Trafford Publishing: Rising of an African Spirit (part 2)

Posted on August 19, 2014 under Author Blogs
 
Back from the Dead by Trafford Publishing author Knox Mahlaba

In this final installment, Mahlaba stresses that by personally identifying oneself with heritage, culture and one’s own society, many beneficial outcomes are realized, including the moderation of racism in society. Furthermore, the ability and desire of children to construct a positive view of themselves based on comparisons with other groups assumes positive social identity development in a subjective form.

Trafford Publishing: Rising of an African Spirit (part 1)

Posted on August 12, 2014 under Author Blogs
 
Back from the Dead by Trafford Publishing author Knox Mahlaba

Knox Mahlaba grew up in a situation that only afforded him the opportunity to read literature and other materials that only offered a non-African perspective – a perspective whereby Africans were labelled rather than an autonomous identity of their own. As a result, Mahlaba’s anthology of poems, Back from the Dead: the Rising of an African Spirit, was borne.

Trafford Publishing – I, Livia: the Counterfeit Criminal

Posted on August 4, 2014 under Author Blogs
 
I, Livia by Trafford Publishing author Mary Mudd

Certain pieces of History are etched into our minds, not just by our history teachers, but through television, films and other media in our post-school days. This is the case with Caesar Augustus’ beloved third wife Livia Drusilla. She has been portrayed as a vindictive, manipulative murderer, but Trafford Publishing author Mary Mudd sets the record straight…

Trafford Publishing presents: A Healthy Nation is a Strong Nation

Posted on June 24, 2014 under Author Blogs
 
Trafford Publishing author Florence Akumu Juma

Trafford Publishing author Florence Akumu Juma shares an alternative method to encourage positive decision making of our youth, whilst opposing the potential of authority figures to taint young minds into taking sides and rousing hostility.

Trafford Publishing presents: Courage, What Does it Mean?

Posted on June 19, 2014 under Author Blogs
 
Aroma Remembers by Trafford Publishing author Cecelia May Brown

 Trafford Publishing knows that the majority of us have stood in the face of dissuasion at one time or another. Yet, there are far fewer of us who have manufactured the strength and willingness to wrestle with these adversities to …