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Omar Powell received a gift from Will Glenn
Mar 22, 2011
Daniel Williams left a comment for Omar Powell
"I am trying to get people who write (or aspiring writers who books) to be on my show. Do you want to do it? I am starting to get people who write off the internet to join. I am trying to do castings in cities like New York, Boston, Las Vegas,…"
May 16, 2009
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May 7, 2009
Keith Arnold left a comment for Omar Powell
"A message from keith arnold to all of his friends, please forward this to all your friends! Greetings to all my brothers and sisters of Faith, as some of you may know, I have written a book entitled; There's Something Phony About…"
Mar 17, 2009

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Hometown:
DETROIT
Currently Reside In: (City, State, Country)
MD
I'm a . . .
Reader, Writer
Have You "Freed Your Inner Book" Yet?
Yes
What You Need to Know About Me:
NEW URBAN FICTION NOVEL: 'GETTING OUT THE GAME' After losing his father at age six, Javon Taylor, known in the streets as J., is forced to play the game without guidance. The youngest of three boys, Javon embraced a different, much darker childhood from that of his older brother’s. J. finds a letter written by his father retracing his hazardous lifestyle in the streets of Baltimore leading to his addiction to drugs and alcohol, and ultimately causing him to go mentally insane. Making friends came easy to J., but after moving around his entire life he develops a reserved thuggish demeanor, while vowing to never love, trust or commit to anyone or anything. Trapped between the grind of a natural born hustler and a natural born athlete, Javon and his boys must overcome a childhood surrounded by sex, broken homes, drugs, alcohol, gangs, crime, guns, murder and prison. Playing football gave Javon an opportunity to earn a college education and play professional football, but first he and his boys must trust God and get out the game. OFFICIAL BOOK REVIEW: "Getting Out The Game reminds me of "Manchild in the Promised Land" by Claude Brown. I believe it has the same potential." -Assaunta Collins, Asta Publications OFFICIAL BOOK REVIEW: http://darevew. com/gettingout. html -DaRevew.com "GETTING OUT THE GAME" is for anyone who grew up or raised children in an enrivonment that glorified hustler's, pimps, playas, sex, criminals, money, hood comedians, athletes, greed, murder, court and prison. Even though many families and communities honor GOD as their savior, the Devil is always lurking waiting to attack. ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY! I enjoy the art of storytelling, reliving forgotten and forbidden sins. I want to share my experiences with readers who may have grew up without their fathers or mothers, searching their entire life for a positive role model, or single parents raising children against all odds... I take the reader on a journey through the eyes of misguided youth taking dangerous paths while trying to find their calling in life. If my book only helps one person, I feel it will have served GOD's purpose.In High School I was one of two students in my school to be invited to attend an Institute for Talented and Gifted Students. I graduated from Howard University. As a teenager, I wrote and illustrated children's self published books such as; "Freddy Tries Out for the Flyers", "Superheroes in the Ghetto" and illustrated "A Day at the Apple Orchard" by Ms. B. Moore. "GETTING OUT THE GAME" started as an idea many years ago, then I developed a plan and took action. ORDER NOW!!ONLINE AMAZON.COM Log onto; http://gettingoutthegame.blogspot.com/ www.outskirtspress.com/gettingoutthegame

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At 7:31pm on October 20, 2015, FRANK KWABENA said…

Good Day,
How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on:(frankkwabena40@gmail.com ) for the full details.
Have a nice day
Thanks God bless.


Frank.

At 2:50pm on March 22, 2011, Will Glenn gave Omar Powell a gift
At 8:45pm on March 9, 2009, Jerry Butler said…
I would love to feature "you" as my guest on my show..If I am not your friend..please add me...also please call me @ the offc at 757 538 3540...757 971 3733 for details...click on the banner below to be a guest...JB


At 8:20pm on August 22, 2008, Adrienne Zurub said…
EXCELLENT news about your book signing!!
That's what I'm talking about.
Continued success!

Adrienne
http://adriennezurub.typepad.com
At 12:43pm on August 22, 2008, Jill said…
*WONDERFUL News*

PEACE 1 LOVE & BLESSINGS Jill
At 4:14pm on August 17, 2008, Relentless Aaron said…
At 9:38pm on August 15, 2008, Adrienne Zurub said…
Congratulations on your booksigning!
I wish you much continued success!

Adrienne
http://adriennezurub.typepad.com
At 6:04pm on August 15, 2008, Lynn Pinder said…
Congrats on your book! God Bless!
At 3:38pm on August 15, 2008, Jill said…
*GOOD LUCK* with your book* Wishing you MUCH success*

PEACE, 1LOVE ,& BLESSINGS Jill
At 3:18pm on August 15, 2008, Omar Powell said…
Hello Everyone and thank you for your support in advance.Please come out and support my book-signing event tomorrow August 16th @ 2808 Good Hope Road, SE Washington, DC 20020 (in Front of The Shoe City). I look forward to meeting all you great writers/authors/performers etc.. that can make it to my book signing for 'GETTING OUT THE GAME'. THANK YOU!! and much success to you all.
 
 
 

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