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First-Time Author And Socialpreneur Sandra Evers-Manly Joins ‘An Evening With African American Authors’ As Part Of …

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sandra Evers Manly, author of Raised Up by Mrs. Manly & Her Ls released November 2018, is quickly earning positive reviews and attention for her first-ever book which extends the legacy of her mother, Mama Doris Manly and her one-word lessons for daily living and caring for others.

On Wednesday, February 20, 2019, Evers-Manly will join the City of Los Angeles’ “An Evening with African American Authors.” Put on by Our Authors Study Club with the office of Mayor Eric Garcetti, the event is being held in celebration of African American Heritage Month from 6:00-8:00pm at the Public Works Chambers, Los Angeles City Hall (RSVP 213/978-0254, Commissioner Mike Davis, Chair, AAHM Celebration).

Evers-Manly’s appearance at the February 20th event…

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Authors meet at Enon Tabernacle

Senior Pastor Alyn E. Waller of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church has said the African-American community lacked the will to read books. “If you want to …
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Authors to discuss African-Americans' presence in the Sourland Mountains

Longtime trustees, researchers, and now authors and educators of the Stoutsburg Cemetery Association, two African-American women are on a …
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An Evening with African American Authors 2018

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Hopewell Valley authors unearth uneasy truths about local African-American history in new book

Beverly Mills and Elaine Buck with some of the research materials amassed for their book.

Some say that when the first Dutch settlers came to the ridge of uplands along the Delaware river in Central New Jersey, they found land that was rocky, and the soil so acidic that an acrid smell wafted through the air. They called this remote and desolate place the Sourland Mountains.

Around the time of the American Revolution though, another group of people came to the Sourlands. These people, who had once been enslaved, saw something completely different in these mountains. They saw refuge, a place they could be safe from those who would persecute them. And there they made their homes and tilled their farms in the hard land.

Now, two Hopewell Valley residents, Elaine Buck and…

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Tulisoma South Dallas Book Fair will highlight African-American books, authors | Community Column

The events are free except for the Sutton E. Griggs Awards Dinner, which will launch the book fair at 7 p.m. Friday at the museum. Tickets to that event are $50. Go to www.eventbrite.com and search for  Sutton E. Griggs. For more information, call 214-565-9026 ext. 304.

The dinner will honor three individuals noted for producing and promoting African-American literature. Married couple Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson — writers, founders and co-owners of Just Us Books publishing company in East Orange, N.J. — will receive the Griggs Lifetime Achievement Award in Literature. Emma Rodgers — a ubiquitous matron of black history, black literary, and black performing arts in Dallas — will receive the Griggs Literary Champion Award.

The award is named for the…

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