Book of Black Heroes

Political Leaders Past and Present, Gil L. Robertson, Book Review, Civil War, Reconstruction, Black History

  Book of Black Heroes Political Leaders Past and Present by Gil L. Robertson, IV Foreword by Myrlie Evers-Williams Just Us Books Paperback, $12.95 80 pages ISBN: 978-1-933491-21-9 Book Review by Kam Williams “The first African-American political leaders began to serve following the Civil War…Known as Reconstruction, this period represented a window of opportunity for […]

331 Innings

Jack Schram, inspirational, Peter Brav, Nebraska, bullying, book review, physical disability, powerful tale

  331 Innings by Peter Brav Zappyness Media Paperback, $7.25 164 pages ISBN: 978-1-544237947 Book Review by Kam Williams “331 Innings is a powerful tale narrated by elderly, Nebraska native Jack Schram, a lifelong witness to the folly of war and hypocrisy. Jack tells of the bullying encountered by his nephew’s teenage son, John, born […]

The President’s Kitchen Cabinet

Adrian Miller, book review, African-Americans, treasury of information, Presidents kitchen cabinet, cooking techniques and equipment, recipes

  The President’s Kitchen Cabinet The Story of the African-Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas by Adrian Miller University of North Carolina Press Hardcover, $30.00 292 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-1-4696-3253-7 Book Review by Kam Williams “[This opus] vividly tells the stories of the African-Americans who worked in the […]

Volume 2 of Yes Sir, Yes Sir, 3 Bags Full! – You Do NOT Want to Miss This

Jerry Hall, Viet Nam War, moral dilemmas, learning lessons, personal heartbreak, war, book review

  Volume 2 of Yes Sir, Yes Sir, 3 Bags Full! – You Do NOT Want to Miss This Book Review by Amy Lignor What began in an unforgettable Volume 1—living Jerry Hall’s story and dealing with the heart-wrenching issues of the Viet Nam* War—continues here. The action of battle, fraught with the unending horrors […]

Keep Walking in Prayer… Until You Can’t Come Back

Keep Walking in Prayer... Until You Can't Come Back, Reverend Dorothy Scott Boulware, Book Review, by Kam Williams

  Keep Walking in Prayer… Until You Can’t Come Back by Reverend Dorothy Scott Boulware Xulon Press Paperback, $10.99 104 pages ISBN: 978-1-4984-7454-2 Book Review by Kam Williams “By way of introduction, I’m a Baptist Methodist Pentecostal Evangelical non-denominational retired pastor, retired newspaper editor, former minister of music, former fingerprint technician, wife of 47 years, […]

The South Side

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  The South Side A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation by Natalie Y. Moore St. Martin’s Press Hardcover, $27.99 270 pages ISBN: 978-1-137-28105-2 Book Review by Kam Williams “Mayors Richard M. Daley and Rahm Emmanuel have touted Chicago as a ‘world-class city.’ The skyscrapers, the billion-dollar Millennium Park, Michelin-rated restaurants, pristine lake views, [the] […]

Heretic

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  Heretic Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now by Ayaan Hirsi Ali Harper Collins Publishers Paperback, $15.99 288 pages ISBN: 978-0-06-233394-0 Book Review by Kam Williams “Ayaan Hirsi Ali argues that… Islamic extremists… are driven by a political ideology embedded in Islam… She makes a powerful case that a religious reformation is the only way […]

The Complete Infidel’s Guide to Isis

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  The Complete Infidel’s Guide to Isis by Robert Spencer Regnery Publishing    Paperback, $19.99 384 pages ISBN: 978-1-62157-453-8 Book Review by Kam Williams “The Complete Infidel’s Guide to Isis contains everything people of the free world need to know about the Islamic State. Islam is the foremost threat to freedom, and to every free […]

A Bold Perspective: Courage & Empowerment to Take on Life’s Adversities

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  A Bold Perspective: Courage & Empowerment to Take on Life’s Adversities by Tina Marie and Rashon D. Fuller Zero Gravity Publishing    Paperback, $18.00 262 pages ISBN: 978-0-9963425-0-6 Book Review by Kam Williams “At the onset of tragedy, I made myself a promise. If God allowed me my footing and gave me the strength […]

Time to Get Tough – Make America Great Again

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  Time to Get Tough Make America Great Again by Donald Trump Regnery Publishing Paperback, $16.99 240 pages ISBN: 978-1-62157-495-8 Book Review by Kam Williams “I wrote this book because the country I love is a total economic disaster right now… Every day in business, I see America getting ripped off and abused. We have […]