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Being the only black person working in an office environment can be challenging, and very intimidating; but does it have to be that way? I was in that situation for over 25 years , and while many things in the workplace have changed for the…Continue
Posted by Matt Drayton on December 14, 2015 at 6:28pm
Who is Alexander Steele?
Alexander Steele is a fictitious, street savvy, African American detective who grew up on the rough streets of Philly. Forget everything you know about gritty, skirt cashing, chain-smoking, broke…Continue
Posted by Lawrence Johnson on December 12, 2015 at 11:26am
HALF MOON, FULL HEART
Posted by Gene Cartwright on November 16, 2015 at 1:15pm
We are facing a world crisis that will continue to grow as long as we deny the power of love. The lack of love breeds a ground for war. Where there is war, we find desperation. Each soul is born to bear love. No love means no life. The world…Continue
Posted by Linda D. Wattley on November 15, 2015 at 10:30pm
He was one of the tireless army of little known boosters of writers of color, a book publishing executive that opened many doors and the founder of Amistad Press, as well as the first C.E.O./ publisher at the now defunct Howard University Press and it's Black Publishing Institute. Charles F. Harris, 81, Dies; Led Effort to Publish Work by Black WritersHe spent much of his career chipping away at the prevailing notion in the industry that writing by black authors or aimed at black readers belonged to a niche market.NYTIMES.COM | BY BRUCE WEBERFind out more about him on The History Makers website.Obituary on Corprew Funeralhome site."Charles Harris was a publishing visionary and a definition of Black cool--a lover of great music, clothes, beauty. He published Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe, Donald…Continue
Would you like to be featured on the Black Author Showcase? Any member that contributes useful information that helps the entire community is not commercial can be featured. It's easy,just write a blog entry, book review, article/essay, start a discussion, lead an active group, upload a book, graphic art, useful photos or videos, sample chapters, or writing samples.
Have an existing website or blog? You can republish any article or blog entry on your Black…Continue