Category Archives: African American Writers and Poets

Still I Rise – Poem by Maya Angelou

You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ‘Cause I walk … Continue reading

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Phenomenal Woman – A Poem by Maya Angelou

Phenomenal Woman – Poem by Maya Angelou Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s … Continue reading

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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings The free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wings in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky. But … Continue reading

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The Female Misogynist by Rachel Hightower

I was asked to review another manuscript by Ms. Hightower. I’m honor she considered me as beta reader. She’s also the author of Girl Child in the UnPromised Land. A book which takes a close, unbiased look at the life … Continue reading

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Authors, reach out to the world.

I suggest reaching out to the world, beyond your borders and you will be surprised at how many readers you will find interested in your work. Serious readers who aren’t so much into a pretty picture but who are mostly … Continue reading

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9 Year Old Author-Sydney-Sunshine

A child pointed this book out to me. I thought it was fabulous a nine year wrote and published a book. It’s about building children’s confidence and self-esteem.

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Good News For Fans of “The Black Panther”

As a child reading comic books I’m familiar with the Marvel Comic character called “The Black Panther” but my kids, their friends and just about every teen and young adult I know just broke the news to me the movie’s … Continue reading

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The Tree

Surprisingly this is the first book some one inquired about this year. It’s the story of a little girl named Ana. Due to no fault of her own a deadly past stemming from the epoch of slavery in America haunts … Continue reading

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Phyllis Wheatly: A Paragon of Literature

   I find the writings of Phillis Wheatley a paragon of literature due to the obstacles she over came to write. Many praises the privileged poets and their poetry.  Eventhus, I, myself admire a few but I see it as … Continue reading

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