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The Holy Book Of Wonder By Ital Iman
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Like the 26 miles deadly dreadful road leading up to Chaco canyon in New Mexico signs and symbol are surrounding the remote Minaret of Jam, like the Master Blaster Jamming it has taken over an almost... More > impossible 36 years up until this point and there is still faith we will reach, for we have been given the signs… Like the National Museum of African American History grand opening, this book of wonder is the greatest work of literature since Holy Quran, it’s a response to the call of bible/Quran, dedicated to the spirit of Benjamin Banneker and all the ancestors who fought and died for our liberation. in The Name Of Allah: it is the call to prayer, the final call, we are grateful for this blessing, our contribution to a great black legacy set forth by the builders of the great pyramids, this work was 36 years in the writing. May the Gods be pleased...it is an answer to the message in the music of the Major Prophets, it is wisdom of the Rastafari movement, the essence there of: it is The Holy Book of Wonder.< Less
Where Rebels Roost... Mississippi Civil Rights Revisited By Susan/ Klopfer, MBA et al.
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After 23 months of research and writing, Where Rebels Roost features --A Nine-page Selected Bibliography/Citations: 73 Books; 3 Dissertations; 47 Articles; 32 Collections, Interviews, Oral Histories... More > --Twenty-pages/Lists of Dead/References 900+ names and information of African Americans lynched and murdered in Mississippi from 1870 to 1970 (references Southern Law & Poverty Center, NAACP, Tuskegee Institute, individual family and friends, personal research) --Sixteen-page/160+ Names of Emmett Till Principles/Names and biographies of people close to this case, from lawyers, witnesses, judges and jurors to police, politicians, friends and families. Also, civil war stories of black heroism (spies and soldiers for the North)--And over one hundred specific Sovereignty Commission Documents, cited with references given (plus over 1,000 footnotes!), But more important are the stories of some very unique, persevering and brave people -- all stories that deserve to be told.< Less
John Wesley Carhart: Preacher, Author, Inventor, Physician and Father of the Automobile By George D. Fennell
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The first automobile in the history of the United States appeared on Racine, WI, streets back in 1873. It was a steam propelled horseless carriage conceived, designed and built by Rev. John Wesley... More > Carhart, pastor of the Methodist-Episcopal Church there. A few years later, while serving as Presiding Elder of the Appleton, WI, District of the Methodist Church, an "Open Letter" written by fellow Methodist Minister George C. Haddock, and published in the Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, would change the course of John Wesley Carhart's life forever. John Wesley Carhart also was a prolific writer. One of his books, "Norma Trist," was one of the first novels to deal with homosexuality. He self-published the book and was arrested for sending pornography through the mail when he began filling mail orders for the book. Another of his books, "Under Palmetto and Pine," was a sensitive treatment of the problems facing African Americans living in the South, especially in Texas, during the late 1880's.< Less
Where Rebels Roost... Mississippi Civil Rights Revisited By Susan/ Klopfer, MBA et al.
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After 23 months of research and writing, Where Rebels Roost features --A Nine-page Selected Bibliography/Citations: 73 Books; 3 Dissertations; 47 Articles; 32 Collections, Interviews, Oral Histories... More > --Twenty-pages/Lists of Dead/References 900+ names and information of African Americans lynched and murdered in Mississippi from 1870 to 1970 (references Southern Law & Poverty Center, NAACP, Tuskegee Institute, individual family and friends, personal research) --Sixteen-page/160+ Names of Emmett Till Principles/Names and biographies of people close to this case, from lawyers, witnesses, judges and jurors to police, politicians, friends and families. Also, civil war stories of black heroism (spies and soldiers for the North)--And over one hundred specific Sovereignty Commission Documents, cited with references given (plus over 1,000 footnotes!), But more important are the stories of some very unique, persevering and brave people -- all stories that deserve to be told.< Less
The Educational Contract By Dr. Sharon Washington
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The difficulty in explaining why so many African American students do so poorly in school is in peeling back the layers of why their parents let them. What's even more difficult to explain is how the... More > 1954 US Supreme Court case "Brown," which was intended to bring educational equality, actually has contributed to the phenomenon. "THE EDUCATIONAL CONTRACT" is a peek into the moral dilemma of a history that has shaped a cultural pattern of failure for more than sixty years in inner-city schools. Drawing on her own childhood experiences in high-poverty schools, and her work to transform some of the worst performing schools in the US, Dr. Sharon Washington presents a look at this pattern of failure through what she calls an /educational contract/; and she puts forward solutions that can set inner-city schools on a dramatically different course. "THE EDUCATIONAL CONTRACT" is a penetrating and powerful call to action that takes the conversation of failing urban public schools to the masses.< Less
Cadiz [Spanish] By Benito Perez Galdos
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Cadiz is a town in Green County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 863 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Martintown is located in the town.According to the United States... More > Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.6 square miles (94.7 km²), of which, 36.4 square miles (94.3 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.38%) is water.As of the census of 2000, there were 863 people, 327 households, and 251 families residing in the town. The population density was 23.7 people per square mile (9.1/km²). There were 349 housing units at an average density of 9.6 per square mile (3.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.61% White, 0.35% African American, 0.35% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cadiz,_Wisconsin Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less

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