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  1. PRESS RELEASE SoulFire Books 525 Dare Drive Suite 2 Charlotte NC 28206 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Charlotte NC) March 26, 2012) Soulfire Books proudly announces the release of WHEN I SAY JUMP, one of the most anticipated books of the spring literary season. Written by Gibran Tariq, a former prisoner, once hailed as the greatest convict writer ever, has set the bar for great writing even higher now that he is free. When Elizabeth Sellers graduates from Howard University with her law degree, she has plans to take the legal world by storm. Instead she gets caught up in a legal firestorm that threatens her sanity while almost causing her death. Her first case is her last case as she accidentally stumbles upon a government conspiracy to imprison one out of every four black males born in this country. With no one to protect her from her enemies, she has no choice but to expose the conspiracy; however the unbearable torment she has to pay has her wondering if black men are worth the price! When I Say Jump deals with a most disturbing fact:there are almost one million black men locked up in America. More importantly, it forces readers to consider whether there is actually a government conspiracy to imprison black males. If so, how is this conspiracy taking shape and just who are the authors of it? Is the notion of a conspiracy far-fetched? Not when you think about the "Kash 4 Kids" program unearthed In Pennsylvania a few years ago where Judges would accept money from prison contractors in exchange for "bodies" to fill up the beds. After all, what good is a prison if it is empty? Then consider this. Right now in America, big name corporations are virtually fighting to land a contract with a prison so they can establish a branch of their company inside. Revlon has done it. So has IBM, Hewlett Packard, Victoria's Secret and many more. Prisons have become big business and they need someone to work in these prison sweatshops. When I Say Jump takes a fascinating look at what it is like to be targeted by this governmental conspiracy. It is well-written, a bonafide legal thriller on par with anything written by John Grisham. It takes you right into the middle of this controversy and gives you a front row seat to what it could mean to be a "puppet" where rich, powerful men pull the strings that control your destiny where the ultimate goal is to eventually land you, the puppet, in prison where government "puppeteers" reap all the rewards for your confinement. In a lot of households across America, parents worry over who may be stalking their children on the internet, yet for black parents, there is an even greater worry. Is your son being stalked by the government as a potential candidate for prison? In a 1976 leaked document on "the rising fear of the black male", it was declared in this paper that one of the goals of the government was to have a large percentage of young, black males confined! Read this exciting new book and get drawn into the eye of a secret, invisible war between the government and the black community that has been brewing for decades. This exciting new novel can be purchased on Amazon.com in both the print and Kindle version. Don't hesitate to pick up a copy for yourself and once you do, be sure to post a review. Click on the link to purchase the book. http://bit.ly/whenisayjump
  2. Evangeline has fought hard to get where she is; now someone wants to take it all away. A dark secret could threaten her success and her life. Who can she trust and what will she do to keep what's hers? Find out now in Evangeline the Series part 1. Now FREE for Amazon Prime members! Get hooked today. http://www.amazon.co...32194413&sr=8-1
  3. The Impact of Street Lit Throughout the history of American literature, the world of the arts has never attempted to hide the fact that Street Lit is viewed as the ‘ugly duckling’ in the fabled halls of writing. In fact, this much maligned observation, has ultimately, in certain circles, tended to damage the reputation of this genre. The most vocal critics of Street Lit have teasingly termed such writings as ‘literary disasters’. They malign the literary accountability of such work and swiftly point out that Street Lit with its violent sensationalism and subjective attachment to criminal activity has ultimately started a regressive literary atmosphere where the implied emphasis revol This “pointing-of-the-fingers” at Street Lit as a major contributor to high-risk educational behavior with a higher-than-expected literary mortality rate must be understood within the higher literary process at work. Knocked around the universe of urban lit as a cultural step-child whose primary function in society is to produce thugs and video vixens, Street Lit, despite these vicious attacks is not dead yet. And there is a good reason for its survival. Literary fiction, and other mainstream genres as well, pat themselves on the back for inventing, producing, and providing the world with characters who are the movers and shakers of literate America. Yet, when you strip away the achievements of these literary gladiators what you will find is that they have destroyed the very fabric and soul of American literature. Strip off the garb of this type of so-called quality literature and you will come face-to-face with the naked truth: the emotional detachment wrought by such writing is the leading proponent of the literary decay in writing. It is this type of writing that allowed for the hardening of man’s literary artery. This is not to say that Street Lit heals. What this genre does offer is a transformative experience that directs a reader’s mind towards a pleasure that literary fiction snatched away. How can dead writings reward mankind? Street Lit is important is that it does more than restore the magic to the ABCs with its poor grammar and shoddy editing. It opens up new vistas that deepen our understanding and appreciation for what individual men have wrought with the God-given gift of writing. Street Lit celebrates. It is a celebration which is symbolized not by going within and knowing thyself, but in the going-out-and-the-getting-of-material-things. Literary fiction grants mankind the luxury to know himself and to ponder the puzzle of his place in the universe and to be at peace with it. Street Lit shows man the universe so that he can master it. If Street Lit is important, it is important because it is not an literary weapon that writers employ to transform themselves into surrogate-heroes because, in so many cases, Street Lit is an urban gimmick that manipulates its authors into selling their very souls. No, it doesn’t permit its characters to smell the roses or to luxuriate in the setting or rising of the sun. When characters participate in this kind of esteemed literary behavior, they will indeed act upon the edict of doing no harm to eitherneighbor or community. This is not hardly so in Street Lit, but if urban lit is to survive as a genre, then Street Lit must be { better written} promoted on a grander scale. Ignore Street Lit and watch the decline of urban lit continue unabated.
  4. Tears of a Hustler PT 3 is the Finale to one of the best selling urban fiction Trilogies. Author Silk White http://www.amazon.com/Tears-Hustler-PT-Silk-White/dp/0578084740/ref=tmm_pap_title_0
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