Description : Thoroughly researched and extensively referenced, this highly credible work uses evidence from biblical, anthropological, historical, and ancient literature sources dating as far back as 3,000 years ago to support the facts that: People of color have a positive history. People of color were the first to give structure and order in society. Scripture cites Black role models. Current issues such as idolatry and slavery have their roots in the practices of ancestors. Color was not used as a segregating tool until 300 years ago. Racial equality is a truth Black people have diffe.
Description : Thoroughly researched and extensively referenced, this highly credible work uses evidence from biblical, anthropological, historical, and ancient literature sources dating as far back as 3,000 years ago to support the facts that: People of color have a positive history. People of color were the first to give structure and order in society. Scripture cites Black role models. Current issues such as idolatry and slavery have their roots in the practices of ancestors. Color was not used as a segregating tool until 300 years ago. Racial equality is a truth Black people have different issues. There is nothing wrong with being black. I have said,...all of you are children of the most High (Psalm 82:6). Pastor of the largest church in Western Europe, Matthew Ashimolowo looks at the glorious past of the Black race and examines uncompromisingly the conformations that have molded Black people. His fascinating insight celebrates the rich heritage and confronts today s challenges.
Description : "I Hate Being Black", written by Hip Hop pioneer Spyder D, is a direct derivative of his song of the same title. The song was written based off of his real life personal experiences, and was further elaborated on during the writing of the book.
Description : Spunky and headstrong, Cameron blasts music, challenges adults, and cuts class when she feels like it. She lives with her single mom in Brooklyn and hangs out with best friends Amanda, P, and Crystal. Life in their working-class neighborhood is pretty cool until Cameron's mother suddenly loses her job and can no longer afford the rent. Move to public housing? YG2BK! But no one's kidding, and Cameron finds herself living in the projects. Can a white girl from across town hope to be accepted by the black girls in the projects? A revelation from the past forces Cameron to confront a startling truth that just might put things in perspective . . . that is, if Cameron can handle it. Hilarious, surprising, and defiantly candid, Off-Color is a thought-provoking and thoroughly entertaining new novel from Janet McDonald. Hip and wise, the author grabs the readers and doesn't let go.
Description : Following in the highly personal tradition of essayists such as Dionne Brand and bell hooks, Althea Prince culls thirty years of lived experience into an important new collection, Being Black.
Description : My book is an autobiography of my life. It shows the up and downs of the Black Man living in a society in which he really has no great impact on his way of living, outside of getting an education, and trying to be an upright man. There were some good and bad times in my life, some of which I had no control over, some of which I regret making the wrong choices. I would like the young readers to understand that there are many obstacles placed in your way on the road from young man to adulthood. It is up to them to make the choices in their life that will set them apart from the average Black Man in America today. We have been stigmatized and harassed over the years, but we must be able to stand tall and hold our heads high. Bring your children up instilling in them right from wrong, and let them know they can make a difference in this world today. The book shows the good times, many bad times and the will I had to be a good American, and man overall. Funny Sad Loveable
Description : Being Black has gained an enthusiastic following in African American and Zen communities. Angel Kyodo Williams shows black Americans how to develop a "warrior-spirit" of truth and responsibility that can lead to happiness and personal transformation. The principles and tools she offers provide a framework for addressing the African American community's unique worries, hopes, challenges, and expectations. Williams uses an eloquent, hip, and honest approach to share personal stories, time-tested teachings, and simple guidelines that invite readers of all faiths to discover how to step into the freedom of a life lived with fearlessness, grace, and fluidity.
Description : Being Black Not Much Has Changed: Then, Now and the Way Forward is about the movement of black people from Africa to North and South America, their enslavement, emancipation and their great contribution to their new home. The colonization of Africa, struggles for independence, military coups, the economy, problems and how black people can move forward by developing Africa to make the continent a source of pride for black people are all discussed. Black people have contributed a lot to the progress of the world in many ways. Their free labor contributed to the development of the United States of America. Their ingenuity and productivity resulted in the creation and invention of many things we use today. This book wants to bring to light the goodness in black people because the world only acknowledges few among them; too many that have contributed positively to the world are forgotten.
Description : Beyond Being Black is a self development book based on global research within the USA, UK and Africa, on issues affecting the potential achievement of the black race across the world. Whether we realize it or not, there are subtle yet powerful preset challenges that confront blacks living in the developed and developing nations across the world. Not every black person experiences these challenges, but a very high and disproportionate percentage does, to varying degrees . In this book, Comfort provides factual global data in an effort to reveal how these preset challenges can hinder progress and what you can do as a black person to creatively overcome them. Never before has a book like this been written, which focuses on the unique needs of the global black community. A fascinating and remarkable read, through this book, Comfort guides and instruct blacks worldwide to take ownership of their potential progress. Be it one or one hundred steps, Comfort advocates the need to make progress at all cost, no matter how little not just for yourself, but also for the future of your children and all those who look up to you. This is a 3-in-1 book combining educational research, over 150 inspirational stories of blacks worldwide, and a step-by-step practical action plan on how to overcome preset challenges, start a new life of peak performance and continue on to achieve potential success. This one-of-a-kind book is an irrefutable must read for every black man, woman and child; an inspirational and educational reference guide for the black community a book that you can dip into time and time again. In Comfort's typical style of direct and down-to-earth passion, she provides a wealth of practical insight regarding what it takes to be a role model for your family, community, and nation. The stories, scenarios, practical tips and techniques all combine to create an easy to read yet profound wealth of depth and clarity. The book provides specific, detailed, and step-by-step direction on transforming your life as a black person regardless of whether you are located in Europe, Africa, USA or South America.