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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...

Author Spotlight: The Blakk Dahlia

Author Spotlight: The Blakk Dahlia

The Blakk Dahlia (E. Alexcina Brown) is a self-published, romantic suspense author. The Macon, GA native has created ventures within the entertainment and fashion industries in front of the camera as an internationally published model, as well as behind the scenes. As...

Author Spotlight: Nico S. Adams

Author Spotlight: Nico S. Adams

Nico S. Adams has a very fulfilling and peaceful life. She is a wife and a mom to one son. Nico always influences others to live a positive life and encourages them to follow their dreams. Growing up she had a happy childhood, she has one brother and grew up around...

Author Spotlight: Emily Nicole

Author Spotlight: Emily Nicole

Emily Nicole was born and raised in Chicago, IL. She spent her college years in both Aurora and Dekalb Illinois, where she majored in Pre-Med, Psychology, and Journalism. Her interests include art, animals, scenic photography, music, and anything creative."One thing I...

Author Spotlight: Keith Kareem Williams

Author Spotlight: Keith Kareem Williams

Keith Kareem Williams – is the author of 15 books & currently working on his 16th. He still resides in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York where he delicately balances his time between his responsibilities as a single father as well as the challenges of being a...

Author Spotlight: Aminah Iman

Author Spotlight: Aminah Iman

Aminah Iman left her job to write in 2005 and is the author of 18 books, all published under Red Ink Publications, of which she is CEO. She clearly loves what she does and has a big heart for helping other authors find success. She took newcomers Jaqueline Stone,...

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