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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...

The Fatherhood Narrative

The Fatherhood Narrative

Curtis "Dom" Witters is bringing the much-needed conversation about Black fathers front and center with his book, Fatherhood at 19: No Tutorial Books. He is deconstructing the stereotypes and narratives that have hung like storm clouds over the heads of Black fathers,...

Why I Defend Black Authors

Why I Defend Black Authors

(Before I begin, I just wanted to let you know that all the book covers are linked to each author's website.)   When I began putting together the idea of my podcast, I asked myself one very important question: would I interview authors no matter their ethnicity –...

Author Spotlight: Saye C. Leneus

Author Spotlight: Saye C. Leneus

Saye Carrie was born in Far Rockaway, Queens, NY of Liberian parentage. She holds a master’s in social sciences. Saye is an author and Speaker. Her two books are Hidden Commonalities: Identifying Cultural Similarities among Africans and African Descendants and...

Author Spotlight: Kiara Gaton

Author Spotlight: Kiara Gaton

Kiara Gaton's brand, Love Anise, is inspired by two-year-old Nova Janae. Love Anise was created to empower and educate children and encourage literacy amongst the African American community. Love Anise’s sole purpose is to provide our children with educational...

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