Black Sands, an animated feature film based on the award-winning comic novels of the Black Sands Universe, is on the horizon. The African American-owned comic and children’s book publisher Black Sands Entertainment (BSE) recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring the feature film vision to fruition. Created by military husband and wife duo Manuel and Geiszel Godo, … [Read more...]
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A powerful collection of stories revealing hurt and hope All the Women in My Family Sing: Women Write the World — Essays on Equality, Justice and Freedom (Nothing but The Truth, $16.95) showcases social commentary seldom heard. After all, who listens to females of color outside celebrity Oprah Winfrey or political firebrand Maxine Waters? Edited by Deborah … [Read more...]
Mothering Through Pain and Suffering in Silence: A Collection of Stories from Survivors (The Haven Publishing), prose and poetry edited by Jasmine Tane't Boudah, is a true find that will benefit readers regardless of gender. That in and of itself makes this impassioned, eloquently articulate anthology a profoundly rewarding breath of fresh air. The advent of spoken word open … [Read more...]
Jenifer Lewis shares secrets to Hollywood success in new memoir Jenifer Lewis, affectionately nicknamed “Auntie” in Black Hollywood, recently made a special appearance at the Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. where she shared the trials, tribulations and triumphs of her journey to superstardom, while sending a strong message to millennials to … [Read more...]