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V Books: VIBE Goes Shopping For Books With A$AP Twelvyy (Video)

From his encouraging single, “L.L.B.B.”  still getting spins on playlists to finally releasing his debut album, 12, A$AP Twelvyy had a prosperous 2017. And he’s not done…

V Books: Patrisse Khan-Cullors ‘When They Call You A Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir’ Is Full Of Love And Compassion

Understanding and accepting love, as well as opening myself up to the fact that people do care about me has been an emotional, and at times unhealthy battle for me. My…

V Books: Big Boi Cites Dick Gregory’s ‘Ni**er’ And Miguel Ruiz’s ‘The Four Elements’ As Two Of His Favorite Books

Big Boi and Andre 3000 have made careers out of keeping verses loaded with principles, moral guidance, euphemisms, and book knowledge. The #SouthenPlayaListicTeachings…

VBooks: Dr. Ashley Farmer Reshapes Views of Black Radicals In ’Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed An Era’

Supremely admirable, freshly dressed, and organically intellectual MCs, Nas and the late Tupac introduced me to the Black Panther Party (BPP) during my fearless and…

V Books: Prof. Ana Araujo Pens A Comprehensive History Of ‘Reparations For Slavery And The Slave Trade’ In New Book

What you want, you a house, you a car? 40 acres and a mule, a piano, a guitar? Anything, see my name is Lucy, I’m your dog Motherfu**er, you can live at the mall –

V Books: Toni Morrison’s ‘The Origin Of Others’ Encourages Minorities To Control Their Narrative

As of late, I’ve been pondering, and carrying troubling thoughts, on whether or not my identity, and how white America sees me as a black man, is permanent. If it is…

God Is A Woman: Professor Treva Lindsey’s ‘Colored No More’ Uncovers Black Womanhood In D.C.

Washington, D.C. has contributed to this nation in a number of ways: from its slaves building the White House, to birthing award-winning actors and rappers, and…

V Books: 360 Degrees of Literature And Mathematics With RZA

These things just took over me. Took over my whole body until I can’t even see anymore. I’m calling my black woman a bi**h. I’m calling my peoples all kinds of things…

V Books: Prof. Sheena Howard Discusses ‘The Encyclopedia of Black Comics’

Unless you’ve had your soul buried under a rock, you’ve felt the reverberating energy that African American women writers and academicians have been showering the Earth…