Author Nicole Goodwin Releases “Warcries” -A Collection of Poetry

Author Nicole Goodwin Releases “Warcries” -A Collection of Poetry

The late summer is a time to wind it all down, and get ready for the Fall. It is also a time when a number of new books come to the forefront. If you are into poetry, one of the books you should look into is “Warcries” by Nicole Goodwin. Nicole describes her new book as a coming of age story told through poetry. We reached out to her about her work, and she had the following to say about it.   The beginning poems talk about the war-the pain, the strife and the mystery of Iraq. ┬áThe second portion...
BloggerWeek 2016 Wrap Up

BloggerWeek 2016 Wrap Up

Greetings all. For those who were following my timeline this weekend, you may have seen me talking incessantly about BloggerWeek. It is a conference for bloggers, journalists, and social media people. Founded by Jessica Ann Mitchell-Aiwuyor, it is an offline extension of Black Bloggers Connect. This is the third major conference, and it draws participants from around the country. This year’s event consisted of a networking event Thursday night, an all day at Busboys and Poets on Friday, and then the final day of events at Trinity Washington University on Saturday. I didn’t attend the Thursday event, so I will...

A Few Thoughts On “The Dive”

Yes, I know its been talked about all over the net already. The win of track and field runner Shaunae Miller in the Rio Olympics via a dive across the finish line. I’m just going to say this right quick and move along: Yes the way Miller won the race was totally legal, but it still felt a little dicey. Allyson Fenix did it the right way, but lost. I feel like she was robbed. There, I said it. The thing about this, is that while its not technically illegal, its in one of those gray areas. I can understand...
Join Us At BloggerWeek 2016!

Join Us At BloggerWeek 2016!

Good evening, my readers. It’s another Monday evening, and here I am about to perturb your inbox. But, it is for a good reason. As some of you are aware, I will be at BloggerWeek 2016 in Washington, D.C. presenting on a topic with my co-panelist Yalanda Lattimore of Dryerbuzz.com on “Economic Justice in A Post-Obama Black America” The session will be from 12noon-1pm. I will be at the conference both days: Friday and Saturday. So I will be attending sessions, and talking with other bloggers. And yes, I will have copies of both of my books on hand in...