Sunday, May 3, 2009

New York, New York ~ Famed actor, Wesley Snipes will headline the African American Pavilion at BookExpo America May 2009

New York, New York ~ Famed actor, Wesley Snipes will headline the African American Pavilion at BookExpo America May 2009 on Saturday, May 30th at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City.

Snipes, best known for his starring roles in numerous blockbuster movies including Jungle Fever, New Jack City, Passenger 57, Money Train, White Men Can't Jump, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar and the cult classic trilogy, Blade, will be introducing his new movie, “Zulu Mech 1.”

Book Expo America’s African American Pavilion is the largest African American book trade industry show in the world. It is a tremendous marketplace where thousands of African American publishing industry professionals, influential exhibitors and book buyers form a community of togetherness. It has been described as a family reunion of sorts. Exhibitors will be showcasing their books to an expected 20,000+ industry professionals and consumers over 5,500 square feet of joint exhibit space on the main exhibit floor at the Javits Center.

Wesley Snipes, Author, Brother G. and Graphic Artist Mshindo Kuumba 1, will Present "African Legends Past and Future", The Shades of Memnon Book Series and announce the new "Zulu Mech 1" sci-fi/fantasy movie starring Wesley Snipes.

“The Apprentice,” Omarosa will also be representing her book, “The Bitch Switch: Knowing How To Turn It On An Off.” Other attractions include Marcella Smith of Barnes & Noble discussing “How To Get Your Books Into Barnes & Noble,” Yvonne Rose, Quality Press on “How To Self Publish Your Book,” Darnell & Therez Smith, “Marketing Your Website,” Buffie The Body Vixon Icon, Mildred Muhammad

“Scared Silent-The DC Sniper,” Dana Dane for his book, “Numbers,” Thomas Joyner, Jr.; Wil LaVeist; Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD; Neil Foote; The Tom Joyner Foundation, Prepares Kids For College, Herbert Harris of the LifeSkill Institute, Inc. presenting “Wealth Building In Trying Times,” Booker T. Mattison, Baker Publishing Group, Christianity & Hip Hop, Exhibitor and Celebrity Author Booksignings, Speakers, Giveaways and much more.

The African American Pavilion at BookExpo America 2009 is sponsored Amber Communications Group, Inc.; Amber Books; Adrienne Ingrum, LLC.; The Tom Joyner Foundation; Lift Every Voice Books; / Diversity City Media, Inc.; QBR The Black Book Review /; and The Tushe Group, Sheila L. Agnew, Author of “All About the Vets: A Sharing of Life-Experiences for Women of Honor,” , Nehprii Amenii of Khunum Productions.

To learn more about the African American Pavilion at BookExpo America 2009, to purchase a table for a book signing or a meet & greet or for sponsorship opportunity information, visit

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