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Spilling the Historical Tea

Spilling the Historical Tea

Piper G. Huguley will make her historical fiction debut in June 2022 with By Her Own Design: a novel of Ann Lowe, Fashion Designer to the Social Register (William Morrow Publishing) who was the Black fashion designer of Jackie Kennedy’s wedding dress. She is also the...

Redefining Happily Ever After

Redefining Happily Ever After

Xavia is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO at Fifth Street. As a storyteller, author, and business strategist, her passion for writing and business collide. In addition, she is the creative director that oversees book design and social media for Fifth Street. She and her four...

Contributions to the Black Narrative

Contributions to the Black Narrative

Gerald D. Johnson was born in Mobile, Alabama, and is an indie author with heartfelt stories. Ever since he was a kid, Johnson knew he was born to be a writer. Inspired by James Baldwin and the playwright August Wilson, Johnson decided to pursue his dreams and...

Black & Fantastic

Black & Fantastic

LaKase Cousino is an author, filmmaker, and the founder of Cous Cous Media, LLC. She publishes The Seelie Crow magazine in addition to producing and directing films about the human condition told through a fantastical lens. The Seelie Crow is a space dedicated to...

Purpose in the Pain

Purpose in the Pain

Alicia Renee’ has faced her fair share of obstacles, but perseveres in the face of adversity and empowers other women to do the same. She has successfully balanced life as a single mom, working in Corporate America, obtaining an MBA, and serving her community through...

Whaddupdoe? Marquis Taylor: Man on a Mission

Whaddupdoe? Marquis Taylor: Man on a Mission

Marquis Taylor is an educator, writer, content creator, and podcast host. He is the creator and host of the Detroit Worldwide Podcast, an interview-driven podcast and platform that was created to showcase and amplify the stories of native Detroiters from across the...

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