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Yvonne Orji’s Bamboozled By Jesus Out Today! Happy Book Birthday! 🥳

Raising my hands in praise 🙌🏾 for actress Yvonne Orji and the release of her debut self-help aka “Get Yours” book ☛BAMBOOZLED BY JESUS: HOW GOD TRICKED ME INTO THE LIFE OF MY DREAMS [pub: Worthy Books] out today! Love how the stand-up comedian tricked out a Bentley and got all fabulously fly to drop off copies of her part-inspirational,

The Other Black Girl By Zakiya Dalila Harris Out Today! Happy Book Birthday! 🥳

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Witty, inventive, and smart, The Other Black Girl goes deeper to take on class privilege, race, and gender in a narrative that slyly plays along the edges of convention. Zakiya Dalila Harris’s debut is a brilliant combustion of suspense, horror, and social commentary that leaves no assumption unchallenged and no page unturned.

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade’s Shady Baby Out Today! Happy Book Birthday! 🥳

So happy for actress and mother Gabrielle Union and her husband NBA legend Dwyane Wade on the release of their children’s picture book ☛SHADY BABY [pub: HarperCollins] based on their own monikered “shady baby” Kaavia James.

🚨 New Book Alert: Lil Kim’s Memoir The Queen Bee With Kathy Iandoli

I’m excited to finally get to tell my story after all this time. Many people have thought they knew the story of Lil’ Kim, but they have no idea.

—Lil’ Kim in People magazine

ICYMI: Yesterday,  People magazine announced that Kimberly ‘Lil’

🚨 New Book Alert: Raekwon’s From Staircase to Stage with Anthony Bozza This Fall

ICYMI: Rapper Raekwon the Chef announced the release of his fall memoir yesterday ☛FROM STAIRCASE TO STAGE: THE STORY OF RAEKWON AND THE WU-TANG CLAN [pub: Gallery Books], written with Anthony Bozza,  on his Instagram yesterday. I’m hoping it’s as insightful as the Showtime docu-series Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men,

🚨 New Book Alert: You Got Anything Stronger? By Gabrielle Union This Fall

You Got Anything Stronger? is me at my most vulnerable. I have recently found true strength in that vulnerability, and I want to share that power with you here, through this book. 

—Gabrielle Union in You Got Anything Stronger?

She’s baaack!

You Are Your Best Thing By Tarana Burke and Brené Brown

We need to live in an antiracist society and people need to learn to be antiracist and practice antiracism. But I do not believe in your antiracist work if you have not engaged with Black humanity.

—Tarna Burke from the Introduction to You Are Your Best Thing: A Conversation from brenebrown.com

 

Cole Brown’s Greyboy: Finding Blackness In A White World Lands An ABC TV Series Development Deal

What a dream come true this is! It still astounds me to think that what began as a college essay a few years ago has made it all the way to ABC. No duo I’d rather work with to bring Greyboy to life than @yarashahidi & @chocolatemommyluv Let’s get to work!

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