AAALAC “Chasing Your Dreams” Tour with Angela Thomas Smith

Anglea Thomas Smith is an Author, and Co-Founder of Pushing Grace Network Group and AAALAC {African American Authors Literacy Campaign} She has been an amazing help in the community as she works to being awareness to Literacy and to also highlight African American Authors. We had the amazing opportunity to speak to Angela on what she is doing in the community!   AU Mag: What is the purpose of AAALAC? Angela: The mission of AAALAC is to bring awareness to black authors and literacy throughout USA.. Our goal is that…

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Author Spotlight~ DuWanda S. Epps

Author DuWanda S. Epps   AU Mag: When did you first start writing? DuWanda: When I was in elementary school, 10 years ago.   AU Mag: What motivated you to become an author? DuWanda: A way to tell and share stories of many kinds. Being Realistic, courageous, empowering and motivating. Also, I love to express myself through writing, all my thoughts on paper.   AU Mag: Tell us a little about your book. DuWanda: Broken Silence: Life After the Rain is the life of triumph, abuse but determination and faith….

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Author Spotlight ~ LaTarsha Holden

  LaTarsha Holden is a native of Atlanta, GA. She was a walking statistic: high-school drop-out, four kids by the age of twenty-two, welfare recipient, low self-esteem, mentally, verbally and physically abused. The predictable outcome was a life of poverty, dependency on welfare, uneducated and underemployed with little chance of success. Amazingly at thirty-five while homeless with six children she decided to fight for her dreams and children and enrolled in college. LaTarsha is a loving and devoted mother of six children and grandmother of four. She is now an…

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Author Spotlight~ Beverly Vercher

  Beverly N. Vercher, raised in Lynn, MA, now lives in Gaffney, SC with her husband, Anthony, and three children. She’s the author Good Hearts are the Easiest Broken (2015) and Shattered but not Broken (2016).  Her poetry has been published in Surrender to The Moon of poetry.com and she’s had the opportunity to be featured in more than 10 magazines across the country, 4 radio shows, countless blog features, and she recently filmed 2 documentaries for the Angels of Epilepsy Foundation. Her journey as an Author had provided her…

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Author Spotlight~ Angela Smith

  Angela Thomas Smith is an Author, and the Co-Founder of Pushing Grace Network and AAALAC {African American Authors Literacy Campaign} She works hard to help bring awareness to African American Authors and also to the issue of literacy in our states!   AU Mag: When did you first start writing? Angela: I’ve always keep journals but never published anything until September 2016.   AU Mag: What motivated you to become an author? Angela: I decided that I needed to share my story because God has blessed me he gave…

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