Fourth Thursdays

img_5865Author Blaque Diamond

Blaque Diamond graduated from Morgan State University School of Social Work, where she earned her BSW and MSW degrees and was an all-American Collegiate Scholar. Her books include She Named Me Stacey, A
Temporary Home for Stacey, and Stacey F. My Forever Mommy. In addition to writing children’s books Diamond is an advocate for children waiting to be reunified with their biological families. She is also an Ambassador for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Her work has been recognized by Howard County Executive Ken Ulman for Lifelong Literacy and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for American literature. Diamond also received an Executive Citation from Kevin Kamenetz County Executive in 2012, and the African American Author’s Expo’s 5th Annual Book Award. Blaque Diamond lives in Maryland with her children. – will be live by Oct. 13

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