Rise and Shine, Dear Heart
Coming August 2018:
Rise and Shine, Dear Heart is a motivational poem in the form of a vibrant, colorful children’s book. It provides encouragement to young girls, while showcasing a variety of skin tones, shapes and sizes.
The purpose of Rise and Shine, Dear Heart is to cultivate self love and self awareness in the early years of life for Black and African descended girls. It highlights the need for self love, self care, education, happiness, and most of all fun!
About the author:
Jessica Ann Mitchell Aiwuyor is an award-winning writer, activist, and poet. She has a Master of Arts in Pan African Studies and a Master of Science in Public Relations. Her writings about African American cultural heritage and ethnicity have been published and cited across a wide range of publications including Huffington Post, the Business Insider, MSNBC, Everyday Feminism, LA Progressive, TV One's "News One Now," and more.
Her blog, OurLegaci.com, has reached over 2 million readers worldwide. J.A.M. Aiwuyor is also the founder of Our Legaci Press, LLC and Black Bloggers Connect, the leading social network connecting bloggers of African descent around the world.