"In its pages you will find fiction, nonfiction, poetry, childrens books, health and lifestyle management, writers from Africa and the Caribbean--the whole of the Diaspora, the wholeof our experience. How do you know who the newest authors are? How do you know what to read? Do you still wait for second hand word of mouth recommendations for the books you read? How do you know which books are good for your children? Black magazines aside, who reviews our books?
Somehow, only major writers get majority press, and we have, unfortunately, followed suit with our support. We can no longer be defined by others--we judge ourselves. We can no longer have our literary value determined by others--we determine that ourselves. It is ours to control."
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