Hakim's Bookstore—Philly’s first and longest-standing Black-owned bookstore—will receive a historical marker.

Halle Amor Moore is only 9-years-old and is already a bestselling author. 


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We believe that the child who reads is the child who leads. In keeping with that idea, we decided this summer to take a look…

Gary With Da Tea and Monyetta Shaw hung out and chatted about her new book, “Bigger Than Me,” and her children’s book “The Adventures of Maddie.” Plus the dissolve into giggles while they discuss why reading is so important. See the silliness for yourself in this exclusive video edition of Gary’s Tea! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Get the latest from Gary’s […]

Riddle me this–even though relationship books generate millions every year, why are there hardly any how-to books for men? 5 Reasons To See “Think Like…

T.I. talks to Nnete from The Madd Hatta Morning Show about working with Big K.R.I.T., Taylor Swift, his first novel Power and Beauty, how personal he is going to get on his VH1 reality show, his son’s rap career and losing Heavy D. Recent Posts and More Exclusives: 2011 VETERAN’S DAY FREE MEALS AND DISCOUNTS […]

Author Lee Hayes and a select few are presenting stories that venture, slightly or not, from the stories we have become most familiar. They are making their mark on the literary world by presenting diverse stories that speak to the diverse needs and interests of the LGBT community. The Grio Reports: They are the stories […]

The Urban Daily sports blogger Jamiyl Samuels aims to show Black fathers in a positive light with his upcoming book. “Pass The Torch: How A Young Black Father Challenges the ‘Deadbeat Dad’ Stereotype” tackles the hot-button issue of fatherhood in the Black community and the affect the lack of a father figure has on young Black males. […]