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Featured Author: Ben Burgess Jr

 

Ben Burgess Jr is the author of the award-winning novels “Monster,” “Wounded,” “Love and Happiness,” ” Daddy’s Girl,” and the new novel, “Black and White.” He is an active performer of spoken word poetry. Ben Burgess Jr uses his love of writing to inspire and influence youths to strive for what they believe in and to never give up on their dreams. His novels “Monster” and “Wounded” are currently used in schools on the lower east side of Manhattan. Ben Burgess has a BA degree in Business Management and an MA degree in Educational Leadership. He is the proud father of his daughters Jaelynn and Jaclyn and he is active in trying to improve urban neighborhoods and communities. Ben just recently signed with Kensington Publishing under the Carl Weber imprint, Urban Books and his new titles will be released in the Winter of 2019.

Title: Black and White
Description: When the prestigious law firm of Wayne, Rothstein, and Lincoln catches two major cases—a rape case where a White NBA star allegedly raped a Black stripper, and a murder case where a Black rapper allegedly killed a gay couple and two policemen—Bill O’Neil and Ben Turner are tasked to handle these racially charged litigations. The cases hit emotional chords with the two lawyers and force them to reckon with their interracial relationships and families. Will the racial tension of their cases destroy them or make them stronger?
Genre: Contemporary Fiction/Urban Fiction

Connect with Ben:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BenBurgessJr
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6925256.Ben _Burgess_Jr_
Amazon Link: http://tinyurl.com/y8xzme6r
Email address: AuthorBenBurgessjr@gmail.com