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'SHIPS: Final Thoughts

Posted by E. Joyce on Sunday, April 24, 2011, In : News and Politics 


The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them.  -- Albert Einstein

I should have this book in my publisher’s hands by now, but there is something that keeps gnawing at me.  The odd thing is I can’t define it. Yet.  But it’s important enough -- at least to me -- to put it on paper, hoping that I will be led to the answer.

There is something dangerously afoot among us.  It’s tasteless, odorless, you can’t really see it.  But i...

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ARE WE SHOVEL READY?

Posted by E. Joyce on Wednesday, August 12, 2009,
What projects are the African Americans where you are, working on that are "shovel ready" and eligible for the stimulus package?   Read the response below to a public e-mail complaint shared with me, about the Stimulus plan not benefiting African Americans:
 

Original E-Mail Received: Unlike our Black "leaders",  Jewish leaders met w/BO  before he launched his campaign  for the presidency & secured his support  in exchange for theirs.  That 's why they  got $1bill. We did not meet w/B...


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Sometimes A Frog is Just a Frog...

Posted by E. Joyce on Friday, August 7, 2009, In : Arts and Entertainment 
I have been on my soapbox for two years concerning the Disney movie to be opened in December 2009 formerly called The Frog Princess, now called The Princess and the Frog.  This isn't a sour grapes issue, it's a wake up call and we are just not getting it.  I was talking to a friend yesterday, who mentioned that she and her husband saw the trailer on one of the DVDs they'd just purchased and how delighted she was to see them coming out with the movie.  So I asked her:  Did you realize that the...

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E. Joyce Moore Author, writer, producer, poet

Writer, Author, Producer, Arts Advocate and Activist


E. Joyce Moore E. Joyce Moore, writer, poet, author of Gettin' to the Good Wood, Ramblings Through the Attic of Thought, I Like Brown, Princess Jahzzara, and is currently penning two other books: 'SHIPS (non-fiction) and Pretty (fiction). Joyce has contributed to numerous books and writing projects, including MoAD Stories Project, MoAD Stories Project: I've Known Rivers, What is the Purpose of a Banana? by Dr. Carlton Green, Chicken Soup for The African American Soul, Gumbo for the Soul, and more. Joyce is a member of the Chicago Film Producers Alliance, the founder of Alliance of African American Artists, and is an active fine arts advocate, curator and activist. Her book, Ramblings Through the Attic of Thought, was named 2009 Poetry Book of the Year and she was named Poet of the Year by S(RMAG an online magazine.
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