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My goal through my writing is to both entertain and inspire others to confidently embrace what makes them special, to embrace what is possible, and to live the life they want.

Let’s Read

Reading is fundamental. Sure, we’ve heard this said before, but it is a truth that can impact a person’s life into adulthood.

My initiative to encourage reading is meant to inspire our youth to read more and to encourage parents to be involved in the reading process. This means children exploring books, parents reading to their children, and listening to their children read.

As a mom of both high school age and elementary-school age children, I have seen firsthand the impact reading has.

Learn more about my initiative to inspire a love for reading in children.

Mrs. Cobb County, Georgia

On Sunday, June 9th at 6pm I will compete for the title of Mrs. Georgia, representing Cobb County. It was in June twenty years ago that I passed my title of Miss Black International 1998-1999 to another young woman and continued on my path of life.

It’s been a journey. One filled with ups and downs, love lost and love found. This year I turned 43, my youngest turned 7 and in the month I compete my first born will turn 17. Life turns full circle as I allow myself to prove what I’ve become. A real woman. A wife. A mother. A sister. A daughter. A friend.

I get to show that the years have helped me to represent the interests of other women and that despite possibly competing alongside young women who could be my child, I bring my own kind of magic.

You can support me and promote your business with my quest for the crown.

Deadline April 22.

Will you support me as I bring out all the confidence I had to restore to finally be who I am today? Contact me to learn more.

Events and Happenings

Events and Happenings

April 6 at 8pm. Benefit Concert for Abundant Luuv congregation hosted by First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

I’ll be sharing poetry and music and serving as emcee.

In the role of Elise in the reprisal of the Gospel Stage Play I was in last year.

4 Shows over 2 Days Only – April 24 and 25

Tickets: www.blakevision.com or 404-453-0872

Let’s Read

Let’s Read

Reading is fundamental. Sure, we’ve heard this said before, but it is a truth that can impact a person’s life into adulthood.

My initiative to encourage reading is meant to inspire our youth to read more and to encourage parents to be involved in the reading process. This means children exploring books, parents reading to their children, and listening to their children read.

Dr. Seuss anyone?

As a mom of both high school age and elementary-school age children, I have seen firsthand the impact reading has.

I visit local schools, libraries, and bookstores to read to children and encouraging parents to continue that experience and the conversation in their own homes.

Supporting Mableton’s local indie bookstore “The Book House” where I read Malala’s Magic Pencil and Green Eggs and Ham

Resources and articles regarding reading and children:

Leveraging the Resources of Read Across America to Bring Diverse Books to Young Readers

Find Out About Read Across America.

About the National Education Association Grant

NEA’s Read Across America 2018-19 Calendar

Fom NEA’s Read Across America website: NEA’s Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading through our theme: Celebrating a Nation of Diverse Readers.

Click on title for the book and available teaching resources you can use to accompany the reading and sharing of each book.

I’m available to read at one school each month and at local bookstores/libraries on weekends. I also offer a mini writing workshop after readings so children/teens can create a theme-related piece.

It is suggested that the school library or bookstores have copies of these books if readings are done. (Go to Contact Page for booking inquiries).

Reading at Austell Elementary’s Family Night – with an international theme. Perfect for Malala’s Magic Pencil (March featured book)

January:    Do Not Lick this Book – Or get it on Amazon

February:      Midnight Teacher: Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School – Or get it on Amazon

March:          Malala’s Magic Pencil – Or get it on Amazon

April:         Song of the Wild: A First Book of Animals – Or get it on Amazon

May:          They Say Blue – Or get it on Amazon

June:          Julián Is a Mermaid – Or get it on Amazon

July:           Pie is for Sharing – Or get it on Amazon

August:     Saffron Ice Cream – Or get it on Amazon

September:  Alma and How She Got Her Name – Or get it on Amazon

October:    Finding the Music / En pos de la música – Or get it on Amazon

November:  Chester Nez and the Unbreakable Code: A Navajo Code Talker’s Story – Or get it on Amazon

December:  Alfie: (The Turtle That Disappeared) – Or get it on Amazon

Resources

Suggested Books by Age Group:

All Ages

Elementary

Middle Grade

Teens

Find Your Local Indie Bookstore

Visit the First Book Marketplace

Note:

I am not an affiliate of, representative of, or employee of Read Across America or National Education Association. I’ve chosen to utilize the existing tools and resources provided by Read Across America in my efforts to instill a lifelong love of reading.