Category Archives: DeWriterGirl Author Choice

Author’s picks and reviews of new books, new music, new videos and more

Zora Neale Hurston – Activist, Civil Rights Activist, Author

Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston in 1931 wrote about the life of Cudjo Lewis. Lewis was believed to be the last African man alive who had been kidnapped from his village, shackled in the cargo of a ship and forced into slavery in America. Finally, 87 years after Zora Neale Hurston wrote Lewis slave account, the book is being published.


Picture of a cross


Since I am a songwriter also, I love to share songs that not only sound good, but songs that lift and encourage. This song was written by a dear friend and the timing is just right for the Resurrection Season.  Let me know what you think and enjoy.

Enlightenment Book Interview With Derek The Change Man Smith

Debra A. K. Thompson talking about her new book, Enlightenment-Looking Back To Move Forward with Derek The Change Man Smith on Mid Week Mid Day Praise.