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Winfrey picks 'Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois' for book club

Aug. 24, 2021 08:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the year's most anticipated debut novels, Honorée Fanonne Jeffers' “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois,” is now an Oprah Winfrey book club pick. Published Tuesday, Jeffers' novel traces centuries of Black history through a family in the...

Son of church shooting victim draws on tragedy to share hope

Jun. 21, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Sometimes, standing before his audience, Chris Singleton likes to tell the story of the father and son walking the beach after a hurricane has destroyed their home. Strewn across the sand are hundreds of starfish, washed up by the storm and on the verge of death. ...