Monthly Archives: October 2007

Read Out Loud! Family Literacy Festival-Nov. 3rd

I’m featuring along with other authors¬† for Morningside Alliance and Jumpstart’s Read Out Loud literacy program for kids. I’m going to read from my first book of poetry, Shedding Light From My Journeys, as well as the poetry picture books … More

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Chatting with L. Divine on Rhymes, Views & News Talk Radio (Oct. 7th)

On October 7th I interviewed L. Divine, the young female author of the young adult fiction series Drama High. L. Divine has three books that are currently out: The Fight, Second Chance and Jayd’s Legacy. All of her books feature … More

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The Talented Ms. Parks (Is Trying to Tell Me Something!)

I’ve known about Suzan Lori-Parks for quite some time. I remember when her play Topdog/Underdog ran on Broadway featuring Mos Def and Jeffrey Wright. I kicked myself for not having gone to see it because I love theater, especially productions … More

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It's VH-1 Hip Hop Honors Weekend!

I’m a woman who still loves hip hop, especially the classics and the folks who laid the foundation for the music. This weekend is the official VH-1 Hip Hop Honors Weekend featuring everything from theater and old school film showings … More

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How do you Green?

CLEANINGThere are times when I am absolutely obsessed with cleaning: sweeping, mopping, cleaning the tub, counters, dusting, etc. I want that clean, fresh smelling and feeling in my home all the time. Despite my busy schedule I try to be … More

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Is Natural Hair in the Workplace Really Frowned Upon?

I’ve been wearing my hair natural (sans a chemical straightening relaxer) since the late 90’s. Relaxers were damaging to my hair at times and I often admired the versatility and beauty of natural hair. I was inspired by friends, relatives … More

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