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Gabrielle Union has secured the rights to turn the memoir of LGBTQ+ activist George M. Johnson into a TV series. The 47-year-old actress — whose company, I’ll Have Another Productions, is under the Sony Pictures TV umbrella — is said to have a first-look deal at adapting his book All Boys Aren’t Blue for the small…

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André Leon Talley admits his relationship with Vogue’s Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour “is in an iceberg.” According to Talley, the fashion bible’s former editor-at-large, his new memoir, The Chiffon Trenches, is a “love letter” to Wintour,  even though he claims the 70-year-old journalist is “not capable of simple human kindness.” And in a new interview about…

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Author Robyn Crawford set popular culture on fire with her inflammatory memoir A Song for You: My Life With Whitney Houston.  But Crawford not only opened eyes with her account of her alleged lesbian affair with the late, legendary singer Whitney Houston. Crawford also detailed how Houston’s former alleged boyfriend, the equally legendary Eddie Murphy,…

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Writing gives Black authors the creative space to tell their stories. From non-fiction and fiction to poems and memoirs, African Americans are releasing their literary talents and creating award-winning books. For all of the book lovers and those searching for a good read, here are books by Black authors that are a great read. Becoming…

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Alicia Keys is set to release a new memoir. The “Girl on Fire” singer will publish her book, titled More Myself, through Oprah Winfrey’s book imprint, An Oprah Book, in November this year. She has described the upcoming title as “part autobiography, and part narrative documentary.” In a statement, the 38-year-old star said of the…

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Joi-Marie McKenzie’s buzzed about The Engagement Game is finally out. Her memoir, which was featured in People and Essence magazines, details the bumpy road to getting engaged. We had some questions for the author.   Can you share what inspired you to write such a revealing book? I didn’t set out to write a revealing…

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Former Attorney General Eric Holder shared at an event for the National Democratic Redistricting Committee that former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, signed a reported $60 million book deal. Penguin Random House will publish the forthcoming books. Obama’s previous books were published by Crown, which also published Mrs. Obama’s book American Grown, about…

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Former R&B superstar Montell Jordan, 47, was one of the most popular artists on the planet when he released his This Is How We Do It LP in 1995. After dropping six additional R&B albums, in 2010 he stepped away from his career in mainstream music. Candidly addressing his promiscuous lifestyle and extramarital affairs as…

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Shanna Red’s Legally Branded is a hard read. Growing up in a family of dysfunction and addiction, Red was shuffled around from foster family to foster family. As a young adult, the author eventually struggled with addiction herself, however, through it all she was able to overcome the obstacles she faced in her life and…

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Legendary music producer LA Reid has a new memoir coming out this month and it promises to be a blockbuster. In the memoir entitled LA Reid Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic and Searching for Who’s Next, he talks at length about his interactions with the” King of Pop” Michael Jackson. Reid…

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The well-documented public feud between former LA Lakers teammates Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant has already gone down as one of the biggest feuds in sports history. But now, in his new memoir, Shaq Uncut: My Story, O’Neal is pulling skeletons — or rather jabs — out of the closet as he details experiences from…

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Months after the tragic loss of British soul singer Amy Winehouse, fans are still left with many questions surrounding the singer’s untimely death on July 23. Though those questions about her death still remain unanswered, fans will soon enough learn about the singer’s dynamic life as it was recently announced that Winehouse’s father, Mitch Winehouse,…

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I awoke early on the morning of September 11, 2001. The night before, I gathered all the paperwork I needed for the case. I also checked my train schedule in the hope of catching an earlier train into the city. Through my bathroom window, I could see that it was going to be a beautiful…

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