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New Shona-English Name Dictionary Helps Those with African Ancestry Embrace Their Identity

*”Shona-English Name Dictionary” by Eliah Chakanetsa Kapezi, as the title suggests, is a compilation of Shona names with their meanings translated into English. Only those names easily translatable into English have been included with the idea of helping those who wish to give their children Shona names the opportunity to choose the right ones in … Continue reading New Shona-English Name Dictionary Helps Those with African Ancestry Embrace Their Identity →

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Oprah Winfrey to Launch Own Book Imprint With Memoir

*Oprah Winfrey is expanding her empire to include the launch of her own book imprint, with her own planned memoir set as its first fruit. Flatiron Books announced Thursday that Winfrey’s “The Life You Want” is scheduled for January 2017 and will “reveal never-before told stories” that show how “anyone can put their life on … Continue reading Oprah Winfrey to Launch Own Book Imprint With Memoir →

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Author Raqiyah Mays launches debut novel, ‘The Man Curse’

*New York, NY, The highly anticipated debut fiction novel, “The Man Curse,” (Simon & Schuster) by author, journalist, radio personality, and activist Raqiyah Mays is on sale now. Currently in the midst of a 9-city book reading tour with The Limited, Mays − featured in The Limited’s “New Look of Leadership” Campaign embracing female empowerment … Continue reading Author Raqiyah Mays Launches Debut Novel, ‘The Man Curse’ →