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Family affair : what It means to be African American today

Author: Gil L Robertson
Publisher: [Chicago] : Bolden, ©2009.
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"A collection of essays and personal reflections by a variety of African American contributors, including some major public figures and celebrities, on the topic of black identity in America today"--Provided by the publisher.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Family affair.
[Chicago] : Bolden, c2009
(OCoLC)608928748
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gil L Robertson
ISBN: 9781932841350 1932841350
OCLC Number: 234438028
Description: xv, 407 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Pt. I. Family: The Family Must Stand / Carolyn Kilpatrick --
The Out-House Generation / Raegan L. Burden --
Journey for Love / Venus Bivins --
A Family Moment / Vicangelo Bulluck --
DNA Has Memory: We Are Who We Were / Isaiah Washington --
A Black Family Living in Japan / Leslie Bardo --
Return to the Village / Harold Wheeler --
Home Training / Betty Winston Baye --
The African-American Family: Giving the Gifts of Roots and Wings / Sandra Jowers-Barber --
Family Affair / Kelley Bass Jackson --
The Place I Call Home / Cynthia Powell-Hicks --
Loving You, Loving Me / Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr. --
"Golden" Women of Faith (Originally Titled "A Salute to Black Women") / Stacey Evans Morgan --
Mourning a Child's Choice / Rochelle Riley --
Pt. II. Culture: Soul Music: The DNA of Our Destiny / A. Scott Galloway --
Black Like You / Laz Alonzo --
What It Means to Be Gullah / Ronald Daise --
The Little Red School House / Bridget Isaac --
The African-American Tradition: A Framework for Increasing Educational Outcomes for Our Children / Ontario S. Wooden --
Growing Up Creole in Los Angeles / Mark Broyard --
Urgent Message: We've Got a Problem Here. Fortunately, It's Never Too Late to Do Something About It / Geraldine Westbro Pt. III. Relationships: Love, Marriage, and Struggle / Ruby Dee --
Living Single / Gilda N. Squire --
Modern Black Love: Phase Three / Muta'ali Muhammad --
Relationships Matter / Felicia "The Poetess" Morris --
Gone / Terese Harris --
Home Is Calling Me: Blacks, Religion, and Multiculturalism / Korie L. Edwards --
R(evolution) / David J. Malebranche --
Dear Harold / Hattie Mae Winston --
The Responsibility / David Horton --
This Dope Called Hope / Malcolm-Jamal Warner --
Pt. IV. Community: Actionable Pride / Cathy Hughes --
Not Denise Huxtable / Shelby Powell-Hicks --
My American Dream / H. Alexander Robinson --
An Artist's Colorful Palette / Bret Eileen Wilson --
The Courage to Dream / William "Billy" Bass --
How Long Will We Continue to Allow the Destruction of the Global Image of the Black Woman? / Jasmyne Cannick --
I'm Black, but Am I Black Enough? / Nadia Utaillade --
The Complexity of Race and Class / Harold A. Dawson, Jr. --
On Freedom / Logan H. Westbrooks --
Pushed to the Edge: Katrina Stories / Sally Ann Roberts --
The Black Community: For Sale by Owners / Angelo B. Henderson --
A Journey into Manhood / James Worthy III --
Pay It Forward / Gil L. Robertson IV --
Old Times / Talib Latif --
Something Extraordinary, Something Unique --
It's All Up to You / Thurbert E. Baker Pt. V. Self: The Psychology of Beauty / Beverly Johnson --
To Thine Own Self, Be True / Bunnie Jackson-Ransom --
Better than Equal: Love, Community, and Struggle Forged this Manhood / Anthony Asadullah Samad --
What Happens in the Dark / Michele Edwards --
Part-Time Thuggin': Redefining a Generation by Discarding the Thug Swagger / P. Frank Williams --
Monica, Katrina, & Michelle: The Journey to Obama / Ava DuVernay --
Just Who I Am / Joseph R. Whitfield --
Staying True to Your Dreams / Tasha Smith --
History Informs Who I Am, or How I Narrowly Escaped Backslapping / Iona Morris --
A Black Male Teen in America / Bernard Harrison --
Comfortable Being Me / Michelle Falconer --
Black Like Me? / Denise L. McIver --
Finding My Niche / Allycin Powell-Hicks --
A Multicultural African / Victoria Rowell --
Why Not? / Gerald S. Brooks --
By Any Other Name / Hasna Muhammad --
Black Enough for Me / Donald K. Sherman --
I Am a New Mrikan / Dee Robinson --
Little Black Girl in an All-White World / Candi Carter --
Memo to Myself: I Can Grieve Now / Christopher D. Cathcart --
Short Cuts: A Hairstory / Regina R. Robertson --
Didn't You Get The Memo? African Americans Come in All Shades! / Chandra R. Thomas --
Calm within the Storm / Max L. Siegel.
Responsibility: [edited by] Gil L. Robertson IV.

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