Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Book Review: 'Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina'
Written by Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 27 March 2014
  Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina by Misty Copeland Touchstone Books Hardcover, $24.99 286 pages, illustrated ISBN: 978-1-4767-3798-0   Book Review by Kam Williams   “As the only ... read more >>
Book Review: Handbook for an Unpredictable Life
Written by Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 01 March 2014
Handbook for an Unpredictable Life How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother,             and Still Came out Smiling (with Great Hair) by Rosie Perez Crown Archetype Hardcover, ... read more >>
Guiou: The Other Blacks, The Afro-Jamaican Presence in Guatemala
Written by Kam Williams 09 February 2014
  Tate Publishing    Paperback, $12.00   96 pages, Illustrated   ISBN: 978-1-62746-147-4   [This book] chronicles the journey of a group of Jamaican pioneers who went to Guatemala during ... read more >>
Book Review: High Price A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You
Written by Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 01 August 2013
Dr. Carl Hart “As a youth, Carl Hart didn’t realize the value of school; he studied just enough to stay on the basketball team. At the same time, he was immersed in street life. Today, he is a cutting-edge ... read more >>
Book Challenges Stereotypes of Poor Fathers
Written by Bobbi Booker, Special to the NNPA from The Philadelphia Tribune 18 June 2013
“Doing The Best I Can” delves into the lives of poor men who have children outside of marriage and their “New Package Deals” ‑ the direct and intimate relationships with their children that ... read more >>
Book Review: Untouchable: The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 01 November 2012
  In his new book "Untouchable: The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson," author Randall Sullivan reveals new insights into the dysfunction and greed ingrained in the Jackson family, and ... read more >>
Sentinel Book Club Presents Hill Harper
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2011
‘Off to a Bad Start’ Debuts at Taste of Soul
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 October 2011
Author Kelvin E. FossettLos Angeles resident Kelvin E. Fossett will showcase his new book, “Off to a Bad Start,” at the 6th Annual Taste of Soul Festival on Saturday, October 15, on Crenshaw Boulevard.The ... read more >>
Book Review: But You Can’t Enslave My Thinking
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 June 2011
Jaye Swift, author of But You Can't Enslave My Thinking uses his book as an eye opener to what the Black community is lacking in knowledge, not only of the world around us, but specifically within the ... read more >>
Book Review: Block Reportin’
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 June 2011
"Block Reportin'", a new collection of writings by the journalist and activist J.R. Valrey, "chronicles the Black experience over the years of 2002-2010". As both a community activist and a journalist, ... read more >>
Book Review: I Beat the Odds – From Homelessness to “The Blind Side” and Beyond
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 07 February 2011
By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing Writer"I didn't write this book just to revisit The Blind Side... I want to help separate fact from fiction. After the movie came out, there were a lot of people asking ... read more >>
Book Review: Surviving and Thriving
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 29 January 2011
Surviving and Thriving365 Facts in Black Economic History    By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing Writer"In her poem, 'And Still I Rise,' Dr. Maya Angelou wrote, 'You can write me down in history with ... read more >>
Book Review: “Is It Just Me? Or is it nuts out there?”
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 14 January 2011
Hyperion BooksHardcover, $22.99216 pagesISBN: 978-1-4013-2384-4By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing Writer"Thoughtlessness is the new manners, and I've got to say I don't like it... Somehow, so many little ... read more >>
Book Review: Super Rich – A Guide to Having It All (Russell Simmons)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 08 January 2011
Gotham BooksHardcover, $22.50208 pagesISBN: 978-1-592-40587-9Book Review By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterB"Rather than any state of material abundance, Super Rich actually refers to living ... read more >>
“Decoded” by Jay-Z
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 01 December 2010
In this file photo taken March 11, 2010, Jay-Z attends the groundbreaking ceremony for the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)Book Review: Decoded By Jay-ZBy ... read more >>
Book Review: Beats Rhymes & Life
Written by Brian Grant (Sentinel Intern) 21 August 2010
 By Brian GrantSentinel InternThe book, Beats Rhymes & Life, is mostly filled with topics and writers talk about their opinions on the topic and interviews with well known artist that have been in ... read more >>
Book Review: The Streets, My Cradle
Written by Alysha Conner (Intern) 12 August 2010
 Alysha ConnerSentinel InternThe streets have become a common home for most African-Americans over the years. Most of us are too stuck in a mindset of drugs, prostitution, or domestic violence to realize ... read more >>
An Actor and a Gentleman: Louis Gossett, Jr.
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 24 June 2010
 An Actor and A Gentleman:  Louis Gossett, Jr.By Joy ChildsSentinel ContributingThis year marks Louis Gossett, Jr.'s 60th year in the entertainment business.  His new book, "An Actor and A Gentleman," ... read more >>
‘Entertainment Power Players’ Fashion, Film, Music, Sports & TV Directory
Written by Kathy Williamson (Contributing Writer) 05 February 2010
Dackeyia Q. SterlingEntertainment Power Players’ Fashion, Film, Music, Sports & TV Directory By Kathy WilliamsonSentinel Contributor The entertainment industry is not unlike any other business ... read more >>
Paul Mooney is back with his new book BLACK IS THE NEW WHITE
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) & Tabia Shawel (Intern) 04 February 2010
Paul MooneyPaul Mooney at the Sentinel Office BuildingPaul Mooney’s new book BLACK IS THE NEW WHITEPaul Mooney is back with his new book - BLACK IS THE NEW WHITEBy Brandon I. BrooksSentinel Entertainment ... read more >>
Allah in the Islands
Written by Brian Carter (Sentinel Intern) 08 October 2009
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Book Review: Saving Our Daughers
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Book Review: Saving Our Daughers From a Man's Point of View, Volume 2 By Curtis J. BenjaminICTBS PublishingPaperback, $22.97216 pages, illustrated ISBN: 978-0-615-29264-9            ... read more >>
New Book Examines Black Quilts from Slavery to the White House
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
When her first son was shot to death, Ora Poston Knowell poured her grief into a quilt. Every April 15, she hangs it in his honor from the front porch of her Oakland, Calif., home. On May 5, she displays ... read more >>
Michelle Obama: Meet the First Lady
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 22 January 2009
Meet the First Lady Michelle Obama in highly anticipated book "A tall 44 year-old African-American woman took her place at the podium and began her speech at the Democratic National Convention. As ... read more >>

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