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In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, our guest on this episode is Tremayne Moore. Tremayne is not only an author, poet, motivational speaker and publisher; he's also a survivor. In this episode we discuss the Power of Words and how Tremayne has used words to find the victory in what could have created a victim.
Tremayne Moore is the founder of Mayntre Manuscripts, LLC, a publishing company with a vision of writing to right the broken soul. Tremayne is committed to educate youth, parents, pastors, and community members concerning child sexual abuse/ teenage suicide through social media and community involvement. Moore holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida A&M University and a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Florida State University. His book “Deaf, Dumb, Blind & Stupid: Michael Anderson’s Fight for Life” was listed on OOSA Bookclub’s The Best of 2012.
Learn more about Tremayne at http://www.maynetre.com/
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Welcome to our first show for the fall season. We have a special guest Mr.Tony Haynes II Lyricst / Producer / Writer.
Tony's latest project called the Painist and the Poet debuts soon. Tony is the master of Acroustic poetry.
As a lyricist/songwriter/music publisher, Tony has accomplished a great deal. “Send A Little Love,” - his first song, was recorded by the Spinners in 1981. Since then, Tony’s songs have been recorded on over 200 albums, selling in excess of 70 million copies worldwide. These songs have earned him 60 gold and multi-platinum awards, as well as several ASCAP Awards.
On the morning of Saturday 10/26/2013 at 11AM (Pacific Standard Time), G.D. Interviews author & poet, Nike Campbell-Fatoki on "A Touch of Grace"
About The Author:
Nike Campbell-Fatoki was born in Lvov, Ukraine to Nigerian parents. She spent her formative years in Lagos, Nigeria, listening to stories and folktales told by her maternal Grandparents. Her fondest memories were the weekends her mother took her and her siblings to Kings Way, on Lagos Island, returning back with bags of story books...
About The Book - Three of Gold Beads
Amelia, daughter of the last independent King of Danhome, King Gbehanzin, is the apple of her father's eye, loved beyond measure by her mother, and overprotected by her siblings. She searches for her place within the palace amidst conspirators and traitors to the Kingdom. Just when Amelia begins to feel at home in her role as a Princess, a well-kept secret shatters the perfect life she knows. Someone else within the palace also knows and does everything to bring the secret to light. A struggle between good and evil ensues causing Amelia to leave all that she knows and loves. She must flee Danhome with her brother, to south-western Nigeria. In a faraway land, she finds the love of a new family and God. The well-kept secret thought to have been dead and buried, resurrects with the flash of a thread of gold beads. Amelia must fight for her life and what is left of her soul. Set during the French-Danhome war of the late 1890s in Benin Republic and early 1900s in Abeokuta and Lagos, South-Western Nigeria, Thread of Gold Beads is a delicate love story, and coming of age of a young girl. It clearly depicts the strength of the human spirit in the face of adversities
This episode is featuring Internationally respected Elder Brother Kaba Hiawatha Kamene aka Dr. Booker T. Coleman from Hidden Colors Documentary talking all about MELANIN!The Conscious Thinkin', Underground Hip Hop, R&B & Poetry Playin', Spiritual Evolvin', Community Empowerin', Nature Lovin', All Things Creative & Country Twangafied, Roni Poet Talk Show! Interviewing You?!?
Born in Belize, Central America, to a military family, Melanie Greenwood spent a few years in England, with summer vacations in the United States. In 1985, she moved to America, with her mother and sister, and has been here ever since, residing primarily in New Jersey.Her work has won numerous awards, including the The Prometheus Muse of Fire Award, the Poet of the Year Medallion, and the Shakespeare Trophy of Excellence through The Famous Poets Society. Her poems have also been published in several anthologies.With an entrepreneur mindset, she decided to found Zillionaires Publishing, L.L.C., to publish words - Epic Poems of a Poetess, her first book of poetry. Currently, she is working on her first novel, called Forevermore - A Love Story, coming later this year; the first chapter has been added as a special treat in her poetry book. While she has many areas of interest – particularly traveling and learning new cultures – one of her greatest joys is inspiring others. "Ill-literacy" in the world today is her biggest concern and therefore, she intends to volunteer in support for change.
A native of the West-Side barrios of San Antonio, Texas, Tafolla was told by her junior high principal that she had potential to make it all the way to high school. She did, and followed it with a B.A. in 1972, an M.A. in 1973, and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas, Austin, in 1982. In 1973, she became Director of the Mexican-American Studies Center at Texas Lutheran College where she initiated, among other projects, the El Premio Roberto Salinas Award to recognize students who have worked to promote human understanding and cultural harmony. Dr. Carmen Tafolla is an internationally acclaimed writer and educational consultant. A poet, author, and sought-after speaker and performer, she has published five books of poetry, eight children’s picture books, seven television screenplays, one non-fiction volume, and a collection of short stories, The Holy Tortilla and a Pot of Beans. In addition, she co-authored with filmographer Sylvia Morales a feature-length film comedy entitled REAL MEN... and other miracles. Her works are archived at the University of Texas Benson Latin American Collection. &nb
Tamara J. Madison is an internationally traveled writer, poet, and performer currently living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her work has been published in various literary journals, magazines and anthologies including Poetry International, Tea Party Magazine, aaduna, and Black Magnolias.
She is the author of Collard County, A Collection of Short Stories, and Kentucky Curdled, a poetry and essay collection and poetry audiobook. Her album, Naked Voice, is Grand Prize Winner of the First Literary Recording Contest for Manzanita Quarterly and AUTHENTIC VOICEwork Records and is an Editor’s Pick on CD Baby.
She has performed for stage and television as a solo and collaborative artist. She also facilitates creative expressions workshops for youths and adults.
Tamara is the publisher and editor of TamTalk!!!, a weekly newsletter of creative inspiration and motivation for fellow artists, writers, and just “plain folk.”
To contact her or for more samples of her work, blog, audio and video, visit her home on the web at www.tamarajmadison.com.
Host Cyrus Webb welcomes poet and author Yma Campbell to Conversations LIVE to discuss her love of words and what you can expect from her next.
At the top of the show host Cyrus Webb talks with author and poet Patricia Neely-Dorsey on Conversations LIVE about her love of Mississippi, her love of words and why it's important for her to share them both with the world. Then at 20 min. past the hour Bruce Tretter delivers his GOTTA EAT, CAN'T COOK segment of the day.
Join host of "A Touch of Grace," G. D. Grace, on the evening of Friday, 10/11/13 8PM (PST) as he interviews the talented, straight-forward author known as, Anthony Pathfinder.
A little bit about the author:
The Pathfinder, originally from Kingston, Jamaica, is an author and poet. He was raised in the Bronx and attended Queens College in New York City. An avid reader, he developed a love of writing and authored over 200 poems before parlaying his interest in writing into a passion for storytelling. The Pathfinder has had several of his poems featured on Poetry.com and Russell Simmons Def Jam poetry site. He’s the author of the upcoming spell binding novel “Fair Game.” He’s also a reviewer and contributing writer for The Urban Book Source. He currently resides in the tri-state area.
The Roni Poet Show! with Maat Butterfly chatting about crystal healing, Urban Raw Festival, theater, and more!
MaatRa Butterfly (which means transformative life force energy through balance) practices an organic and holistic approach to healing and interacting with others (and her self) through a conscious awareness that directs body, mind and spirit at multiple levels. She knows that it is only through continuous efforts that, “the seeds you plant today will be your flowers tomorrow.” Certified in Reiki and Crystal Healing, Maat enjoys acting, writing, dance, filmmaking, raw food preparation, crystals, astrology, education, gardening, meditation and her children.
The Conscious Thinkin', Underground Hip Hop, R&B & Poetry Playin', Spiritual Evolvin', Community Empowerin', Nature Lovin', All Things Creative & Country Twangafied, Roni Poet Talk Show! Interviewing You?!?