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James Mcbride

James McBride: That's the America I Live In

Louisiana Channel | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"When you glorify violence, then it comes back to bite you." In this short video, writer James McBride reflects on the riots in the city of Ferguson and America's refusal to take a long critical look at itself.

So You Want to Be a (Successful) Writer?

Carrie La Seur | Posted 06.10.2014 | Books
Carrie La Seur

Aren't there authors who stay outside the mainstream and are better for it? To satisfy myself, I concocted a version of objective analysis sufficiently rigorous to help a fiction writer relax. Scientists, shut your eyes.

If the National Book Awards 2013 Were a Star Wars Remake

Rae Bryant | Posted 01.25.2014 | Books
Rae Bryant

ames McBride would be Luke Skywalker. This year's underdog, McBride is the surprise winner in fiction with Good Lord Bird.

Up To 300,000 'Sovereign Citizens' Declare Themselves Above The Law

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — They call themselves sovereign citizens, U.S. residents who declare themselves above state and federal laws. Many don't registe...

Ruth McBride Jordan Dead: Mother Who Inspired 'The Color Of Water' Dies At 88

ABC News | Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ruth McBride Jordan, whose life story was celebrated by her son in a best-selling book, "The Color of Water," has died. She was 88 and had been in fai...