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Dec 18th

Book Review, “Khalil’s Way”

Book Review, “Khalil’s Way”

“Do you have nightmares about going to school? Do you hate going to school because you know you’ll be teased, or shoved or even beaten up? If yes, you are not alone…

“Khalil’s Way” was inspired by the thousands of children whom I’ve met who shared traumatic stories about being bullied… Youth deserve to live in a society where they feel safe, secure, accepted and valued.

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Guys and ladies match wits in battle-of-the-sexes comedy

Guys and ladies match wits in battle-of-the-sexes comedy

Comedian/actor/radio and television show host Steve Harvey shocked the world a few years ago when he added love guru to his repertoire with the publication of “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man.”

The popular relationship primer earned the No. 1 spot on the New York Times best-seller list mapped out a step-by-step strategy designed to help any woman turn her man into “Mr. Right” merely by understanding and manipulating the male psyche.

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Getting Ziggy with it

David Nesta “Ziggy” Marley was born in Trenchtown, Jamaica on October 17, 1968 to Bob and Rita Marley. A five-time Grammy-winning musician, actor, artist, activist and humanitarian, Ziggy has enjoyed a prominent presence on the public stage for over a quarter-century.

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Orphaned chimp adopted by alpha ape in Disneynature documentary

Orphaned chimp adopted by alpha ape in Disneynature documentary

This delightful Disneynature documentary, narrated by Tim Allen and shot in the wilds of Africa’s Ivory Coast, revolves around the adorable antics of a big-eared, infant chimp named Oscar. Co-directed by Alastair Fothergill and Mark Linfield, the film chronicles the little fellow’s evolution from an overprotected momma’s boy into a toddler suddenly forced into survival mode by circumstances beyond his control.

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F.A.I.T.H., the hip hop rocker

F.A.I.T.H., the hip hop rocker

For the past five years, a musical tornado has been brewing in Minneapolis and now, at its most ferocious peak, this twister is finally ready to touch down. Glam Hip Hop Rocker Faith Udeh, who simply goes by the stage name F.A.I.T.H. (Forces Against Illusions That Hinder) has been preparing for her debut album release for some time now, and it’s a journey that has taken her from here to Nashville and back again. Along the way she’s learned a myriad of lessons and even found strength in her voice.

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The African-American Criminal Justice Guide

The African-American Criminal Justice Guide

Photo of Author John Elmore courtesy of Kam Williams

Book Review by Kam Williams

“As a defense attorney, I spend a lot of time counseling young African-American men and women about making better lives for themselves… It hurts me to see so many of our young… going to jail instead of college.

Many go to jail having been wrongfully convicted of crimes they did not commit. Others will go to jail because of a lack of economic opportunities; and others go to jail simply because they did not have someone to show them a better way.

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Revealing biopic chronicles personal life and musical career of revered reggae icon

Revealing biopic chronicles personal life and musical career of revered reggae icon

Film Review

When most people think of Bob Marley, what probably comes to mind is reggae, Jamaica and marijuana. But how did a street urchin raised by a teen-mom in a country shack with no electricity manage to become a beloved icon admired all over the world?

That little-known side of Bob’s life story is the subject of Marley, an intimate biopic produced by his son, Ziggy, and directed by Scotsman Kevin Macdonald. Because of the participation in the project of so many relatives, friends and colleagues, the picture paints a fascinating portrait which fully fleshes out its subject, thereby resisting the temptation of merely placing him on a pedestal.

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