In the most difficult year in recent memory, our Black literati provided much-needed escapes in the form of the written word—from memoirs that made us feel seen to a best-selling … Continue reading 2020 WAS LIT
Sean Spicer, the former White House press secretary, is not the only contestant on the new season of “Dancing With the Stars” with a special kind of celebrity wattage. Mary … Continue reading The Untold Story of Supreme Style Mary Wilson, a founding member of the rock trio, is ready for her fashion close-up.
There’s so much you don’t know about Kevin Hart. Sure, he’s a Hollywood star that can create a box office hit over night. And the funny man can also laugh … Continue reading Kevin Hart Tells All in New Memoir: 5 Bombshells About Sex, Drugs and Succeeding in Hollywood
I’m sure everyone knows that the upcoming Steve McQueen film, Twelve Years A Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, is based on a book of the same name, co-written by Solomon Northup, … Continue reading Illustrated Version Of ’12 Years A Slave’ Issued To Honor 160th Anniversary Of Northup’s Freedom
James Brown’s life was as deep and mythic as his celebrated groove. In the magisterial, rollicking biography The One: The Life and Music of James Brown, former SPIN staff writer … Continue reading 10 Best Music Books of 2012
NATION Rapid expansion of U.S.-trained Afghan security force comes at a cost Soldiers, policemen far from ready to take over country, casting doubt on Pentagon’s focus on numbers. ( by Rajiv … Continue reading Sunday News Headlines 10.21.12
The Big Fight: My Life In and Out of the Ring by Sugar Ray Leonard with Michael Arkush—For the first time, boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard gives an account of his life … Continue reading Summer Reading List