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KENZOE ON THE READING CIRCLE

Dr. KenZoe Brian J. Selassie-Okpe is an incredibly talented and dynamic critical theories research scholar and professor, guest lecturer, and keynote speaker as well as nonprofit resource development officer, communications consultant, and public servant professional. As a critical theories research scholar and professor, Dr. Selassie-Okpe specializes in intercultural rhetoric, African American rhetoric, sociolinguistics, organizational communication and behavior, Africana womanism and literary tradition, and nonverbal communication. He has developed critical research focused on Black life dynamics within HipHop, Africana womanism, and African cultural traditions as they respectively intersect American and Nigerian popular culture's mass media. As a senior consultant for KB...

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

We are putting together a resource manual of Black Scholars who are Black centered and focused on the issues of our Black and Brown community. I found that in many instances, especially as a student we cannot find Black scholars to cite, we don’t know where they are or who they are because we are not taught in the schools. Result: Black scholars DO NOT get cited Black voices are NOT perpetuated and become invalidated Black ideology is unsubstantiated Black people play an unintentional role in our agency reduction EVERY SCHOLAR should self nominate EVERY SCHOLAR you think is missing...

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Advisory Board Member Paula Lezama publishes book chapter and speaks at conference on Decolonization

This past Monday, February 25th, I had the opportunity to be a participant and a discussant at the Conference entitled, “Decolonization in Thought & Practice: Europe and the Americas Otherwise.” The conference organized by the Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean (ISLAC), at the University of South Florida (USF). Among others, indigenous and Afrodescendant leaders from Colombia and Brazil arrived to share and discuss the colonial legacies that continue to subjugate them and their active struggles to overcome them. Many of the topics were in tandem with the focus of Universal Write Publications (UWP), which seeks...

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“The Wrong One” TRAUMATIC MEMORIES CAN HAUNT US FOR A LIFETIME

By INVITATION ONLY ! Date: May 2nd 2019 Time: 7:00pm -9:00pm LETTER OF INVITATION “The Wrong One” TRAUMATIC MEMORIES CAN HAUNT US FOR A LIFETIME A Short Horror/Psychological Thriller A “KM Productions” Film and TV... Forthcoming Project Dear Family and Friends: KM Productions and its Executive Producers cordially invite you to a fundraising movie premier at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, Address: 8633 Colesville Road Silver Spring, MD 20910, Time: 7:00pm red carpet and cocktail, show time at 8:00pm to 9pm. I am requesting the honor of your financial support for this film, which is scheduled to be...

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Welcome to the Literary HOT SPOT!

Hello Friend! Welcome to UNIVERSAL WRITE PUBLICATIONS LLC Literary HOT SPOT!!! Though we strive for scholarship, academic rigor, thought-provoking research, and trendsetting scholarship under our imprint The Academy, we also want to engage with the heart, soul, and character of the diaspora through our imprint UWP.  To do this, we hope to bring you lively stories that connect the validity of our publications, show how what we read, write, and feel transcend all aspects of our culture and communities. We hope to show you from time to time, how our authors are doing and what they are up to since their publications...

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Blogging And How You Can Get A Lot From It

Whether you're just looking to type about a hobby you have or if you want to attempt to run a business, starting a blog might be worthy of your consideration. Before you get started, first take a few minutes to read these expert-provided tips below. Once you learn about blogging, the process becomes a lot simpler. Create a blogroll. A blogroll is a list of other blogs in your niche that you find valuable. Creating such a list increases your blog's value to readers, as they may be able to find content that they couldn't find on your blog. If...

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Building A Brighter Future With A Successful Blog

Most blogs are focused on one issue. Whether you want to create a blog dedicated to your passion, or you simply want to improve your current blog, the information in this article will help you. Read on to find out how you can join the hordes of already successful online bloggers. Take any ideas as you get them for blogging. Make sure to create a place where they can be stored. Writing just when inspired can be unproductive to your blog. Many times, the best ideas can appear when you're not able to blog. So give them a place to...

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