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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...

Empowering the Culture Through Art

Empowering the Culture Through Art

Bieunkah has always had a love for art and has been drawing since she can remember. A Louisiana native and current Northwest Arkansas resident, she is surrounded by inspiration. After discovering her love for fashion, she combined her natural talent with her desire to...

Black Fathers & Black Daughters

Black Fathers & Black Daughters

T.L Wynne is the author of the children’s book series, The Daddy Daughter Series, which consists of 3 books: Daddy and Me, Daddy’s Day at the Park, and Daddy-Daughter Day. Each book is based on the positive relationship between a father and his young daughter and the...

Mo Makes It Bettah!

Mo Makes It Bettah!

Mo Flames is a talented and passionate writer well-versed in creating dialogue, action and developing characters with full lives. Her energy shines through her work as she weaves realistic love stories with drama and intensity to keep her readers entertained. Her...

Right as Reign with Author J.B. Vample

Right as Reign with Author J.B. Vample

J.B. Vample is an author who fell in love with the written word at a young age. While in her final year of high school, she came up with the concept of her new adult fiction series, The College Life. After years of writing only for herself, J.B. published her debut...

Welcoming Mad Era

Welcoming Mad Era

Am Bornfree is a proud native of the Midwest - from Flint, Michigan to Chicago, IL. She lives with her husband and two creative spirited daughters. A self-proclaimed Astronerd, Am Bornfree has been a student of astrology for years. A lover of the arts, Am enjoys...

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