King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed An African Village. The book chronicles how Peggielene Bartels went from being a secretary at Ghana’s Embassy in Washington, D.C to becoming African royalty of her late uncle’s village Otuam. Visit her official website on where to buy her book […]Read More
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Book “Skin Deep”
Barbara Summers’ is a former Ford model. Summers traveled to three continents to do research for this book.Read More
Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams
Spanning sixty years, this deliciously entertaining history uncovers the audacious manner in which many blacks made a place for themselves in an industry that originally had no place for them. Through interviews and the personal recollections of Hollywood luminaries, Bogle pieces together a remarkable history that remains largely obscure to this day. We discover that […]Read More
What inspired me to be a blogger?
On my down time; I kept going to the cafe, library, watching and attending a few lectures, buying books and doing research online on various subjects. I needed to know; Who am I? Where do I come from? How did I get here? Why do I look the way I look? Why do I sometimes receive resentment over […]Read More
Inside America’s Black Upper Class
Debutante cotillions. Arranged marriages. Summer trips to Martha’s Vineyard. All-black boarding schools. Memberships in the Links, Deltas, Bouleacute, or Jack and Jill. Million-dollar homes. An obsession with good hair, top credentials, and colleges like Howard, Spelman, and Harvard… This is the world of the black upper class– an exclusive, mostly hidden group that lives awkwardly […]Read More
Science and Music: Though published in the ’30s, everything written remains relevant.
The distinguished physicist describes the scientific principles of musical sound in a precise, non-technical way that will engage both amateur and serious musicians. Topics include development of human hearing, general properties of sound curves, transmission and reproduction of sound curves, methods of producing sound, and harmony and discord. Includes 75 illustrations.Read More