Friday, January 27, 2023

“From Me To You”: A Labor of Love.

August 23, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( One of the challenges of parenthood is trying to explain the complexities of the world to your children. They can ask a question and the answer will vary based upon whose talking. In most cases whoever gets to the child first creates the foundation of their thought on a subject matter. Addressing the subject of slavery as a Black... [Read more...]

Book Review; Self-Care For Black Women is a Must Read.

August 23, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( There is no objection to the fact that society can be hard on black women. There is what feels like an endless number of obstacles to overcome in carious areas of life. For many black women taking care of self can take on many different meanings, but it usually involves others. Moreso it often times involves the perceptions of... [Read more...]

Book Review; Skin Of The Sea: A Different Mermaid Tale.

August 20, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( When one thinks of mermaid stories in fantasy tales the Little Mermaid immediately comes to minds. Often times when we think fantasy fiction, we think white stories and pantheons whereby when we characters look like us they are in assisting roles. Fantasy fiction is not just a genre that allows the reader to escape to a far away... [Read more...]

Book Review; Tabitha Brown is “Feeding is Soul”.

August 18, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( I’m definitely not vegan, though I love vegetables. I began seeing videos on social media of Tabitha Brown making various dishes. The various fruit and veggie recipes had my attention, but more importantly there was a warm familiar spirit about this woman. I loved listening to her talk. She was always so positive and encouraging.... [Read more...]

Thanks Dad! – Readers Book Review.

Tweet ( From Boys to Men Publishing is proud to recognize Stanley G. Buford and his powerful book: Thanks Dad!  The quality of the writing, the unique experiences of the author, and the national demand for well-developed; Children’s Books on child-rearing and education merit the serious consideration of traditional publishers. Just... [Read more...]

Book Review; “Talon of God”: I Really Want a Movie.

Tweet ( Wesley Snipes has teamed with Ray Norman to write a story that will have the reader turning pages, eager to find out what happens next, and losing sleep. Given Snipes background with action films, and of course Blade, he brings a sense of reality to a story the reader knows is fictional…but feels all too real. Though there... [Read more...]

“Floating in a Most Peculiar Way”: In and Through Culture.

Tweet ( There is a particular pain, and scaring, that takes place where there seems to be no place to call home. Regardless of parentage, and blood lines, when you can’t physically or internally head home everything is out of place. In the quest to find out people, in this case a father, trauma occurs as one is broken again and again... [Read more...]

Book Review; The Nation Must Awake: Revisiting Black Wallstreet.

Tweet ( There are many events in history that mark the trauma of a people. The Tulsa Massacre stands out in the minds of black people as a heartbreak that not only killed our people, but it would instill a fear of progress that some of our people are still fighting to overcome. Reading about this horrific evil against our people is gut-wrenching... [Read more...]

“Astonishing The Gods”: To Be Invisible.

February 21, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( The art of storytelling is ever changing and evolving. Avid readers, and writers, are always looking for new ways to experience a story. Whether we realize it, or not, we don’t just read to get away or be entertained. We read to work out the chaos & confusion of life without looking at self directly. Ben Okri re-defines... [Read more...]

Book Review; “My Strong Tower”: There is Power in a Name.

Tweet ( Relationship on any level is formed by one’s ability to get to know the being they are looking to grow with. In many instances one of the first things we know about a person is their name. This gives us a reference for them, and we consider ourselves more familiar with them when we know their full name. The laws of relationship... [Read more...]

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