Books

Extended WDKX family member and award-winning journalist Natasha S. Alford, of TheGrio and CNN will be releasing her book on February 27th “American Negra a Memoir”. Follow at @AmericanNegra and @NatashaSAlford for exclusive book content! Post your reviews using #AmericanNegra #NatashaSAlford #Memoir #NewRelease.    

Eve, the renowned rapper known for hits like “Got What You Need,” is set to release her memoir, “Who’s That Girl?” on September 17, as announced by PEOPLE. The memoir will chronicle Eve’s journey from her early days in Philadelphia to becoming a legendary figure in hip-hop. Eve aims to offer readers an intimate look […]

To educate young readers about Black history, experts recommend literature as a valuable resource. Books can engage children in the nuanced aspects of Black history, fostering curiosity and understanding. During Black History Month, figures like Meg Medina, the National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature, highlight the importance of providing children with rich texts that respect […]

Book overview “Race-Non-Conformity: From Exclusion to Inclusion” is a thought-provoking and insightful book that delves into the complex landscape of racial identity, equity, and inclusion in contemporary society. In this groundbreaking work, author Christopher Martin-Stancil-El explores the experiences and struggles of those who refuse to conform to the traditional, color-coded race system. With a keen […]

Starting this Saturday, Rochester public libraries announced they will be canceling all fines for overdue books. People are still encouraged to return all late books and items. People will still have to pay for replacement costs and processing fees for damage or missing items. Rochester Public Library eliminates all fines on overdue materials (rochesterfirst.com)

WHO: The Rochester Black Authors Association (RBAA) is committed to amplifying and empowering Black authors, allowing their literary talent to take center stage. WHAT: The 7th annual Rochester Black Authors Expo is a platform to empower and celebrate Black authors shaping the future of literature, uniting them with the community to discuss the importance of […]

If you have not tried the Kim Kardashian Southwest Salad recipe by Joel James you really REALLY should! It is sooo delicious. The recipe is simple and easy! All you need is romaine lettuce, spinach, cherry or grape tomatoes (whichever you prefer), lime, black beans, avocado, and corn. Don’t forget the shrimp! Because I love […]

Questlove, an Academy Award-winning filmmaker, is set to publish his debut children’s book, The Rhythm of Time, a literary series geared for readers ages 8-12, co-authored with New York Times bestselling and award-winning author S.A. Crosby. According to the book’s synopsis, it reads: “Rich with pop-culture references but rooted in its portrait of its two […]

I just want to share a couple of quotes from a book I am currently reading by David Goggins. It is his second book called Never Finished: Unshackle Your Mind And Win The War Within. This book is in my top 5 books of all times and it is a freaking masterpiece! If you are not […]


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