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 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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Black Visual Artist Chat – Terrance Scott


Terrance is an extraordinary professional visual artist and engineer who is constantly evolving his craft. Like so many teenagers, Terrance’ rebellious spirit often led him into trouble. However, through tremendous determination and his unwavering pursuit of education, Terrance has undergone a complete transformation into a sagacious man. It was an absolute honor to converse with such a remarkable black visual artist. May you gain some necessary encouragement to help you navigate your own creative path.

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Black Visual Artist Chat – Joel Ulmer


Joel Ulmer is an emerging artist who is definitely creating buzz with his artistry. His pieces span from classic 90s movie characters to depicting historical issues affecting people of the African diaspora. It was an absolute pleasure listening to this young black visual artist talk about his journey. The discussion also gave me additional perspective into chartering my own creative path.

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Black Visual Artist Chat – Watson Mere


When I first discovered Watson’s artwork on Instagram, I was immediately intrigued by his stunning imagery that embodies unapologetic blackness. He is unafraid to address concerns that may seem too uncomfortable for others, and encourage the necessary dialogue to seek resolutions. I was honored to interview this talented brother, discuss his phenomenal artistry, and witness his wealth of wisdom.

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