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The good wishes were indeed “heartfelt” when over a dozen of Cynthia “Cyn” MacGregor’s friends and associates gathered in her home for a double celebration, marking not only her birthday but also the release of Heartfelt, the Special Reindeer. Seating … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Patricia Norki Nater, author of Dance of the Antelope Finding Acute By Design was a godsend. Literally. Sometime last year as I was surfing the Craigslist website looking for part-time teaching and tutoring work and scrolling through … Continue reading

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If there are two things that the team at AcuteByDesign finds irresistible, it’s classic children’s tales and African culture. So, naturally, when Patricia “Norki” Nater, a talented Ghanaian writer and inner-city teacher working in Washington, D.C., sent a submission to … Continue reading

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National Black Bookstore Week was launched in 1997 as a way to foster pride and a feeling of collectiveness amongst the black intelligentsia and anyone who loved reading and supporting these small mom-and-pop shops across the country. The date was … Continue reading

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