Kenrya [KEN-ree-yuh] (n.) Journalist, author, editor, speaker. Little bit contrary, smidge bit crazy person. Teeny bit hippie commune, tiny bit Cleveland, itty bit Manhattan. All around cool people. Also see: Kenrya Rankin Naasel Blog: BlackAndGreenMama.com Twitter: @kenrya Facebook: Start It Up – Teen Entrepreneurship Book
Web love for BlackAndGreenMama.com: Stacia L. Brown, a frequent Clutch contributor, heads “Beyond Baby Mamas,” a support group for single mothers of color. Kenrya Rankin, a freelance lifestyle writer, tackles black motherhood and breastfeeding in her blog, “Black and Green Mama.”
New York City might be home to the big houses, but this scrappy city just happens to be the epicenter of publishing on the Best Coast. Join Alexis Coe every Wednesday for Read Local, a series on books produced in the Bay Area.
Zest Books produces award-winning, nonfiction books for teens. They recently releasedZoo Station, a book that has been a cult classic in Germany for 35 years, but much of their list is originally published titles on relationships, health, how-to, pop culture, school life, style, and true stories, like a newly launched line of memoirs and first-person accounts. Here’s a look at five of their most interesting offerings.
Journalist Kenrya Rankin tells kids, including the aspiring dog walker and website designer, how to start and structure a profitable company. Given the average debt accrued in college, it seems worthwhile for kids to learn how to market a product, make money, and benefit society.