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June 2010 Blog Posts (42)

We Didn't Celebrate

When Obama got elected as president
Unless you were black you really couldn't imagine what it felt like or whwat it meant.
We were hoping the country had got pass the hate
We wanted as a race of people to celebrate.
But we had to use some common sense
Something we got plenty of look at all the things we did invent.
What we wanted to say and how we felt we knew it was best to keep it inside
Because as much as we…
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Added by Tramin on June 30, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

phati’tude Literary Magazine Celebrates Relaunch at the Bowery Poetry Club, NYC

The Bowery Poetry Club

Friday, July 9, 2010 @ 7:30PM








featuring


Tara Betts, Timothy Liu, Eileen Myles, Angelo Nikolopoulos…

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Added by Gabrielle David on June 30, 2010 at 1:50pm — 1 Comment

Warning Please ****READ****

Good Morning,

Please BAS be careful when conducting business with people on this site or any other site. Everyone registered here is not for the empowerment of us. This I had to learn the hard way. I was swindled out of a little over $2000.00 by a "publisher" I met on this site. I got caught up in the "I love your books" and the "You've got talents" when I should've been listening to the "little" voice inside. Now, I realize that "little" voice was GOD's…

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Added by Cee Brooks on June 27, 2010 at 9:50am — 3 Comments

need reviews

would anyone be interested in reviewing my new ebook
Street Life to Housewife

Added by kim Robinson on June 24, 2010 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Scandalous



In Scandalous, Torey Bailey is a young woman who loved getting sexually satisfied in every way. Sex was nothing but a game for her and all the rules were meant to be broken. She was down with men and women; just getting buck wild. Torey was reckless and it led her down the road of becoming pregnant. After having a beautiful daughter, Torey continued to play…

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Added by Author Amanda Lee on June 22, 2010 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Why Deny Me: A Family Divided by Color



Why Deny Me is a heartfelt story about Abby Brenner who faces impossible struggles. She was a mother at 15. She has been on welfare, lived in a run down house, while raising two sons, Peter and Alex. Peter is a son of a white man that loves money over his son. Alex was by a black man, who has no desire to be a part of his son’s life.…

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Added by Author Amanda Lee on June 22, 2010 at 12:18pm — No Comments

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"Ace of Hearts" by Jean Holloway. Want a free copy of this book? Check out our contest! www.literarypageturner.com

Added by Dominique on June 22, 2010 at 10:14am — No Comments

Tomorrow is the Last Day!

Tomorrow is the last day to submit yourself into The POV Lounge Monthly Drawing. One winner will be announced via twitter tomorrow all day and will receive an email. Please check your inbox and spam all day!

If you haven't submitted yourself yet, do it now! …

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Added by Dominique on June 21, 2010 at 10:26pm — No Comments

Book Reviewers & Authors!

Are you a reviewer? Looking for a place to display your reviews? From A Writer's POV is extending it's new newsletter the "The Reader's Hot Spot" to reviewers to display their book reviews on our site. The option is free and open to all Book Reviewers. Our newsletter is sent out every Friday and all spots are on a first come first serve bases.…

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Added by Dominique on June 21, 2010 at 9:35am — No Comments

For Authors and Writers!

My magazine From A Writer's POV is looking for authors and writers who have promotional newsletters and press releases. We are looking for authors and writers that promote themselves through a promotional newsletter and/or press release letting your readers and fans know about your next publication.

If this is you, we'd like to be added to your mailing list and become a recipent of your press releases. We are eager to help and promote authors and writers in their publication…

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Added by Dominique on June 19, 2010 at 7:22pm — 1 Comment

Life Without Black People

"LIFE WITHOUT BLACK PEOPLE"





A very humorous and revealing story is told about a group of white people who were fed up with African Americans, so they joined together and wished themselves away.





They passed through a deep dark tunnel and emerged in sort of a twilight zone where there is an America without black people.



At first these white people breathed a sigh of relief. At last, they said No more crime, drugs, violence and welfare. All of the… Continue

Added by Brenda Farrar-Ejemai on June 19, 2010 at 3:32pm — No Comments

Has To Be An Extraordinary Man - A Father's Day Tribute

Happy Father's Day......



What he's not the father? How many times have we heard this question

and shook our heads wondering, where is the father. Why would a man

take on the rearing of a child that is not his? With father's walking

away, but wanting to dip in and out of the child's life and in some

cases the woman's, why would he want to be a part of the madness? When

it is sometimes clear that the woman's load of parenting is more than

she can bear and… Continue

Added by Nanette Buchanan on June 19, 2010 at 10:33am — No Comments

NETWORK WITH US TODAY!

Added by Racheal Stribling on June 17, 2010 at 9:52pm — No Comments

Escapism



For if the word spoken by angels was stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompence of reward; How shall we escape, if we neglect so

great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was

confirmed unto us…

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Added by Aaron Jones on June 17, 2010 at 9:26pm — 1 Comment

When I Look- Father's Day Tribute

When I look into the heavens I see peace, I see hope, I see......



When I close my eyes, I embrace the possibilities, I embrace my dreams,

I embrace....



When I pray, I pray for the opportunities, I pray for the ability, I

pray.......



For you have been there for me, through it all,



The stumbles, the falters, the falls,



The hesitations, the emotional escalations, the runs, the walks the

crawls,



For you have been my… Continue

Added by Nanette Buchanan on June 16, 2010 at 9:03pm — No Comments

AUTHORS & WRITERS MEETING

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Added by Darryl J Mims on June 16, 2010 at 7:47pm — No Comments

The C.H.A.M.P. Experiment Reality Show & Documentary



C.H.A.M.P. Within - Teen Kids - Single Parent Home - Book / Ebook - Traci S Campbell

In these very tough economic times, emotions and mindsets are stressed out and challenged to the MAX! This is especially true for teens, pre-teens, and single parents. In this day and age of reality TV...wouldn't you like to finally see a show or program that is not only entertaining, but actually (and I mean REALLY) help families going through tough emotional and mental trials? AND ... see these same folks have…

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Added by Traci S Campbell on June 16, 2010 at 6:45pm — No Comments

What You Want To Know About Affiliate Marketing

Having a hard time choosing the right affiliate network to jumpstart your affiliate marketing career? Here is a quick review on the top affiliate networks available to start earning that extra cash.



Clickbank. One of the most popular affiliate networks online, Clickbank’s merchant affiliations are primarily with digital download products. They also offer high percentage of commissions ranging from 40- 50%, with payment made every two weeks.



Their affiliate tracking system is… Continue

Added by David V. Thomas on June 16, 2010 at 6:09pm — No Comments

It Should Be Obvious

Brenda Farrar-Ejemai is the author of the book/documentary: The Family in the Car, a Revelation.

In this on-time documentary, she depicts a family surviving on the streets of New York City who were once sheltered and somewhat privileged. It shows a working class family struggling through the homeless shelters of New York City including: The Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn.

That was over 17 years ago.

Now New York City is planning to charge homeless residents rent…

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Added by Brenda Farrar-Ejemai on June 15, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

The Statue of Liberty

It is hard to believe that after my many years of schooling (secondary and post) the following facts about the Statue of Liberty were never taught.



Hundreds of thousands (if not millions) of people including myself have

visited the Statue of Liberty over the years yet I'm unable to find one

person who knows the true history behind the Statue...amazing!



Yes, amazing that so much important Black history (such as this) is hidden from us (Black and White). What makes…

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Added by Brenda Farrar-Ejemai on June 15, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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