Eric brings a valuable treasury of stories, celebrity anecdotes, folk tales, and inspirational accounts from ordinary people, each illustrating a different aspect of life — love, self-esteem, family, wisdom, tenacity, creativity, and faith. And he also writes passionately about food. Eric has contributed to the food pages of the New York Times Magazine and is author of  Fruits of the Harvest: Recipes to Celebrate Kwanzaa and Other Holidays.

Eric’s other books include Black Pearls: Daily Meditations, Affirmations, and Inspirations for African-Americans; Black Pearls for Parents: Daily Meditations, Affirmations, and Inspirations for African-American Parents; Soul Food: Inspirational Stories for African Americans; Black Pearls Book of Love: Romantic Meditations and Inspirations for African Americans; Black Pearls Journal; and Between Father and Son: An African-American Fable. Tens of thousands of Eric’s books are in print.