News, Pictures & Reviews



 “Health Hero: Healing Our Community With Affirmation & Empowerment” From BET.COM    



Why I love The Universe More Than I Love God” article by author of  Dear Universe, Yolo Akili


logo“The Universe Loves You! A Book Review of Dear Universe” from The Feminist Wire.



A Book Talk with Yolo Akili, Author of Dear Universe” from the Crunk Feminist Collective (Click Here)




 Hispanic Black Gay Coalition of Boston Hosts BET.Com “Health Hero” Yolo Akili 



Review id_musedmag_1c-620x191From Mused Magazine: “He Reads: Dear Universe: Letters of Affirmation & Empowerment


The_Georgia_Voice_logo“Yolo Akili Signs New Book, Dear Universe”



Listen to Yolo’s Interview about Dear Universe and spirituality via WFPL!





Click the Image Below to see photos from our Atlanta Book Signing at Charis Books & More May 31st, 2013! 











 Click the image below to see Pictures from our NYC Launch Book Party & Signing at the Strand Bookstore In NYC, April 30th, 2013!











Click the image below for more Pictures from our Boston Book Signing, from July 14th, 2013!




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What People Are Saying about “Dear Universe” 

“No one celebrates and connects spirituality and social change in the way Yolo Akili does. Anoint yourself with these loving and strengthening words and then get out there and engage with life!” – Phyllis Alesia Perry, Author of  Stigmata and A Sunday In June.

“Yolo is an existential riddle, part wise old soul and part wise kid brother. Put this delightful epistle in your pocket and put wise young Yolo in your heart.  You will be happy you did.  -Franklin Abbott, Author of  Pink Zinnia and BoyHood: Growing Up Male.

“Dear Universe helps us see that when we encounter and embrace the truth of who we are, we become empowered to use that truth to benefit all humanity, indeed, all creation.”-Layli Maparyan, (From the Foreword) Author of The Womanist Idea & The Womanist Reader

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