SATURDAY, JUNE 2 4PM, WACKO ACADEMY, Faith Wilkins
Faith Wilkins has been writing poems and short stories since the age of seven. She loves music, plays the violin, and sings in a local choral group. Faith began writing Wacko Academy during the summer of seventh grade which became her first published novel at the tender age of 15. This 15-year old high school student is a voice we’ll hear for a long time.
MONDAY, JUNE 4, 6PM, INTUITIVE REBEL, Charles Holt
In his dynamic book Intuitive Rebel: Tuning in to Voice That Matters, Charles Holt describes the Voice as one’s most precious possession-an innate gift that holds the keys to our greatest achievement and our greatest potential. For those of us who can hear and understand it, the divine truth spoken through the Voice can gracefully lead us through life’s mazes, helping us understand the powerful meaning behind our challenges, our victories, and ourselves.
The principles in Intuitive Rebel offer fresh tools for cracking ourselves open to reveal our authentic self-expression and self-worth. They offer the reader a clear road map on how to access and to trust their own intuitive guidance system. The Voice that matters is always speaking to a listening inner ear in ways that we can understand, telling us more of who and what we are, and why we came here in the first place.
TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 6PM, BETTER THAN ALRIGHT, Ledisi
Ledisi is a two-time Grammy nominee who has been described as having a mix of Tina Turner’s energy and Ella Fitzgerald’s chops. Better Than Alright is a book about all the things that inspired her. It’s describes her life and how she got to where she is; the obstacles, challenges, triumphs, and all the people who lifted her up to be come Ledisi.
THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 6PM, NO ONE’S SON, Tewodros Fekadu
Tewodros was born in Eritrea in 1971, and scraped through his childhood years between relatives’ houses and the streets of Ethiopia. He has since lived in five countries on three continents. Since 2003, he has lived on the Gold Coast of Australia, where he is an active member of the community.
FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 6PM, RED CLAY DIRT AND MOUNTAINS, Monda Webb
Know who you are and whose you are – for it determines the course of your destiny. Author Monda Raquel Webb packs her goodie bag of stories with unabashed honesty, American history and essential life lessons. From the red clay of Georgia to the majestic mountains of West Virginia to the Federal Enclave of Washington, DC, four short stories poignantly demonstrate the resilience of the human spirit over adversity.
June 13-17, HUE-MAN BOOKSTORE AT 100 BLACK MEN OF AMERICA, Various Authors
SATURDAY, JUNE 23 4PM, GUBAN, Abdi Latif Ega
Abdi Latif Ega is a long-time resident of Harlem, New York. He loves and plays jazz that he studied in the late eighties and early nineties. Abdi has had an abiding love affair for the history, literature, and research of the new world African. He is heavily influenced by writers of African decent from all corners of the world, and follows in their tradition of speaking truth to power. This is the first novel in a series of novels on the horn and specifically Somalia, from the medieval times to the present.
THURSDAY, JUNE 28 6PM, A REMEDY FOR ITCHING EARS, Pastor Jesse T. Williams of convent baptist church
A REMEDY for Itching Ears: CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE REMIXED FOR A NEW GENERATION OF BELIEVERS
Dr. Williams has listened to the voices of the people he serves, sensed a need and responded in a very practical way with this work.
FRIDAY, JUNE 29 6PM, SACRED SILENCE, Mildred Muhammad
Mildred D.Muhammad is a domestic violence survivor with a story to tell the world. Many know her first and foremost from her former husband, John Allen Muhammad - the convicted and now executed DC sniper who terrorized the Washington DC metro region in late 2002. However, many are not aware that the reasons for the horrific attacks on innocent women, children and men in the DC Metro area, originated from John Allen Muhammad’s stalking and the control tactics he used on Mildred, his former wife, whom he sought to find and kill before, during and after the divorce.
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