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Raising African American Girls (#503)

Raising African American Girls, edited by Linda Ellis Eastman, offers suggestions on teaching girls about such topics as assertiveness, personal safety, friendship, education, and handling money. The books gives advice from 25 consultants and life coaches nationwide to parents, educators, clergy, and the community at large. Three of those business professionals who call Kentucky home contributed essays on college preparation, building self-esteem, and keys to success.

Phyllis Clark of Louisville, writer of the college preparation essay, is president and founder of the Clark Life Consortium, a group committed to the holistic development of youth and young adults.

Jennifer Parks of Lexington, writer of the essay on building self-esteem, is CEO of JPNdustries, a consulting and marketing firm specializing in women’s, children’s and seniors’ issues.

Gail Demery of Vine Grove, writer of the essay on keys to success, is president and CEO of Demery and Associates, a personal and professional training organization geared toward businesses and higher education institutions.

Air Dates

Friday, September 18, 2009 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2

Sunday, September 20, 2009 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET

Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2