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Donna Kay Kakonge, MA, ABD, LTD. (Publishing)
Seven, Delete By Donna Kay Cindy Kakonge
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This is an adult-only book. Exploring the manifestations of a misdiagnosis of bipolar disorder that was truly created a head injury that was set off by the use of marijuana that the narrator is... More > allergic to, this book is a follow up to the best-selling creative non-fiction novel How To Talk To Crazy People. This book discusses current events, such as intercultural royal marriage, the former Young Offenders Act in Canada, as well as life as a court reporter in an Ontario provincial courtroom.< Less
Voices of Black Girls in Toronto By Donna Kakonge
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Voices of Black Girls in Toronto is an academic book which includes research and non-fiction data collection and analysis concerning the career choices and futures of high school girls of African... More > descent in Toronto.< Less
Don't Get Around Much Anymore By Donna Kakonge
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This book is the tales of a young, wild woman discovering herself through men, who comes to understand that sometimes, you are better off alone. Through tales that extend throughout the world and... More > loves won and loves lost and friendships gained - this young woman learns about her own sexuality and the power of sex in society.< Less
Afro Forever By Donna Kay Cindy Kakonge
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Transformation In Loree’s Beauty Shop hot combs sizzled against wet oily scalps branding grown woman fantasies into tender young heads. Thick busy afros became long glossy black... More > curls transforming natural Black queens into commercial mahogany princesses (Boyd, 14). This poem by Julia Boyd from In the Company of My Sisters is tragic, but it happens all the time. Afros and natural hair is transformed into something artificial, “fake boobs, fake hair, men don’t seem to care whether a woman is real or false.” The hair salon is the main site where the transformation happens. This paper accompanies the web-based project Salon Utopia (now defunct) that aimed to transform its clients in a natural way. In the virtual realm, it is not yet possible to do any hairstyles to transform anyone, but the site did aid in transforming the source of where hair comes from, the mind.< Less
The Spirit of Kasacba: A Creative Non-fiction Novel By Donna Kay Cindy Kakonge
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The Spirit of Kasacba is a thoughtful journey of a young Ugandan boy who struggles with the loss of his father and making his way while growing up without the presence of his father. The... More > story travels from Uganda to Kitchener, Ontario and then back to Uganda...and then back to Toronto. The young Ugandan boy Atwoki makes a life for himself in Toronto after marrying a Caribbean woman from St. Vincent and the Grenadines named Rachel. They have three children and the challenges of an immigrants raising newly-minted Canadians sometimes bring heartaches and tears, other times great triumphs and happiness. Join the Kasacba family on their journey of Canadian life and raising their children in the risky times of the nineteen seventies to the millenium. More stories are to unfold.< Less
Young Black Women in Toronto High Schools: Portraits of Family, School and Community Involvement in Developing Goals and Aspirations By Dr. Donna Kay Cindy Kakonge, ABD
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This research fills the gaps in the literature surrounding the career aspirations of Black female high school students in Canada. The literature surrounds five key factors regarding career... More > aspirations, educational programs that help young Black females to succeed in high school, the portrayal of Black women in the media and the history of Black women and work. The conceptual framework is based on four key concepts of spirit, motivation, self-esteem and identity. The methodology of this research is based on qualitative narrative case studies of 10 student participants, three parents and eight community members.< Less
Augmented Reality Children's Stories - Part Two By Donna Kay Kakonge
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Augmented reality is an exciting new technology that implements 3D visuals and in various fields from medicine to architecture to gaming. Join three young people in this book of short stories... More > celebrating the art of augmented reality.< Less
Children's Helper By Donna Kay Cindy Kakonge
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This guide is to help early childhood educators with their career. Filled with tips on how to work with young people, everything from proper handwashing, to building indoor and outdoor playgrounds,... More > dealing with behaviour and a host of other potential challenges that the early childhood educator faces are addressed here. You will enjoy reading this book with fast and easy tips on how to improve your work, as well as to find easier solutions than solving the rubic cube to your work situations as an early childhood educator.< Less
Augmented Reality Children's Stories By Donna Kay Cindy Kakonge
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Augmented reality is an exciting new technology that implements 3D visuals and in various fields from medicine to architecture to gaming. Join three young people in this book of short stories... More > celebrating the art of augmented reality.< Less
God is Always There By Dr. Donna Kay Cindy Kakonge, ABD, LLB Student
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This research fills the gaps in the literature surrounding the career aspirations of Black female high school students in Canada. The literature surrounds five key factors regarding career... More > aspirations, educational programs that help young Black females to succeed in high school, the portrayal of Black women in the media and the history of Black women and work. The conceptual framework is based on four key concepts of spirit, motivation, self-esteem and identity. The methodology of this research is based on qualitative narrative case studies of 10 student participants, three parents and eight community members.< Less