Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom

  Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March By Lynda Blackmon Lowery As told to Elspeth Leacock and Susan Buckley Illustrated by PJ Loughran Dial Books Hardcover, $19.99 128 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-8037-4123-2 Book Review by Kam Williams   “Jailed nine times before her 15th birthday, […]

Dreams of My Ancestors

  Dreams of My Ancestors by L.E. Chavous EOTO Publishing ABA Publishing Hardcover, $17.95 56 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-9830332-2-6 Book Review by Kam Williams   “Approximately 455,000 African men, women, girls and boys were the original ancestors of the estimated 40 million African-American people in the USA today. In this book, we take a look […]

The Lawyer as Leader: How to Plant People and Grow Justice

The Lawyer as Leader: How to Plant People and Grow Justice by Dr. Artika R. Tyner Foreword by Marian Wright Edelman ABA Publishing Paperback, $59.95 238 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-1-62722-664-6 Book Review by Kam Williams   “The social challenges of our time are enormous. About one in seven U.S. residents live in poverty, and the […]

Why Vegan Is the New Black

Why Vegan Is the New Black: More Than 100 Delicious Meat and Dairy-Free Meal Ideas Your Whole Family Will Love by Deborrah Cooper Deborrah Cooper   Publishing Paperback, $24.99                                                       224 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-9909713-8-2   Book Review by Kam Williams   “An estimated 82% of black women and 69% of black men are considered overweight or […]

Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate

Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate and Survive the Criminal Justice System by Robbin Shipp, Esq. and Nick Chiles Agate Bolden Paperback, $9.99                                                                   160 pages ISBN: 978-1-932841-90-9   Book Review by Kam Williams   “The August 9th fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri has focused global attention on […]

The Justice Imperative: How Hyper-Incarceration Has Hijacked the American Dream

  The Justice Imperative: How Hyper-Incarceration Has Hijacked the American Dream   by Brian E. Moran, Esq. Significance Press Paperback, $9.99                                                        186 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-9886509-7-8   Book Review by Kam Williams   “Our criminal justice system is in need of reform. [It] costs the taxpayers too much, fails at rehabilitation, exacts a life-long toll […]

Rhythm for Sale

Rhythm for Sale by Dr. Grant Harper Reid Amazon Digital Services Paperback, $14.95                                                       300 pages ISBN: 978-0615678283   Book Review by Kam Williams   “I went into the Countee Cullen library… and saw a book titled: The Harlem Renaissance: A Historical Dictionary for the Era… I peeked inside to see if [it] had any information […]

Rainbow in the Cloud

Rainbow in the Cloud The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou by Maya Angelou Random House Hardcover, $20.00 128 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-8129-9645-6 Book Review by Kam Williams   “’Words mean more than what is set down on paper,’ Maya Angelou wrote in her groundbreaking memoir ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.’ Indeed, Angelou’s […]

Orgasm

Orgasm Photographs & Interviews by Linda Troeller and Marion Schneider Daylight Books Hardcover, $35.00 188 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-9897981-3-6 Book Review by Kam Williams “Due to the repression and shame imposed by patriarchy, we are still at the onset of exploration of female sexuality and eroticism. Not only does this book reveal the power, divinity, […]

An Obama’s Journey

An Obama’s Journey My Odyssey of Self-Discovery across Three Cultures by Mark Obama Ndesandjo Globe Pequot Press Hardcover, $25.95 392 pages ISBN: 978-1-4930-0751-6 Book Review by Kam Williams “’My family will hate me for this book, baby,’ I explained [to my wife]. She hugged me and assured me they would not, while no doubt sensing […]

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