Self-Published Author Dr. Portia K. Wayne Launches Two Children’s Books

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Dr. Portia K. Wayne, Ed. D. is a stay-at-home mom and a freelance writer residing in the Atlanta metro area. A graduate of Spelman College and Doctor of Education, Wayne awes audiences with funny stories sure to tickle the hearts of little ones. To date, Dr. Wayne recently released two self-published African-American children’s books titled, A Bad Hair Day and Booger Bites: A Nose Picker’s Battle with an Icky, Sticky Habit. Visit her website at www.thewriteaide.com or feel free to review the books on Amazon. Both of the books feature brilliant illustrations by Atlanta’s own – Khaldun Oluwa of Eternal Blackness Art. Learn more about each of her books below.

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Artist Collective Redefining The Black Aesthetic

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It is such an honor to collaborate with an exceptional artist collective – Zanderland Productions and Eternal Blackness Art. Headed by Zana Sanders and Khaldun Oluwa, the collective is revolutionizing the way we use art to engage and empower those within the African Diaspora. You’re probably already familiar with Khaldun, the prolific oil painter who I interviewed back in February. With his spectacular masterpieces and Zana’s compelling video production, they are ushering in a new era of Black ingenuity.

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Chat with Black Visual Artist – Corey Cooper

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This week’s interview is with Corey Cooper, a veteran professional artist. His artwork left me astounded when I first spotted it on Instagram. I was enthralled by his detailed afrocentric visuals juxtaposed with a variety of shapes, and fluorescent colors. It’s truly a fulfilling experience to witness Corey’s supreme ability to illustrate vivid narratives with his craft. Read our discussion to get a more thorough perspective of Corey as an individual and his artistry.

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