Meet Louie T. McClain

Cool Genes® Description
Cool Genes® is a cartoon show produced by Rashad, Barnette, & Grace Media Group. The main characters of the animation are: Booker T. (Booker T. Washington), Ida B. (Ida B. Wells), Michael (Michael Collins of Ireland), and Maria (Maria Orosa of The Philippines). What makes Cool Genes® Special? RBGMG took actual historical leaders and pioneers of culture from around the world who exhibited great tenacity, resilience, and leadership and transformed them into children whereby they can tell their stories, teach STEM and soft skills, as well as encourage young psyche’s around the globe to love themselves and cherish the inherent greatness that is written in their DNA.

Brick by Brick Description
After it’s silent release on April 15th, 2016, “Brick by Brick: A Snippet of the Life of Booker T. Washington” made #1 New Release on Amazon. This children’s book details snippets of Booker T. Washington’s life and accomplishments. Join young Booker as he embarks on a life defined by self-determination and great achievement. Through motivation, hard work, and knowledge gained from education, Booker T. Washington became an influential figure in history. Booker taught us that no dream is too big, nothing is impossible, and that through our collective efforts we can achieve our dreams step by step and brick by brick. “Brick by Brick” teaches young children about leadership, historical accuracy, and it empowers their will to be whatever they desire in life.

Power in My Pen Description
Step into the world of Ida B. Wells as she uses her life experiences and obstacles as motivation to achieve many firsts in editing and journalism in the United States of America and abroad. Read along as she flourishes in the wake of family tragedy and ever changing life situations. “Power in My Pen: A Snippet of the Life of Ida B. Wells” encourages penmanship, free thought, and historical lessons from a highly influential leader in the early 1900’s. The strong intelligent woman we know as Ida B. Wells proved, no matter who you are, you can share your message and your truth to the world through the power of the pen.

Breaking The Sickle Description
A children’s book snippet about the life of a pioneer African-American pediatrician who saved and prolonged the lives of people battling Sickle Cell Disease and whose life’s work became U.S. medical policy.
Have you ever wondered what your passion was? What you were put on this Earth to do? Dr. Yvette Fay Francis-McBarnette, a trail blazing woman of medicine, understood exactly what her purpose was in life. Her interest and area of expertise was researching ways to identify those with sickle cell early on, and providing therapeutic solutions to induce an improved quality of life for those who suffered from the disease. Dr. Francis-McBarnette led an extraordinary life that tells such an amazing story of hope and encouragement. Read along as Melanin Origins presents a childlike perspective of her formula for breaking the cycle of Sickle Cell Disease.