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Fed Up! A Relatable Memoir by Carol Henderson

Fed Up chronicles the daily trials and tribulations of a young African American woman as she navigates the ins-and-outs of working for the United States Federal Government. Carol’s journey begins when she decides to the join the Air Force at the ripe young age of twenty-three. Three excruciating years later, she realizes the military wasn’t…

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Must Read: Lies Men Tell by Raquel Solomon

Although this entire book is based on lies, I promise you that I will get as close to the truth that you need to know as possible. You see, I live my life today anchored in truth and I’ll admit that sometimes the real truth is too much for some to bear. The events that…

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Maggie 3 by. Alison-Mills-Newman

Author Alison Mills Newman reveals a rare vision of intersections between the lives of upper middle class African Americans, cutting edge multicultural bi-coastal artists, Pentecostal Christians, and revolutionary black political activists in her second novel, MAGGIE 3. Readers will witness “a rare thing,” as Nobel prize winning author Toni Morrison said of Ms. Newman’s first…

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I Ain’t Me No More by E. N. Joy

Helen wasn’t just born the devious vixen of New Day Temple of Faith. There has to be something rooted deep within her to make her feed off of the pain she inflicts on other people. Perhaps it is her own pain that she has suppressed for so many years. It’s an unimaginable pain that creates…

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The Bindings in the Bondage by Asetta Ramsey

Severely depressed, emotionally tired, and physically drained from fighting the struggles of living and surviving in one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the Bronx, Asetta feeling limited, helpless, and hopeless of a way out, plans to commit suicide after dropping her classes at community college one-week shy of her twenty-fifth birthday. It is there…

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I Wish You Would by Spring Edwards

I Wish You Would by Spring Edwards   I Wish You Would is the Autobiography of Spring Etta Edwards, which chronologies her life in the hood from birth in Cabrini Green to the major move from Chicago’s west side to the Robert Taylor Housing Projects on the south side of Chicago.  In I Wish You…

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What Becomes of a Broken Soul by Raquel M. R. Thomas

What Becomes of a Broken Soul by Raquel M. R. Thomas Rachel is in love with Richard or she might be. She finds herself drawn to this man who has entered her life seemingly by chance, who isn’t pushy, and who makes her feel safe. Rachel is an adult now. She is capable of making…

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Kandi Burruss and Yandy Smith Have a New Book for Working Moms

On this post of Closed Books Don’t Get Read, we are very excited about the upcoming book from Kandi Burruss and Yandy Smith.  The Grammy Award winner singer/songwriter linked up with the entrepreneur/reality television star to create a book to help business moms in their juggle between work life and mommy life. Babies, Breastfeed, and…

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Women’s Empowerment Leader: Shonda B. White

Ever since Shonda White was young, she was a leader. “I was that girl in high school who was the captain of everything!” She led her church’s choir at the age of 13 and she was homecoming queen. Shonda was basically destined to be a leader and the woman she is today. “I remember telling…

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Stay Woke Series: T.C.’s Story

Society at large continue to be seduced by the pain and agony of the African American community. Our images are cast in a barbaric light. There is great comfortability with the African Americans portrayed vehemently as uneducated, poor, criminalistic, and in serious need of authority or direction,  and possibly elimination. I can not say that…

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