Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Book Review; Killing the Silence With JW Bella.

December 6, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( A storyteller has many purposes; one is to challenge the reader to look at themselves from outside, and within self. They challenge us to question the things we are silent about and embrace the aspects of self that we aren’t quite willing to acknowledge. As the reader we unknowingly invite the narrative to push us out of our... [Read more...]

Book Review; Mrs. Wiggins: The Price of Respectability.

November 3, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( Where we come from, and who, has a profound impact on what we want. Sometimes the past has the power to control how we move through life, and the price we are willing to pay for said movement.  Often times the want is solidified by prayer and a hope that God will open every door, but the truth is we intend to have that door... [Read more...]

Book Review; Bringing Grandma Home: A Coronavirus Tale.

Tweet ( In Bringing Grandma Home by Stanley G Buford, we are introduced to Tee and Kay, who are two siblings unhappy because of all the changes the Corona Virus has brought about. They weren’t able to go to school, play at the park with friends, or go on any special trips because of the virus. They didn’t like wearing masks everywhere... [Read more...]

Book Review; “Half Empty Half Full” Forces a Conversation about Choices.

Tweet ( Life is a game of choices that has a domino effect worth of consequences. It seems too easy to point fingers when life appears to hit rock bottom, but we must be reminded that this state doesn’t happen overnight. Author D-Revolution invites the reader to take a journey down the road of choices in his new book, “Half Empty... [Read more...]

Be Not Afraid: New Author Motivates Leaders To Change The World.

Tweet ( 1 Samuel 16:10, “Jesse had seven of his sons pass before Samuel, but Samuel said to him, ‘The Lord has not chosen these.'” Society may never pick you, but thank God when it comes to leaders, God has the final say so! At times of social injustice and unrest, the attraction to popularity and influence can cloud... [Read more...]

Book Review; Kingdom Madness: For the Basketball Lover of Life Lessons.

January 15, 2021 by  
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Tweet ( Sports and Jesus? Seriously? Some people in the religion world find sports to be a distraction to obtaining the Word and applying it to life. I’ve heard plenty of comparisons of people cheering at sports competitions, but they will not do the same in the house of the Lord. So, what happens when you have a book that takes a... [Read more...]

The End of Black Studies.

Tweet ( Black Studies, just like the people it chronicles is under attack. And so, on the 50thAnniversary of the Black Studies movement, African American professor, Arthur Lewin, in The End of Black Studies asks, “What is the goal, or end, that Black Studies was created to attain, and whether or not it has achieved it, is it ending... [Read more...]

SURGE into the New: Stand Up Reach God’s Excellence.

Tweet ( Who would have thought we would wake up one morning to a global pandemic? Nobody! But here we are. The question is: what do we do now? We surge into the new! Stand up and reach for God’s excellence. That sentiment is precisely what a new devotional, SURGE into the New, by Pastor W. Eric Croomes, is aiming to instill: to equip... [Read more...]

Book Review; The “Golden Beauty Boss”.

Tweet ( Black hair care is a billion-dollar industry today. However, once upon a time not too long ago black women were looking for ways to embrace products that would be beneficial to their hair growth. The textures varied and it was clear that the products white women used for their hair was not the best option for black women. We... [Read more...]

Book Review; My Victorious Thoughts on Faith Confessions is Timely.

Tweet ( Many religious beliefs, and enforcers of positivity tend to agree that the words we speak shape the life we live. The words we speak are born out of circumstances, beliefs, and life experiences over time. It can be very difficult to see past the challenges that block your way; depending on the challenge it can seem dishonest... [Read more...]

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