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Black Love Matters: A Journey of Soul Stories

Black Love Matters: A Journey of Soul Stories

by Jasmyne K. Rogers


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Black Love Matters: A Journey of Soul Stories is a collection of short stories, poetry, and reflections that explore, analyze, and highlight concepts and dynamics of Love that deeply affect the Black community. This collection fosters a myriad of experiences that celebrate and highlight the significance of Black Love as a catalyst for revolution, freedom, and unity. These experiences range from spirituality, activism, the power of music, sweet romance, and empowerment to stigmas and trauma plaguing our community. Black Love Matters: A Journey of Soul Stories include "Congratulations," a soul story about a young woman who is deeply hurt because the Love of her life chose to marry another, which causes her to make a conscious decision to undergo the process of healing so that she may love freely. The preface of this collection is dedicated to Prince Rogers Nelson-his brilliance and passion in his art is a reflection of pure magic and Love. Thus, sparking inspiration to pen this collection to urge people of African descent to remember the beauty and power of Black Love-that it is revolutionary and that it matters.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781540820075
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/08/2016
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Jasmyne K. Rogers is a graduate of Georgia State University and native of Wilcox County, Alabama. She thoroughly enjoys writing "soul" stories that reflect the history, culture, and progression of people of African descent. She has been a contributing writer for NU Tribe Magazine. Her work has been featured on For Harriet, Blavity, Nia Magazine, Ayiba Magazine, My Black Matters, NU Tribe Magazine, and In My Skin Campaign. Her short story, "Peace After Revolution," is featured in Brown Girls Books anthology, Single Mama Dating Drama. Her poetry and short story collection, Soul Stories, is forthcoming with Bahati Books. Her soul story, "The Concrete Rose," is featured in Centum Press' inaugural anthology, One Hundred Voices. Connect with her on Twitter and Instagram-@poetic_jaszy-and/or via email at

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