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Fort Lauderdale -  The African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) will host “Book Life” at the 2018 South Florida Book Festival, which kicks off with the Eat, Drink, Read: A Literary Culinary Experience on Friday, July 20, 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. with special guest author, comedian and radio show host Ricky Smiley and other featured guests include Kevin Belton, the New Orleans-based PBS television celebrity chef; Melba Wilson, Harlem restaurateur and soul food superstar; Taymer Mason, a Caribbean sensation specializing in vegan cuisine.

 

Why write about the World Cup until it gets serious? This weekend's quarterfinal matches mark the beginning of the final ascent. England, my "home side" by heritage, is through to the final eight. Life is good.

Do native born African Americans and Caribbean American immigrants, have a shared ethnic identity?

Authors and panel discussions will showcase the vibrant and diverse literary culture of the Caribbean during the two-day South Florida Book Festival this month.

For those of us lucky enough to live in areas with seasons, the summer has arrived! This time of year brings many wonderful things--outdoor grilling, reading on the beach, camping--but for many, the best part of summer is more outdoor time with your pet. Here are some dog-related board books to read with the toddler in your life.

‘The geometry of being Black’ is a book that probes into the effects of anti-Blackness on the Black community. Divided into five segments: receiving, internalizing, unlearning, loving and resisting; the book delves into how the Black community receives and internalizes anti-Blackness, how the community can unlearn and resist anti- Blackness, and how the community can begin to love it’s Blackness in a world that does not let it.

When considering summer reading, whether or not I'm near a beach (I much prefer a hammock in the shade), I think of fast-paced mysteries with a dark edge.

NEW YORK – Announcing the publication of a work of fiction, a supernatural thriller, by international film and television action star Wesley Snipes, along with co-author Ray Norman. Their novel, entitled Talon of God, is a non-stop contemporary fantasy adventure sure to please readers with its suspense and compelling drama.  The novel’s leading role, Lauryn Jefferson, is a beautiful young doctor dragged into an apocalyptic battle between Heaven and Hell – and at her right hand is Talon Hunter, a spirit warrior and legendary man of God.

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