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Why Black Churches Don't Want You to Read 'Sidechickology'

Jeff Rivera | Posted 12.12.2015 | Black Voices
Jeff Rivera

It's the book that has tongues wagging. Sidechickology is the salacious story of two ministers and their steamy drama-filled affairs that some say are based on true events. The real question on everyone's mind is: Who is the author, Body of Work who co-wrote this scandalous book with Allison Hobbs?

Intelligent Mischief Presents "The Black Body Survival Guide"

Adebukola Ajao | Posted 08.06.2015 | Black Voices
Adebukola Ajao

A group of Black creatives based in Boston, Intelligent Mischief (IM), are building a multimedia project discussing anti-Black racism in the United States of America through satire called "The Black Body Survival Guide."

Five Books By Black Authors That Should Be Made Into Movies

Colorlines | Posted 03.29.2014 | Black Voices

During the past award season, a familiar refrain was that 2013 was “the year of black film.” Of course, those films have nothing to do with one an...

25 Empowering Books For Little Black Girls | Posted 10.03.2013 | Black Voices

From the moment they come into the world, little black girls works just a little bit harder than their peers to construct a healthy sense of self in a...

WATCH: Video Makes Embroidery Cool

Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts

Spools spin, needles march, and thread unravels in "Favorite Place," the new music video from Texas-based indie band Black Books. The song appears ...

Black Children's Books You Must Share With Your Youngster

Posted 09.16.2012 | Black Voices

Bedtime reading is one of our favorite childhood memories. There was nothing better than being told stories about princesses, magical adventures, myt...

Readers' Choice: 20 Books That Every African-American Must Read

The Huffington Post | Patrice Peck | Posted 07.31.2012 | Black Voices

Earlier this month, we brought you 50 Books That Every African American Should Read, a comprehensive list of novels spanning across multiple genres, a...

Controversies in Black Literature Prove Book Sales Aren't Color-Blind

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Leonce Gaiter

In a perfect world, would such a black person on the cover limit a book's saleability? No. Does it really? Yes.