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13 Must Read Hip Hop Autobiographies

Hip-Hop artists are some of the most captivating, colorful, and compelling people in The Culture. The lives they’ve lead and the stories they can tell naturally make them great subjects for biographies. And who better to tell those stories than the MC themselves? Hip-hop memoirs can give us a glimpse into an artist’s creative world,…

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Kickin’ It With Dad Book – THE FEAT.

#RunTheCulture The “Kickin’ It With Dad” book is a brand new book for kids that shines a spotlight on the bond between black fathers and sons. The book is for 9-12 year-olds focusing on a father-son relationship where sports (soccer in this case) is used as a backdrop to create tension, laughs and some life…

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4 Black Literary Podcasts

#RunTheCulture Black literary podcasts are a rising force for black literature. Black stories and their storytellers need outlets that understand them to help spread the word about the amazing work they are creating. And connoisseurs of The Culture need to know where to find them. Check out our list of podcasters that are informing the…

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The Feat. – We Love You Charlie Freeman

#RunTheCulture Today on The Feat. we are featuring a truly unique and mind-bending black-lead novel , We Love You Charlie Freeman. We Love You Charlie Freeman is the debut work from rising literary star and creator for The Culture Kaitlyn Greenidge and is the story of a black family (The Freemans) that, through their knowledge…

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5 Black Horror Writers To Read This Halloween

  Fear in the black community takes on even more meanings and covers so much more than what is found in typical in the horror genre. Yet black horror fiction and black horror writers are under appreciated and often overlooked. But for this Halloween season CFTC is putting a spotlight on 5 legendary black horror…

10 Books By Black Authors To Read For The Summer

  The black experience is something both unique and varied. And most of all, they’re important and need to be shared and read. We’ve put together a list of 10 of the best books by black authors published recently. They range from realistic stories, to science fiction, mystery thrillers, investigative journalism and histories. From fiction…

Books & Authors For The Culture

  AUTHORS   Maya Angelou– I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,Gather Together in My Name, Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas, The Heart of a Woman, All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes, A Song Flung Up to Heaven,Mom & Me & Mom, I Shall Not Be Moved, Phenomenal Woman: Four Poems Celebrating…