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Black men in their own words

Author: P Mignon Hinds; Susan L Taylor
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An inspiring look at men of color who have reached the top in their professional endeavors. Beautifully illustrated with striking photographs, this book presents prominent black men speaking candidly about what has shaped their lives--from friendships, passions, love, and family relationships to racism and historical legacies. Photos.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Black men in their own words.
New York : Crown Publishers, ©2002
(OCoLC)742329676
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P Mignon Hinds; Susan L Taylor
ISBN: 0609603663 9780609603666
OCLC Number: 47100655
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Manhood (Branford Marsalis ; Bill Duke ; Omar Tyree ; Taye Diggs ;Neil deGrasse Tyson ; Mumia Abu-Jamal ; Gerald Levert ; Derrick Bell ; Omar Wasow ; E. Lynn Harris ; Alvin Poussaint ; St. Clair Bourne ; Tavis Smiley) --
Passion (DMX ; Wynton Marsalis ; Jim Brown ; John Edgar Wideman ; Charlie Ward ; David Satcher ; James Alexander Forbes, Jr. ; Blair Underwood ; Chinua Achebe) --
The arts (John Singleton ; D'Angelo ; T.S. Monk ; Khephra Burns ; Avery Brooks; Bill T. Jones ; Ernst Crichlow ; Gordon Parks) --
Family (Isaac Hayes ; Carl Hancock Rux ; Ian K. Smith ; Jesse Jackson, Jr. ; Ronald V. Dellums ; Torry Jabar Holt ; Kobe Bryant ; Randall Robinson ; Sinbad ; H. Carl McCall ; Walter Mosley ; Eddie George) --
Friendship (Bobby Rush ; Nas ; E. David Ellington ; Samuel L. Jackson ; Cuttino Mobley ; Ron Carter ; Tony Dungy ; Earl Graves). Success (Jamie Foxx ; Vince Carter ; Russell Simmons ; Melvin Van Peebles ; Freeman A. Hrabowski, III ; Byron Lewis ; Dikembe Mutombo ; Bill Bellamy ; Bernard King ; Johnnie Cochran ; Hezekiah Walker) --
Choices (Damon Wayans ; Ben Carson ; Malik Yoba ; Robert Townsend ; Forest Whitaker ; Barry White ; John Lewis ; Nickolas Ashford ; Ed Bradley ; Douglas Wilder) --
The Civil Rights Movement (Dennis Green ; Tommie Smith ; Conrad Muhammad ; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ; Marion Barry ; John Conyers ; Haki R. Madhubuti) --
Legacies (Tom Joyner ; Julian Bond ; Calvin O. Butts ; Michael Eric Dyson ; Richard Wesley ; Charles Floyd Johnson ; Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; Wyatt Tee Walker ; Rober Van Lierop ; Bill Cosby ; Percy Sutton ; Ossie Davis) --
About the poet: Amira Baraka.
Responsibility: edited by Patricia Mignon Hinds with Susan L. Taylor ; foreword by Ed Lewis ; introduction by Clarence O. Smith.
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An inspiring look at men of color who have reached the top in their professional endeavors. Beautifully illustrated with striking photographs, this book presents prominent black men speaking candidly about what has shaped their lives--from friendships, passions, love, and family relationships to racism and historical legacies. Photos.

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