The National Black Book Festival
Houston, TX hosted the National Black Book Festival this year at
The National Black Book Festival is all about bringing together authors, and writers to showcase their talents.
One of the stars of the event were “Mathew Knowles” better known as the businessman who managed the very popular girls group “Destiny’s Child.
Mr. Knowles who is the father of the Music Stars “Beyonce & Solnage Knowles” he has written a booked called “The DNA of High Achievers: The Top Traits of Successful People.”
Other people at the event you may know is Wendell Pierce the actor from the HBO hit show”The Wire” he spoke about things Black Americans can do to build their businesses.
Omar Tyree the author of very popular books like Fly Girl, and Capital City. Mr. Tyree was also nominated and won the 2001 NAACP Image Award for Outstand Literature.
Lastly other successful authors included Victoria Christopher and ReShonda Tate Billingsley who are authors of a combined 50 books and founders of Brown Girls Publishing. You can check out their site at http://www.browngirlsbooks.com