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What is glory? The full definition for glory according to Merriam Webster Dictionary reads: a state of great gratification or exaltation. Words like glory, honor and dignity are normally reserved for religion or governments in modern English, but such words are important for use in all spheres of society if we truly seek to improve the condition of the human family. We have to set high standards for ourselves and strive towards fulling those standards to the best of our abilities. Return to Glory: A Travel Guide for African Americans Returning to Roots is a book reflecting such glory – reflecting great gratification and exaltation. This book has been written with joy because it acknowledges the important role that the ancestors of African Americans have played in the spiritual growth of society, and it re-introduces African Americans in particular to the African continent.

Much more than a mere travel guide, Return to Glory: A Travel Guide for African Americans Returning to Roots, offers a wide range of information about travelling to the African continent, particularly to the country of Senegal. You can learn about Senegalese culture and cuisine, receive advice about what to pack and how to prepare for the journey, and receive a first-hand account of what it is like to return to the Motherland. This travel guide is also filled with vibrant photographs and beautiful illustrations that transport you to a land that you may not have had the opportunity to see before.

The author, Queen Sheba D. Cisse, reiterates that all of humanity originated in Africa and invites the readers to join her in respectfully glorifying our humble beginnings. During these challenging modern times, many people around the world are struggling through conflicts produced by poor race relations or questions of identity. In addition, large segments of people of African descent are seeking solutions to the particular challenges that they are experiencing on the African continent. In many ways Return to Glory: A Travel Guide for African Americans Returning to Roots is a bridge between cultures.

Queen Sheba D. Cisse is often asked about her travels to Africa and what’s it’s like there. Her response is: plan to visit for yourself, without hesitation or fear. The Motherland beckons, and in addition to visiting a country of much beauty, you may find the trip spiritually fulfilling.

About the Author:

Queen Sheba D. Cisse was raised in a world of strong women, high fashion, and devout spirituality. She is a mother of five and resides simultaneously in Washington DC Metro MD/VA and Senegal. She is the founder of Queen Sheba Village Inc. (QSV), a non-profit organization dedicated to contributing to African society through humanitarian and entrepreneurial efforts. She earned a B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing at Strayer University in 2000. QSV and Queen Sheba D. Cisse exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit of the modern Muslim woman navigating the global economy while juggling work, family and community. Queen Sheba also received the Sisters of Spirit (SIS) Humanitarian Award in 2011.


Books and websites:

Return to Glory available at: http://www.mindworksbooks.com

Facebook Author Page: http://www.facebook.com/queenshebadcisse

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/qshebavillage

Official Website: www.queenshebavillage.org

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