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Dr. Robert Louis Shepard | Class of 1969

Fulfilling My Destiny, Step by Step - An Autobiography

Genre: Autobiography

Publishing Date: First printing: 2013; Second printing: 2016

A fascinating story of one man’s journey from his Grandma’s front porch in a small town to many faraway places while creating opportunities that can uplift those who dare to follow in his footsteps.

Fulfilling Your Destiny, Step by Step - A Self-Help Guide

Genre: Workbook

Publishing Date: 2017

A companion to Fulfilling My Destiny, Step by Step designed to motivate & inspire those who desire to discover their purpose and their passion on the way to fulfilling their own God-ordained destiny.

Hon. Cynthia 'Mother' Pratt

An Ordinary Woman from the Heart of the Inner City

Genre: Autobiography

Publishing Date: February 2, 2018

An Ordinary Woman from the Heart of the Inner City is an autobiographical book by the Hon. Cynthia Mother Pratt, the first female Deputy Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas; the first female acting Prime Minister in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas; the first female National Security Minister in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas; the first female Deputy Leader of a Major Political Party in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas; and the first female to present the national budget in the House of Assembly in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.

Traci M. Ethridge | Class of 2000

Such a Time as This: Reflections of the Journey Toward My Destiny

Genre: Christian Inspirational

Publishing Date: August 2016

Traci Ethridge takes readers through a heartfelt, relatable journey of spiritual growth. Her experiences of trials, triumph and enlightenment are a reminder that there is a divine plan for your life.

Tamika N. Johnson | Class of 1996

Seeing God's Greatness in the Midst of a Void

Genre: Memoir/Short Read

Publishing Date: 2015

An account of Tamika’s life revealed through her eyes as she experienced countless disappointments, distractions, the effects of low self-esteem, and voids while seeking love.

In Disguise Forgiving Hidden Truths

Genre: Memoir/Short Read

Publishing Date: 2017

Tamika unmasks hidden truths that were buried deep within herself while having the ability to disguise her indiscretions, imperfections, and inability to release her past.

Tona Glascoe, Gwendolyn Bobbit, '08

The Darkest Day

Genre: Historical Fiction

Publishing Date: October 6, 2017

Brittany, Tyler, and Jordan experienced the destruction of the twin towers while living only a short distance away. This tragedy immediately changed the lives of the girls and those around them.

Braxton D. Bowser, Sr. | Class of 1997

Soul Care: 30-days to Developing a Healthier Soul

Genre: Self-Help

Publishing Date: 2020

Life and all that it encompasses has a way of wearing at the soul of a person. Soul Care takes you on a 30 day journey of reconnecting you to the creator and developing a healthier Soul!

Ja'Quan R. Phillips | Class of 2020

Warrior Story: A Story About A Warrior Fighting A unwindable Battle. So, we think

Genre: Empowerment

Publishing Date: July 2020

Life lesson I learned from my sister that I have put into a book. I am telling the story of how she didn’t let her having a sickness stop her from following her dreams of stepping.

Rev. Dr. Ruth Naomi Segres | Class of 1995

Commanded to Live: Moving Beyond the Pain

Genre: Religion/Spiritual Development

Publishing Date: March 2005

Church trauma is real and can cling to us for years! This book encouraging us to reexamine our narrative of the intersectionality between God and God’s Church. The Church is NOT a synonym for God.

Dorothea L. Barrow | Class of 2013

The Loveless Daughter

Genre: Inspirational

Publishing Date: 2011

A memoir about a young girl growing up in the inner city and never feeling the unconditional love of her parents. This carried over into her adulthood with trials and figuring out how to love herself.

D'Linnette Barrow

Crazy on the Inside of Me (note: this is a tiny book attached to The Loveless Daughter)

Ayeesha T. Lewis | Class of 1994

Surviving Spiritual Warfare. Thank God I Don't Look Like What I Been Through

Genre: Christianity/ Spirituality

Publishing Date: August 2020

The author gives detailed accounts of her personal spiritual warfare experiences This book is a deliverance manual for informing readers about spiritual warfare and provides a guide for deliverance.

Regina Jenkins Emerson

Life Has Meaning: A Selection of Short Stories and Poetry

Genre: Short stories and poetry

Publishing Date: May 23, 2011

When you think about the cares and reasons of life, the thoughts can become very deep. Life is one big story with its beginning, middle, and end. “Life Has Meaning” is Regina Emerson’s first publication. It is a collection of short stories and poems about ordinary and extraordinary events with natural and unnatural but colorful characters. It includes a variety of interesting plots that will make your imagination soar from fright to humble love. Some of the stories were inspired by the comings and goings and scenarios of the small town where the author grew up and experienced life.

Debra Skyy Downs Samuels | Class of 1978

Daily Inspirations from A to Z

Genre: Inspirational, Self Help

Publishing Date: 2013

Daily Inspirations from A to Z is a compilation of positive reinforcements that will encourage you to be your best self and motivate you to live a routinely inspired life to uplift yourself and others.

Cynthia Griffin

Another Chance

Genre: Christian 

Publishing Date: July 27, 2013

This book was very challenging for me, but it brought home the fact that I can do all things through Christ Jesus who strengthens me. I was not up for writing this book, because I did not feel that my writing skills were up to par with society’s standards. God taught me to press on, and I truly learned that God equips you for whatever He has tasked you to do. My favorite saying is what God has for me is for me, and I believe that nothing will stand in the way of your destiny if you trust in God. Weather you believe it or not your life is planned and managed by God. This is my encouragement to you. So press toward the mark of the high calling in Christ Jesus, because you can do anything when you set your mind to it and put God first. You know what I mean when I say you feel something deep down in your spirit telling you to do something. I believe this is your nudging from God. You have already been given confirmation and are still hesitant to move forward. I was also like that and God sent several people to tell me to write this book. I pray that this book be used by God to strengthen your faith and give you hope as you press towards your future. Remember God has equipped you to go forth and conquer. You know He says in His word that you are more than a conqueror. Believe in Him!

Kenny Hall

``Billy and Me``

Genre: Biography

Publishing Date: September 27, 2007

This is a story of a misunderstood side of American history, concerning the brothers of the Presidents, and of one famous brother of a former President, my friend, the late Billy Carter. My purpose is to explain some misconceptions about the man, Billy, as I knew him.

Shawn Rowe and Marque Drummond

Hurdling My Barriers When Life Gets in the Way

Genre: Inspirational

Publishing Date: May 15, 2020

Rarely do we get an insight into the makings of a world class athlete. This is your opportunity. Shawn Rowe is a world class track athlete from Jamaica. He came to the United States with very little other than an unwavering determination to succeed. His path took twists and turns that would have discouraged the average person, but Shawn was not to be deterred. In Hurdling My Barriers, Shawn gives us a honest glimpse of his challenging life growing up in Jamaica and his journey to America. He went from a failing grade school student in Jamaica to a college graduate with honors. Shawn will take you inside his races and inside his head as he competes in the world’s biggest track and field events. Shawn is the first to acknowledge that he didn’t do it alone as he introduces you to the people who made his journey possible. Reading this book will leave you inspired, motivated, entertained and you will have a new acquaintance in Shawn Rowe.

Brian H. Hurd | Class of 1992

DREAM IT! PLAN IT! BE IT!: A Playbook for Today's Youth

Genre: Education – Problem Solving

Publishing Date: June 2020

Empowering young people to transcend expectations, cultivate a positive attitude, and look inward for answers to help them focus their thoughts and actions to achieve their goals.

Malcolm Bryce Richburg

The Fatherless Finding Strength Through Fatherhood

Genre: Memoirs

Publishing Date: 2021

There are many children – and adults – living in our present-day society with one question that burns on their minds often, relentlessly, daily: Why did my father abandon me? I am one of those people. As I was growing up, the only evidence that I had of a father ever being around was a portrait, depicting a picture of him and little me. He had simply walked out before I could even get to know him. Why? Was it me? Was I so unlovable? Aware that there are children in our country today – and adults – who are dealing with these types of questions, I decided to write my own story, my experiences, about how it truly feels to grow up without a father, to grow up with the knowledge that he abandoned me. It has been a long road and an arduous journey. It became even more complicated when I found out I was going to be a father too.

Dr. Frederick Faison | Class of 1995

Celebrations of Life, Faith & Songs: A Chronicle of 100 Years in African American Poetry, Prose and Music.

Genre: Black History, Self Development

Publishing Date: 2010

This creative work reviews 100 years of a soul celebration. It shares a review and renaissance from a family’s journey to share the gospel good news for over seven generations.

Felica Thompson | Class of 1996

Free To Be Me

Genre: Religion and Spirituality

Publishing Date: March 13, 2020

In this book, Felica Raines Thompson encourages the reader to identify the areas of their life that have held them hostage, and be willing to put in the necessary work to set themselves FREE!

Marcel Anderson | Class of 2008

Still Living: A Victimized Man's Journey

Genre: Men’s Personal Growth

Publishing Date: April 2014

Marcel expresses how he dealt with being held at gunpoint, attacked and sodomized in a home invasion. This books helps readers overcome life challenges & gives them hope to find purpose in the midst.

Tatita Sanchez Gudina | Class of 2000

Inspire My Soul For New Beginnings & His Ability to Shine Through Me

Genre: Inspirational

Publishing Date: 2009 & 2012

This book is for unbelievers and Christians who is striving to better their life. This is not a self-help book but a book for you to work within your spirit and find the true you.

Robert X. Golphin | Class of 2006

Abandoning Adam: Confessions of an HBCU Scholar

Genre: Young Adult – Fiction

Publishing Date: August 31, 2006

A young undergrad film student seeks to enact change on the campus of an historically black college.

Terrika Foster-Brasby | Class of 2010

Pen name Nicki Charest

A Twisted Love

Genre: Romance

Publishing Date: December 31, 2017

Audrina “Red” Wilson is a beautiful Detroit middle-class girl trying to build her career path in North Carolina. She’s a student at Capital City State University in Raleigh who spends her summer vacation fulfilling her internship requirement in Atlanta. She’s got her eyes on one thing: landing a job at CNN as a political correspondent She’s set her goals towards the world of politics and has sworn off dating, relationships, and love, considering them unnecessary distractions- that is until she meets Quentin “Que” Santos. Que is the starting forward for the Capital City State Panthers. While he’s one of the more popular guys on campus, he’s quiet and mysterious in comparison to his very extroverted teammates. To call him handsome would be an understatement and his wealthy upbringing has afforded him the best of everything. What Que wants he usually gets, and what wants is Red. But Que has an inescapable past that comes back to bite him, and those around him- including Red. The moment that Red & Que cross paths it’s obvious the sparks are there; what was meant to be a friendship quickly develops into something more. But their love starts to run too deep, dangerously deep. And soon, they find themselves interconnected in a love spiral that could cost them everything – including their lives.