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Walter Dean Myers, the author of more than 100 young adult and children books, died yesterday. He was 76 years old. “Walter’s many award-winning books…

Activist, poet and professor Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86, according to reports from local sources in Winston-Salem. Two independent sources confirmed Angelou’s death to WXII’s Wanda Starke Tuesday morning. She was 86. A police car and an ambulance were seen outside Angelou’s home around 8:30 a.m. Winston-Salem police said they are at […]

The late Manning Marable wins the Pulitzer Prize in the history category for Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvtion.  Have you read the book? Read the complete story on The Root.com

SAPPHIRE’S “THE KID” BOOK SIGNING, DISCUSSION & FAN CLUB Q&A JOSEPH-BETH BOOKSELLERS – CINCINNATI, OHIO PHOTOS AVAILABLE BELOW *VIDEOS & FAN CLUB INTERVIEWS COMING SOON* RELATED LINKS: Sapphire Talks “The Kid” on Book Tour Author/Poet Sapphire Talks “The Kid” with Keta Author/Poet Sapphire Visits The Lincoln Ware Show Sapphire, Author of “Push” & “The Kid” […]

TODAY’S SPECIAL GUEST ON THE LINCOLN WARE SHOW AUTHOR & PERFORMANCE POET SAPPHIRE She brought us the raw, tear-jerking story of young, battered, scarred and poverty stricken mother Clarieece Precious Jones in the film adaptation of her original masterpiece “Push” in 2009’s breakthrough Academy Award-winning movie “Precious.” Today, the story everyone should experience is continuing […]

INTERVIEW HIGHLIGHTS: On if he slept with LL Cool J: Toni said she DID sleep with LL Cool J as a street prostitute one time. She said LL was one of hundreds during that time. She said there are so many other names but she doesn’t name them in his book. She said LL was […]

Noted actress and author Shirley MacLaine was recent a guest on The Gayle King Show and boy, was there an interesting conversation going on that day in the studio. Check out the featured dialogue below between Gayle King and Shirley MacLaine, who’s known worldwide for not only her acting chops and her candid sense of […]

Kicking off another week of headlines, Tom Joyner welcomed actor and author Todd Bridges (of the hit sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes”) to the show today. Bridges, who is currently on the promo trail for his new book “Killing Willis” spoke about his years of drug and alcohol addiction and the price of fame he encountered. Unlike […]

Iconic musician, Janet Jackson, recently proved to the world that aside from being a phenomenal singer, dancer and all around great performer, she is also an excellent author. Her very first book entitled, “True You” tops the charts of the New York Times Bestsellers list for this week and takes us behind her infamous, “velvet […]

If you missed it, spiritual teacher Iyanla Vanzant talks about squashing beef with Oprah after 11 years from a misunderstanding. She also discusses her latest book “Piece From Broken Pieces” with Tom Joyner. RELATED: Jawn Murray: Pastor Omarosa, Iyanla Vanzant & Toni Braxton’s Reality Show [AUDIO] RELATED: Oprah Winfrey & Iyanla Vanzant Get To The […]

A new study from the National Institute of Health has the radio buzzing this week as statistics show that 98 percent of adults prefer to inform their children about sex. On a recent episode of The Gayle King Show, radio personality and hostess Gayle King spoke with “The Daily Show” correspondent and author Samantha Bee […]

Did Author Reuben Armstrong try to warn us in his 2006 Book "Snakes In The Pulpit"?