Gumbo For The Soul by Beverly Johnson

“‘Gumbo for the Soul’ dares to call it like it is. This serving of Gumbo is a must-read for every parent, teacher, mentor and all who believe it is important that our children can read and comprehend the English language.”

-Tavis Smiley, Author, Television, Radio Host

“‘Gumbo for the Soul’ tells African-Americans exactly what the recipe for a good life is. It is inspirational, uplifting, and recommended for people of all ages, colors and aspirations.” Rated 5 of 5.

-Alice Holman, RAWSISTAZ.com

Literacy Support Ribbon available at www.gumboforthesoul.com

Description

Parent/tutor Beverly Black Johnson, founder of the“Gumbo for the Soul Literacy Program”, and compiler of

Gumbo for the Soul: the Recipe for Literacy in the Black Community

an anthology intended to heighten awareness of the growing high school

drop-out rate in the Black community.

Gumbo is a compilation of delicious essays, poems, testimonials

and gumbo recipes; inspirational accounts of educational, occupational

and personal experiences in overcoming adversity

and obstacles with perseverance and determination.

Gumbo proceeds will fund

“Gumbo for the Soul” Literacy Program

Enjoy the writings of Heather Covington,

TV host of Literary Living and author of Literary Divas

Kyeisha D. Johnson, 6th grade student

Rapper, Keyanna Bean

Morehouse graduate, Michael Henderson

Chicken Soup for the Soul contributor E. Joyce Moore

Chicken Soup for the Soul contributor Jayme Washington Smalley

BET Books, Emma Award winner Nathasha Brooks-Harris

CBS’ Survivor, Vecepia Towery Robinson

Delores Thornton, Marguerite Press

And many more talented and generous contributors

“‘Gumbo for the Soul’ dares to call it like it is. This serving of Gumbo is a must-read for every parent, teacher, mentor and all who believe it is important that our children can read and comprehend the English language.”

-Tavis Smiley, Author, Television, Radio Host

“‘Gumbo for the Soul’ tells African-Americans exactly what the recipe for a good life is. It is inspirational, uplifting, and recommended for people of all ages, colors and aspirations.” Rated 5 of 5.

-Alice Holman, RAWSISTAZ.com

Literacy Support Ribbon available at www.gumboforthesoul.com

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