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Just a little something I was thinking about the other day, hope you like it. Read More

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Book / Non-Fiction

October 12, 2013

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Chapter 19 of the book, The Liar. Corporations. 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? Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 02, 2012

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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. Read More
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… Read More

Book / Poetry

January 02, 2011

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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 by Josh her Aunts fiance. She can't tell her Aunt because she fears the repercussions. Drawn in by the Oprah Winfrey talk show,… Read More
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… Read More

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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… Read More

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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 CHALLENGES… Read More
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