"After leaving a jet-set production post at MTV, the Detroit native reinvented himself as a philanthropist, humanitarian and a self-proclaimed "Cardio-Spiritualist." Not only is he the founder/creator of Men's Empowerment, Young Men's Empowerment and Young Women's Empowerment, the Fisk University grad is also co-creator of "The Gathering of Men" with Adeyemi Bandele, the husband and spiritual partner of Vanzant.
Dean's NY based organization, Men's Empowerment, has been in existence 'in various forms-- for over three years and has over 200 men of color from various professional, civic and ethnic backgrounds actively involved in it. To date, the non-profit has attracted such keynote speakers as VIBE magazine editor Emil Wilbekin, Urbanworld Film Group head honcho Stacy Spikes, best-selling authors Omar Tyree and Kevin Powell, and urban music veteran Kirk Burrowes. Future speakers will include Def Jam President Kevin Liles (11/27) and NBC correspondent/author Dr. Ian Smith (12/12).
A true man about time, Dean currently resides in Harlem with gal pal Tamara
Francois, a talent executive at BET. They're both certified members of the
spiritual organization, The Landmark Forum."
Contact Terrance Dean via email at
I enjoyed reading this book. It kept my attention from the first page to the last. I know it will provide readers that missing link since E. Lynn Harris's death...Bravo Terrance. You are da man. --JL King, New York Times bestselling author
Straight from Your Gay Best Friend: The Straight-Up
Truth About Relationships, Work, and Having a Fabulous
In today's society, from the inner-city to suburban
America, nearly every woman has a gay best friend--the
one who gives it to them straight about life, clothes,
sex, and relationships. For example, on the number-one
cable show on the Bravo Network, "The Real Housewives of
Atlanta," the break-out star of the show, NeNe, has
introduced the world to her gay best friend, Dwight
Eubanks. Having a gay best friend has become the new
must-have for women across America; no woman should be
Lives: A Tribute To E. Lynn Harris
Paperback: 352 pages
Three Stories in Tribute to E. Lynn Harris
Bestselling author and literary icon E. Lynn Harris captivated millions of readers with his powerful, groundbreaking stories of black men searching for love in a taboo world. Now three outstanding writers and friends honor the late author with this trio of original novellas in the genre E. Lynn helped create'each accompanied by a special personal tribute remembering the important role he played in their lives. Evoking the hope, romance, and complexity of this gifted writer, this unique collection will serve as a living legacy for fans old and new.
'A creative way to pay homage to a writer who paved the
way for so many other authors'something I'm sure E. Lynn would
In Hip Hop - On The Down Low in the Entertainment Industry from Music to
Hardcover: 320 pages
Message from Terrance Dean (4/18/2008)
About the Book
Paperback: 144 pages
"In a time when many men of color are experiencing a sense
of isolation and aloneness, it is exciting to know that they
realize they do have power! Terrance Dean offers more than a
voice in the wilderness. He is a light unto the world!"
Reclaim Your Power! A 30-Day Guide to Hope, Healing, and
Inspiration for Men of Color is a compact but powerful book
in which community philanthropist Terrance Dean provides men of
color with meaningful, spiritual meditations that can be
practiced anywhere at any time. Quotations and exercises further
build upon the daily lessons in the book. Among them: Listen; Be
Still; Can't No One Stop You but You; Faith; Have Integrity; and
Move, Mountain, Get out of My Way!
Be Empowered... 30 Days of Meditation for Men of Color
This compelling, enriching and spiritual book companion is for all men of color who are seeking to access daily rituals to empower themselves for their families, careers, and personal lives.
Finally a book for men to embrace their spirituality in their daily journey in life. This book assists men with reminders of meaningful spiritual meditations that can be practiced anywhere and at anytime. This book provides simple reminders of being still and listening to your inner voice. Remembering to breathe and have faith in the midst of storm. This powerful compact book also provides worksheets, which allows the reader to become interactive with the process of nurturing their spirit. This book definitely leaves the reader feeling empowered!
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