Archive | September 18, 2012
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Reblogged from Breaking News for Black America: Too often during this election season, discussions of how Black males are faring economically have been lumped in with rants about “shared responsibility and sacrifice.” Yet new unemployment statistics out recently — alongside several decades of Black males disproportionately locked out of the mainstream economy or struggling at […]
Reblogged from Shelf Life: Just as Fifty Shades of Grey author E L James kicks off her US book tour, a new competitor has emerged on the erotica marketplace. On Monday, Berkley Books announced that it has acquired a Fifty Shades-esque trilogy from Maya Banks in a seven-figure deal. The New York Times bestselling author is perhaps most famous for […]
Reblogged from Penny Dickerson Writes: There are few historical treasures unearthed by mankind that rival the intrigue conjured by the discovery of King Tut’s tomb or pure diamond’s excavated from Africa’s darkest mine. While cultural anthropologists deserve any and all preservation credit due, my life has been perpetually changed by the recent discovery of the […]
Reblogged from Laurence O'Bryan – No 1 Best-Selling Conspiracy Thriller Author: My last post was on theme, and it is critical, but even if you have a great theme you have to keep people reading. To do that your writing needs to have pace. So what is pace? Pace is movement. Pace is driving forward. Pace is […]
Reblogged from notsofancynancy: You can click on the picture to make it bigger This picture is from my father’s WWII pictures. He wrote “Coffee Time” on the back. The men shown are Gerald Dennis, Myron Morris, Raymond Linden, Alexander Weil, and Reynold Hanson. This shows what everyday life was for the Soldiers in France. If […]
Reblogged from Breaking News for Black America: Celebrated African-American educator, author, speaker, and Republican presidential adviser Booker T. Washington (pictured) was known for his ability to communicate freely across the heavily divided racial lines in the Deep South — sometimes drawing the ire of fellow Black leaders in the North. Born in to slavery in 1856, Washington […]