Seven thousand students drop out of high school every day in America and young Black males suffer the nation’s highest casualties.
If you’re in Cape Town, South Africa this week you must attend Open Book Cape Town Literary Festival. The popular festival runs from September 21 through September 25 at locations across the city .
Book Review by Randall Kennedy -Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness: What It Means to Be Black Now by Toure
Cultural critic, Rolling Stone contributing writer and coresspondant for MSNBC in U.S. Toure explores the philosophy of Post Blackness in his latest book “
Sugarcane is proud to announce the Winner of the 2011 Cain Prize For African Writing is Zimbabwe’s NoViolet Bulawayo. Ms. Bulawayo won for her piece ”
Chicago, IL (BlackNews.com) — Tavis Smiley will be in Chicago to discuss his book, Fail Up. Tickets are now on sale for Tavis Smiley:
Ngugi is an internationally acclaimed Kenyan playwright, journalist, writer and professor. His theatrical work changed the way Theatre was experienced in Kenya and his work has been an inspiration and example to many writers around the world.