Today, I feel beautiful. Today, I feel proud. Thank you Kofi Siriboe. I very much appreciate you and our brotha Jesse L. Williams for honoring black women.
In Turn Two, there is a character, Cameron McFarland, who shares the passion and qualities of these brothas. It pleases me to know that the essence of that character is not fictional after all . . .
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"I . . . embrace my African heritage, as I wish my fellow successful brothers would. Some, not all,” he clarified, “feel validated by a white woman on their arm. Pure ignorance! If they were educated in that respect, they would understand and appreciate the beauty and strength of black women who for too long have been devalued by mainstream society."
Tina Denise was born and raised in Southern California. She is married and has two wonderful children, a son who is a professional athlete and an academically talented daughter. She has enjoyed a long career in commercial real estate and is an avid sports enthusiast, both which serve as the backdrop for her debut novel.