Jenifer Lewis is best known for her roles as a no-nonsense mother in some of our favorite films and TV shows. So when she released a memoir titled The Mother Of Black Hollywood, it made perfect sense. What we didn’t know, was that Lewis has had one h*** of a journey, and this book […]
In this edition of Sybil’s Book Club, Sybil Wilkes has an inspiring discussion with the legendary Dr. Louis Sullivan about his book Breaking Ground: My Life in Medicine which details his journey from Morehouse to the White House. For purchasing info, visit here. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
Sybil Wilkes talks with ABC news anchor Elizabeth Vargas about her new memoir BETWEEN BREATHS: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction. Vargas on there being no “typical” representation of alcoholism: “People think that if you’re an alcoholic you must be the guy living under the bridge, doesn’t have a job, wearing the raincoat, looks terrible, always […]
Tom Joyner Morning Show co-host Sybil Wilkes talks with Lori Stokes about her father, the late U.S. Congressman Louis Stokes‘, legacy and his autobiography The Gentleman from Ohio. Listen to the full interview below. PART 1: PART 2: For information on purchasing the book, visit here. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. (Photo: ABC/Heidi Gutman)
Sybil Wilkes talks with 60 Minutes’ Lesley Stahl about her book Becoming Grandma and the ways becoming a grandmother has changed her life. Listen to the full interview below and let us know how grandma-hood has impacted you! Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
Sports journalism legend Stuart Scott died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer. Before his death, the one-of-kind sports anchor wrote Every Day I Fight which details the journey through his cancer diagnosis and gave people an inside look at his personal life including his relationship with his two daughters, Taelor and […]
This year I had the wonderful opportunity to interview and later meet Ilyasah Shabazz in conjunction with her children’s book about her father, “Malcolm Little.” Check out my recent conversation with Ilyasah Shabazz about her latest, book, “X: A Novel.”
TJMS’ own Sybil Wilkes interviews author ReShonda Tate Billingsley about her new book “Motherhood Diaries,” that focuses on the ups and downs of motherhood with a dash of humor. CLICK PLAY BELOW TO HEAR THE INTERVIEW!
Sybil Wilkes interviews author Blair Walker about the second installment of his Darryl Billups series, “Hidden in Plain View.” Click Play to Listen! From Amazon.com: In this installment of the series, the intrepid reporter has left his blue-collar Baltimore roots for a new gig in New York. But life in the big city isn’t all […]
Sybil Wilkes interviews author Christopher Paul Curtis about his newest book, “The Mightly Miss Malone.” Click Play to Listen! PART 1: PART 2: From Amazon.com: Deza is the smartest girl in her class in Gary, Indiana, singled out by teachers for a special path in life. But the Great Depression hit Gary hard, and there […]