'I'm Black and Proud' Book Recommendations
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In celebration of Black History Month, we have curated a “Black and Proud” Book Recommendation List to get you started on your self growth journey. All books were hand selected to empower, enlighten, and invigorate pride in who you are, where you come from, and prepare you for who you are destined to be.
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This book is a game changer and will upgrade your life with each page flipped! Enriched with spiritual and key steps to help you on your journey to becoming your best self. In our culture, it is assumed that being woke and in tune with your higher self, limits your ability to enjoy and thrive materially….but that’s not true. If applied correctly, being woke, leads to an abundance of opportunities, including the ability to thrive in financial prosperity. Billy Carson breaks down this philosophy and helps the reader to navigate the financial matrix - weaving their way into an awakened abundant life.
What it Means when A Man Falls from the Sky x Lesley Nneka Arimah
This is hands down a classic fictional piece that you will not want to put down once you crack it open. Author Lesley Nneka Arimah, takes us on a journey through the sharing of short stories to showcase what it means to be filled with purpose, experience loss, and overcome. In “Wild,” a disastrous night out shifts a teenager and her Nigerian cousin onto uneasy common ground. In "The Future Looks Good," three generations of women are haunted by the ghosts of war, while in "Light," a father struggles to protect and empower the daughter he loves. And in the title story, in a world ravaged by flood and riven by class, experts have discovered how to "fix the equation of a person" - with rippling, unforeseen repercussions. Before you finish this read, you will be wanting to know more about Lesley Nneka Arimah. Her writing is impeccable and her art of storytelling is playful, subversive, and incredibly human.
No One is Coming to Save Us x Stephanie Powell Watts
No One Is Coming to Save Us is a revelatory debut from an insightful voice, Stephanie Powell Watts. In this novel, you will explore the plight of an African American family striving to attain the American Dream. With hints of The Great Gatsby, you will feel the dramatic passion and fervor expressed as Stephanie captures you with her portrayal of family, success, and achieving the goals they desire. No One is Coming to Save Us is what we like to call, “straight talk, no chaser,” requiring the reader to get real about life and the necessity of making things happen for themselves.
WE HOPE YOU ENJOY OUR RECOMMENDATIONS! STAND BLACK & PROUD IN THE HISTORY, KNOWLEDGE, AND THESE CAPTIVATING STORIES TO ENRICH YOUR JOURNEY THROUGH LIFE.
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