The “City of Angels” is a Fact for Our Wild Friends

It’s called the City of Angels. The title makes some laugh out loud

Marc Lamont Matters!

Marc Lamont Hill The “Nobody” Interview

The Global Hillary

Women\’s Political Leadership in Cultural Contexts

Legendary Civil Rights Icon Reflects upon the Past as Prologue

Joan Trumpauer Mulholland The “She Stood for Freedom” Interview

Blood Brothers

  Blood Brothers The Fatal Friendship between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X by Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith Basic Books Hardcover, $28.99 392 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-465-07970-4 Book Review by Kam Williams “[This book] is the story of how Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali and the central role Malcolm X played in his life. It […]

From #Black Lives Matter to Black Liberation

  From #Black Lives Matter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Haymarket Books Paperback, $17.95 286 pages ISBN: 978-1-60846-562-0 Book Review by Kam Williams “The eruption of mass protests in the wake of the police murders of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner in New York City have challenged the impunity with which […]

The South Side

  The South Side A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation by Natalie Y. Moore St. Martin’s Press Hardcover, $27.99 270 pages ISBN: 978-1-137-28105-2 Book Review by Kam Williams “Mayors Richard M. Daley and Rahm Emmanuel have touted Chicago as a ‘world-class city.’ The skyscrapers, the billion-dollar Millennium Park, Michelin-rated restaurants, pristine lake views, [the] […]

Risky Medicine

  Risky Medicine Our Quest to Cure Fear and Uncertainty by Dr. Robert Aronowitz, M.D. University of Chicago Press Hardcover, $26.00 284 pages ISBN: 978-0-226-04971-7 Book Review by Kam Williams “Will ever-more sensitive tests for cancer lead to longer, better lives? Will anticipating and trying to prevent the future complications of chronic disease lead to […]