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UNAPOLOGETIC: A Black, Queer and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements (Charlene A. Carruthers, Beacon Press, 2018) Book Review

UNAPOLOGETIC:  A Black, Queer and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements  (Charlene A....

 

Former Special Agent Shines a Light on Slavery Then & Now in New Book with Foreword by Mike Tomlin

Former Special Agent Shines a Light on Slavery Then & Now in New Book with Foreword by Mike Tomlin    ...

 

PUM Book Review: A Perilous Path Talking Race, Inequality and the Law

A Perilous Path Talking Race, Inequality and the Law by Sherrilyn Ifill, Loretta Lynch, Bryan Stevenson and Anthony G....

 

PUM Film Review: American-Inter-Generational Drama Recounts Internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII

American PUM Film   Review by Kam Williams   Inter-Generational Drama Recounts Internment of...

 

PUM Film Review: Bad Samaritan

 Bad Samaritan PUM Film   Review by Kam Williams Contributor   Burglar Discovers Psychopath's Lair...

 

PUM Film Review: 100 Years: One Woman's Fight for Justice,Bittersweet Biopic Chronicles Native-American Crusader's Class Action Suit vs. U.S.

100 Years: One Woman's Fight for Justice Film Review by Kam Williams PUM Contributor      ...

 

PUM Film Review: Malcolm X: The Lost Tapes

Malcolm X: The Lost Tapes PUM Film   Review by Kam Williams   Intriguing Documentary Features Found...

 

PUM Black Panther (FILM REVIEW)

Black Panther PUM Film   Review by Kam Williams   Chadwick Boseman Rises to the Occasion as African...

 

PUM Film Review: Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba

Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba Film   Review by Kam Williams   Reverential Biopic Chronicles Rise, Fall and...

 

PUM Film Review: Where's Daddy?

Where's Daddy? PUM Film   Review by Kam Williams   Searing Expose' Indicts Child Support System as...

 

The Ten Best Black Books of 2017

The Ten Best Black Books of 2017 by Kam Williams PUM Contributor       1. We Were Eight Years...

 

We Were Eight Years in Power (BOOK REVIEW)

We Were Eight Years in Power An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates One World Hardcover, $28.00 394 pages...

 

PUM Book Review: My Grandmother's Hands

  My Grandmother's Hands Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa Menakem...

 

Pretty Powerful (BOOK REVIEW)

Pretty Powerful Appearance, Substance and Success by Eboni K. Williams Viva Editions Hardcover, $21.99 224...

 

Challenges to the Dream: The Best of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards at Carnegie Mellon University

Book Offers 18 Years of Student Perspectives on “Challenges to the Dream”   Unfortunately, being young does...

 

30 Days a Black Man The Forgotten Story That Exposed the Jim Crow South By Bill Steigerwald

30 Days a Black Man The Forgotten Story That Exposed the Jim Crow South By Bill Steigerwald Foreword by Juan...

 

Historical Drama Recreates 1939 Attempt to Assassinate Hitler-13 Minutes Film Review

13 Minutes PUM Film   Review by Kam Williams     Historical Drama Recreates 1939 Attempt to...

 

PUM Book Review: Rising Star The Making of Barack Obama

  Rising Star The Making of Barack Obama by David J. Garrow William Morrow Hardcover, $45.00...

 

PUM Book Review: The President's Kitchen Cabinet The Story of the African-Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas

  The President's Kitchen Cabinet The Story of the African-Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the...

 

The Meaning of Michelle 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own

The Meaning of Michelle 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own Edited by Veronica...

 

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Plays Infamous Whistleblower in Reverential, Cloak-and-Dagger Drama: Snowden PUM Film Review

  Joseph Gordon-Levitt Plays Infamous Whistleblower in Reverential, Cloak-and-Dagger Drama Snowden PUM Film  ...

 

Matthew McConaughey Stars as Rebel Soldier-Turned-Slave Revolt Leader-Free State of Jones Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack Review

  Matthew McConaughey Stars as Rebel Soldier-Turned-Slave Revolt Leader Free State of Jones Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack  ...

 

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution PUM TV Review

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution TV Review by Kam Williams PUM Contributor     Documentary about...

 

PUM Book Review: Democracy in Black How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul

  Democracy in Black How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. Crown Publishers...

 

PUM Book Review: Before I Forget by B. Smith and Dan Gasby

Before I Forget Love, Hope, Help and Acceptance in Our Fight against Alzheimer's by B. Smith and Dan Gasby...

 

PUM Film Review: Sweaty Betty

A Blackface Variation of "Babe" with Street Cred  Sweaty Betty PUM Film   Review by Kam Williams...

 

PUM Film Review: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Eagerly-Anticipated Sequel Proves Well Worth the Wait Star Wars: Epi sode VII - The Force Awakens   PUM Film  ...

 

PUM Film Review: Daddy's Home

Wahlberg and Ferrell Compete for Kids' Affections in Dysfunctional Family Comedy Daddy's Home Film   Review by Kam...

 

PUM Film Review: Concussion - Will Smith Delivers Oscar-Quality Performance as Fearless Brain Researcher Who Fought the NFL-

Will Smith Delivers Oscar-Quality Performance as Fearless Brain Researcher Who Fought the NFL Concussion PUM Film Review by Kam...

 

PUM Film Review: The Danish Girl

  The Eddie Redmayne Delivers Another Oscar-Quality Performance as Sexual Preference Pioneer   Danish Girl PUM...

 

PUM Book Review: The Complete Infidel's Guide to Isis

  The Complete Infidel's Guide to Isis by Robert Spencer Regnery Publishing Paperback, $19.99 384 pages...

 

Spike Lee Offers Solution for Chicago Gang Violence in Timely Morality Play-PUM Film Review "Chi-Raq"

Spike Lee Offers Solution for Chicago Gang Violence in Timely Morality Play Chi-Raq Film   Review by Kam Williams PUM...

 

PUM Book Review: Year of Yes How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes

Year of Yes How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes Simon & Schuster...

 

PUM Book Review: Time to Get Tough Make America Great Again by Donald Trump

Time to Get Tough Make America Great Again by Donald Trump Regnery Publishing Paperback, $16.99 240 pages...

 

PUM Book Review: Fracture Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide by Joy-Ann Reid

  Fracture Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide by Joy-Ann Reid William Morrow / an imprint of...

 

PUM Book Review: Mixed Me! by Taye Diggs Illustrated by Shane W. Evans

  PUM Book Review by Kam Williams   Mixed Me! by Taye Diggs Illustrated by Shane W. Evans Feiwel and...

 

PUM Book Review: Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot Edited by Tom Butler Foreword by Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro

  Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot Edited by Tom Butler Foreword by Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro Goff Books...

 

PUM Boook Review: The Face That Changed It All A Memoir by Beverly Johnson

The Face That Changed It All A Memoir by Beverly Johnson Foreword by Andre Leon Talley Hardcover, $28.00...

 

PUM Book Review: Infinite Words A Comprehensive Guide to Writing and Publishing by Zane

Infinite Words A Comprehensive Guide to Writing and Publishing by Zane Paperback, $16.00 208 pages...

 

PUM Book Review: Wealth Secrets of the One Percent A Modern Manual to Getting Marvelously, Obscenely Rich by Sam Wilkin

Wealth Secrets of the One Percent A Modern Manual to Getting Marvelously, Obscenely Rich by Sam Wilkin Little, Brown and...

 
 

PUM Book Review: Sunny 101 The 10 Commandments of a Boss Chick by Sunshine Smith-Williams

Sunny 101 The 10 Commandments of a Boss Chick by Sunshine Smith-Williams Voices International Publications...

 

PUM Book Review: I Am Jackie Robinson by Brad Meltzer

  I Am Jackie Robinson by Brad Meltzer Illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos Dial Books / Penguin Young Readers...

 

African-American Mother and Sonís Adjustment to Autism Chronicled in Inspirational Biopic, "Bass Clef Bliss" Film Review

African-American Mother and Son’s Adjustment to Autism Chronicled in Inspirational Biopic Bass Clef Bliss PUM Film Review by...

 

PUM Film Review: Inside Out-Uprooted 11-year old Struggles to Control Her Emotions in Introspective Pixar Adventure

U prooted 11-year old Struggles to Control Her Emotions in Introspective Pixar Adventure   Inside Out   PUM Film...

 

PUM Film Review: Jurassic World

Self-Reverential Sequel Revives Prehistoric Horror Franchise    Jurassic World   Film   Review by Kam...

 

PUM Book Review: Firebird by Misty Copeland Illustrated by Christopher Myers

Firebird   by Misty Copeland  Illustrated by Christopher Myers   G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Young...

 

PUM Book Review: Undivided A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace

Undivided A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace by Patricia Raybon and Alana Raybon...

 

PUM Book Review: After the Dance My Life with Marvin Gaye by Jan Gaye with David Ritz

After the Dance My Life with Marvin Gaye by Jan Gaye with David Ritz Amistad Hardcover,...

 

PUM Book Review: Michelle Obama: A Life by Peter Slevin

  Michelle Obama: A Life by Peter Slevin Knopf Hardcover, $27.95 448 pages, Illustrated ISBN:...

 

PUM Book Review: ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror by Michael Weiss and Hassan Hassan

I SIS : Inside the Army of Terror by Michael Weiss and Hassan Hassan Regan Arts Paperback, $14.00 288 pages...

 
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