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“Survivor” Strikes a Cord of Truth & a Blow to Domestic Violence

By Rhonda Silver  - “Survivor” A True Story by Denise Jenkins James Conners was launched last Saturday at a book signing held at James Weldon Johnson’s YMCA. In her presentation she engages participants with vignettes of her soul stirring story of naivety, passion, abuse and how, by the grace of God she survived. An innocent and ambitious girl gambles on love and lost. “I wanted to share my experience of be ...

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Ray Lewis Ray Lewis, who won two Super Bowls rings as a linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens, has published his memoir, titled I Feel Like Going On: Life, Game and Glory,” in w-hich he discusses many aspects of his life, including the 2000 double murder of Richard Lollar, 24, and Jacinth Baker, 24, in Atlanta. Lewis was arrested for the murders but convicted of a misdemeanor. He paid the victims’ families a ...

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Bundle Up and Save with Chosen Vessels Publishing!

Bundle Up and Save with Chosen Vessels Publishing! - Chosen Vessels Publishers remain competitive in their prices when working with authors in getting their books published. Unlike other publishing companies, Chosen Vessels is not just another needle in the haystack!  Not only do they offer price bundles that will fit your budget, Chosen Vessels offers you more for your money than other top book publishing ...

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Best Selling Author Terry McMillan Keynotes UNF’s BHM Program

Best-selling author Terry McMillan of “Waiting to Exhale” and “How Stella Got Her Groove Back,” was the guest speaker at the 35th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon in the Adam W. Herbert University Center, on the University of North Florida campus. McMillan discussed “Speaking from the Heart.” Terry spoke to the audience on her love of books, social media and being a role model for authors ...

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Cynthia Collins Pens Book on Single Parenting, Abuse and Raising Two Disabled Children

Book Signing - Cynthia Collins is now an author! For over three years her stress level rose to the top and she was ready to blow.  Many obstacles, family members and skeptics wanted to halt the books progress. The book details her years growing up with abuse, her relationships and Cynthia’s struggles as a single mother raising three sons, two whom have cerebral palsy. Her son Rashad Solomon born in 1989 and ...

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Book of Honor Reveals Testimony of Authors Spiritual Transformation

Book of Honor Reveals Testimony of Authors Spiritual Transformation - The Book of Honor: Chosen to Teach and to Tell, a recent title from Xulon Press of Salem Communications, introduces the story of author Veronica Y. Njeri-Imani, an African American woman from “the Bold New City of the South,” Jacksonville, FL.  This compelling testimony reveals how the author overcame social barriers and obstacles like do ...

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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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Pzig ...

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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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