Author Spotlight: JubileeMag

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Kim Ford is the founder & publisher of JubileeMag.com, author of “It’s Never Too Late”, a God-inspired media mogul, speaker, red carpet correspondent, culture influencer, super mom and your ideal best friend. She’s interviewed greats like Tyler Perry, Sony Pictures exec DeVon Franklin, Meagan Good, Mali Music, Kevin Hart, Jada Pinkett Smith, T.D. Jakes and more. You’ve probably seen her covering the red carpet at the BET Awards, Soul Train Awards and many others. You can always find her bringing faith to mainstream and empowering women!

More articles by Kim Ford

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Human Trafficking Awareness: The Blue Heart Campaign

Human Trafficking is Modern Day Slavery:
The forceful taking of an individual’s life, liberty, or fortune and subsequent control of the individual to be sold, bought or used for personal gain is the definition of slavery. While the methodologies involved in the two forms of oppression are slightly different,  the concept is the same.

“NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim January 2012 as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, culminating in the annual celebration of National Freedom Day on February 1.  I call upon the people of the United States to recognize the vital role we can play in ending modern slavery and to observe this month with appropriate programs and activities”.

Blue Heart Campaign

Human trafficking is a criminal business in which individuals  profit from the enslavement of others for sexual servitude and forced labor. While it is often considered an international phenomena involving women from third world countries, domestic human trafficking  is the fastest growing and second largest criminal industry in the world today (second only to drug trafficking and tied with illegal arms), according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Abject poverty and other socioeconomic disparities are often the contributing factors.

• The average entry age of American minors into the sex trade is 12-14 years old.
• Many victims are runaway girls who have already suffered sexual abuse as children.

 

Editorial Review: OnlineBookClub.org

As a new author, I’m constantly reminding myself that constructive criticism and praise are one and the same if received the right way….gotta take the good with the bad and learn from it all. This one happens to be good. TGBTG.

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Click here to read the full review on OnlineBookClub.org.

Urban Fiction is Real Life

Soooo I’m a published author. I started writing my first book over 10 yrs ago, but the majority of the time was spent writing the final chapter. As it turns out, life and the observation of life had to happen in order for me to finish.
The finished product (Behind Closed Doors) is my attempt to address many of the issues that we are currently facing in the urban community. Like most urban fiction novels, the perils of urban living (drugs, prostitution, child abuse/neglect, crime, police brutality, Black on Black crime, etc.) are discussed at length; however, my ultimate goal is to explore the underlying causes.

In a perfect world, we wouldn’t have drug dealers and drug addicts wouldn’t exist. Women wouldn’t sell their bodies and every child would have both parents. Kids would find value in education as opposed to tennis shoes, the neighborhood kingpin would NOT be a role model and ghettos would become obsolete in the absence of poverty…

The love of money is the root to all evil, but poverty and lack are its greatest companions.
So how did we get here? How did we allow the propaganda of superficial wealth and self hatred to consume an entire generation???