Catherine Adel West is the author of The Two Lives of Sara, an emotional story of a tight-knit Southern Black community facing prejudice and life’s uncertainties together. What inspired you to write this book? My first book Saving Ruby King did well, but I didn’t feel like I was done exploring some of the characters, so I […]
Shaunna J. Edwards and Alyson Richman are the co-authors of the novel The Thread Collectors, which is a story of two women who risk everything for love and freedom during the atrocities of the Civil War. Their paths converge in New Orleans, where an unexpected encounter leads them to discover that even the most delicate threads […]
Noué Kirwan is the author of the romance novel Long Past Summer, which is about a New York lawyer who finds herself defending her ex-boyfriend against his ex-wife, who used to be her best friend. Kirwan spoke with rolling out about the novel, and what inspired her to write this twisted love triangle for her debut […]
Ashley M. Coleman is a storyteller and a music industry executive. She is the author of the book Good Morning, Love, which examines the uncertainty of being a new professional chasing a dream while also trying to survive in a world that’s not always kind to ambitious women. Coleman spoke with rolling out about what […]
“With these hands I’m one of God’s most powerful creatures …” This is the first half of a quote rolling out founder, Munson Steed, shared with me when I asked what his biggest takeaway was, after interviewing Dr. Myron Rolle upon the release of his memoir, The 2% Way. Steed’s full quote was:“With these hands […]
The astounding Caroline Clarke is a bestselling author and full-time journalist. Clarke has a full and engaging story of her own and decided to exercise her writing dexterity to tell the stories of several Black achievers in her second edition of Take a Lesson: Black Achievers on How They Made It and What They Learned […]
Caroline Clarke is a highly requested speaker, award-winning journalist, moderator and acclaimed author. Take a Lesson: Black Achievers on How They Made It and What They Learned Along the Way is her latest book and was released in February 2022. In 2021, Clarke was featured in CORE magazine’s “100 Most Influential Blacks Today.” “On the […]
Former NBA All-Star Charles Oakley recently spoke with rolling out to talk about his new book The Last Enforcer: Outrageous Stories from the Life and Times of One of the NBA’s Fiercest Competitors. Oakley also shared his thoughts on the modern-day NBA game.
Lauri Fitz-Pegado spent many years in the public and private sectors as a civil servant, a foreign service officer, a presidential appointee at the Commerce Department. Additionally, her work in telecommunications and as a world-renowned advocate, led her to work, live and travel internationally. In her new memoir, Dancing in the Dash: My Story of […]
Witches are on the go! If we are not living out our day-to-day lives, balancing home life and work, we’re organizing rituals and keeping track of spells. The Busy Witch’s Planner is a journal-style planner that not only helps you keep track of appointments and important dates but encourages you to plan out your long-term […]
Michael Eric Dyson is one of a kind. A teacher, doctor of philosophy, father, philanthropist, radio host and prolific writer of 24 books and counting, he is the facilitator and conduit of a Black America starving for knowledge, wisdom and love. More than capable of providing the tools to nurture the minds of Black America, […]
In This is How You Vagina, Dr. Nicole Williams presents readers with a much-needed education on the history, science, and attitudes of the most fascinating and misunderstood part of the female anatomy: the vagina. She covers valuable information about sexual function, childbirth, and physiology and provides answers to her patients’ (and probably your) most asked […]
By trade, Tony Rogers is an attorney and a financial expert with six investment registrations. The Florida native’s passion for history compelled him to take a look at Martin Luther King’s mountaintop speech and to explore Blacks’ progress over the decades since that seminal address. Roger’s book, On the Right Road to the Promised Land, […]
Anthony Joiner, a native of Leesville, Louisiana, is an entrepreneur, software solutions architect, and so much more. He is also the founder of Blooksy.com. Blooksy is the world’s first web-based book writing and publishing platform that makes life a lot easier for those interested in publishing. Joiner has published the works of close to 200 […]
Author, Kaia Alderson loves history. So much so, she decided to tell the unknown story of the all Black female Army Unit, The 6888th Battalion. Alderson talks about how she discovered and finally wrote this great novel
Poet and author Honorée Fanonne Jeffers is known for penning five poetry collections, including the 2020 collection The Age of Phillis, for which she won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work in Poetry. Jeffers, who currently teaches creative writing and literature at University of Oklahoma was not inititally known for being an author. […]
Dana N. Anderson, performing artist, writer, and producer joined rolling out‘s Sunday Stories to talk about her latest project, Cries From Quarantine: Poems About Love
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey, author of “Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir,” discusses how she came to grips with writing her latest book, a compelling, personal and poignant account of the family and childhood trauma she experienced surrounding the murder of her mother in 1985.
Bestselling and award-winning author of contemporary and erotic romance, Suleikha Snyder joins Shay Baby of Brown Book Series.
Robin Williamson discusses his role as a poet, author and business owner on the AM Wake-Up Call. To watch his full segment, click play above.