Monday, January 26, 2009

Barbara Rodgers' Inauguration Journal

I wasn't fortunate enough to witness President Obama's Inauguration up-close and personal in Washington DC, so I had to watch it on TV. However, it's nice to have friends in high places :)

Barbara Rodgers, "Retired" Anchorwoman and Journalist Extraordinaire was kind enough to chronicle the events for us.

To experience the events through "Barbara's Eyes," go to:

The journal can be found under "Barbara's News."


Sunday, January 25, 2009

January 25, 1851

Sojourner Truth addressed the first Black Women's Rights
Convention, Akron Ohio, 1851

Friday, January 23, 2009

Marcus Books, Kim Roby, "The Best of Everything" - Jan. 23, 2009, 6:30 p.m.

Marcus Books
3900 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 652-2344


Thursday, January 22, 2009

Kimbera Lawson Roby "The Best of Everything" Book Tour

Friday, January 23, 2009
6:30 PM
Marcus Books
3900 Martin Luther King, Jr Way
Oakland, CA

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Monday, January 19, 2009

After John Legend's Concert at The Paramount in Oakland, CA

Enjoy these photos from the party after ("The After Party") John Legend's Performance at Maxwell's in Downtown Oakland on January 12, 2009.

Photos by Edward Miller Photography, 510-237-0479

Happy Birthday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968

"The Dream Lives On"

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Suny Press releases "Go, Tell Michelle"

"Go, Tell Michelle"

African American Women Write to the New First Lady

Suny Press has a new release, "Go, Tell Michelle," available January 16, 2009 in bookstores and on their website.

For more information, visit :

You can watch a news clip, hear an NPR interview or order a copy of the book.

Pass it along!

Thursday, January 8, 2009

"Not Easily Broken" - A Film for the Family

Yes, We Can!

"Not Easily Broken" - Opens January 9, 2009

TriStar Pictures
release date
In Theaters January 9, 2009
rating details
This film has been rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for sexual references and thematic elements.
NOT EASILY BROKEN is an uplifting drama about love and family adapted from the book of the same name by renowned pastor and author Bishop T. D. Jakes
Download the synopsis as a Microsoft Word document: MS WORD
Production Notes
Download: English
Download: English
Directed by
Bill Duke
Screenplay by
Brian Bird
Based on the Book by
T. D. Jakes
Produced by
T.D. Jakes
Curtis Wallace
Bill Duke
Executive Producers
Morris Chestnut
Steven Brown
Morris Chestnut
Taraji P. Henson
Maeve Quinlan
Kevin Hart
Wood Harris
and Jenifer Lewis

Credits not final