The Marriage Battle: A Family Tradition

Golddigger, nigger lover..those are some of the insults hurled at Iris in 1961 by the military brass when they grilled her about the relationship with Sue’s father. And when her dad Ray, a Black GI stationed in England, asked his superiors for permission to marry Sue’s mum, a white single mom from Liverpool, they asked […]

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The Wind Is Spirit wins a Lammy

We are happy to announce the Wind Is Spirit was awarded the top honor in the Lesbian Memoir/Biography category.  The Lambda Literary Awards affirm that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) stories are part of the literature of the world. This year it brought together 600 attendees—including finalists, celebrities, sponsors, and publishing executives. The […]

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Villarosa Media on Medium

  Story advisor and strategist Adrian J. Hopkin writes in Medium about being inspired by the female entrepreneurs in the movie Dream Girl

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Villarosa Media at the White House

Yesterday we were thrilled to be invited to the White House for the first public viewing of Dream Girl.  The Event was sponsored by the White House Council on Women and Girls ans was a celebration of the great power of storytelling about women entrepreneurs and business owners. The event  kicked off with a screening […]

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Audre Lorde and Dagmar Schultz

Picturing Audre Lorde: The passion of Dagmar SchultzIf you see a photograph of Audre Lorde, chances are fairly good… Posted by Audre Lorde The Wind is Spirit on Thursday, March 17, 2016

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Audre Lorde Book Launch and Birthday Celebration

  Beginning with a drumming welcoming ceremony, the spirit of Audre Lorde literally filled the house. The first annual birthday celebration for Audre Lorde and book launch for The Wind is Spirit brought together both young, and back in the day fans, who were all moved and motivated by her poignant words. We were so […]

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“Writers of Colour Pander to the White Woman” says Marlon James

Marlon James, author of the award winning novel “A Brief History of Seven Killings” calls out the industry for what he describes as publishers pandering to white women in order to sell books. In a recent interview in The Guardian he talks about authors being pressured to write “astringent prose set in suburbia for an […]

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Amazon Opens a Brick and Mortar Bookstore

Amazon opens a physical bookstore

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