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The Covenant with Black America - ten years later

Author: Tavis Smiley
Publisher: Carlsbad, California : SmileyBooks, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In 2006, Tavis Smiley teamed up with other leaders in the Black community to create a national plan of action to address the ten most crucial issues facing African Americans. The Covenant with Black America, which became a #1 New York Times bestseller, ran the gamut from health care to criminal justice, affordable housing to education, voting rights to racial divides. But a decade later, Black men still fall to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tavis Smiley
ISBN: 9781401951498 140195149X
OCLC Number: 928750900
Description: xii, 281 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Tavis Smiley --
Statement of purpose / Marian Wright Edelman --
Securing the right to healthcare and well-being / David M. Satcher ; Ten years later / Kosali Simon, Angshuman Gooptu, Seth Freedman, Victoria Perez --
Establishing a system of public education in which all children achieve at high levels and reach their full potential / Edmund W. Gordon ; Ten years later / Ashlyn Aiko Nelson, Bee Smale --
Correcting the system of unequal justice / James Bell ; Ten years later / Beth Cate, Andrea Need --
Fostering accountable community-centered policing / Maya Harris ; Ten years later / --
Jeremy G. Carter --
Ensuring broad access to affordable neighborhoods that connect to opportunity / Angela Glover Blackwell ; Ten years later / Michael McGuire --
Claiming our democracy / Wade Henderson ; Ten years later / Lisa Blomgren Amsler --
Strengthening our rural roots / Oleta Garrett Fitzgerald, Sarah Bobrow-Williams ; Ten years later / Michael McGuire --
Accessing good jobs, wealth, and economic prosperity / Marc H. Morial ; Ten years later / David Audretsch --
Assuring environmental justice for all / Robert D. Bullard ; Ten years later / Kenneth R. Richards --
Closing the racial digital divide / Tyrone D. Taborn ; Ten years later / Michael McGuire--
A call to action / Cornel West.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Tavis Smiley.

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With a plan of action to address the ten most crucial issues facing African Americans, this book calls for a renewal of The Covenant, with a new foreword and conclusion, alongside fresh data from the  Read more...

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