Here are this year's must-read books by Black authors.

We know about the ice cream truck but what about the library truck? That’s right! The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library now has wheels. The library started a mobile library service to serve communities with limited access to libraries. The “MoLi” is a 33-foot-long mobile truck filled with books, magazines, CDs, and DVDs to be checked out. The […]


Best-selling author Luvvie Ajayi talks about her new book 'I'm Judging You,' microwave fame, and the Trump disaster.

Boys who go to neighborhood barbershops in the Mobile and Pritchard, Alabama area are getting more than a haircut. They’re also discovering books they can relate to, with characters that look like them.

The famed media personality and real estate guru is starting the year off with a bang by snagging one of the most coveted award nominations in the entertainment industry.

The saying "laugh to keep from crying" has never been so relevant.


In a season chock-full of "Top 2015" lists, from hottest celebrities to best political moments, we must not forget the literature that moved us

A short novel based on Jane the Virgin's fictional telenovela, The Passions of Santos, is now available on the online writing community, Wattpad.

As rap’s fight for mainstream relevance finally gains some traction, author and Grantland writer Shea Serrano is set to release The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song From Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated, and Deconstructed. The upcoming book schools you on hip-hop history by breaking down the most pivotal moments from the genre […]

We thought we’d had enough of Pharrell Williams‘ “Happy,” but his children’s book of the same name will warm up every cold heart. The super producer is promoting the picture book on his popular YouTube page, i am Other. In this adorable video, Pharrell asks kids why they love to read. One little girl sums it […]

Pharrell Williams has taken his “Happy” song and transformed it into a children’s book with the same name! Plus, he has an awesome social media campaign to go with it!  All you have to do is share why reading make you happy by using the hashtag #ReadHappy” on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Everytime the hashtag […]

Renaming the Charleston library she served for 30 years is a fitting tribute to Cynthia Hurd, one of the nine churchgoers killed during the AME Shooting last…