Miami, Fla.-based GodBeGod Publishers has published its first book entitled “BLACK”—a book of poetry and daily affirmations by Denise Paulette Isaac.
She says she was driven by the spirit of God, which gave her the unction to respond to the violence suffered by black children, teenagers and young adults around the world. While socially conscious citizens from the nation’s streets and communities are rallying for the cause of ‘Black Lives Matter’, Denise is voicing her concerns through the spoken word of poetry and positive affirmations that empowers youths.
“BLACK” is intended to assist in minimizing the stereotypical behaviors, hate, disrespect, rejection, denial, violence and misunderstandings that some people have towards Black youths and to understand the things that they so often encounter. The book cover shows the various depth of emotions and feelings that Blacks so often shows and experiences. Her poetry speaks truth to young ones about who they are, and gives them a platform to build their self-esteem and confidence by reading and reciting verses such as: