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ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue66 (August 2018)

ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue18 "Brooke Jean"

Mistah Wilson catches up with Brooke Jean for exclusive interview on Poetry, Inspiration, and the meaning behind TheConquerEra.

Mistah Wilson:Thanks for coming through for this exclusive interview with ThaWilsonBlock. We are truly honored to have you. How have you been, Brooke?
Brooke Jean:Thank you for having me I love the support you provide and inspiration you provide to the community. I am well blessed and excited for this continuous journey of self expression and connection with humanity.

Mistah Wilson:Before we go any further, can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Brooke Jean:I am an individual who tells stories in poetic form. A writer, poet and spoken word artist. I was born and raised in Los Angeles County and writing has always been my self therapy and meditation. I did not foresee me choosing this career path back in high school but God works in mysterious ways. Positive vibes and good energy are the basis of my performances and my stories are meant to inspire from my learned life lessons. 

Mistah Wilson:We first recognized you as the winner for the MyRisingTide competition and the luncheon you h…

Manyang Reath Kher makes lasting impression in Pasadena

The last week of June 2014, Sudanese refugee Manyang Reath Kher visited Pasadena to spread awareness of his cause. He did interviews, spoke, and even donated a few gifts for some of the youth at Hathaway-Sycamores Transitional Living Program. Manyang was embraced at Pasadena City Hall and and has made a lasting impression on foster youth and local artists in the community.

It's when people hear his story. The part where all odds are against him. He gets bitten by a King Cobra snake. No hospitals nearby. Gets electrocuted. Survives. And makes it. What he has to say has become highly valued to ears young & old.

For those who may not know, Manyang Reath Kher was brought to Pasadena by local artist Bing Bing in attempt to spread awareness of the cause of the Sudanese people.The two individuals were connected by way of J. Allison, a PR and marketing agent in the Southeastern United States. Initially, the plan was for Mistah Wilson to produce an article interview for Manyang and publ…