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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Author Pavilion 2010
Washington, DC Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E – Booth 107
September 15-18, 2010 in Washington, DC.


Community Panel Discussions at the Author Pavilion
Location: Washington, DC Convention Center
Author Pavilion Exhibit Showcase, Hall E
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC, 20001
Admission: Free and open to the public


Thursday, September 16th (Pavilion Hours 8:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.)
Presented by The Renaissance Group, The Hurston Wright Foundation, Howard University and hosted by Patrick Oliver Founder of, Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series. Online PR provided by EDC Creations Media Group.


8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. WRITE NOW!
1. Kea Taylor – I Still Do A Celebration of African American Weddings
2. Frederick Nnoma-Addison - The United States and Ghana Celebrating 50 Years of Friendship & Progress
3. Olympian Devon Harris – Yes I Can Children’s Book
4. Daniel R. Biddle & Murray Dubin – Tasting Freedom Octavius Catto and the Battle of Equality in Civil War America
5. R. Michelle – Her Game Plan
6. Afya Ibomu – Vegan Soul Food Guide to the Galaxy
7. Moneek Reid & Zubari Duniani – Nigus: Images of Ourselves
8. Pierre – My 100 Homies & Phonies of Hollywood



10:00a.m. – 11:30a.m. Meet, Greet & Book Signings
1. Jessica Tilles – Loving Simone
2. Tinisha Nicole Johnson - Lessons Learned: Loving Yourself as a Black Woman
3. Harold Turley II – My Darkest Hour The Day I Realized I was Abusive
4. Jam Donaldson - Conversate is Not a Word Getting Away from Ghetto
5. Ytasha L. Womack - Post Black How a New Generation is Redefining African American Identity
6. Curtis Bunn - That Was Then This is Now
7. Towan Isom – Chasing Greatness The Young Professional’s Guide to a Dynamic Life
8. Harold Fisher - Two Weeks Until the Rest of My Life
9. Willie Jolley – Turn Setbacks into Greenbacks
10. Indigo Johnson – Playing by the Unwritten Rules: Moving from the Middle to the Top and Playing by the Unwritten Rules II: From a Job Defense to a Career Offense




12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. TECHNOLOGY AND THE BLACK COMMUNITY!
The Importance of Technology in the Black Community: Using Technology to Communicate in the Digital Age.

Moderator: Dr. Sammye Miller, Chairman of the Department of History & Government at Bowie State College.

Panelist: Narcius Ridley; Cynthia Hopkins Brown; Charles Acree; and Kevin Bailey Information Technologists
Ella Curry - Black Pearls Magazine and President of EDC Creations Media Group
Martin Pratt – CEO Infinite MMS
Curtis Bunn, National Book Club Conference Founder and author of That Was Then This is Now




2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Meet, Greet & Book Signings
1. Robin D. Stone - My Times in Black and White Race and Power at the New York Times Gerald M. Boyd
2. Marva L. Goldsmith – Branding Yourself After Age 50
3. Gwynne Forster – Love Me Tonight
4. Elaine Meryl Brown, Marsha Haygood, Rhonda Joy McLean - The Little Black Book of Success: Laws of Leadership for Black Women
5. Gloria J. Browne-Marshall – Race, Law, and American Society
6. Jihad – Preacher Man Blues II
7. Thomas Chatterton Williams - LOSING MY COOL: How a Father's Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-Hop Culture
8. Scott Simpson – Unbought and Unbossed by Shirley Chisholm: Expanded 40th Anniversary Edition



4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. CULTURAL PRESERVATION & WRITERS
Preserving Our Cultural Memory Through Literature presented by The Hurston Wright Foundation. Moderator: Marita Golden author of Don’t Play In The Sun: The Color Complex.

Panelists:
Cheryl Wills – Die Free a Heroic Family History
Elizabeth Nunez – Anna In-Between
Dolen Perkins-Valdez – Wench A Novel
Tom Burrell – Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority;
Julianne Malveaux – Surviving and Thriving 365 Facts in Black Economic History




Friday, September 17th (Pavilion Hours 8:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.)
Presented by The Renaissance Group, The Hurston Wright Foundation, Howard University and hosted by Patrick Oliver Founder of, Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series. Online PR provided by EDC Creations Media Group.


START THE MORNING WITH KNOWLEDGE!
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Meet, Greet & Book Signings

1. Joyce Burnett – Adam’s Belle A memoir of Love Without Bounds
2. Valencia Campbell - Advice From the Top: What Minority Women Say About Their Career Success
3. Kevin Wayne Johnson - Give God the Glory Series The Power in the Local Church
4. R. Michelle – Her Game Plan
5. Mozella Perry Ademiluyi – Love is a Mountain
6. Afya Ibomu – Get Your Crochet On!
7. Moneek Reid & Zubari Duniani – Nigus: Images of Ourselves
8. David G. Evans – Dare to be a Man



10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Meet, Greet & Book Signings
1. Leonard Pitts, Jr. - Before I Forget A Novel
2. Harold Fisher - Two Weeks Until the Rest of My Life
3. Rochelle Alers - Butterfly
4. Tracye McQuirter – By Any Greens Necessary A Guide for Black Women Who Want to Eat Great, Get Healthy and Lose Weight
5. J.J. Michael - Secrets Unraveled
6. Dawn McCoy - Leadership Building Blocks An Insider’s Guide to Success
7. Tinesha Davis – Holler at the Moon
8. James Guitard – Delilah's Revenge
9. Solomon Jones – The Payback
10. Charles Ogletree - The Presumption of Guilt The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Race, Class and Crime in America *



12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Meet, Greet & Book Signings
1. damali ayo - Obamistan! Land Without Racism Your Guide to the New America
2. Sheri L. Parks - Fierce Angels: The Strong Black Woman in American Live and Culture
3. Rosalyn Story - Wading Home
4. Stacy Hawkins Adams – Dreams That Won’t Let Go
5. Pamela Samuels Young – Buying Time
6. Michele Tapp Roseman – Business Briefts Connecting the dots between God and your Work
7. Kasey L. Summerville - Bridges & Footstools 365 Days of Wisdom to Help You Live, Learn & Grow
8. Susan Fales-Hill –One Flight Up A Novel
9. Karen Langhorne Folan - Don’t Bring Home a White Boy and Other Notions that Keep Black Women from Date Out
10. Sanford Rubenstein, ESQ - The Outrageous Rubenstein: How a Media-savvy Trial Lawyer Fights for Justice and Change
11. Harold Fisher - Two Weeks Until the Rest of My Life



2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKING
Emerging Leaders Series Present: A Brave New World: Social Networking Chronicles
Social networking sites (such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn) have evolved into the paramount forms of media for personal communication and professional growth. However, emerging leaders must be vigilant about the downside associated with using these outlets for self expression. Young authors who have expanded their brand via social networking and who have written on business etiquette will share strategies for effectively utilizing social networking sites for benefit while avoiding the potential liabilities to personal and professional aspirations.

Moderator: Tina Wells, CEO of Buzz Marketing Group; author of Mackenzie Blue, Young Adult Series

Panelists:
Troy Johnson - President, AALBC.com, LLC
Shama Kabani - The Zen of Social Media Marketing
Thembisa Mshaka - Put Your Dreams First Handle Your Entertainment Business Industry Secrets for Your Success
Cedric Muhammad - The Entrepreneurial Secret to Starting a Business
Nnamdi G. Osuagwu - Facebook Addiction
Fenorris Pearson - How to Play the Game at the Top


2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet, Greet & Book Signings
1. Artist Arthur – Manifest
2. Andra Gillespie - Whose Black Politics? Cases in Post-Racial Black Leadership
3. Dr. Anita Davis-DeFoe - A Woman's Guide to Soulful Living: Seven Keys to Life and Work Success
4. Lt. Col. Joseph W. Hoffler, USAF-Ret. - Promotion: Denied The Harrowing True Story of Racism, Cover-up, Betrayal and Vigilante Justice at the United States Air Force Academy


4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Meet, Greet & Book Signings
1. Monda Webb - Life is Like a Soul Train Line
2. Maurine McFarlane - Release the Prophetic Destiny in Philadelphia A city Under Reconstruction
3. Sonia Hayes - The ATL Girlz Series
4. Delano M. White – Taking My Soul to the Laundromat: From Prison Walls to Executive
5. Richard Jeanty - Neglected Souls
6. Joyce Ellis-McNeal - Understanding Purpose Thru Dreams-Visions-Prophesy
7. Ella L. J. Edmondson Bell - Career GPS Strategies for Women Navigating the New Corporate Landscape
8. Candance Sandy & Dawn Marie Daniels – Souls of My Young Sisters: Young Women Break Their Silence with personal Stories That Will Change Your Life
9. Stephanie R. Bush-Baskette – Misguided Justice The War on Drugs and the Incarceration of Black Women
10. Malaak Compton Rock – It Takes a Village



Saturday, September 18th (Pavilion Hours 8:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.)
“A Day for Area Educators and Parents”

Presented by The Renaissance Group, The Hurston Wright Foundation, Howard University and hosted by Patrick Oliver Founder of, Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series. Online PR provided by EDC Creations Media Group.

Literacy NOW! Developing the Next Generation of Readers, Writers and Leader

Bring the entire family and neighborhood for a day of:

Meet & Greet with Children and Young Adult Authors
Panel Discussion ~ Storytelling
Special Discounts on Selected Titles
NEA Read Across America
Encouraging Our Son’s to Read: A Community Call to Action
National Association of Black Storytellers
Special Tribute & Conversation with Literary Icon Eloise Greenfield
Parent Call to Action: Literacy NOW!
2KNation Collective


10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. LITERACY NOW!
1. Jamal Bryant – World War Me
2. L. Trenton Marsh – From 1.0 to 4.0 Ten Strategies for Academic And Collegiate Success
3. James A. Merritt – Spencer’s First
4. Deborah Gregory – Catwalk & Catwalk: Strike a Pose
5. Yaba Baker – Princess Briana & Dollar
6. David Miller – Mama Used to Say “PARENT CALL TO ACTION”
7. Randall Horton – The Lingua Franca of Ninth Street
8. Honoring and Celebrating a Literary Icon: Eloise Greenfield - Childtimes: A Three Generation Memoir
9. Bobbie Edmonds - The Legal Navigator “PARENT CALL TO ACTION”


11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. LITERACY NOW!
1. Deborah Gregory – Catwalk & Catwalk: Strike a Pose
2. Yaba Baker – Princess Briana & Dollar
3. David Miller – Mama Used to Say
4. Eloise Greenfield - Childtimes: A Three Generation Memoir
5. Bobbie Edmonds - The Legal Navigator
6. Lyah Beth Leflore – The Come Up: Can't Hold Me Down & The World is Mine
7. Lori Nelson & Valerie Nelson - Hillary’s Big Adventure & I Can Do It by My-Self!
8. Ron Kavanaugh – Literary Freedom Project
9. Charisse Carney-Nunes – I am Barack Obama


11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. LITERACY NOW!
Literacy NOW! Developing the Next Generation of Readers, Writers and Leaders

Moderator: Patrick Oliver Founder of, Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series

Panelists:
Lyah Beth Leflore – The Come Up: Can't Hold Me Down & The World is Mine
Julianne Malveaux – Surviving and Thriving 365 Facts in Black Economic History
Cora Coleman-Dunham – Gathering a Great Understanding
Wade & Cheryl Hudson – Founders/Publisher of Just Us Books
Salome Thomas-El – Immortality of Influence




Congressional Black Caucus Authors Pavilion and Convention is being held September 15-18, 2010 in Washington, DC.

Location: Washington, DC Convention Center
Author Pavilion Exhibit Showcase, Hall E
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC, 20001
Admission: Free and open to the public

The Author Pavilion situated in the Exhibit Showcase, Hall E, Booth 107 hosts the nation's premier African American literary and scholarly talent who come from all over the country to sign and sell their books to an informed crowd of elected officials, activists, students, businesses, and representatives from every government agency and private industry.


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