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By Jeff Schrembs
Jeff Schrembs writes an original post via Booksie.com (thanks to all who make this happen) about his thoughts at this particular time.
Writing has always been a part of my life and it can be, at times, a therapeutic outlet.
Chapter 19 of the book, The Liar.
Why they exist?
And how come they are so out-of-control destructive.
If the liar was given the power to build a secret weapon, what do you think it would look like?
By Ghetto Gospel
When you see the rise of a queen sometimes you have to look back and examine the path taken and the fruit that it bared.
When my life was spiraling downward, I wrote this poem for my daughter. My hope hope was that it would be given to her should anything ever happen to me. When Talk show host Don Imus referred to Black females at Rutgers as Nappy headed Ho's, these words came to me.
Correne Johnson is 17 and struggles with unattractiveness, literacy, obesity. All combined these are the least of her problems. She has been molested more than 100 times with Josh her Aunts fiance. She can't tell her Aunt because she fears the repercussions. Drawn in by the Oprah Winfrey talk...
By The Distinguished Warrior
Success is society's motto. $$$$ = success. Let's face it, everyone wants to be successful. Children pursue to win at video games and athletic sports. Most children in elementary and middle school want to make the honor roll, pass their classes, and graduate with their peers to the next grade...
Correne Johnson, 18, is all the things most women never want to be: Overweight, illiterate and unloved. And she is being molested by her Uncle. She uses her addiction to the Oprah Winfrey show and Oprah's wisdom's to challenge her Oppressor. These actions could either end her life or save her.
By Leeanne Marie Stephenson
Miscellaneous | Updated Dec 23, 2009 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 13
By George De Young
Upon returning to Canada after many years in South Korea I was shocked to see that Canadians had seemed to have gained a lot of weight.
I hoped that the latest 'style' wouldn't reach Asia.
Short Story | Updated Aug 19, 2009 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Rassool Auckbaraullee
Great just Great. Oprah and Harpo who knew.
Book Review | Updated Jan 7, 2009 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
US Census figures show that 70% of Black children are born into single-parent, female-headed households. 60% to 90% of the Black men in a jail or prison grow up in father-absent homes. In the UK 57% of black Caribbean children grew up in lone parent households.
AFRICAN AMERICAN AUTHOR...