D.S. WHITE is an avid reader and the former proprietor of an online African-American bookstore and wholesale website. Unfortunately, she did not have a back up plan for September 11, 2001.
Over the years she has tried her hand at parenting, acting, singing, dancing, modeling, cosmetology and sales. She is still a parent, sings with a trio, dances as she does laundry, cuts her family’s hair, gives them haircare advice and works nine to five as a Leasing Consultant for the complex in which she lives.
I am who I am by the grace of God
A strong black woman, Dee has realized forgiveness is essential to achieve the peace she has sought all her life. She has come to terms with the angst of her birth and realizes even her name has purpose in God’s eyes. She’s real enough to admit that some of her limitations in life were self-induced. She’s not ashamed to admit she’s not perfect, and at times may need to be lovingly reminded that “It’s not about you!” But she prays she will always surround herself with people who will hold her accountable to the need to have and show compassion.
MEET DIVINE: female, thirty-seven, slaphappy, young at heart, self-employed; an online newbie, living in New York. She is fresh out of a long-term relationship and has completed the two-year mandatory wound-licking I-hate-men mourning period. Unfortunately for Divine, someone neglected to inform her that dating has been upgraded to new millennium level. But maybe she shouldn't worry...