critically acclaimed contemporary thrillers, New York Times bestselling author Phillip Margolin explores intriguing new territory in Worthy Brown’s Daughter, a compelling historical drama, set in nineteenth-century Oregon, that combines a heartbreaking story of slavery and murder with classic Margolin plot twists. Continue Reading →

Writer Woman: Why I Write

I don’t know how many times I heard my aunt, Eartha, after whom I am named, tell this one particular story. According to her, I was three years old—telling everybody’s business—outside in front of her building with pen and paper, writing “a book.” I don’t remember that. Or even if I was able to write my own name at the age of three. Continue Reading →

Writer Woman: Why I Write

I don’t know how many times I heard my aunt, Eartha, after whom I am named, tell this one particular story. According to her, I was three years old—telling everybody’s business—outside in front of her building with pen and paper, writing “a book.” I don’t remember that. Or even if I was able to write my own name at the age of three. Continue Reading →

Dr. Thompson: How To Make Money During a Down Economy

By Dr. Maxine Thompson

Are you angry about the economy? I don’t know about you, but I get angry in this down economy. Why? Because it has a trickle-down effect on all small businesses.

In my case, particularly as a literary service provider, some clients don’t pay when they should because someone hasn’t paid them.

We, as literary entrepreneurs, must adjust our marketing strategies.

But, instead of getting angry, how about if we get busy?

How about if our anger could move us to another level? A level of action.

Let’s look back in history. During the depression, women found ways to make it for their families by cooking, sewing, quilting, washing and ironing clothes for other families, etc. Continue Reading →