Reading is fundamental. So is a college degree to the average american from the perspective of corporate achievement and seeking financial stability. This piece is not going to focus on the average american, but it will shine a light on two young, empowering, and talented women who represent the African-American culture in their journey through life as well as their literature. Keep reading to learn more about the two authors who will be joining Hoops & High Heels Inc. at “The #HBCU Experience” on July 15th this Summer !!
J.B. Vample is an Adult/Contemporary fiction author. She earned her B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), one of many historically black colleges/universities that our country has to offer.
Ms. Vample’s book series, “The College Life Series,” shares a story of 5 young black women and the unique experiences they endured during their four years of college. A total of 9 books are included in this series, and 4 have been released thus far. Her exciting fiction is appealing to ladies in high school, college, or even young professionals. Be sure to visit her table at “College-Bound 2017: The #HBCU Experience!” with Hoops & High Heels Inc. on July 15th from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Oxon Hill High School. *Available for purchase now on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Books-A-Million* ——-> Visit http://www.jbvample.com for more info.
Roxanne Ridge is a graduate of Bowie State University (BSU), a dynamic HBCU in the D.C.-Metropolitan area. Ms. Ridge is a multi-genre author who writes in the categories of horror, fantasy, thriller, and mystery. She has a passion for the youth to use imagination and creativity through reading and writing.
With every book, she aims to inspire and give 10% of all sales back to the not-for-profit charity, Life Journeys Writers Guild Inc. Meet the author at “College-Bound 2017: The #HBCU Experience!” with Hoops & High Heels Inc. on July 15th from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Oxon Hill High School. *Available for purchase now online.* ——-> Visit http://www.fielddaypress.com for more info.
Congratulation to these amazing young women for inspiring kids in the community through various genres of literature. We look forward to hearing their story at The #HBCU Experience on 07.15.2017 this Summer!
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