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New study says that black women like to be a little overweight

29 Jun

New study says that black women like to be a little overweight.

A University of Missouri graduate student has found that black women actually differ from white women in their perceptions of the ideal body shape and size.

Read more:
http://aareports.com/2010/06/thin-may-not-be-in-for-african-american.html

Nappy, a book for black girls

21 Feb

Hi my name is George Cook. I am happy to announce the release of my second children’s book for the Kindle, NAPPY. NAPPY is just 99 cents. There is more great news! You know longer need a Kindle to read Kindle Books. You can now read them on your computer, BlackBerry, iPhone, or iPod with a free download from Amazon.

NAPPY is a short picture book letting young black girls know how beautiful both they and their hair is.

Review of Nappy.

Karen of  The Peace & Beauty Project  http://www.sakile.org/ ( a peaceful and beautiful revolution that encourages girls to honor their natural beauty and make health conscious choices while doing so. )

….the message is needed whether simply put or complex. Our girls are at critical mass and these messages, particularly from men, are potent and powerful. Please continue with this work. Blessings.

Buy Nappy fot just 99 cents here: http://www.amazon.com/Nappy-ebook/dp/B0038HEYEU

Learn more about Nappy and discuss your thoughts on how you wear your hair here:  http://www.letstalkhonestly.com/Nappy.html

New Book: One Black Man’s Thoughts

24 Aug

Let’s Talk Honestly: One Black Man’s Thoughts ( Kindle Edition ) just $1.50

An eBook collection of poems and essays by George L. Cook III. These writings are inspired by Mr. Cook’s experience’s as a soldier, community activist, time in politics, coach, husband, and father. And yes they are inpsired by his experiences as a black man living in the United States. The book touches on parenting, domestic abuse, Barack Obama, gang violence, education, AIDS, self esteem, missing black women, black hair and much more.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002E19JKU