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“Grant Park” by Leonard Pitts, Jr.,

 Open mouth, insert foot. Maybe it doesn’t happen often, but there are times when you have a knack for saying what’s on your mind at precisely the wrong time. You can’t un-say things, though, especially if you mean them but as you’ll see in the new novel “Grant Park” by Leonard Pitts, Jr., at least those words won’t kill you. In his heart, Malcolm Toussaint was always an activist. The son of a Memphis sanit ...

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Childrens Author on A Mission to Educate and Empower Black Youth with Collection of Animated Stories

In a social climate where the value of black lives in America is often questioned, one author has elected to draw on history to remind today’s youth of their powerful origins. Barbara Solomon, founder of Adzua Arts and author of the Princess Kamala book series, has for several years dedicated her work to creating animated children’s books that offer enjoyable storylines and share valuable and empowering les ...

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‘Inside Ferguson’ Book Goes Inside the Tragedy

If timing is everything, public relations professional and native Memphian Devin James’s recently released memoir “Inside Ferguson: A Voice For The Voiceless” may be the must read book of the season, and potentially a primer of our times. The book was Aug. 14th thru Amazon, Barnes and Noble and other Internet outlets. A compelling promo video is available on YouTube at: ...

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Former Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll Dishes on Getting There

By Lynn Jones If you are a resident in the state of Florida, you have heard of Jennifer Carroll.  From January 4, 2011 to March 12, 2013, Jennifer Carroll was the Lieutenant Governor for the State of Florida.  She ran on  current Governor Rick Scott’s ticket during his first election and they won.  Midway through the four-year term Caroll was asked to resign and fingered in  other scandals that interfered w ...

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Another Chance at Love: 10 Ways to Get Back on the Horse after Divorce

Another Chance at Love: 10 Ways to Get Back on the Horse after Divorce After experiencing a divorce, you may want to move on and find love again—but that’s easier said than done! Here, author Avalon Brandt offers advice to help you make peace with the past, reconnect with yourself, and start the process of finding love again.    Divorce is devastating. Even if the split is amicable, even if you know it’s fo ...

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