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"Ey Wade takes words and paints the picture..." SeaWitch

"Ey Wade is a talented author and I definitely will be reading more of her work and expecting more good works from her."Lisa

Ey Wade is genius! Keke Chanel

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I post on Tuesdays on this blog to share blogs I like. It tells you who I am, gives writing tips and ample information and of course blatantly markets the e-books I've published.

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I am a writer....a master of words.'Like a knife, words should be handled carefully. They can cut deeply, the wound may never heal, and the scar can remain for an eternity.' ~Ey Wade

AND ONE MORE THING....

So, since you are here, why don't you take a peek through each door and visit a couple of my blog sites.Bang on THE DRUMS and view book trailers. Touch THE BUG to go to my parenting site. Any and everything you want to know about Ey Wade /Wade-In Publishing, you learn by a few easy clicks.

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Read interviews from some outstanding authors & their novel's characters.
Enjoy intimate, light hearted conversations with the characters from many of the stories in my ebooks. A way to really get to know the people you read about. They talk on Wednesdays and Fridays. Have fun reading the interviews with the characters.
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Drinking the Social Network Juice

I drank the kool-aid and thought I was dying...well, maybe just turning into a zombie. Everyday, same-o-same-o. Email, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, so on and so on.

I wonder if anyone has had this feeling? You're so into the social networks, tapping away at the keys trying to become a well known author, running from one site to another. Promoting, marketing, socializing, trying to get your point across...you loose your sense of life. What are you doing?
I was lost. Totally confused on who I was trying to get my information to. Sharing others and wonder if they were doing the same for me. Did they really care?
It was like an Alice in Wonderland moment. ..big empty room, filled with strange people you never really see and the question of WHAT ARE YOU DOING? Bounced from wall to wall and across the internet. Am I making a difference? Does anyone care? Is anyone even reading this? 



 

And then I saw a notification from one of the social networks and I was alive and running. Someone cares.









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    September 15, 1963 Home Grown Terrorism that Changed the Civil Rights Movement #BeadsOnAString #history

    Today, September 15th is the anniversary of one of the most disgraceful and cowardly acts of hatred in America's history. In 1963 the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church of Birmingham,  Alabama which resulted in destroying the lounge where five little girls were standing. Causing the injury to 15 or more members of the congregation and  death of four of the little girls, leaving 11 year old Sarah Collins Rudolph the lone survivor. Please click over and share your condolences on the loss of her sister Addie Collins.

    Martin Luther King and other Civil Rights activists blamed George Wallace, the Governor of Alabama, for the killings. Only a week before the bombing he had told the New York Times that to stop integration Alabama needed a "few first-class funerals."
    Dr. King wired Wallace that "the blood of four little children ... is on your hands. Your irresponsible and misguided actions have created in Birmingham and Alabama the atmosphere that has induced continued violence and now murder." Source

    It took the children of Birmingham"Bombingham" to show the need for change in the way Black Americans were viewed and treated.  They would take no more.
    It took hatred and an act of callous terrorism by Americans on American soil prove the need was dire and immediate.

    A witness identified Robert Chambliss, a member of the Ku Klux Klan, as the man who placed the bomb under the steps of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. He was arrested and charged with murder and possessing a box of 122 sticks of dynamite without a permit. On 8th October, 1963, Chambliss was found not guilty of murder and received a hundred-dollar fine and a six-month jail sentence for having the dynamite.

    The case was unsolved until Bill Baxley was elected attorney general of Alabama. He requested the original Federal Bureau of Investigation files on the case and discovered that the organization had accumulated a great deal of evidence against Chambliss that had not been used in the original trial.

    In November, 1977 Chambliss was tried once again for the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing. Now aged 73, Chambliss was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment. Chambliss died in an Alabama prison on 29th October, 1985.

    On 17th May, 2000, the FBI announced that the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing had been carried out by the Ku Klux Klan splinter group, the Cahaba Boys. It was claimed that four men, Robert Chambliss, Herman Cash, Thomas Blanton and Bobby Cherry had been responsible for the crime. Cash was dead but Blanton and Cherry were arrested and Blanton has since been tried and convicted.








    THIS NOVEL IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE:
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    Friendships & Conversations That Get You in Trouble.


    "The woman making the inquiry is definitely the odd person out. It is very common for women of all races and cultures to have close bonds with one another." A Commentor

    For those who missed the discussion of Tripping Prince Charming which was held on my Facebook page, I've posted a bit of the conversation here and the remainder on the TPC blog

    If you don't remember what Tripping Prince Charming if about, here is a refresher.

    Three strong, independent women with no time for romance or girlish notions of knights in shining armor meet their match in three lovestruck men determined to make them believe in Prince Charming and happily ever after. 
    Though the discussion was to be lighthearted it did become a topic on race and it's relationship to making and being a true friend. It began with a series of questions from a reader who later emailed, saying I and some of the people got her intent wrong.

    "I have learned to recognize my prejudices and to get over them. The fact that those people saw
    racism in my question proves that they, too are racist. Otherwise they would have taken my question at face value, in the same vein as it was asked... Perhaps if I had been present in the discussion I could have made all that clearer."

    MY RESPONSE: I think it would've been a different conversation if you had been there. More than being a racist thing, I believe it was more like a knee-jerk reaction. With those of the Black race it felt as if the human factor was being questioned.
    Whether or not those answering were racist or merely stating an opinion, is on them. I personally saw no racism, not even from you. I saw confusion from you both in the friendship arena, and then in the cultural. Does that mean you are racist? I honestly felt as if you saw the Black race as different when it comes to having the same emotions as any other people.

     Which is why I posed your questions, I too wanted to know if others felt friendships were different within their area of life. I know nothing about a certain "culture" because I have always been around varied people. As far as I am concerned, and it seems as if many saw it, race didn't play a role in how we react to people we call friends. We agree, we disagree, we move on.

    I am no different when it comes to feeling as if I'm being examined by race than anyone, I always wonder where it's coming from. It's human nature, not racism.

    Closed minded, in my opinion is a focus on one thing, not necessarily the be all and end all of thought. I would think if anyone was questioned in a stereotypical vein they would feel defensive.
    No different than if someone said, you can't be friends with redheads because they fly off the handle. Or wondering if all redheads fight ? Or asking if blonds can  learn anything because they seem brainless. People defend their ideals.

    Talk on culture causes conversation and not necessarily anger or dissent. I think if you ask a question you have to be able to accept all of the answers. It's the only way to develop a hypothesis.

    If you see me in a different light than I have always shown myself, then I can't help that. I'll see you as no different. I am and will always be the same person.
    Ey

    I wanted to share it with those who missed it. The discussion began with a few questions from a White (I mention her color because it pertains to her questions) reader who couldn't join, but sent her questions in a note.

    This is the reader's original note:


    "First let me explain something about my own life that may be relevant. I grew up moving constantly so got to the point where I really did not have any close friends like the trio in your book. So part of my confusion may come from that. 

    But, I also wonder if my question stems from a cultural/racial difference. My problem is that I don''t know how to decipher which is which. The relationship between the three women is so close and so candid . Their dialogue is very direct. This is not in any way a criticism. I thought it was very well written - but it didn't feel "real" to me. So my question is, 

    "Do young African American women actually form bonds that close and are they really able to be so frank with each other? Is that really how such friendships work?" Or am I the anomaly and, "Do all young women who form close friendships as teens and interact that way with each other?" 

    Is there a cultural difference, subtle though it may be, between how Black women relate to each other in the U'S. and how white women do in the same society? 

    Third, what about cross racial friendships. Are there differences?

    This really struck me as I was reading because I felt like I was looking into a foreign culture. It was richly and beautifully portrayed but I had difficulty relating to it. I'd love to touch on this when I write my review but it would help if I got a better insight into my questions. In other words, is it just me, because I've been isolated and never formed such friendships, or is this really a cultural difference that you have illustrated so well?

    That's what made the discussion on the thread so interesting. It is these subtle differences that can't be grasped unless you have grown up in a particular culture. For me, unless, as I said, I am the odd one out, (definitely possible) if your trio had been white I would have found your story far less believable.

    I would truly love to pursue this question in the discussion, both because I think it would get into some really interesting ideas but also because I will learn from it."

     

     READER'S QUESTION: Do young African American women actually form bonds that close and are they really able to be so frank with each other? Is that really how such friendships work?" Or am I the anomaly and, "Do all young women who form close friendships as teens and interact that way with each other?"

     Donna Dillon-Truckenbrod I don't think race has anything to do with it.I know I have a group of friends that know EVERYTHING about me, and we have these such interactions frequently. Without them, I would be lost.

     Ey Wade I have always taken friendships as they come, no matter the race. It is a matter of kinship and not necessarily of culture. Everyone brings something different to the table.

     Ey Wade That's how I feel too Donna.

     Ey Wade READER'S QUESTION: there a cultural difference, subtle though it may be, between how Black women relate to each other in the U'S. and how white women do in the same society?

     Inknbeans Press Friendships that last from childhood are almost like extensions of one's self. These people can finish your sentences and laugh at a one word comment because they associate it with 'do you remember that time...' They are also convinced they know what's best for you. That seems to describe Lillie-Rose, Carmella and Ivy.

     Ey Wade I agree. I loved those girls because they knew each other by a simple facial expression or the use of a certain word.

    Inknbeans Press Regarding the second question: Is it race or location? These women reminded me, to an extent, of the characters in Steel Magnolias.

    Laurie E. Boris I've seen close female friends being utterly frank with each other.

    I'm not sure of where things went left,  but each person brings a bit of self into conversations. Interpretation and perception is individual,  neither right nor wrong. Please pop over and join the discussion. More @ TPC blog

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