Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate

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Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate and Survive the Criminal Justice System by Robbin Shipp, Esq. and Nick Chiles Agate Bolden Paperback, $9.99                                                                   160 pages ISBN: 978-1-932841-90-9   Book Review by Kam Williams   “The August 9th fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri has focused global attention on […]

The Justice Imperative: How Hyper-Incarceration Has Hijacked the American Dream

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  The Justice Imperative: How Hyper-Incarceration Has Hijacked the American Dream by Brian E. Moran, Esq. Significance Press Paperback, $9.99                                                        186 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-9886509-7-8   Book Review by Kam Williams   “Our criminal justice system is in need of reform. [It] costs the taxpayers too much, fails at rehabilitation, exacts a life-long toll on […]

Rhythm for Sale

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Rhythm for Sale by Dr. Grant Harper Reid Amazon Digital Services                                                    Paperback, $14.95                                                       300 pages ISBN: 978-0615678283 Book Review by Kam Williams   “I went into the Countee Cullen library… […]

Orgasm

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Orgasm Photographs & Interviews by Linda Troeller and Marion Schneider Daylight Books Hardcover, $35.00 188 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-9897981-3-6 Book Review by Kam Williams “Due to the repression and shame imposed by patriarchy, we are still at the onset of exploration of female sexuality and eroticism. Not only does this book reveal the power, divinity, […]

Death of a King The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Final Year

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Death of a King The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Final Year by Tavis Smiley with David Ritz Little, Brown and Company Hardcover, $27.00                                                       288 pages ISBN: 978-0-316-33276-7   Book Review by Kam Williams   “The question I attempt to answer in this book is simple: In his last year, what kind […]

Story/Time: The Life of an Idea

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Story/Time: The Life of an Idea by Bill T. Jones Princeton University Press Hardcover, $24.95                                                       104 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-691-16270-6   Book Review by Kam Williams “In this ceaselessly questioning book, acclaimed African-American dancer, choreographer and director Bill T. Jones reflects on his art and life… Presenting personal revealing stories, richly illustrated with striking photographs… and featuring […]

Thoughts From A Unicorn: 100% black. 100% jewish. 0% safe.

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Thoughts from a Unicorn: 100% black. 100% jewish. 0% safe. by MaNishtana Foreword by Saul Sudin Hyphen Publishing Paperback, $19.95 392 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-61574758-3 Book Review by Kam Williams “Born to an African-American Orthodox Jewish family, MaNisshtana has spent his life being Black, being Jewish, fielding questions and accusations from all sides, and occasionally […]

30 Years at Ballymaloe

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30 Years at Ballymaloe by Darina Allen Foreword by Alice Waters Photographs by Laura Edwards Kyle Books Hardcover, $35.00 320 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-1-909487-13-0 Book Review by Kam Williams             “Ballymaloe is Ireland’s longest established cookery school and a Mecca of international acclaim for those with a passion for food. Since it first opened in […]