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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...

 

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 Son’s 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...

 

PUM Book Review: My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me A Black Woman Discovers Her Family’s Nazi Past

My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me A Black Woman Discovers Her Family’s Nazi Past by Jennifer Teege with Nikola...

 

PUM Book Review: Black Male Frames African-Americans in a Century of Hollywood Cinema, 1903-2003 by Roland Leander Williams, Jr.

Black Male Frames African-Americans in a Century of Hollywood Cinema, 1903-2003 by Roland Leander Williams, Jr....

 

PUM Book Review: The Presidency in Black and White, My Up-Close View of Three Presidents and Race in America by April Ryan

The Presidency in Black and White My Up-Close View of Three Presidents and Race in America by April Ryan Foreword by the...

 

PUM Book Review: The Loneliness of the Black Republican Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power by Leah Wright Riguer

  The Loneliness of the Black Republican Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power by Leah Wright...

 

PUM Film Review: McFarland, USA

Disgraced Coach Redeems Self in Overcoming-the-Odds Sports Saga McFarland , USA PUM Film Review by Kam Williams  ...

 

PUM Film Review: Fetish Flick Fails to Match Intensity of Erotic Best-Seller Fifty Shades of Grey

      Fetish Flick Fails to Match Intensity of Erotic Best-Seller Fifty Shades of Grey   Film...

 

CNN Special Revisits the Liberation of Notorious Concentration Camp: "Voices of Auschwitz" PUM TV Review

CNN Special Revisits the Liberation of Notorious Concentration Camp Voices of Auschwitz PUM TV Review by Kam Williams  ...

 

PUM Film Review: "Americons" Fact-Based Cautionary Tale Revisits Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis

Fact-Based Cautionary Tale  Revisits Sub-Prime Mortgage Crisis     Americons PUM Film Review by Kam Williams...

 

PUM Book Review: Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March By Lynda Blackmon Lowery

  Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March By Lynda Blackmon Lowery As...

 

PUM Film Review: "Black or White" - Grandparents Square-Off over Biracial Child in Contentious Courtroom Drama

Grandparents Square-Off over Biracial Child in Contentious Courtroom Drama   Black or White Film Review by Kam Williams, PUM...

 

PUM Film Review: Bittersweet Biopic Chronicles Exploits of Cryptologist Who Cracked Nazi Code: The Imitation Game

Bittersweet B iopic Chronicles Exploits of Cryptologist Who Cracked Nazi Code The Imitation Game PUM Film Review by Kam Williams...

 

PUM Film Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Tolkien Franchise Finale Features Bilbo and Pals in Epic Showdown The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies PUM Film Review by Kam...

 

PUM Book Review: Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate and Survive the Criminal Justice System

Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate and Survive the Criminal Justice System by Robbin Shipp,...

 

PUM One on One: Karin Slaughter The “Cop Town” Interview

Check Out Slaughter, Come Hell or High Water Karin Slaughter The “Cop Town” Interview with Kam Williams PUM...

 

PUM Book Review: Cosby: His Life and Times by Mark Whitaker

  Cosby: His Life and Times by Mark Whitaker Simon & Schuster Hardcover,...

 

PUM Book Review: Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984–2014: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change, Clarence Page

Culture Worrier Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change by Clarence Page Bolden Books Paperback, $17.00...

 

Social Satire Takes Sophisticated Look at Race Relations in the Ivy League: PUM Film Review: Dear White People

Social Satire Takes Sophisticated Look at Race Relations in the Ivy League Dear White People PUM Film Review by Kam Williams...

 

PUM Film Review: Kill the Messenger

  Jeremy Renner Riveting in True Tale as Intrepid Investigative Journalist   Kill the Messenger PUM Film Review by...

 

PUM Book Review: An Obama's Journey My Odyssey of Self-Discovery across Three Cultures by Mark Obama Ndesandjo

An Obama's Journey My Odyssey of Self-Discovery across Three Cultures by Mark Obama Ndesandjo Globe Pequot Press...

 
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