Why does Quentin Tarantino believe himself to be an authority on Blackness or on African American history? Why do we continue to defend what seems to be Tarantino’s ever-growing and ever-public arrogance with regard to African Americans and racism?
I’m still giddy about seeing my book show up on someone else’s pick list–and better yet, a list featuring “go-to” books about love.
Love’s got everything to do with it, from sun up to sun down, from get up to get down.
Peace and Love
I am RISING with #1billionrising on 14 February. Will you rise? Watch this short film by Eve Ensler and South African filmmaker Tony Stroebel.
Please send the film http://ow.ly/dVLJK to everyone you know, and post it to every social network you are on. We are about to shake the planet, and your participation is crucial.
Please use the hashtag: #1billionrising when tweeting. Join the movement to end violence against women! Power to the people-let’s set it off, sisters and brothers and bring peace to our planet! Click on the links and make it happen!
Good news, friends, family, and followers:
Edwin Mellen Press, the publisher of my book How Three Black Women Writers Combined Spiritual and Sensual Love: Rhetorically Transcending the Boundaries of Love is now offering my book in soft-cover for half the price: $43.29 USD. It’s a heck of bargain considering the fact that the hardcover is $119 USD. So how do you get it? Well, until Mellen Press starts offering it online at Amazon or on their site, you have to call and ask, though I’m betting if enough people ask, they’ll relent and get on board with market demand much faster. Meanwhile, here’s the contact name and phone number:
Ms. Irene Miller
Be sure to let her know you found out the good news about getting my book soft-cover from me, Dr. Cherie Ann Turpin.
It gets worse, folks. Do your homework on the history of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920), and on the ongoing battle to dismantle full political enfranchisement of American women in the United States. Ignore the issues at your own risk.
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