Books

Introducing, our four featured books, and projects in the process of becoming. Non-fiction and current events is our general genre, but we are exploring historical fiction, the novel, mysteries, satire, etc. Feel free to peruse the work and we’d be pleased to receive your comments, inquiries and questions.

Transfer Day
Transfer Day

BY james

Transfer Day occurred on March 31, 1917 wherein the Danish West Indies, now known as the Virgin Islands, was sold to the United States. The author traces his ancestry on the Caribbean island St. Croix during the period of African enslavement and also discovers the role that Virgin Islanders played in the stories Harlem Renaissance and the many contributions Virgin Islanders to progress and developments in the United States and in deed the world… The eBook is available as well and the printed version.
Black Politics 2.0
Black Politics 2.0

BY james

Black Politics 2.0 examines the state of black political leadership prior to and during the political advent of President Barack Obama. Released in 2014, the books central characters dialogue about electoral politics and the implications associated with the first African American President of the United States, going forward… The eBook is available as well and the printed version.
CADRE
CADRE

BY james

CADRE is a survivor of the 1970s black power movement and civil rights movement in New York City and 85 to 90 percent of Cadre’s peers died as the result of drug culture, on one hand and covert action against “black militants” on the other hand. Cadre himself has been through the political mill but has somehow managed to survive. The book will be released during the winter of 2017.
Black Republican Confession
Black Republican Confession

BY james

Black Republican Confession critiques America’s party politics (Democratic & Republican) from the period of Reconstruction following the civil war, the modern civil rights and black consciousness movements, to the political advent of President Barack Obama and Donald Trump political phenomenon. The main character is a former community/political organizer from the 1960s who migrated to Republican Party grassroots activism subsequent to the demise of the civil rights movement in the middle of 1970s. The storyline discloses the untold stories. The book will be released in the fall of 2017.
Christmas Day Story
Christmas Day Story

BY james

Christmas Day Story is universally recognized as the cornerstone of Judeo-Christianity.  The popular Christmas Day story narrative is celebrated annually on December 25 in the Roman Catholic and Protestant denominational Christian community. On the other hand there is a parallel Christmas Day historical narrative in the Eastern Orthodox Christian tradition wherein Christmas Day is observed on January 6. The December 25 observance is based on the Gregorian calendar while the January 6, observance of the occasion is according to the Julian calendar. The book explores the parallel Christmas Day historical narratives. PROLOGUE
Black Desk
Black Desk

BY james

“Black Desk” was a popular political metaphor used in informal political relationships during the 1970s thru the 1990s, and the black desk identified the individual / group of consequence in the African American community. The nature of the black desk was based on the character of the individual / organization engaged with the political party (Democratic/Republican), or echelon of government.
Contract Day
Contract Day

BY james

Contract Day occurred on October 1, 1878 on the island of St. Croix in the Danish West Indies, now known as the Virgin Islands of the United States. 30 years earlier in 1848, the enslaved African population on the island of St. Croix, in the Danish West Indies engaged in a rebellion known as Emancipation Day, which occurred on July 3, 1848. The rebellion officially liberated the people from enslavement, but enslavement was replaced with “contract” labor. Therefore, Contract Day was in fact a labor strike, but the event remain infamous in local history because it was accompanied by “fire burn” wherein a major portion of the town of Frederiksted was burned to the ground. Barbaric and horrific executions followed…
Horizontal
Horizontal

BY james

Horizontal as referenced in the book is an esoteric concept that is parallel to concept of vertical in regard to human relations. The primary orientation in human relations is a vertical paradigm which is expressed in a hierarchal (vertical) relationship, and intrinsically unequal. On the other hand a horizontal paradigm in human relations has no vertical relationship orientation and operates with equanimity. The vertical paradigm orientation has predominated human relations and the imposed hierarchal scenario has become problematic. On the other hand the horizontal human relationship paradigm orientation does not appear as an option. INTRODUCTION
TABOT
TABOT

BY james

TABOT is an Ethiopian word that Ark of the Covenant, an ancient Mosaic religious relic that is central to celebrating the Mass Ritual, in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church worship service. Hence, Ethiopian Judeo-Christianity is also known Tabot Christianity and Tabot Christians. Tabot Christianity is directly and organically linked to Judeo-Christianity in the framework relative to the fulfillment of Mosaic Law. INTRODUCTION
2054 Black America
2054 Black America

BY james

In 1854 Abolitionist established the Republican Party, also known as the party of President Abraham Lincoln. During the year 1954 the famous Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court decision outlawed separate but equal education which became an impetus for the modern civil rights movement. 2054 extrapolates and speculates on the future political, social, economic state of black America at its bi-centennial from emancipation. PROLOGUE
Prophetic Mission
Prophetic Mission

BY james

Does the United States of America have a prophetic mission in the world? Some suggest that the religious culture of indigenous Americans speaks to the prophetic mission of the area.  Others speak of America and the New World as the manifest destiny for White Anglo-Saxon Protestants (WASPs), in a prophetic context. Still others argue that the enslavement of Africans and brought to America and the New World to settle it has prophetic implications. INTRODUCTION