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October 4, 2018

...several years ago called Scars. It's the first story in my multi-genre anthology, Motley Tales. At the time I had no idea it would become the story that most readers ask me about. And, the questions aren't the usual kind such as: "What inspired you to write it? Or "...

October 15, 2016

 Have you ever tried to find a romantic suspense novel featuring an African American or a person of color? Have you tried finding a Black author that writes primarily romantic suspense? I've tried and, regrettably, I've found few books featuring and/or authored by peop...

September 22, 2016

Have you ever read the Green Mile by Stephen King? No? It is about a man executed for a crime he didn't commit. Because the story was written by the wonderfully imaginative Stephen King there are supernatural elements within the plot, but that only adds to the horror t...

July 12, 2015

Hunger Games star, Amandla Stenberg has schooled everyone in the past about the unfortunate reality of cultural appropriation -- but it appears Kylie Jenner needed a personal reminder.

 

Read the full story on Huffington Post.

July 12, 2015

First lady Michelle Obama spoke to Native youth at the White House last week, saying their "customs, values, and discoveries "are at the heart of the American story."

NPR has the full story.

June 30, 2015

The African American community has been acutely aware that Black women (of all shades and sizes) permeate American business, culture and art. However, the media tends to only focus on negative stereotypes. Today, another beautiful Black woman has demostrated to the wor...

June 25, 2015

 

Intelligent heroines that possess a mixture of inner and out strength are making a strong show in books, film and television this year -- most notably Black heroines. Viola Davis from ABC's How to Get Away with Murder and Taraji P. Henson from Fox's Empire joined The...

June 23, 2015

As a kid, I read Marvel comic books the way some people eat bon bons -- one right after the other. So it should come as no surprise that I am a fan of the Marvel Comic Universe (MCU) on film. Now there is a rumor floating around that Queen Bey aka Sasha Fierce aka Beyo...

June 23, 2015

In the romantic suspense novel Love's Encore, a money making scam by a record label is at the heart of the physical danger that pulses through the story. While the big bucks mentioned in the story are fictictious, the big salaries for some music industry executives are...

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