Active Bloggers

Kamal Imani Kamal Imani
New York Inst of Tech class of 1997
Reggie Culpepper Reggie Culpepper
Clark Atlanta University class of 1998
Nicole Rankine Nicole Rankine
University of Georgia class of 2000
Anica Oaks Anica Oaks
class of 2012
Kennedy Williams Kennedy Williams
Spelman College class of 2020
HBCU CONNECT HBCU CONNECT
Central State University class of 1995
Beverly Johnson Beverly Johnson
class of
Siew Hui Low Siew Hui Low
North Carolina A&T State University class of

Give me my "Cotton Pickin' Paycheck" and let me GO HOME!

Give me my "Cotton Pickin
Posted By: Joan E. Gosier HBCUkidz.com on August 21, 2009

It took over 25 years to DO IT...but it is finally done.

I finished writing my first book, "Cotton Pickin' Paycheck-A 21st Century Journal of Escape from Slavery"-It is the first of three in a series. I describe in great detail how I formulated my FIRST 15 lessons learned in life. What an emotional JOURNEY to go back in time? This book covers a period from 1850-1988 in my family's historical journey to FREEDOM from Virginia Slavery to MODERN DAY SLAVERY.



U can preview the first 12 pages at
http://www.CottonPickinPaycheck.com
Then U click on the book cover.

I give GOD the praises for enabling me to endure to complete the task.
I set a goal to be done by my dad's 100th birthday which was this PAST SATURDAY...so I AM SHOUTING AND PRAISING HIS NAME RIGHT NOW!

It will not be released to the PUBLIC GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION NETWORK until much later. For now I am only giving a sneak peek to my "inner circle"!

Sisterly love,

Joan
If you enjoyed this article, Join HBCU CONNECT today for similar content and opportunities via email!
Comments
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
HBCU St. Paul's College-What's Next?
HBCU TRIBUTE: ELIZABETH CITY STATE UNIVERSITY TONIGHT! TONIGHT!
Does the BLACK COMMUNITY wait too late to promote college to its YOUTH?
PLEASE VOTE!
Can an ENTIRE GROUP be taught when its INDIVIDUALS hate to learn?
If U are a fan of black history and TRUTH...U will love my new "BLOOK"!
Latest Blogs
Lock Down Ya Block for the Shell Shock Apocalypse  Spoken Word Kamal Imani

Lock Down Ya Block for the Shell Shock Apocalypse Spoken Word Kamal Imani

Lock down ya block for the shell shock apocalypse We're in the last days, we're in the last days we're sex sells and crime pays and the inorganic ones trying to run to the moorn or mars and you ...more
Kamal Imani • 5 Views • June 30th, 2022
Impact of Personal Growth on Weight Loss

Impact of Personal Growth on Weight Loss

Join us to hear from Cordell "Cory" Farley who after battles with weight loss, low self-esteem, and self-image has made a transformation where he set obtainable goals each month striving towards 70lbs ...more
Nicole Rankine • 6 Views • June 30th, 2022
Victory - Contemporary Gospel House

Victory - Contemporary Gospel House

Gospel House Music Lovers this is for you! Enjoy, Like and Share! by Kamal Emanuel Now available on Bandcamp kamalimani.bandcamp.com/track/victory-i-got-the-victory-gospel-house Available on ...more
Kamal Imani • 22 Views • June 29th, 2022
From the Desk of Dr. Otis Williams of The Temptations

From the Desk of Dr. Otis Williams of The Temptations

MEDIA ALERT!! On behalf of The Soul School Music Memoirs of Marshall Thompson of The Chi-Lites and Gumbo for the Soul Publications, we are honored and deeply humbled by the Foreword now in our posses ...more
Beverly Johnson • 93 Views • June 28th, 2022
Siew Hui Low

Siew Hui Low

Characteristics of an Engaging Pedagogy There are some key points to remember when it comes to keeping students interested in lessons. One way to do this is by incorporating interesting content into ...more
Siew Hui Low • 442 Views • June 27th, 2022
Popular Blogs
Divorce in America in 2009 – What’s love got to do, got to do with it?

Divorce in America in 2009 – What’s love got to do, got to do with it?

Join Brother Marcus and the cast and the crew of the Brother Marcus Show live this Sunday evening on February 1, 2009 @ 8:00 p.m. for another hot topic in our community! “Divorce in America in 2009 ...more
Brother Marcus! • 70,555,505 Views • January 27th, 2009
VISINE ALERT!!!

VISINE ALERT!!!

Seemingly innocent medication such as Visine eyedrops are used by people to concoct a mixture with similar effects as a date-rape drug. When mixed with alcohol and taken orally, the eyedrops can l ...more
Siebra Muhammad • 79,385 Views • May 23rd, 2009
Disney Princess Movie a

Disney Princess Movie a "Slap in the face" to African American Men...

Ok... So I guess this is what we get when Disney finally makes a movie with a black princess. A young black girl who falls in love with a prince that is is apparently from India (not African American ...more
Will Moss • 28,527 Views • January 2nd, 2010
Grambling State University volleyball coach cuts entire 19-player roster, players lose scholarships

Grambling State University volleyball coach cuts entire 19-player roster, players lose scholarships

Students who thought their collegiate futures were secured were sent packing, with their scholarships taken away. Athletic Director Trayvean Scott says he supports the decision made by Coach Chelsey L ...more
Reggie Culpepper • 25,965 Views • April 8th, 2022
First Annual African Women’s Solidarity & Appreciation Day

First Annual African Women’s Solidarity & Appreciation Day

Women of African Descent Worldwide, Globally, Internationally. This is OUR DAY to something for Ourselves. As announced at the United Nations in March 2016…now A Worldwide Gathering to Unify ...more
Elynor Moss • 23,346 Views • October 6th, 2017
Please Give Us a Like on Facebook!