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Author Spotlights : Faded Diamonds & EXCELLENCE WITHOUT EXCUSE

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First Segment: Author Spotlight | Camille Burke, Stacey Pacouloute and Mellissa Thomas

Book: Faded Diamonds |

Five women with five different life stories converge through the unlikely and unintended influence of one.The Godhand Women’s Home houses two hundred of South Florida’s most desperate young women, and what begins as Leila Sudders’ refuge from her turbulent past quickly becomes a distorted mirror of her own darkness, so she does what she does best as she awaits her child’s birth: close up...

Second Segment: Author SpotlightCharles W. Cherry II


Statistics show that African-American children are in academic trouble, particularly Black boys. America is losing a whole generation of young scholars as a direct consequence of schools that do not nurture Black students, teachers and administrators who have low expectations of Black students' performances, and Black parents who do not know how to teach the skills necessary for academic excellence.Written in a conversational tone in easy-to-understand language, EXCELLENCE WITHOUT EXCUSE provides Black students with a skills-based approach to increasing their academic performances and bolstering their self-esteem and self-confidence by improving their academic performance.