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Michelle Obama’s book sells over 725,000 units
Saturday, November 17, 2018
BECOMING, the highly anticipated memoir by former first lady Michelle Obama, sold more than 725,000 units in all formats and editions in the U.S. and Canada on the first day of its publication. BECOMING’s first-day sales, including preorders, represent the largest single-day sales total for any book published in 2018 by Penguin Random House, the
 
DuVernay confirms Prince documentary in works
Monday, November 12, 2018
In about three minutes, singer Alicia Keys captured the very essence of late pop megastar Prince. Now, over the course of two or more hours, famed movie maker Ava DuVernay will capture the “Purple Rain” hitmaker’s life and career on film. DuVernay confirmed recently that she’s been tapped to direct a new documentary on the icon, who
 
Social influencer Leah Gordone mentors young women
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
FAYETTEVILLE – YouTuber and millennial social influencer Leah Gordone recently held her inaugural BROWNGIRLSLINKUP Social Brunch. Aimed at college-aged girls and young adult women, the event was meant to inform on how to become social influencers and the related opportunities. For Gordone. It not only was a chance to give back but also a homecoming
 
Returning to her rural roots: bell hooks
Monday, November 5, 2018
On a Friday morning late last spring, bell hooks was sitting comfortably on a couch perfectly situated in a spacious single-family home that Berea College purchased and had since converted into an Institute bearing her name. On this particular day, hooks — arguably one of the nation’s most prominent authors and feminist scholars — was
 

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Michelle Obama’s book sells over 725,000 units

BECOMING, the highly anticipated memoir by former first lady Michelle Obama, sold more than

Christine Darden: ‘Dreaming and on their Shoulders’

DURHAM – The first steps to achieve any goal is to perceive, plan, prepare and persist.

Eagles try to play spoiler against rival

Bowie State is the lone CIAA and HBCU representative in the NCAA Division II Super Region 2