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Stories For The Young By Geoffrey G B
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I hope this book will help you discover and appreciate something of the central role which traditional stories-storytelling has played in most cultures, and in some places still does. One thing to... More > bear in mind is that in many old traditions storytelling is synonymous with song, chant, music, or epic poetry, especially in the bardic traditions. Stories may be chanted or sung, along with musical accompaniment on a certain instrument. Therefore some who would be called folk musicians by foreign music enthusiasts are just as accurately called storytellers - their true roles are more profound, as their names reflect: bards, ashiks, jyrau, griots amongst many more. Their roles in fact are often as much spiritual teachers and exemplars, or healers, for which the stories and music are vehicles, as well as historians and tradition-bearers.< Less
The Wise Men and Women Have Sent Me to Tell You By Marcus Girard
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“This is the first book by Motivational Speaker and Trainer, Marcus Girard. Mr. Girard candidly shares his experiences of growing up on the mean streets of Brooklyn, New York and offers readers... More > four life principles that aided him in keeping his own life on track. This book helps young men to take a hard look at the kind of men they are becoming spiritually, physically, mentally, emotionally, financially, socially and sexually. Mr. Girard hammers away at the pseudo image of manhood that negative rap music and hip hop culture offers young men in today’s times. Other topics covered in this book include functional illiteracy and the immeasurable value of reading, developing a work ethic, and transitioning out of their parent’s home. Young men get a chance to look ten years into the future and consider where the positive and negative consequences of their actions have brought them."< Less
The Wise Men and Women Have Sent Me to Tell You By Marcus Girard
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“This is the first book by Motivational Speaker and Trainer, Marcus Girard. Mr. Girard candidly shares his experiences of growing up on the mean streets of Brooklyn, New York and offers readers... More > four life principles that aided him in keeping his own life on track. This book helps young men to take a hard look at the kind of men they are becoming spiritually, physically, mentally, emotionally, financially, socially and sexually. Mr. Girard hammers away at the pseudo image of manhood that negative rap music and hip hop culture offers young men in today’s times. Other topics covered in this book include functional illiteracy and the immeasurable value of reading, developing a work ethic, and transitioning out of their parent’s home. Young men get a chance to look ten years into the future and consider where the positive and negative consequences of their actions have brought them."< Less
OCEANSIDE By DAVID A. CLARKE
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This short story is an ethnographic reflection of one person's experiences in the youth culture of one Southern California city, called Oceanside. This story is about lost love, coffee house culture,... More > slight drug culture, and the ramifications of senseless violence. Excellent, "human" content!< Less
OCEANSIDE By DAVID A. CLARKE
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This short story is an ethnographic reflection of one person's experiences in the youth culture of one Southern California city, called Oceanside. This story is about lost love, coffee house culture,... More > slight drug culture, and the ramifications of senseless violence. Excellent, "human" content!< Less
march of the libertines By Marsalis Higgs
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While her drug-dealing boyfriends ignore her, her socialite best friends go commando on the red carpet. Her father may run a software empire, but he has no idea how to be a single parent. She is... More > afraid of being alone, fond of the smell of hotel rooms. And although she's only 15, DeLorean Pierce already sees humanity as a group of libertines, marching to their own rhythm. Set at the height of the decadent Bush Jr.-era and told in short cinematic takes, MARCH OF THE LIBERTINES follows the many exploits and misadventures of a rebellious heiress growing up in a darkly colorful world of crackpot billionaires, flaming youth, drunken orgies, and the ever-present paparazzi, waiting to snap away at one's next tragedy.< Less
By Any Media Necessary By Cara Lisa Powers
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By Any Media Necessary explores an intersection of youth culture, pop-culture, social justice movements, Hip Hop, media justice and education. The subtitle of the book: why young people of the Hip... More > Hop generations need to use media to organize for a more just and sustainable future, seeks to make a very specific assertion. A massive social justice movement is necessary to save our world. Further, it must be align itself with the many struggles of today instead of against individual oppressive factors. Further, it must be led by young people, it must integrate media and evolving technologies, and it must understand and employ facets of Hip Hop culture and other evolving pop cultural phenomena in order to be successful. In this book, you will learn how to be a part of this massive social justice movement, and why it is critical to begin now.< Less
By Any Media Necessary By Cara Lisa Powers
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By Any Media Necessary explores an intersection of youth culture, pop-culture, social justice movements, Hip Hop, media justice and education. The subtitle of the book: why young people of the Hip... More > Hop generations need to use media to organize for a more just and sustainable future, seeks to make a very specific assertion. A massive social justice movement is necessary to save our world. Further, it must be align itself with the many struggles of today instead of against individual oppressive factors. Further, it must be led by young people, it must integrate media and evolving technologies, and it must understand and employ facets of Hip Hop culture and other evolving pop cultural phenomena in order to be successful. In this book, you will learn how to be a part of this massive social justice movement, and why it is critical to begin now.< Less
Good Will Reconsidered By Martin Gold & Ravi Srinivasan
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Community research, case studies, and schematic design proposals for a new cultural arts center in the Newtown neighborhood of Sarasota, Florida. University of Florida students and faculty in... More > collaboration with New College of Florida, The Ringling College of Art and Design, Newtown Alive, and the City of Sarasota develop a civic program for a new cultural arts center. Six alternatives were proposed that integrate cultural history, sustainability, civic activities, and an array of arts that can inspire and provide opportunities for youths through seniors living in Newtown.< Less
Daybreak in the Mountains By M. McCoy Franklin
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This biography of C. McCoy Franklin describes his nurture in the culture of Appalachia, his burning desire to get an education, his return to the mountain community where he grew up, Crossnore, NC,... More > to provide spiritual and educational resources for other mountain youth. He spent half of his life in Weatern North Carolina and half in Eastern Tennessee. His story will make you laugh, make you cry, might make you angry, and will surely inspire you.< Less

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