Meet The Self-Published Author Who Negotiated A Deal With Netflix

The independent book publishing industry has grown significantly over the years as the barriers to entry have lessened. A report by Statista highlights that growth year-over-year. With major technology companies like Amazon, Apple, Google, and others claiming a stake in the publishing industry – they have created unparalleled access for people looking to create content and publish books at a low or at no cost. In some of the same ways, independent authors and publishers alike have been able to create unique opportunities for themselves as well.

Thomishia Booker, CEO of Hey Carter! Incorporated, is one of those business-savvy individuals. Since 2016, Booker has been writing children’s books inspired by her son that promote building self-confidence and pride among children three to five-years-old.

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The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation is offering $24,000 to Individuals Desiring to Become Outstanding Teachers

The Frederick Douglass- James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation is a privately funded, $24,000 graduate fellowship offered to a person of color who is a United States citizen and who is a secondary level teacher or prospective teacher of American history, American government, or civics to earn a master’s degree studying the Constitution.

This fellowship aims to encourage people of color to become outstanding teachers and emulate Frederick Douglass himself as a constitutional scholar. With this new education, they will be able to take this knowledge into the classroom. The awardee of this fellowship will be required to follow all of the rules and regulations of a traditional James Madison Fellowship.

Visit the Frederick Douglass-James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation online to apply!