A Literary Outing with Bernice L. McFadden

If you weren’t a writer, what would you be? Crazy. Continue reading

Strolling Through the Microfiche: The Joys of Research

All creation should be a labor of love, or why bother, but writing historical fiction, like well-researched and fact-checked nonfiction takes a special dedication. Continue reading

She Works Hard For The Money, And She Loves It

I was born into the rarefied world of moneyed, blue blood Mississippi Negroes… Continue reading

MARCH IS FOR BIRTHDAYS & DAMES!

It’s my birthday month! And a Happy Birthday to me! Besides March being the month I strode into this world—never mind the year, folks—it’s also the month I took to the road at the tender age of 15 and six … Continue reading

Harlow’s Inspiration

A head of her time

A head of her time


Harlow thinks of herself as a self-made woman but believes in giving due where it’s deserved. And every night as she takes the stage she says a silent prayer of thanks to her idol and mentor Aida Overton Walker. A woman of style, grace, and unmatched talent, Aida dragged the “Cakewalk” into respectability and brought audiences to their knees! Get to know Aida and maybe you’ll get the chance to know Harlow.

Inspiration

Inspiration

Stay tuned for other people, places, and things that made Harlow Ophelia Jackson the intriguing woman that she is!

The Stage

The Stage