Women of color have made amazing strides throughout history, leaving a mark for upcoming generations to follow. They personify Black Girl Magic with their strength, resilience, wit, grace, and special gifts they embody. Throughout history, women of color have made an undeniable imprint in our culture across various industries and in the community.
This Black History Month, Fashion Life & Tea wanted to shed light on female entrepreneurs and career women who have added being an Author to their list of amazing accomplishments. These phenomenal women are making a positive impact in various industries and the community, and letting their light shine in the literary world.
Below are a few new authors on the rise we recommend you check out.
Lasonya Renee Taylor
Lasonya Renee Taylor was born in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. and raised between Florida and New Britain, Ct. She was a full-time Mom of 5 and a wife who owned her own business, a Hair Salon. The Salon was a Pilar in the community that serviced generations of families for over 10 years.
Now living in Atlanta with her children and Grand-kings, Lasonya is an Actress, Atlanta Socialite, Fashionista, Hairstylist, Momager, Lover of GOD, Inspirational Speaker, and Owner of #Godhasaplan Clothing Line. She mentors those aspiring a career in the entertainment and fashion industry, and speaks at various events providing motivation and keys to success. Lasonya recently added published Author to her resume.
Next Level is Lasonya Renee’s debut novel.
Fashion. Family. Legacy. Next Level is a memoir into the lives of Lasonya’s mother Juliette Boyd, aunt, La Bernice, and daughter Eunique L. Get a glimpse of their experiences in the Fashion Industry as Models, and Fashion Designers. Juliette was a very sought-after model for the Top Designers of her era. La Bernice was a model whose passion for creativity led her down the path of a Designer. Eunique L. was inspired to follow in their footsteps to become a model, with features on the BET Awards show, music videos, and much more. “I created this book to help you enjoy and understand my family and I from a personal perspective, and provide a guide on how to live with your own Fashion Style. The Passion for Fashion in our family runs deep and is a gift from God. This family is passing the Fashion Legacy to each generation fiercely.” ~ Lasonya R. Taylor
Follow Lasonya on Social Media: Instagram @mslasonyat | Facebook @LasonyaRenee
Jessica Moore is a native of Knoxville, TN. She now lives in Bradenton, FL, and is part of Alpha and Omega Apostolic Ministries in Palmetto, Florida. In January 2021, Jessica started her own clothing brand, “Identity” which is inspired by 2nd Corinthians 5:17. The brand provides uplifting biblical messages adorned on stylish clothing. In her free time, Jessica enjoys listening to music, writing jokes, and bargain shopping. Jessica’s new book, Journal The Journey is available for purchase.
Journal The Journey is a book filled with inspirational and biblical lessons to encourage others in the different seasons of their life. “It is important to journal the lessons that we have learned in life to give us strength to remain steadfast when trials and tribulations come; yet also, celebrate our victories and accomplishments. This book ministered to me during pivotal moments in my life. I know that it will be a blessing to others as they navigate through their personal journey.” ~ Jessica E. Moore
To purchase a copy of the Journal The Journey, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow Jessica Moore on Social Media: Facebook Jessica Moore | Instagram @ newcreatureinhim00
Darshanelle Coleman-Boyer “Thee Purpose Coach” is a Certified Life Coach, Youth Advocate, Wellness Enthusiast, Author and, Co-Owner of the King & Queen Collection. She is the founder of MySistersKeepHER youth organization, which helps young girls turn their pain into purpose and blossom. Darshanelle’s new book I Am A Graceful Butterfly is now available for Pre-Order; it is slated to release on March 22, 2021.
I Am A Graceful Butterfly Provides 21 steps to healing and becoming free, opening the door to deliverance, healing, self-discovery, allowing love and light to flow into your life. The author shares some steps she took to overcome trials, struggles, shortcomings, setbacks, and childhood trauma. The book provides strategies that can help you excel, positioning you in that place where God wants and has planned for your life. “Doing the soul work provides healing. It allows the person God created us to be in our mother’s womb to show up. We demolish that part of self that society molded and programmed with the wrong wires.” ~Darshanelle Coleman-Boyer
Pre-Order Your Copy today via this LINK.
Follow Darshanelle on Social Media: Instagram @Graceful_Butterfly | Facebook @Darshanelle Coleman-Boyer