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April 4, 2024 47 mins


Mission Unstoppable Host Frankie Picasso interviews award Lisa Braxton, an African American award winning author of The Talking Drum and her latest book, Dancing through the Raindrops-A Daughter’s Memoir of Love and Loss!
Frankie and Lisa take a walk through the memory's and life of Lisa , her parents and the grief she felt when both parents died of cancer within 2 years of one another, while Lisa herself was just diagnosed with the same.

Lisa Braxton is the author of the novel, The Talking Drum, winner of a 2021 Independent Publisher (IPPY) Book Awards Gold Medal, overall winner of Shelf Unbound book review magazine’s 2020 Independently Published Book Award, and winner of a 2020 Outstanding Literary Award from the National Association of Black Journalists and a Finalist for the International Book Awards. She is also an Emmy-nominated former television journalist, an essayist, and short story writer.  She is on the executive board of the Writers Room of Boston and a writing instructor at Grub Street Boston, and currently serves as President of the Greater Boston Section of the National Council of Negro Women and is a member of the Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. 

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