Three essays and interviews with photographs by author and musician Joan Cartwright about the creation of blues in America by Africans captured for servitude on Euro-American plantations over a span... More > of 400 years. This book should be read by music students and enthusiasts, alike.< Less
Our parents, grandparents, and great grandparents were successful in getting us to understand the direct connection between completing our education and academic excellence and our access to a world... More > of endless opportunities. In the Millennium, approximately 7,000 children drop out of American high schools during each day of the academic year according to the Washington, D.C.-based Alliance for Excellent Education.
This book explores the reasons for frustration among teachers, and why so many children are left behind in the American school system.< Less