Author: Mirika C

The Latest White Woman Who Faked Being Black And How Her Truth Is Nothing But Lies

Mirika Mayo Cornelius

I recently wrote an article at Book Entertainment News about the latest white woman who faked being a black woman for years. Here is the article below. My Take on the Latest White Author and Professor Who Faked Being Black If one searches the web, you may come across a book titled Fugitive Monderities: Kisama […]

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BOSSing It Up Online for Style, Community and Literacy

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Building with style, with the community and with literacy is what my businesses are all about, and what is extremely important for any entrepreneur is to make a positive impact wherever and whenever they can. This is why I have dedicated my apparel line and literary movement Read To Freedom to doing because reading is […]

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How to Handle Opposition as an Entrepreneur

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Self explanatory, right? We all face opposition at many points in our lives, but the one thing that matters is how we handle it! Watch the video and get some tips on how to move forward and not let opposition take you backwards. Don’t forget to subscribe to my BOSS Black Female Entrepreneur YouTube Channel […]

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Why CANVA Is a Great Solution For Entrepreneurs

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Oh how I love CANVA. It’s the perfect solution for my quick on the go needs as an entrepreneur. Watch the video so that you can find out all the wonderful things CANVA has for you as both a seasoned professional or a brand new entrepreneur. Don’t forget to Subscribe to my BOSS Black Female […]

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How To Give Yourself a Fair Shot at Success

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In this video, I’m teaching how to give yourself a fair shot at success in your career as an entrepreneur. There are specific, basic things one must do in order to give themselves the best shot that they can have for success in any industry. Therefore, listen up because success is always right around the […]

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Black Entrepreneur History: What Sylvia Robinson Teaches Us

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This week’s story on black entrepreneurship comes from the career of Sylvia Robinson. Listen closely and pay attention to how she handled pressure and rejection.

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What You Learn Is More Valuable Than What You Earn

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Over on my Patreon, I began a subject but decided to finish it over here publicly this time because I think it’s very necessary at this day in time where many people are chasing money and earnings versus wisdom and learning. The question I asked myself and you should ask is which is more valuable […]

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LET ME OUT – Number 1 New Release In African American Horror Fiction

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On it’s release date, LET ME OUT went #1 New Release in AA Horror Fiction. Learn a bit more about LET ME OUT before you make your buy below with one click on the cover. (Yep, I made this video a day before the release!):

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LET ME OUT – When Something About Your Neighbors Is Deadly

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Why LET ME OUT? I wanted to write a horror with African American main characters in a multi-ethnic story which takes place between two neighborhoods that are vastly different, where most of the time, the people of the two neighborhoods are in a disconnect socially, however, when they connect, things become deadly. What is the […]

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GRANDMA’S GUN, a Story of Murder, Self-Defense, or Strong LOVE?

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1. Why Grandma’s Gun? Grandma’s Gun is a story that I wanted to release in a historical/women’s fiction 1970’s time frame within backdrop of a city called Santee in the southern state of South Carolina. In Grandma’s Gun, there is a type of complex love that I can argue we all have, when instinct takes […]

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I AM MOTHER Movie Review: Time For Daughter To Find Her Sane Father (SUPER SPOILERS)

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I recently watched the Netflix movie I Am Mother, and I was impressed. Honestly, it’s rare that a sci-fi keeps me engaged the entire way through. Most times, I hit the snooze at like fifteen minutes in and then wake up at the first odd sound the film gives which ends up at about twenty […]

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WHEN THEY SEE US Netflix Film Series: FEAR Should Not Stop You From Watching

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There are many people who have revealed they will not watch When They See Us due to fear and anxiety. I perfectly understand as I thought I wouldn’t be able to take watching it either, however, I felt like if those young men, now adults, had to push through and survive with horrific memories, I […]

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LIONHEART Movie Review: It Delivers a Strong Female Lead In Excellent Film

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If you know me, you know I stay up in Nollywood, and straight out of Nollywood came a movie directed by Genevieve Nnaji titled Lionheart. She also starred in it by the way, doing a great job with her performance from start to finish. By now you can tell that I enjoyed the flick. Props. […]

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YARDIE Movie Review: Excellent Movie I Wish I’d Seen Sooner

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Yardie released in 2018, and when it released, it didn’t hit America first or at the same time (as far as I know so don’t check me too hard if I’m wrong). It released in the UK, so it stalled my watching this directorial debut by actor Idris Elba. Yardie is based off of the […]

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BIRD BOX Movie Review: I Watched It Twice Because It Was That Good (Spoilers)

Let me just say that before my man mentioned something about this movie, I had no idea where it came from. To my surprise, I had not heard about it at all, despite the fact that it had one and a double half of my favorite actors in it – Sandra Bullock and the guy […]

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HALLOWEEN 2018 MOVIE REVIEW: Myers Can Be the Only Bad Guy…NOT THE DOC

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I know it’s December and I’ve been a tad bit slack on the movie reviews, but there is a pretty great reason why – I just put out another book a couple weeks ago, November 15th to be exact, and now I’m working on two more while I take the time to write this review […]

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The Boy MOVIE REVIEW: Girl, If You Don’t Get the Flip Outta That House… (Spoilers)

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This movie has been out for some time now, but I just happened to run across it on Netflix the other day with my son and his Goosebumps crazed self.  I thought it would be a great, spooky one to watch being that the rating was on point for him…or so I thought.  Bear with […]

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Sara’s Notebook MOVIE REVIEW: I’m Hardly Ever This Sad and Angry At The Same Time (SPOILERS)

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I know it’s been a long while since I posted a movie review although I have been watching plenty.  I decided to write a movie review on a movie titled Sara’s Notebook, which I saw on Netflix, because this sucker really bothered me to the utmost.  Check out the trailer below first, if they don’t […]

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THE CLIMB Movie Review *** A Cute Love Story With a High Ending (Spoilers)

Today, I turned on Netflix to a new movie titled The Climb starring a Senegalese guy named Samy, played by Ahmed Sylla, who is head over heels in love with a female named Nadia, played by Alice Belaidi.  From the beginning of the French film, it was told that the movie was based off of […]

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SPOILER ALERT *** BRIGHT Movie Review, Starring Will Smith – What Chaos It Is, Unexplained Chaos

So, I was all amped up to see the movie Bright when it hit Netflix, not only because of the fact that the now legendary Will Smith is the protagonist of the whole deal, but the movie actually looked great based on the trailer.  Prior to seeing the movie, I’d already heard many people saying […]

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Movie Review: “OUT OF MY HAND” Is an Immigrant Story With Complex Ties Out of Liberia

I watched Out of My Hand about two weeks ago, and I forgot to write a review on this great movie. Before I get into it, however, encourage everyone to watch international movies, whether independent or not, because there is so much value in it overall. I think I have gained so much introspect when […]

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Movie Review: “Everything, Everything” is EVERYTHING! Young Love, New Discoveries

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I just finished watching the movie titled Everything, Everything based off of the novel by Nicola Yoon. Let me just say this, the movie kept me hooked on all sides, so I know the book must be insane good. Let me get into the movie though because I’m just in love with young, innocent love […]

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Review: The Incredible Jessica James Is Literally Unspoilable But Watchable

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Last night, I cuddled up in bed for what I call a Write and Watch where I write my upcoming book and watch a flick at the same time. I ended up watching the first thing that popped up on Netflix – The Incredible Jessica James. I chose it because it read as a feel […]

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Spider-Man: Homecoming…It Was So WOKE. Loved It.

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I went to the movies over the weekend and saw Spider-Man: Homecoming, and it was super great. I’m honestly not big on Spider-Man for the most part because I watch the same scenario each time, however, this time was different. This Spider-Man had adventures that the last Spider-man movies I’ve watched just simply didn’t and […]

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The Suspect. This Movie Had Me Confused But I Kept Watching

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The Suspect. It’s difficult for me to explain this movie, but even thought it confused me for at least a good solid ten minutes, I can say that I liked it. Some may ask how do you like a movie that confused the heck out of you for a fraction of it? Well, because it […]

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The Weekend – Why It’s A Great Movie Any Day of the Week

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The movie is titled The Weekend, and it takes place in London about an unpopular young man (Derrick) who is home from college and meets back up with his two friends from the neighborhood and even an old crush. What he didn’t expect was to have inadvertently gained possession of someone else’s luggage bag on […]

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Masaan — An International Movie That I Absolutely Love & Here’s Why…

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Over the 4th of July holiday, I ended up watching an international movie titled Masaan. I’d run across it a couple of times as I scrolled through Netflix, however, decided that since I was in the mood for a great in depth cultural escape from my own, I decided to press play as I enjoy […]

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If You Think Your Relationships & Love Are Super Complex, Watch the Movie “Sand Storm”

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I watched Sand Storm, and I loved watching it. For those who have Netflix, it’s on there right now, so look it up as it is a great foreign film that centers around the love and permitted love along with the emotions that surround it with all the complexities. Backdrop: Think Middle Eastern country as […]

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Free State of Jones Starring Matthew McConaughey – I Finally Watched & I Loved. Here’s Why…

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Last week, I finally sat down, and when I say I sat down, I literally took the time out for myself to sit and not work or do something else outside of the walls of my home.  It was Saturday, and while in my living room, I decided to check out some movies, something different […]

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**SPOILER ALERT**After Watching KIDNAP Starring Halle Berry… It’s Good, But Girl… SMH

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So, the other day, I ended up watching KIDNAP and can honestly say that it was exhilarating from the beginning all the way up to the end. With that being stated however, there are so many parts that made me cringe until I could throw the most pointed heel that I own at the screen […]

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