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This Non-Profit Leader and Educator Has Authored More Than 10 Books That Empower African Americans


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This Non-Profit Leader and Educator Has Authored More Than 10 Books That Empower African Americans

Olive Peart is an established lecturer, educator and radiographer, and the author of more than 10 young adult novels and professional text books. She gives motivational lectures to teens and lectures on mammography and other radiography-related topics at seminars sponsored by Medical Technology Management Institute, throughout the United States and Canada.

In addition, she is a radiology editor with OnCourse Learning and her articles appear regularly in Radiologic Technology – Journal of the American Society of Radiologic Technologist. In December 2016, Mrs. Peart was appointed associate director of RAD-AID-India – an established international nonprofit organization. Their mission is to improve and optimize radiology services in developing countries through assistance, training and collaboration. In India, RAD-AID is committed to creating a women’s health outreach program to provide screening and referral for breast cancer, cervical cancer, and osteoporosis.

Her books include:

#1 – Mind Games:
Tells the story of 11-year old Matthew who has a supernatural ability that he is careful to keep secret. To defend himself against some bullies, Matthew is eventually forced to use his special power. Age Group: 12 – 14 years
Book Fusion:
Carlong Publishers (Caribbean) Limited-
ISBN-13: 978 976 638 167 7

#2 – The Starlight Kids, Mystery of the Feather Burglar:
This mystery story features Shari. After her parents’ divorce, Shari is angry, frustrated, and feeling helpless, until she joins the Starlight Kids Club. With the help of her friends, Shari gets her chance to turn a boring summer vacation…


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I am a future butterfly at the stage of growth when I am turning into an adult. I am enclosed in a hard case shell formed by love, family, and friends. It is the hardest stage of becoming a black butterfly. You will encounter many hardships only to come out stronger and better than what you went in. At this stage, you are finding out who you truly are and how to love yourself.

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