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Author:  Edgar Chekera


A stylish little gift book full of inspirational, empowering quotes and uplifting affirmations from Black legends from all walks of life, from politics to musicians to literary greats – a perfect gift and a great reminder of the power of words.

The world is full of Black heroes whose talent, strength and vision should inspire us all. From sporting greats and pioneering writers to world leaders, this collection showcases empowering quotes and life advice from amazing Black icons, from Michelle Obama to Maya Angelou, and from Martin Luther King Jr to Ta-Nehisi Coates and Stormzy. This book can be used to not only give you a boost when you may need one, but also introduce readers to important figures throughout history and hopefully open up their world to an ever-growing list of black icons.

Their wise words are a timeless reminder to break down barriers and believe in ourselves, as we stride in the direction of our dreams.

Wise Words from Black Icons: Quotes To Empower, Uplift And Inspire

SKU: 9781787839724
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