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Dream Dancers • Vol Two • 2018 By Spencer Jourdain
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Journey to the Promised Land tracks three generations of a black Georgia family through slavery, emancipation, black Reconstruction, the restoration of white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow in... More > the “New South.” After the Civil War, the United States Congress set in motion an ambitious Southern Reconstruction plan for black advancement toward political and economic equality. However, the South still harbored an illusory vision called “The Lost Cause” of a happy pre-War society made prosperous by black slave labor. In Georgia, a majority of white citizens in 1872 used their control of the voting process and constant guerrilla terror campaigns against the new black citizens to achieve sweeping state political victories. The newly emancipated black population aided by white Southerners derisively called “scalawags” battled determinedly back. Journey to the Promised Land tells this story.< Less
The Dream Dancers: Volume One By Spencer Jourdain
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The Dream Dancers, Volume I: New England Preservers of the Dream (1620–1924), recounts the long struggle to achieve freedom and equality for Americans of color, as experienced by a... More > multicultural New England family. Born at the end of the Civil War, Edwin Bush Jourdain, Sr. (1865–1938) grew up in an American family of African, Native American, and European heritage in New Bedford, Massachusetts, during the turbulent era of unrealized post–Civil War dreams. In 1905, Edwin, Sr., will assist his friend and colleague W.E.B. Du Bois in the creation of the startling Niagara Movement that will insist upon equal civil rights without further delay for people of color in America, and around the world. The empowering philosophy of the Niagara Movement will motivate Attorney Jourdain’s son, Edwin B. Jourdain, Jr., while a student at Harvard in 1921 to ignite a protest for student racial equality soon championed by Harvard alumni nationwide.< Less

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The CashPT® Blueprint: How I Built and Scaled a Successful Cash-Based Physical Therapy Practice Even When I Was Told It Was Unethical, a Bad Idea and That No One Would Pay More Than Their Copay for Physical Therapy! The CashPT®... By Aaron LeBauer
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