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Harlem Book Fair to Launch Video Lectures
July 10-12, 2014 book lovers everywhere will descend on the campus of New York's Columbia University and several Harlem blocks for the 16th annual Harlem Book Fair (HBF). Festivities kick off Thursday evening with a star studded concert for community literacy. Friday's indoor programming at Columbia University will focus on fiction, showcasing authors from around the world, culminating that evening with The Wheatley Book Awards. The traditional Saturday program takes place outdoors on West 135th street from Lenox Avenue to St. Nicholas Avenue. Considered Black America's Book Festival, HBF was founded by publisher Max Rodriguez. The fair, which boasts hundreds of authors and tens of thousands of visitors each year will be broadcast live on C-SPAN's Book TV from the Schomburg Center.
Prolific author, Rev. Dr. Cari. Jackson, CEO of Creatives Unlimited, a publishing and production company designed to help new authors and filmmakers bring their work to a larger audience will launch the 2014 Harlem Book Fair's first video lecture series with the topic: Love Like You've Never Been Hurt. "When Max Rodriguez invited me to be the inaugural speaker for the Harlem Book Fair video launch, I was incredibly excited because I could imagine how the integration of books and video would expand the horizons of new audiences. I was so excited about this vision, I delayed my trip to South Africa. Incorporating video as one of the formats for helping people to explore new ideas and imagine new possibilities, brings books to life in fresh ways. I am honored to be a part of this launch," says Dr. Cari. She will lecture for one hour on Saturday, July 12th beginning at 3pm at the Schomburg Center.
You can visit the Creatives Unlimited booth on West 135th Street between Malcolm X Boulevard and Fredrick Douglass Boulevard for special book signings and hourly give aways from talented new and established authors all day Saturday.
Nikki Bailey, author of Soul Smarts for Day Starts: 30 Days of Inspirations and Creative Activities will share insightful tips for enriching daily life.
DeShannon Bowens, will share her provocative Hush Hush: An African American Family Breaks Their Silence on Sexuality & Sexual Abuse
Ann Jenrette-Thomas, attorney and legal coach will feature The Happy Law Practice: Expert Strategies to Build Business While Maintaining Peace of Mind!
Tonia Paris Johnson, a child of drug addicted parents, gives insight into the process of overcoming with her autobiography, Beyond My Parents’ Addictions.
Dr. Cari will also be featured at the booth, sharing two recent offerings, Love Like You’ve Never Been Hurt, a must-read for anyone navigating the often rough valleys of interpersonal relating, plus her searing look at the black church with For the Souls of Black Folks: Reimagining Black Preaching for 21st Century Liberation. Dr. Cari earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Social Ethics from Drew University, a Masters of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Maryland, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Sociology from Oberlin College.
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