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Chicken soup for the African American soul : celebrating and sharing our culture one story at a time

Author: Jack Canfield
Publisher: Deerfield Beach, Fla. : Health Communications, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Includes stories by and about: Muhammad Ali, Wally Amos, Maya Angelou, Les Brown, Aretha Franklin, Mean Joe Greene, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Martin Luther King Jr., Yolanda King, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X, Sojourner Truth and many more."
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
History
Anthologie
Biography Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Canfield
ISBN: 0757301428 9780757301421
OCLC Number: 56191967
Description: xxv, 382 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: From strong roots. A journey on Cane River / Lalita Tademy --
Ain't I a woman / Sojourner Truth (1797-1883) --
I know why the caged bird sings / Maya Angelou --
Five garbage bags and a dream / Darrell Andrews --
Something unbelievable / Mary Spio --
Miz Moore / Edwina Joyce Moore --
Living history / Gary K. Farlow --
White water / Jayme Washington Smalley --
Funtown / Yolanda King with Elodia Tate --
The day I walked and walked / Brenda McClendon Ahmonʹdra --
Ripples in the pond / Tyrone Dawkins --
The opening of a new world / Malcolm X --
Black children do read! / Wade Hudson --
The bionic woman is black / Lisa Nichols --
The lady at the bus stop / Evelyn Palfrey --
Over the wall / Linda Coleman-Willis --
On becoming a farmer / Jenée Walker --
Buffalo soldiers / Colin L. Powell --
What black history means to me / John Horton --
Celebrating family. Remembering Eric / Tracy Clausell-Alexander --
My father's son / Mel Donalson --
Denied the prize / Herchel E. Newman --
In sickness and in health / Dorothy C. Randle --
The letter / Julane DeBoer as told to Bill Holton --
We of one blood / Tracy Price-Thompson --
My sister, myself / Faith Adiele --
Where's your notebook? / John W. Stewart, Jr. --
It runs in the family / Jarralynne Agee --
Fried chicken and collard greens / Thyonne Gordon --
Rusty feet / Landis Mayers Lain --
Walking to wisdom / Miily Cola --
Not gone yet / Michelle Gipson --
3. Triumph and resilience. Winners never quit / Lisa Nichols --
Hand-me-down love / Greg Franklin --
The fragile eight / Isabel Bearman Bucher --
A hardworking man's hand / Farrah Gray --
Consider this --
Divine diva / Bishop T.D. Jakes --
Light at the end of the tunnel / Leslie Banks --
And he looks just like me / Brenda McClendon Ahmonnʹdra --
At the end of my block / Lisa Nichols --
Excuse me, who's just another statistic? / Minister Mary Edwards --
My mother's gift / Les Brown --
4. Accepting me, loving you. Who's that calling my name? / Vici Howard-Prayitno --
Mother-and-son moment / Tinisha Nicole Johnson --
Black 'n' white snapshots / Judy Belk --
I'm coming out / Nicole Hodges Persley --
The skin we're in / Dominique Morisseau --
Lord, when will this journey end? / Myrtle Peterson --
Lord, why did you make me black? / RuNett Nia Ebo --
Majority of one / Lida R. Helem --
Disappearing strands / Valerie M. McNeal --
You go, salt-and-pepper! / Carol Ross-Burnett --
I owe you an apology / Lisa Nichols --
Sister, I'm sorry / Gregory Huskisson --
I am / Anthony M. Moore --
More alike than different / Mary Cornelia Van Sant --
The nod / Kim Louise --
Soothing the soul of racism / TaʹShia Asanti --
Cold hands, warm heart / Karen Waldman --
5. Praise, worship and prayer. I heard the voice of Jesus saying still to fight on / Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Bedtime blessing / Catina Slade --
Walking by faith / Deborah Bellis --
God listens to even the smallest prayers / Ray Driver --
A miracle for my heart / Karlene McCowan --
A lesson learned in an answered prayer / Norka Blackman-Richards --
Let the church say Amen! Melanie M. Watkins --
Life after death / Yvonne Pointer --
6. Lessons learned. Confessions of an ex-con / Dennis Mitchell --
Making mistakes is natural / Wally Amos and Stu Glauberman --
The race we run is not about the finish line / Fran Harris --
Bondage of fear / Howard E. Lipscomb Sr. --
From the mouths of babes / Dale G. Caldwell --
Her little light shined / Arthur Bowler --
7. Making a difference. A magical moment with Ali / Woody Woodburn --
Big men, big hearts / Phyllis W. Zeno --
Guess who we're playing / Tony Ramos --
My momma will give me more / Gloria J. Quinney --
I am my sister's keeper / Nikki D. Shearer-Tilford --
Meeting Maya / minerva aka Gail Hawkins --
Food from the 'hood / Jaynell Grayson --
One miracle at a time / Mike Jones --
Freedom / Nelson Mandela --
And the walls came tumbling down / Cheryl Dash --
A story of the South Bronx / Zev Roth --
A few kind words / Nancy Gilliam --
Angels all around / Patricia Lorenz --
Otis / Salome Thomas-El.
Responsibility: Jack Canfield [and others].
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"Includes stories by and about: Muhammad Ali, Wally Amos, Maya Angelou, Les Brown, Aretha Franklin, Mean Joe Greene, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Martin Luther King Jr., Yolanda King, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X, Sojourner Truth and many more."

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