2019 March/April "Women's" Issue

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Local Authors Shine By Angela Haigler

‘If You Died Today Would You Live On? Your Legacy Needs Your Attention’ By Barbara Pinson Lash Celebrity media coach and journalist, Barbara Pinson Lash has dedicated NEED her life to asking clients an important question: BOOK “What legacy do you want IMAGE to leave behind?” Over time, Lash learned this simple question helped her clients zero in on the most important actions needed to achieve their goal. In her book debut, she uses her own answers, as well as interviews with previous clients, family and friends, as prompts. Lash then asks readers to follow along and write their responses in the space provided. In the end, the book acts as both a resource and a recorder. Local Author


‘The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys’

Young Author Readers:

By Eddie Moore, Jr., Ali Michael, Marguerite W. Penick-Parks In school systems across the country, white female teachers are often a dominant force. NEED But are white women properly equipped to BOOK teach Black boys? This IMAGE issue is explored by a global collective of education experts, who help provide some of the topics and tools needed. For teachers and institutions willing to recognize the problem and seek solutions, this book will likely be the perfect resource. Contributors include the renowned expert on the Black male experience Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu, educator Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr. and others.

‘Genesis Begins Again’ By Alicia Williams


‘Fabulous F Words of Business Ownership’ By Fabi W. Preslar When you think of “F” words, “fabulous” is usually not one of them. Business owner Fabi Preslar puts a twist on our thought process, and provides 23 “F” words that are beyond fabulous. These F-words are also fantastic. They are lingering lessons from her journey she has made as a veteran business owner and yes each chapter features a word that begins with the letter “F”. What makes this book even more special is Preslar’s ability to teach others by showing her vulnerability and sharing her fears, failures AND finesse. This is not your typical business book and that’s just what’s needed. There’s inspiration for everyone, from the business owner to the everyday individual. (Published by SPARK Publications)

‘Healthy Made Easy: The Ultimate Wellness Guide for Busy Moms’ By Dr. Lisa N. Folden

Local Author

Using more than 11 years of experience as a health and fitness expert, wife and mother of three, Dr. Lisa Folden’s new book provides a guide for women on how to make health and fitness a priority in their hectic lives. Colorful and lively, this book provides strategies, tips and meal ideas.

This middle-grade novel finds 13-yearold Genesis on the move, as her family is once again evicted from their living environment and this time, she must live with her maternal grandmother. Quiet and shy, Genesis struggles to develop self- confidence, despite hearing negative messages from Grandma about her dark skin. Intriguing and told with a sensitive voice that attracts young readers, Genesis’ story will empower and encourage.

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