How I See Myself: Inspirational Short Vignettes for African American Children

How I See Myself: Inspirational Short Vignettes for African American Children

by Dedrick Weathersby
How I See Myself: Inspirational Short Vignettes for African American Children

How I See Myself: Inspirational Short Vignettes for African American Children

by Dedrick Weathersby

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To Live as a BLACK child in America, is to live in constant fear of perception regarding your Skin color or Economic upbringing. Our Children deserves to Live free, explore their imaginations daily, Dream Big and Live with confidence while embracing their Beautiful Melanated skin. How I See Myself is an Inspirational Vignette book, albeit short but very digestible in reinforcing the young readers ability to Love SELF.

How I See Myself, rages war on the emotional battle within our Black Children; growing into productive young adults in this journey we call life. The stories inside of this book are fictional, while entertaining the reader to explore their imaginations. Our Black Children deserve to read and imagine freely. This book is formatted in the third person point of view, while highlighting the importance of journaling. Express Yourself, YOU will be Heard! Your Voice Matters, Your Blackness Matters! Go Be Great and Authentically YOU.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798218111113
Publisher: Super Bad Theater Company
Publication date: 11/17/2022
Edition description: Large Type
Pages: 70
Product dimensions: 7.38(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.19(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Dedrick Weathersby a Longview Texas native. A 2022 Emmy Award Winner for Best Interview and Discussion with Theatre Corner on PBS/KPBS. A Broadway World Award Winner and NAACP Award Winner. As a child, his dream was to become a professional actor/singer and impact the world and his community through his storytelling and music. Years and dreams later, he's living that dream, paying it forward and still has more to do. Dedrick has given over $80,000 worth of scholarships for graduating students of color whose life dream is to pursue the arts and performing arts professionally. Dedrick cherishes his individualized path of training and performances in numerous, Community, Regional, Musical, Plays and Broadway Tour. Dedrick is a proud member of Actors Equity, SAG-AFTRA and Dramatist Guild Union, for Playwrights.The proud Founder and Executive Director of Super Bad Theater Company and Weathersby Productions LLC/Publishing.Dedrick released his second album titled "5 Minutes Til Places" (Songs of Broadway); available on all streaming platforms, This album is a personal tribute to Broadway shows that are near and dear to Dedrick's heart and his career,Dedrick is an accomplished author of 6 published books, his most recent literary success would be "How I See Myself" Short Inspirational Vignettes for African American Youth. Dedrick is a firm believer, if you remember those humble beginnings, you can use each moment for future endeavors and "You can NEVER lose, betting on yourself and Giving is connected to your healing". Dedrick, has written numerous Plays and Musicals, his notable successes would be Remembering James- The Life and Music of James Brown and The New Teacher (A Stage Play Comedy).'Remembering James'- The Life and Music of James Brown opened on February 10, 2019 to a SOLD OUT audience and continued for a 6 month run with the collaboration of Boxcar Theatre & the Creators of Speakeasy San Francisco. The show Embarked on a National Tour from 2019-2020 (Pre-Pandemic) and performed over 60 Shows. Dedrick would continue touring to states and cities based on request from fans, promoters and theater partners from March 2021 until closing on May 14. 2022.The New Teacher (A Stage Play Comedy) premiered in Dedrick's hometown of Longview, TX on February 19, 2022 with the collaboration of Longview Independent School District (Bramlette Elementary) and performed a Encore on March 12, 2022 by Popular Demand. This show will continue to provide artistic opportunities to youth in marginalized communities where Theatre is not apart of their schools. This play is being revamped to add 10 original songs, this would qualify as a full length children's musical. This musical has plans to be available for licensing and renting.
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