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Posts Tagged ‘books’

Keeping Your Crown: The Black Woman’s Guide to Reclaiming Greatness

  Keeping Your Crown: The Black Woman’s Guide to Reclaiming Greatness is a call to action to challenge black women to live up to their full potential. Black women are strong, beautiful, astute and invaluable leaders worthy of the title “Queen.” This book insists that black women raise their personal standards and lead lives reflective…

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Beneath My Smile Sharing Love, Peace & Happiness by Anna Bella

  Disaster offers the opportunity to reinvent yourself by changing what’s not working in your life. Sometimes this behavior arises from desperation, sometimes from optimism that things will get better. Anna Bella’s journey took her through heart-wrenching events: the breakdown of her parents’ marriage, being kidnapped by one parent in order to punish the other,…

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I Wish You Would by Spring Edwards

I Wish You Would by Spring Edwards   I Wish You Would is the Autobiography of Spring Etta Edwards, which chronologies her life in the hood from birth in Cabrini Green to the major move from Chicago’s west side to the Robert Taylor Housing Projects on the south side of Chicago.  In I Wish You…

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Ashley Antoinette

It is always interesting to hear how and why authors started their journey. Ashley started off with bae goals writing with her husband JaQuavius. During a depressing time for the two, JaQuavius used writing as a tool to ease the pain. The two entered a writing content and have not looked back since then. They…

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Book Review: Secrets of a Jewel

Usually “socialites” have little to no talent, other than being connected to a famous BFF. (Think: any Kardashian sister.) However, don’t lump Juliet “Juju” C. in that category though. The Love & Hip Hop cast member and fiance of Harlem rapper, Killa Cam, recently released her first book entitled, Secrets of a Jewel and it…

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Singer Kelly Rowland Expecting A Baby Too?

  Well not an actual baby but… Kelly Rowland speaks openly and honestly in her debut book ( her baby) for moms about motherhood. The book, Whoa Baby is due out this Spring and is just a realistic approach to motherhood and all of the changes that comes with it. According to her book publisher’s…

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Women’s Empowerment Leader: Shonda B. White

Ever since Shonda White was young, she was a leader. “I was that girl in high school who was the captain of everything!” She led her church’s choir at the age of 13 and she was homecoming queen. Shonda was basically destined to be a leader and the woman she is today. “I remember telling…

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Lil’ Wayne to Release Book About His Time in Prison

While deeply embroiled in a financial dispute with label honcho, Bryan “Birdman” Williams, rapper Lil ‘ Wayne continues to keep it pushing. He is set to release a book about his time spent on Riker’s Island while serving an eight month stint for gun possession back in 2010. The book, titled, Gone Til November is…

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2016 African American Literary Awards Show Nominees Announced

Fiction Sadeqa Johnson – Second House from the Corner Terry McMillian – I Almost Forgot About You Tia Williams – The Perfect Find Bernice McFadden – The Book of Harlan Eric Jerome Dickey – The Blackbirds Biography/Memoir Angie Martinez – My Voice: A Memoir Corey Pegues – Once a Cop: The Street, the Law, Two…

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