04 19 2014
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Book Review 'God's Graffiti: Inspiring Stories for Teens'

A mix of memoir and motivational resource designed as a prescription to put juvenile delinquents on a proper path

Romal Tune could just as easily been another statistic. After all, his mother was a crack head who never took him to church. And the absence of his dad meant he grew up on the streets where he got mixed-up with the wrong crowd and started dealing drugs by the time he was a teenager.


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Books: 'Ain't Nothing Like Freedom,' by Cynthia Mckinney

The marginalized iconoclast makes a decent attempt at resurrecting her terribly-tarnished image

Former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney is a fearless firebrand who always seems  to be sitting in the middle of controversy, both during her tenure in the House of Representatives, and since.


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Octavia's Brood Uses Speculative and Science Fiction As a Tool for Social Justice

Project's editors want to spark imaginations and create a sustainable model for supporting artists

Imarisha and her co-editor Adrienne Maree Brown are partnering to publish Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements. The project seeks to demonstrate how community organizing and social justice work are a form of science and speculative fiction.

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Ross Mathews on His New Book, 'Man Up: Tales of My Self Delusional Self-Confidence'

Across from Ross

Ross has won the hearts of millions of Americans since his television debut as Ross the Intern on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." He can be seen as a regular panelist and occasional guest host on E!'s late-night talk show "Chelsea Lately," and is a ï¬

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