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Los Angeles, CA (BlackNews.com) --A witty, but insightful look at the modern woman and how she thinks, which thankfully can be read in less than an hour. After reading, if it doesn't turn your entire world upside down in the best way possible, it will at the very least spark a...
Executive Director and Founder After surviving an abusive relationship that almost took her life, she became passionately committed to ending violence in the lives of women and girls. To that end, her vision is to bring awareness and education about violence against women and girls to as many people as...
Your crystal ball is broken. There's no seer on your payroll, no Tarot mat in the breakroom, and nobody's consulting the stars on your behalf. Sometimes though, it would be nice to have one of those available so you could see into the future. Who knew prognostication would be as easy as...
Please and Thank You. Those were The Magic Words you learned at your mother’s knee, the ones that opened doors and gained favors. That was also when you learned something important, as you’ll see in “My Own Words” by Ruth Bader Ginsburg (with Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams): letters, when properly collected,...
Catherine is sweet, caring, adventurous, vivacious, smart and fun. As the baby of the family, she made her first attempt to outshine her big sister by auditioning for the lead in her school's play. Catherine is heartbroken whenever she discovers that she didn't get the part. Like many girls, she...
Master Business and Sales Coach Wendy Y. Bailey released her latest title, I Charge for That, on July 10. This business and life-changing book aims to equip entrepreneurs, speakers, coaches and consultants with the mindset shift needed to have sales conversations with confidence. According to a recent survey, almost...
Detroit, MI (BlackNews.com) -- A first anniversary, plans for a surprise romantic Hawaii vacation - and a spouse who left you for someone else. Now imagine your ex wants you back 27 years later and is willing to pull out all the stops to rekindle your love. Social media has...
Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- If you have ever struggled to find children’s books with Black representation, look no further! You can now find them in one place thanks to author and serial entrepreneur Veronica N. Chapman. BlackBabyBooks.com is a website that makes it easier to discover and purchase children’s books...
by Janae C. Hill Based upon the author’s real heartbreaking experiences, Disruption of Life: Catherine’s Story exposes the horrible truth that was her own childhood. As a little girl, Catherine is subjected to severe sexual, mental, and emotional abuse from the one woman she should be able to trust most...
Followers of Christ should follow Christ . . . and His example. Have you ever heard a sermon that sounded something like this? "If you are a child of God, you are either in the middle of a storm, coming out of a storm, or going into a storm." Ironically,...
This month's book review by Daryl E. Jackson My husband ,Daryl E. Jackson, is an avid reader. He probably reads about one to two books per month. During a recent trip to Arizona we met the author Julie Castro. My husband got hold of her book and could not seem...
A native of Philadelphia, Nicole Narvaez Manns attended the University of Pittsburgh, majoring in Business and Communications. Shortly after graduating in 1993, she began working as a Compliance Officer for the U.S. Department of Labor/Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). During her 11 years of service at the...
This book chronicles intra-cultural (Black on-Black Crime) violence, the root causes of it and the role the Black Church should play as a possible cure. This book can also be used as a text book. It covers the homicides of four young men, Jason Griffin, Darin "Deedle" Dolby, Bernie...

Born of Sin

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Born of Sin is a mainstream fiction novel set in Pittsburgh in the early 1980's. The story follows a complex and layered African-American family dealing with the universal affects of betrayal, unrequited love, and redemption. Conceived out of wedlock and "born of sin," Jacob (Jay Dee) Dewitt suffers deeply at...