CBC: Friday, September 17th – Evening Showcase

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

Friday, September 17th (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.

Friday, September 17th Evening Session

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKING

Emerging Leaders Series Present: A Brave New World: Social Networking Chronicles

Social networking sites (such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn) have evolved into the paramount forms of media for personal communication and professional growth. However, emerging leaders must be vigilant about the downside associated with using these outlets for self expression. Young authors who have expanded their brand via social networking and who have written on business etiquette will share strategies for effectively utilizing social networking sites for benefit while avoiding the potential liabilities to personal and professional aspirations.

Moderator: Tina Wells, CEO of Buzz Marketing Group; author of Mackenzie Blue, Young Adult Series

Troy Johnson – President,, LLC

Shama Kabani – The Zen of Social Media Marketing

Thembisa Mshaka – Put Your Dreams First Handle Your Entertainment Business Industry Secrets for Your Success

Cedric Muhammad – The Entrepreneurial Secret to Starting a Business

Nnamdi G. Osuagwu – Facebook Addiction

Fenorris Pearson – How to Play the Game at the Top

Author Meet, Greet & Book Signings:

Artist Arthur – Manifest

Andra Gillespie – Whose Black Politics? Cases in Post-Racial Black Leadership

Dr. Anita Davis-DeFoe – A Woman’s Guide to Soulful Living: Seven Keys to Life and Work Success

Lt. Col. Joseph W. Hoffler, USAF-Ret. – Promotion: Denied The Harrowing True Story of Racism, Cover-up, Betrayal and Vigilante Justice at the United States Air Force Academy

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

1. Monda Webb – Life is Like a Soul Train Line

2. Maurine McFarlane – Release the Prophetic Destiny in Philadelphia A city Under Reconstruction

3. Sonia Hayes – The ATL Girlz Series

4. Delano M. White – Taking My Soul to the Laundromat: From Prison Walls to Executive

5. Richard Jeanty – Neglected Souls

6. Joyce Ellis-McNeal – Understanding Purpose Thru Dreams-Visions-Prophesy

7. Ella L. J. Edmondson Bell – Career GPS Strategies for Women Navigating the New Corporate Landscape

8. Candance Sandy & Dawn Marie Daniels – Souls of My Young Sisters: Young Women Break Their Silence with personal Stories That Will Change Your Life

9. Stephanie R. Bush-Baskette – Misguided Justice The War on Drugs and the Incarceration of Black Women

10. Malaak Compton Rock – It Takes a Village

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