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Filmmaker, LAW Watford Acquires Film & TV Rights to MLK Biography “The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age”

Filmmaker Lawrence “LAW” Watford‘s Divine Write Pictures has optioned the film, television and digital rights to the book The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age by Patrick Parr. The biography, which was published by Chicago Review Press in 2018, explores the life of young Martin Luther King Jr. during his formative years as a student at Crozer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania. The book made waves when it was released, particularly because…

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Colors of the World Crayons and Alice Walker’s New Children’s Book “Sweet People are Everywhere” introduced to Underserved Schools

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker will read her latest children’s book publicly for the first time on a Facebook Live event hosted by Crayola Crayola, the brand that helps kids bring their creativity to life through color, announced its partnership today with Tra Publishing and Kids In Need Foundation for the release of Alice Walker’s new children’s book “Sweet People Are Everywhere.” The new Alice Walker children’s book…

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Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures Acquires Global Media Rights To Novel “GHOST BOYS”

Award-Winning and Critically-Acclaimed Novel to be Produced as a Theatrical Feature Film in Conjunction with Producers Amy Baer and Michael Besman LOS ANGELES — Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group feature film division, Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures (ESMP), is proud to announce its acquisition of global media rights to the award-winning and critically-acclaimed novel GHOST BOYS. Written by author Jewell Parker Rhodes (MAGIC CITY, PARADISE ON FIRE,…

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“The Trials of Ildarwood” Launches to #1 New Release in 24 Hours on Amazon.com

Trials of Ildarwood

Self-published author debuts inclusive epic fantasy novel to unanimous rave reviews. S.C. Selvyn today revealed that his debut title, The Trials of Ildarwood: Spectres of the Fall, hit #1 New Release for “Children’s Coming of Age Fantasy” books less than 24 hours after debuting on Amazon.com. The illustrated novel follows the harrowing adventures of a group of twelve-year-old children who are…

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Beloved Actor And Personality LeVar Burton Gets Tonie-fied This Fall

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The acclaimed director, producer and author’s likeness and voice will be available to a new generation of fans as a Tonie figure and audio book PALO ALTO, Calif. — This Fall, beloved actor, director, producer and author LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Star Trek and Jeopardy!) will have his voice and likeness immortalized as a Tonie! LeVar Burton’s award-winning children’s book, The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm, will…

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New Christian Novel Explores Dating, Drinking, and God’s Purpose for Our Lives

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  By Tyler Tichelaar Erin Elise Kiu’s new novel One Transforming Love tells the story of Aubrey, a late-twenties manager working in public accounting who has decided it’s time to stop looking for love in all the wrong places and discover her life purpose. Aubrey has recently moved to San Diego from Chicago, and she is hoping to find a…

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The newly released “The Moral Line” by Vanessa Bogenholm is an intriguing novel of a lady who finds goodness in all men

The Moral Line” from Book Vine Press author Vanessa Bogenholm is a daring account of a 47-year old woman who fell into the world of being a high-paid escort. PALATINE, IL, UNITED STATES — “The Moral Line”: a captivating book perfect for readers who seek self-discovery, happiness, and contentment. “The Moral Line” is the creation of published author Vanessa Bogenholm,…

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TripleLift & GroupM Join Forces To Drive Ad Spend To Minority-Owned Publishers

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Effort Directs Programmatic Ad Dollars To Black, Latinx, AAPI and LGBTQ+ Owned Companies NEW YORK, June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — TripleLift, one of the fastest-growing ad tech companies in the world, and GroupM, the world’s largest buyer of media, have partnered on TripleLift’s “Underrepresented Voices” Exchange Traded Deal to help buyers direct more spend to minority-owned publishers. The initiative is a curated deal…

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Police Reform: Do Black Lives Really Matter?

Guilty When Black

A controversial book released by Yorkshire Publishing, “Guilty When Black,” is raising eyebrows in nation where law enforcement and police unions have long been considered protectors of the people. The question is: which people are they protecting? In Oklahoma, as many states, where police oversight and qualified immunity are staunchly guarded and where choke holds and racial injustice get nothing more than…

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Queen’s University historian releases new book on American evangelicals and the radical right

An historian from Queen’s University Belfast has launched a new book on one of the most controversial political movements in the American Christian Right. Survival and Resistance in Evangelical America: Christian Reconstruction in the Pacific Northwest’, by Professor Crawford Gribben from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen’s, has recently been published by Oxford University Press. Over…

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