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'52 Words Every African - American Adolescent Male Should Know' by Dr. Darryl Sims Ph.D. Educator



Ph.D., is Cultural Ethicist, Christian Educator, and Entrepreneur. He is the founder of Sims Publishing, the author of 'Adam Come Home', and the newly released just in time for the 2nd Annual OURSTORY BOOK FAIR & EXPO ' 52 Words Every African American Adolescent Male Should Know'  Volume -1-. Look for, '52 Words Every African - American Female Should Know'      Volume -1- in the Spring  of 2019.  

Ask An Expert Writers Workshop Facilitator Dr. Lana Bettencourt Production Manager Hit TV Show



BEVERLY HILLS, CaliforniaDr. Lana Bettencourt, Has a duo Career: Entertainment Industry and Spiritual Counselor. She is known for her ability to Produce and Manage Film and Television Projects on a low budget. Dr. Lana works as a Unit Production Manager for

Tri-Destined Studios, an Independent Studio in Los Angeles, California.
Tri Destined Studios Exec., Dr. Lana Bettencourt  serves as Associate for the licensed product 'The Family Business.'

Ashley Ferguson 1st Children's book 'Girl You Are Magic' is proof talent and hard work equal success


Ashley Ferguson single mother of magical daughter 'Nia' with her first book has already defied the odds. According to industry reports the average sales for first time author-published books is 300,  Ms. Ferguson has already sold 500 books with the help of family, friends.  

Bravo Ms. Ferguson and welcome to the OURSTORY family. 

'Mr. President' Interfaith Perspectives on the Historic Presidency of Barack H. Obama


 This compilation from Faith Leaders such as  

Rev. Otis Moss, Jr., Pastor Emeritus of Olivet Institutional Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio and Pastor Jamal Bryant of New Birth, Ga., and Empowerment Temple AME Church in Baltimore  captures the experiences, thoughts, and emotions of people who have known President Barack Obama—some from afar, many from up close. Contributors focus on the president’s expression of his Christian faith, his role as a husband and father, his legislative priorities, his personal demeanor, and his leadership style. 
They also address some of the social and political dynamics that have emerged during his time in office. 

'Angel Wishes' Healing Presents Dr. Lana Bettencourt a Handbook to Spiritual Healing


 The goal of this book is to present the Seven Steps to Spiritual Healing in a positive, enlightening, informational and inspirational way that will help YOU recover and reclaim your spiritual health in every arena of your life 

Personal Testimony 2018 OURSTORY Book Fair attendee: "I was not certain what to expect when I signed up for a class with Dr.Lana. Bow I am glad I did not have preconceived expectations. I was blown away regarding the information she shared regarding getting out of her own way and allow our inner strength and spiritual being  guide our talent. I am looking forward to completing my book." David Lang, Covington. 

Second Book for Ashley Ferguson Author, 'Boy You Are Brilliant! An Empowering Tool for Children!


 Ashley Ferguson single mother (Nia) business owner writer consultant and author of two books, ‘ Girl You Are Magic’, and ‘ Boy You Are Brilliant’   believes firmly in the power of encouragement and is a living example of how positive affirmations can transform a person’s path. 

Ms.  Ferguson began her own freelance writing and editing business named Copy & Content Boutique, LLC. In 2017.




Authors & Speakers Schedule

02/22 /19 - 2/24/19

Evenings in the Park

7pm - 10pm

Estuary Park

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02/22 /19 - 2/24/19

Evenings in the Park

We invite you to listen to live bands play beautiful music in the park. Enjoy the sounds of Laureen Davis and the Kings, and enjoy wine tastings hosted by 5th Ave Wines and Spirits.

7pm - 10pm

Estuary Park