The Seven Commandments for Happiness and Prosperity

When Shari Sharifi Brown enters a room one immediately senses a unique presence, an intuitive sense that  the joy within her is the infallible sign of the presence of God.   Why 7  Commandments when we all have been taught there were 10 Commandments.  Because in fact Shari has created an active faith  formula to …

Book of Black Heroes

Book Review by Kam Williams   Political Leaders Past and Present by Gil L. Robertson, IV Foreword by Myrlie Evers-Williams Just Us Books Paperback, $12.95 80 pages ISBN: 978-1-933491-21-9   “The first African-American political leaders began to serve following the Civil War…Known as Reconstruction, this period represented a window of opportunity for African-Americans… Many [Black] …

331 Innings

Book Review by Kam Williams   331 Innings by Peter Brav Zappyness Media Paperback, $7.25 164 pages ISBN: 978-1-544237947   “331 Innings is a powerful tale narrated by elderly, Nebraska native Jack Schram, a lifelong witness to the folly of war and hypocrisy. Jack tells of the bullying encountered by his nephew’s teenage son, John, …

Rising Star

Book Review by Kam Williams   The Making of Barack Obama by David J. Garrow William Morrow Hardcover, $45.00 1472 pages ISBN: 978-0-06-264183-0   “Barack Obama’s speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention instantly catapulted him into the national spotlight and led to his election four years later as America’s first African-American president. In this …

The Meaning of Michelle

Book Review by Kam Williams   16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own Edited by Veronica Chambers St. Martin’s Press Hardcover, $24.99 236 pages ISBN: 978-1-250-11496-9   “Michelle Obama is unlike any other First Lady in American History. From her first moment on the public stage, she has …