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In Business Together: Twin Sisters Alicia and Tameka Aim to Promote Diversity Through Publishing

When the idea for AlTaMiRa Books was first conceived, my twin sister, Tameka, and I wrote organically, as an extension of our childhood love of writing in diaries. We began writing the rough draft of a children’s book series centered on the lives of socially awkward twin girls navigating elementary, middle, and high school life.… Read More In Business Together: Twin Sisters Alicia and Tameka Aim to Promote Diversity Through Publishing

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6 of Our Favorite African American Self-Published Authors

In 2016, more than half of Amazon’s overall 100 best-selling ebooks were published by independent authors. With the expansion of digital tools the number of self-published ebooks will only grow. Here we share our favorite African American independent and published authors who we can’t stop reading. 1. Terry McMillan, I Almost Forgot About You Terry McMillan… Read More 6 of Our Favorite African American Self-Published Authors

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#GIRLBOSS | Reviewed by Brittany Peterson

Calling all females. Searching for an entertaining, inspirational, and informative read? #GIRLBOSS, written by Nasty Gal CEO and founder Sophia Amoruso, is a must read. This straight-talking, former Dumpster-diving entrepreneur grew her business from a small eBay vintage store to a multimillion-dollar online retailer with 300+ employees. All before the age of thirty, mind you!… Read More #GIRLBOSS | Reviewed by Brittany Peterson