Thursday, April 15, 2021

‘Until Justice Be Done’ examines first civil rights movement

BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Review of “Until Justice Be Done: America’s First Civil Rights Movement, From the Revolution to Reconstruction’’...

How Black soldiers helped end the Civil War

“The Black Civil War Soldier: A Visual History of Conflict and Citizenship” by Deborah Willis; NYU Press. 256 pages, $35 BY JACQUELINE CUTLER NEW YORK DAILY...

A history lesson on the Black church

Gates’ book explains the prominent roles of places of worship - from slave rebellions to politics. BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER “I...

True-crime thriller recounts 1910 murder and launch of NAACP

“The Rope: A True Story of Murder, Heroism, and the Dawn of the NAACP’’ by Alex Tresniowski. Simon & Schuster. 322 pages. $28. BY DR....

New book explores diverse influence of Black food in America

BY ADDIE BROYLES AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN/TNS To fully understand the complexity of Blackness, a good place to start is food, Marcus Samuelsson says. The Ethiopian-born, Sweden-raised, Harlem-based chef...

MORE BLACK-FOCUSED COOKBOOKS

If you’re looking to add any new Black-focused cookbooks to your shelves this month, here are a few to consider. Two must-reads for anyone digging...

Cicely Tyson’s new memoir, ‘Just as I Am,’ is a gift

“Just as I Am” by Cicely Tyson; HarperCollins (432 pages, $28.99) BY MOIRA MACDONALD THE SEATTLE TIMES/TNS “The art of acting is the art of exposing,...

‘White Freedom’ traces complex relationship between freedom and race

“White Freedom: The Racial History of an Idea’’ by Tyler Stovall. Princeton University Press (435 pages. $29.95) BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE...

New ‘Abe’ book delivers fresh insights on Lincoln

Review of “Abe: Abraham Lincoln In His Times’’ by David S. Reynolds. Penguin Press. 1,088 pages. $45. B DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA...

‘Authentic You’ author hopes to inspire girls

The mother of two has been open about her life and experiences, especially surrounding mental health. BY ALLISON WARD TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE COLUMBUS, Ohio — Growing up...