Hotep Magazine MAY.2017 - Page 6

THE SPIN SHORT NEWS VELMA TRAYHAM, RE- LEASES NEW BOOK “WHEN GOD SAYS GO” G TOLUWANIMI OBI- WOLE LETS HER POETRY SHOW HER STRENGTH. So, she has committed much of her writing to beautiful retellings of her own story. Toluwan- imi was born in Lagos, Nigeria, and raised in Colorado. Her poems often center on her life, like in “According to My Upbringing,” where she talks of growing up and the trials of girlhood. EDDIE LONG: IS THERE SALVATION FOR OUR DEAR BROTHER? Long was a national figure and one of the most innovative and polarizing pastors in the contemporary church. He was also a paradox. Read the Full Story... / 5 Available for pre-orders now and Amazon, Kindle, Barnes & Noble and across all national & international digital retail stores beginning July 20, 2017. VELMA TRAYHAM IS AN AWARD-WINNING MARKETING CONSULTANT, REAL ESTATE INVESTOR AND SPEAKER. She is highly regarded as a profes- sional result driven consultant to pastors and leaders throughout the US. Velma’s life was spared after being involved in a wreck that should have “Little girls know the thunderclap of survival, how to be a lightning storm when provoked,” she writes. “There is nothing scarier than a girl who knows when to push back, the rosebud is nature’s most decep- tive fist.” 6 killed her. Her new book When God Says Go is a conquering personal victory story, which provides clarity and consciousness via Velma’s own personal experience colliding with two vehicles; one being a semi-truck. Read the Full Story... / 9 q WTF IS WRONG WITH WHITE AMERIKKKA?! WHAT WOKE YOU UP? AN EX PASTORS STORY God Bless Amerikka! The often-pro- claimed “land of the free and home of the brave” - Read Full Story An impassioned pastor vent’s while driving on the highway about leaving the Christian faith - Watch Video / /