Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama

  Rising Star The Making of Barack Obama  by David J. Garrow William Morrow Hardcover, $45.00 1472 pages ISBN: 978-0-06-264183-0 Book Review by Kam Williams “Barack Obama's speech at the 2004 Democratic … [Read more...]

The Meaning of Michelle

  The Meaning of Michelle 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own Edited by Veronica Chambers St. Martin's Press Hardcover, $24.99 236 pages ISBN: 978-1-250-11496-9 Book Review … [Read more...]

From #Black Lives Matter to Black Liberation

  From #Black Lives Matter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Haymarket Books Paperback, $17.95 286 pages ISBN: 978-1-60846-562-0 Book Review by Kam Williams “The eruption of mass protests in the … [Read more...]

Risky Medicine

  Risky Medicine Our Quest to Cure Fear and Uncertainty by Dr. Robert Aronowitz, M.D. University of Chicago Press Hardcover, $26.00 284 pages ISBN: 978-0-226-04971-7 Book Review by Kam Williams “Will … [Read more...]

Why Bernie Sanders Matters

  Why Bernie Sanders Matters A Nation Will Not Survive Morally or Economically When So Few Have So Much and So Many Have So Little by Harry Jaffe Regan Arts Paperback, $17.95 238 pages ISBN: … [Read more...]

The Street God

  The Street God I Won without Telling by Christian Hayward The Street God Entertainment Paperback, $29.99 268 pages ISBN: 978-0-9964967-0-4 Book Review by Kam Williams “This is a story about a small boy who … [Read more...]

Democracy in Black

Democracy in Black How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. Crown Publishers Hardcover, $26.00 286 pages ISBN: 978-0-8041-3741-6 Book Review by Kam Williams “America's promise has always … [Read more...]

Before I Forget

  Before I Forget Love, Hope, Help and Acceptance in Our Fight against Alzheimer's by B. Smith and Dan Gasby Harmony Books Hardcover, $25.00 336 pages ISBN: 978-0-553-44712-5 Book Review by Kam … [Read more...]

Year of Yes

  Year of Yes How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes Simon & Schuster Hardcover, $24.99 352 pages, ISBN: 978-1-4767-7709-2 Book Review by Kam Williams “In this … [Read more...]

Twisted

  Twisted My Dreadlock Chronicles by Bert Ashe Bolden / An Agate Imprint Paperback, $15.00 252 pages ISBN: 978-1-932841-96-1 Book Review by Kam Williams “After leading a far too conventional life for nearly … [Read more...]