African American

Author Veronica Faye, Gemini Jones: My Past Came Knocking-The Savannah Wooten Case

Airs at: Thu, 08/02/2012 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Author Veronica Faye discusses her latest book, Gemini Jones: My Past Came Knocking – The Savannah Wooten Case.   The novel’s lead character, Gemini Jones, is a successful African-American attorney who manages a high-profile career while keeping her bipolar disorder in chec... Read more

Our Fathers Who Aren't In Heaven

Airs at: Tue, 02/11/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae presents a Black History Month documentary, Our Fathers Who Aren’t In Heaven, produced by Michael Johnson. This half-hour piece originally aired in 1994 as part of Legacies: Tales From America, a 13-part series of multicultural personal stories produced by Dmae Roberts... Read more

Dr. Thabiti Lewis, author of Ballers of the New School : race and sports in America

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
      Dr. Thabiti Lewis, author of  Ballers of the New School : race and sports in America, shares insights into the realities of race in sport culture. Ballers of the New School is one of the first and best books to come along that effectively explains contemporary athlete... Read more

Journalist Carole Simpson's memoir, "Newslady"

Airs at: Thu, 10/06/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Newslady is the memoir of Carole Simpson a trailblazing African American woman journalist. Simpson was the first woman the first African American woman national network television correspondent, the first African American woman to anchor a national network newscast and the ... Read more

Author Carla Peterson, "Black Gotham"

Airs at: Thu, 09/01/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Part detective tale, part social and cultural narrative, Black Gotham is Carla Peterson's riveting account of her quest to reconstruct the lives of her nineteenth-century ancestors. As she shares their stories and those of their friends, neighbors, and business associates, ... Read more

Author Jumata Emill Jones, "Never Dead"

Airs at: Thu, 08/04/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
About Never Dead by Jumata Emill Jones Emerson McGee has spent most of his life living with a secret, and the first-year law student’s menacing struggle with his sexuality is only the half of it. His wife, Danielle, has her own scars, thinly veiled behind her upper-middle ... Read more

Author Sabur I M, Journey into a Man’s Broken Heart.

Airs at: Thu, 07/07/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Black Book Talk starts its "summer reads" series with an interview with novelist Sabur IM. This Gen-Xer discusses his book Journey into a Man’s Broken Heart with co-hosts Emma Jackon Ford and Patricia Welch.  Says IM, "I always heard people say, 'It's better to have loved a... Read more

Lisa Nichols, author of NO MATTER WHAT! 9 Steps to Living the Life You Love

Airs at: Thu, 03/03/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
The guest is Lisa Nichols, author of NO MATTER WHAT! 9 Steps to Living the Life You Love. In NO MATTER WHAT!, Lisa presents the plan to inspire readers to create the lives they deserve.  The NO MATTER WHAT! program is achieved through nine steps, or muscles --including yo... Read more

Robert Greer, First of State

Airs at: Thu, 12/02/2010 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Hosts Emma Jackson Ford, Patricia Welch and O.B. Hill speak with mystery writer Robert Greer about his latest novel—First of State, a prequel to his CJ Floyd mystery series. It takes readers back in time to a very different CJ Floyd. It's 1972, and the twenty—two-year-old ... Read more

Jerald Walker, "Street Shadows: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Redemption."

Airs at: Thu, 10/07/2010 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Hosts Patricia Welch, Emma Jackson Ford and O.B. Hill speak with Jerald Walker about his memoir, "Street Shadows: A Memoir of Race, Rebellion, and Redemption." Walker progressed from Chicago honor student to thug to Iowa Writers Workshop star to author and professor. Jeral... Read more