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Book Review: “Ready to Rise”

April 30, 2020

You know you have it. There’s all kinds of potential inside you but how can you actually use it? Says author Jo Saxton in her new book “Ready to Rise,” it takes determination, a community, strength, belief in yourself, and a little leaning on God. After hearing her seventh-grade daughter give a speech to classmates, […]


Book Review: “Dangerous Crooked Scoundrels”

April 23, 2020

You’ve got a few things to say about that guy in the White House. If not now, well, you’ve said a few things about other guys in the White House over the years – much of it civil, but some of it was inappropriate for polite society. And in “Dangerous Crooked Scoundrels” by Edwin L. […]


Book Review: “It’s Not All Downhill from Here”

April 17, 2020

Getting old ain’t for sissies. Aging is not for the weak, whiners, or wimps, not for fraidy-cats or those with no confidence, and aging is absolutely not for the inflexible. But then again, as in the new novel by Terry McMillan, “It’s Not All Downhill from Here,” either. The last thing Loretha Curry wanted was […]


Book Review: “Turn It Up!”

April 8, 2020

It starts with tapping toes. It’s followed by shaking shoulders, waving arms, and swaying hips: you hear music and pretty soon, you’re dancing to a beat, and maybe even singing along with an artist you really love to listen to. Can you imagine your great-grandma dancing? Or her grandma? In “Turn It Up!” by Joel […]


What’s in a name?

April 2, 2020

Having a pet in one’s life is believed to, among other things, reduce stress and improve overall health and well-being. According to The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI), an estimated 133 million pet owners save nearly $11 billion on physician visits, while 20 million owners who walk their pets five times a week, show […]


Five Gardens You Can Virtually Tour

March 26, 2020

March 19, marked the first day of spring, and it’s also the earliest first day of spring in 124 years. Given the current reality of quarantining, it isn’t exactly prime time to explore the gardens of the world, but House Beautiful has rounded up virtual tours of five breathtaking gardens from across the globe. Get […]


Work of A&T visual artists featured in overseas exhibition

March 19, 2020

ERNAKULAM, INDIA – The National Alliance of Artists from Historical Black Colleges and Universities (NAAHBCU), the second largest African American arts organization in the United States, promotes national and international artists, education through the arts and art programs within Historical Black Colleges and Universities, is part of a traveling exhibition in India. The artwork of […]


Ten Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours

March 19, 2020

Google Arts & Culture teamed up with over 2500 museums and galleries around the world to bring anyone and everyone virtual tours and online exhibits of some of the most famous museums around the world. British Museum, London This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court […]


Book Review: Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

February 20, 2020

You’ve always held such promise. People could see it in you, starting when you were small: you were going to go places, do good, make a mark on the world. They were proud to know you, happy to watch you land until – except – as in “Blair Underwood Presents Olympic Pride, American Prejudice” by […]


Book Review: Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart

January 30, 2020

“Think bigger than you ever have,” writes Alice Walker in her newest collection of poetry, “that blackness is not where whiteness wanders off to die, but that it is like the dark matter between stars and galaxies in the universe that ultimately holds it all together.” Paying tribute to such greats as Mohammad Ali and […]


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