Category Archives: Blog Post

MY BROTHER THE MARINE

Here is an update on what has happened regarding my brother Lance Corporal Ronald Louis Powell The government finally sent me the papers on what happened to my brother and here is what the military records postmarked February 24, 2015, … Continue reading

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NEW JERSEY SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

A SMASHING SUCCESS!! May 9, 2015 They laid out the welcome mat in a big way. I was met at the airport and taken to the Holiday Inn where I was staying, and where the booksigning was held — in … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING LANCE CORPORAL RONALD LOUIS POWELL!!

Today is Memorial Day and again I am so emotional. I sat down and wrote a letter to the Dept. of Military & Veterans Affairs in Lansing, MI; to wxyz.com; to my state representative and senate candidate; to anyone who … Continue reading

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Thank You For A Five Star Review!!

I love the Five Star Review that Nonnie Jules gave my book “Our Lady of Victory, the Saga of an African-American Catholic Community” for this reason; no one has captured this story quite the way she did and from such … Continue reading

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RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB NEEDS AUTHORS & READERS!

YOU ARE INVITED! COME ON IN!! Rave Review Book Club supports, promotes, and spotlights its members. Your book could be our next current read, or you could be spotlighted; or your book could get a review and much more. If … Continue reading

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HELLO MY FRIENDS

By now many of you know me pretty well but for those who don’t my name is Shirley Harris-Slaughter and my twitter handle is @motorcityauthor.  I was born in the great state of Michigan and raised in the Charter Township of Royal … Continue reading

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HOW I OVERCAME A MEDICAL CRISIS

Here is a short version of my story on how I overcame a health crisis in my life, which is what prompted me to hitch right on to Kathryn Treat’s wagon. Her story in a way is my story and … Continue reading

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GETTING TO KNOW ALL ABOUT ME

Remember that song from the “Sound of Music”? That was the best movie of all time. I’m so proud of myself. I just created this blog all by myself.  Now that might not mean much to most of you but … Continue reading

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