How to date, mate and relate. Mixing race, culture and creed.
Summary: Mama’s Child is story of an idealistic young white woman who travelled to the American South as a civil rights worker, fell in love with an African American man, and started a family in San Francisco, where the more liberal city embraced them—except when it didn’t. They raise a son and daughter, but the tensions surrounding them have a negative impact on their marriage, and they divorce when their children are still young. For their biracial daughter, this split further destabilizes her already challenged sense of self—“Am I black or white?” she must ask herself, “Where do I belong?” Is she her father’s daughter alone?
As the years pass, the chasm between them widens, even as the mother attempts to hold on to the emotional chord that binds them. It isn’t until the daughter, Ruby, herself becomes a wife and mother that she begins to develop compassion and understanding for the many ways that her own mother’s love transcended race and questions of identity.
There is no shortage of relationship books being marketed to women. In such a flooded field, a book that would be worth your time to read needs to make a value proposition that the savvy consumer can’t resist. Author Roslyn Hardy Holcomb has created a relationship book that offers tremendous value and, best of all, [...]
It is my pleasure to announce that our much-loved Lorraine Spencer aka SwirlQueen has published two children’s books!
Fairy tales for OUR girls!
It’s rare that you can come across an invention that is so simple and yet so ingenious as the Luxe Therapy Scalp Soother. Fluff your fro and gently soothe your scalp without messing up your style. Me soooo likey.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Tracy Renee Jones explains why “just ignoring” blatant abuse is never a solution.
Without even knowing it, Wendy Ida is a BWE warrior. At 60-years old, she’s living her best life–beautiful and in the best shape of her life, happily married with thriving career as a best selling author. And she has a message just for the ladies at BB&W.
You’ve always wanted to. Your friends and family have nudged you, but you didn’t know where to start. Now my super-awesome agent, Regina Brooks, breaks it down like only she could.
Okay ladies and gents, this is some juicy stuff from my Facebook friend, author, Tiana Laveen. Her erotica book, “When Saint Goes Marching In,” should probably be read in the company of your boo, because you’ll be needing him later, if you get my meaning.
“As a ten year old girl, Deja Young goes through a dehumanizing ordeal with someone new that recently entered her life. Dealing with this ordeal along with serious family issues, made growing up for Deja a lot harder than it had to be. But Deja does grow up with traumatizing memories that haunts her like a ghost.”
BB&W Crew guy, Don Rice is working on a novel called, “Child Protection: A Novel of Deception” is a fictional drama/suspense tale of an investigation into corruption taking place within child protection agencies. He’s still working on it, but wanted to tear a few sample pages out for us to take a read. He starts us at Chapter 3.
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