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2017 April New Releases Adult Non Fiction

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1.30 Days a Black Man: The Forgotten Story That Exposed the Jim Crow South by Steigerwald, Bill
2.42 Faith: The Rest of the Jackie Robinson Story by Henry, Ed
3.Lift Off: From the Classroom to the Stars by Livingston, Donovan
4.S.E.A.L.: Sex, Entertainment & Lies by Smith, Londell, Kay, Mya
5.A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City by Philp, Drew
6.Golden: The Miraculous Rise of Steph Curry by Thompson, Marcus
7.Official Guide to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture by National Museum of African American History and Culture , Kendrick, K.
8.Return of the King: Lebron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Greatest Comeback in NBA History by Windhorst, Brian, McMenamin, Dave 
9.Dig If You Will the Picture: Funk, Sex, God and Genius in the Music of Prince by  Greenman, Ben
10.Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by Forman, James
11.I Am Number 8: Overlooked and Undervalued, But Not Forgotten by God by Gray, John
12.The Cut: Lose Up to 10 Pounds in 10 Days and Sculpt Your Best Body by Chestnut, Morris, Obadike, Obi
13.Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It by Tha God, Charlamagne
14.Blast the Sugar Out!: Lower Blood Sugar, Lose Weight, Live Better by Smith, Ian 
15.Slam-Dunk Success: Leading from Every Position on Life's Court by  Scott, Byron, et al
16. Obama: The Historic Presidency of Barack Obama - 2,920 Days by Greenberg, Mark
17.Michelle Obama: A Photographic Journey by Felix, Antonia

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Sept 15th-16th
Fri. Sept 15 - Meet up & kick off DFWLS at Arrested Development Concert at Shipping and Receiving Bar 
7PM Doors 
8PM The Rage Out Arkestra
9PM The Effinay's
10PM Arrested Development
You can purchase tickets at
11:00a - MBK Rites of Passage Ceremony
12:00p - 
-Queen Mother Orite Olasowo' Adefunmi of Oyotunji African Village speaks to families
-Saving our Sons & Vision Board Guide for young people by Patrick Oliver
-Review of the book Black Panther by Ta-Nehisi Coates, hosted by Dominique
1:00p - 
-Exploring the literary works of Iyanla Vanzant
-Spotlight on The Third World Press celebrating 50 years 
-Dock Power Hour - Introducing DFWLS featured authors
2:30p "The Sisters are Alright" a book review by Keys to the Kingdom
3:00p Money and Business by The Millionaire Makers
4:00p Remembering Dick Gregory, We will be celebrating the life and legacy of Gregory and reviewing his literary works
5:30p Reviewing the book The Hate You Give (THUG) by Angie Thomas, review presente by Texas Librarian Monique Christain-Long
6:00p DFWLS Concert ft. Tatiana "Lady May" Mayfield. Cost of ticket $10.00
at The Dock 
6637 Meadowbrook Dr Fort Worth, TX   
Show: 6:00 PM 
Tatiana Mayfield is a star among jazz vocalists. Her voice is very refreshing and joyful to listen to and her talent is undeniable. Her vocabulary includes classic and timeless jazz interpretations and her scat was described to be "as natural as breathing". She also has an affinity to sing some excellent R&B interpretations.
Dock Power Hour
featuring DFWLS Authors Sat. Sept 16th - 1:00-2:00p

Rickie Clark
Pastor Mike Nwanju
Elder Chimeremugo
Patrick Oliver
Sanderia Faye
Darrolyn Brock
and more!

Millionaire Maker Club Wealth Team 
Sat. Sept 16th - 3:00-4:00p 
Dorothy Cook,
The Millionaire Maker
Book Title: Wealth: Success Tips For Entrepreneurs & Business Owners 
Dr. Shirley Clark,  
Millionaire Brand Strategist
Book Title: Blessed: How To Attract Wealth Into Your Life
and more!

FRIDAY, SEPT 15, 2017
at Shipping & Receiving Bar 
201 S Calhoun St. 
Fort Worth, TX  
 Meet Up/Social Hour: 7:30p
 Show: 9:00 pm 
Genius Lyrics from Arrested Development... 
From the early 90's the music group offered a positive, Afrocentric alternative in what was a gangsta rap dominated scene. Fans can expect to hear all of their favourite hits including Tennessee, Mr Wendal, People Everyday, Revolution, Ease My Mind and many more.
Mark Your Calendars!
DFW Literary SoulFEST

11:00 - 8:00 PM
The Dock Bookshop
6637 Meadowbrook Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76112
A Celebration of Books, Reading, Community and Culture   
During National Literacy Month!
Full schedule coming soon
DFW Literary SoulFEST Highlights 
Remembering the
Life &Legacy of
Dick Gregory

Saturday, Sept. 16th
4:00-5:30 PM
@ The Dock
During the DFWLS we will pause to pay tribute to
Dick Gregory
Comedian, Civil Rights Activist, Social Critic, Writer and more.
Come share your thoughts, artistic expressions and energy as we discuss his new book,
Defining Moments in History: Reading Between the Lies
which will be available for purchase at event.

The Official Celebration for Dick Gregory will be held this Sat. Sept. 16 as well at 4PM at City of Praise Ministries, 8501 Jericho City Dr.  Landover, MD 20785
My Brother's Keeper 
 Book Camp 
Rites of Passage Ceremony
Sat. Sept 16 at 11am
The young men of the MBK Book Camp have truly been putting in work. The community is invited to come and support their first Rite of Passage
Our beloved co-owner & staffer Dominique Johnson will discuss the Black Panther Series and 2018 movie release at DFW Literary Soulfest at 12:30p 

The beautiful Queens of Keys to the Queendom
  will present the book
THE SISTERS ARE ALRIGHT by Tamara Winfrey Harris
at 2:30p 

Our wonderful Librarian friend Monique Christian Long will do a book review on the book THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas at 5:30p
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Join a literary group! There will be opportunities for to meet & greet and join book clubs & literary groups at the DFW Literary Soulfest! 
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Featured Books Now for Community Conversation 

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The Dock Bookshop is one of the largest independent, full service, African-American owned bookstores in the nation. Opened in 2008, The Dock has become a retailer, venue and a destination spot for African American literature and culture. Our mission is to inspire, inform and edu-tain readers and community thru books & other products, events & groups. The Dock Bookshop is a force for good in the community, selling products and hosting events that inspire, inform and edu-tain.
We're not only a bookstore, but also a cause. Our aim is to increase literacy and awareness to better communities. We promote reading and books, literacy and literary arts & family and community in collaboration with our nonprofit affiliate Literary Arts Connection (a.k.a. Texas Literacy Connection). As a member, you help support our various weekly and monthly programs Poetry Night, Family Night, Night Women Book Club, Sankofa Film, Books & Discussion, author events, classes, community forums and more!