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Author's Novel Shares Haitian-American Experience

Tune in at 8 a.m. CST for my interview with Elsie Augustave, author of the 2013 novel THE ROVING TREE, on KAZI Book Review.  THE ROVING TREE follows a young Haitian adoptee, Iris Odys, through various journeys across the world. 41 more words

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Bert Ashe Memoir - Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles

Tune in today at 12:30 p.m. CST for my interview with Bert Ashe, author of TWISTED: My Dreadlock Chronicles, on KAZI Book Review on KAZI 88.7 FM.   19 more words

KAZI Interview

FOUR BRICK$ © - A Mini-Story Written by DJ Kool Ken

Carlos and Rey had sent word through some associates that some big-time drug dealers were going to be in Kansas City, Missouri, and were looking for a buyer. 552 more words

African American Street Articles

Early Morning Reading: The Ethics of Swagger

I just finished reading a chapter about Ernest Gaines prizing winning novel, A LESSON BEFORE DYING, in Michael DeRell Hill’s book, THE ETHICS OF SWAGGER: Prizewinning African American Novels, 1977-1993.   216 more words

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Early Morning Reading: Negroland

I’m enjoying the elegant writing of Margo Jefferson’s memoir, NEGROLAND.  Jefferson, a Pulitzer prize winning theater and book critic, grew up in Chicago living a privileged life as the daughter of a doctor.   39 more words

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Death of Trayvon Martin Inspires Book

For author and professor of religion, Kelly Brown Douglas, the death of Trayvon Martin was her Emmit Till moment, igniting deep chords of sadness and fear for young blacks. 323 more words

KAZI Interview

7 Questions To Ponder Before Beginning a New Project

Before you start writing your next blog post, article, or book it is important that you ask yourself the following seven questions; some of them may seem simple, but pausing to answer them can considerably help you save time by concentrating only on the key aspects that determine the success of your project. 746 more words

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