Author Pavilion Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 2010

12 Sep
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Author Pavilion 2010
Washington, DC Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E – Booth 107

Thursday, September 16th
(Pavilion Hours 8:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.)

Presented by The Renaissance Group, The Hurston Wright Foundation, Howard University and hosted by Patrick Oliver Founder of, Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series. Online PR provided by EDC Creations Media Group.

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. WRITE NOW!

1. Kea Taylor – I Still Do A Celebration of African American Weddings

2. Frederick Nnoma-Addison – The United States and Ghana Celebrating 50 Years of Friendship & Progress

3. Olympian Devon Harris – Yes I Can Children’s Book

4. Daniel R. Biddle & Murray Dubin – Tasting Freedom Octavius Catto and the Battle of Equality in Civil War America

5. R. Michelle – Her Game Plan

6. Afya Ibomu – Vegan Soul Food Guide to the Galaxy

7. Moneek Reid & Zubari Duniani – Nigus: Images of Ourselves

8. Pierre – My 100 Homies & Phonies of Hollywood

10:00a.m. – 11:30a.m. Author Meet and Greet

1. Jessica Tilles – Loving Simone

2. Tinisha Nicole Johnson – Lessons Learned: Loving Yourself as a Black Woman

3. Harold Turley II – My Darkest Hour The Day I Realized I was Abusive

4. Jam Donaldson – Conversate is Not a Word Getting Away from Ghetto

5. Ytasha L. Womack – Post Black How a New Generation is Redefining African American Identity

6. Curtis Bunn – That Was Then This is Now

7. Towan Isom – Chasing Greatness The Young Professional’s Guide to a Dynamic Life

8. Harold Fisher – Two Weeks Until the Rest of My Life

9. Willie Jolley – Turn Setbacks into Greenbacks

10. Indigo Johnson – Playing by the Unwritten Rules: Moving from the Middle to the Top and Playing by the Unwritten Rules II: From a Job Defense to a Career Offense

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Community Panel Discussion

The Importance of Technology in the Black Community: Using Technology to Communicate in the Digital Age. Moderator: Dr. Sammye Miller, Chairman of the Department of History & Government at Bowie State College.

Panelists: Narcius Ridley; Cynthia Hopkins Brown; Charles Acree; and Kevin Bailey Information Technologists
Ella Curry – Black Pearls Magazine Publisher and President of EDC Creations Media Group
Martin Pratt – CEO Infinite MMS
Curtis Bunn, National Book Club Conference Founder and author of That Was Then This is Now

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Author Meet and Greet
1. Robin D. Stone – My Times in Black and White Race and Power at the New York Times Gerald M. Boyd

2. Marva L. Goldsmith – Branding Yourself After Age 50

3. Gwynne Forster – Love Me Tonight

4. Elaine Meryl Brown, Marsha Haygood, Rhonda Joy McLean – The Little Black Book of Success: Laws of Leadership for Black Women

5. Gloria J. Browne-Marshall – Race, Law, and American Society

6. Jihad – Preacher Man Blues II

7. Thomas Chatterton Williams – LOSING MY COOL: How a Father’s Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-Hop Culture

8. Scott Simpson – Unbought and Unbossed by Shirley Chisholm: Expanded 40th Anniversary Edition

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Community Panel Discussion

Preserving Our Cultural Memory Through Literature presented by The Hurston Wright Foundation. Moderator: Marita Golden author of Don’t Play In The Sun: The Color Complex.

Panelists: Elizabeth Nunez – Anna In-Between
Dolen Perkins-Valdez – Wench A Novel
Tom Burrell – Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority;
Julianne Malveaux – Surviving and Thriving 365 Facts in Black Economic History
Cheryl Wills – Die Free a Heroic Family History

View the 2010 Author Pavilion at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation schedule for  Friday  and  Saturday by clicking on the links.   Authors signing and speaking on panels  Friday morning,    Friday evening   and Saturday, KIDS day at the CBC.  

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