The Last Taxi Ride: A Talk With A.X. Ahmad About His Sensual Thriller

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A.X. Ahmad talks about writing, how he created a fast-moving thriller that was so sensually descriptive, surprise endings–and of course, some thoughts on being a good (or not so good) man.

Walter Dean Myers’ Death and What It Could Mean For Young, Black, Male Readers

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The passing of such an influential black author could revitalize young, black, male readership and authorship, or it could deepen the dearth of existing books for this demographic.

That Time a 7 Year-Old Pitched Me His Story

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Standing in front of a corner store on a hot June day in Philly, a former student tells me why he’s newsworthy.

Donald Sterling, Mark Cuban and the Bigger Picture We’re Not Seeing

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B.O.L.D member Joshua Rivers has a change of heart on the Donald Sterling fiasco, calls for extermination!