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1:08 AM / Tuesday November 21, 2017

Education

The Ten Best Black Books of 2015

December 31, 2015

By Kam Williams 1. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates 2. Black Male Frames African-Americans in a Century of Hollywood Cinema, 1903-2003 by Roland Leander Williams, Jr. 3. The Face That Changed It All A Memoir by Beverly Johnson 4. America The Black Point of View by Tony Rose 5. After the Dance…

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African American writers offer readers their all-time literary favorites

April 5, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sonia Sanchez By Karen E. Quinones Miller I recently asked a college student who were his favorite Harlem Renaissance writers. The young man thought for a moment, and then answered Langston Hughes. When I prompted him to name another writer from the era, he screwed up his face and said, in a questioning…

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Taking the Lead

January 17, 2015

What does Civil Rights leadership look like in the 21st Century? That depends on whom you ask. By Denise Clay In the 1950s and 60s, picking out the leaders of the fight for Civil Rights was pretty easy, and, at least from a media perspective, centered on one man, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King…

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Join a writing group!

December 14, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Philadelphia attorney, Theresa Brunson, member of the Eveningstar Writer’s Group (L) and Diane McKinney-Whetstone (R.) By Karen E. Quinones-Miller One of the questions I’m asked most often when out on the lecture circuit or out on a book tour is: What advice would you give for aspiring authors?  My answer is always the same….

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Allow me to introduce myself….

December 5, 2014

Something just occurred to me! I’ve been writing “The Literary Lounge” column here in the Philadelphia SUN for a few weeks now and I’ve never introduced myself. My bad! My name is Karen E. Quinones Miller, and while I’m originally from Harlem (Holla!), I’ve lived here in Philadelphia for the past 27 years. But that…

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Cosby: His Life and Times

November 22, 2014

By Karen E. Quinones Miller The package arrived last Wednesday – November 12 — and I opened it to see the book I had requested from Harper Collins – Cosby: His Life and Times. When I called the publisher, the day before, the accusations of rape against Bill Cosby had just begun to surface. Old…

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CeCe Winans accepts the Spirit Award at Lisa Collins’ 20th Annual “First Ladies High Tea”

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A Very Versatile Holiday

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ABOVE PHOTO:  Cola and Brown Sugar Glazed Ham   Family Features When planning this year’s holiday menu,...

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Actress Della Reese dead at 86

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(LOS ANGELES) — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest...

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Simple ways to follow a low-glycemic eating plan for better health

November 16, 2017

BPT Adopting a diet that mainly consists of foods ranking low on the Glycemic Index (GI) can...

Oasis

God won’t let you be defeated

November 16, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs In my most recent YouTube family vlog (I love that you’re subscribing!), as I...

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