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V Books: Rapsody’s ‘Laila’s Wisdom’ And 7 Books That Explore Black Religion

Inspired by Rapsody's latest offering, VIBE complied a list of some important and very informative books on the history of the black church.


V Books: Logic’s Story On ‘Everybody’ Parallels Nine Engaging Autobiographies

Personal stories, through hip-hop and literature, allows us to make better sense of the world.


V Books: Prof. Gerald Horne Remembers The Life Of Paul Robeson

VIBE looks at the life of Paul Robeson.


V Books: Michael Woodsworth Remembers Brooklyn Activist Elsie Richardson’s Contribution To The War On Poverty

The War on Poverty is complex and, for the most part, has ambiguous roots. However, Prof. Michael Woodsworth's new book argues its Brooklyn beginnings.


V Books: Prof. Daina Berry’s New Book Discusses The Monetary Value Of Slaves

Prof. Berry shares a different view of slavery.


V Books: Mark Speltz Sheds Light On Northern Civil Rights Movement In ‘North Of Dixie’

The Civil Rights Movement wasn't just a movement in the south.


‘Run The Jewels 3′ 101: A Social Uprising Syllabus

Witness the strength of street knowledge.