Tag Archives literature

Oprah Winfrey Celebrates New Book ‘Wisdom Of Sundays’ With Gospel Brunch

Media icon and global standard of success Oprah Winfrey takes brunch to a new level to celebrate the release of new book,  “Wisdom Of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations. The star studded event took place at a private California home and guests enjoyed gospel music and good company.

MONTECITO, CA – OCTOBER 15: Actors Kerry Washington and Angela Bassett attend Oprah Winfrey’s Gospel Brunch celebrating her new book “Wisdom of Sundays” on October 15, 2017 in Montecito, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

The guest list included some of Hollywood’s elite including actress Angela Basset, musician Alicia Keys, rapper Common, director Ava Duvernay and actress Niecy Nash.  Performances included gospel powerhouse Yolanda Adams,  Erica Campbell, Bebe Winans and more.  The positive spiritual ambiance provide the perfect setting for her new book about “awakening your spirit“.

“My prayer is that this book becomes a companion for you. That at any point in your own lifelong adventure, you’ll be able to open The Wisdom of Sundays and find—as I do in the cherished books on my bedside table—just the right words of comfort and clarity” says Oprah on her website.

Oprah also appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show to discuss the motivation behind her new uplifiting book.  “Wisdom On Sundays” lead by an inspriring introduction written by Oprah herself, compiles quotes from a variety of sources to help readers grow and develop throughout a lifelong and sprititual journey.

 

 

Live Civil Book: I’m A Pretty Little Black Girl

By Posted on 60 1 m read

Pretty Little Black Girl bookThe I’m A Girl Collection is book series that celebrates diversity by bring every little girl’s dreams to life. Emphasizing on girls of color, the book series goal is to build the little reader’s self-esteem by celebrating the unique qualities in the individual.

The first book to be released in this series is I’m A Pretty Little Black Girl and celebrates every black girl in all shades by introducing us to the lead character Mia and her friends Kia, Keisha, Charlotte, Dina-Rosemarie, Imani, Anna, Ruby, and Tracey.

The book was created because of the lack of African American lead characters in children’s books who could tell their own stories.

This story will educate them on having their own power and to learn how self love can shape them into the women. Beginning the positive thought process early, this book is great for anyone whose child is in need of self acceptance and love.