Our Harlem World Holiday Book Experience & Open Mic At Calabar Imports

By Eartha Watts Hicks, editor-in-chief

We writers are, pardon me for saying so, an odd bunch. But then, we get together, start thinking and talking, sharing ideas and our process. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: A Conversation With Opera Singer Divaria

By CC Minton

There is nothing like the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Between parties, shopping and spending time with family, I find it refreshing to meet up with someone who is exciting and breathes life into a conversation as one season ends and another begins.   Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Democracy Depends On Exchanging Ideas. Do Leaders Listen?

robert-obama1By Michael McQuillan

“Answer your mail.”  Mentors taught this as the first rule of politics when I worked in the U.S. Senate for Missouri’s Stuart Symington in the Seventies.  Continue Reading →