Book Bits: “Defending The Spirit: A Black Life In America” By: Randall Robinson

Here are some interesting tidbits from “Defending The Spirit: A Black Life In America” By: Randall Robinson: • He was referred to as a “boy” by young white farmers when he was well into middle age. • He discusses what it was like to be one of a handful of Black students attending Harvard Law […]

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Book Bits: “The Mother Of Black Hollywood: A Memoir” By: Jenifer Lewis

Here are some interesting tidbits from “The Mother Of Black Hollywood: A Memoir” By: Jenifer Lewis: • She got a role on Broadway 11 days after moving to New York City. • Like any other Black person in America, she has faced racism. She details some of her encounters with racism. • She survived an […]

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Book Bits: “Guillaume: A Life” By: Robert Guillaume

Here are some interesting tidbits from “Guillaume: A Life” By: Robert Guillaume: • He grew up in St. Louis during the great depression. He went through a lot of family challenges growing up. Growing up he had to face poverty, racism, and miseducation. He poignantly describes what this was like. • His early life taught […]

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Book Bits: “The Rise, The Fall, The Recovery” By: Spencer Haywood

I definitely recommend this book. It was a great read. Here are some interesting tidbits from, “The Rise, The Fall, The Recovery” By: Spencer Haywood: • Spencer Haywood had some very interestingly varied life experiences. He experienced the most extreme poverty, as well a fame and fortune. • He picked cotton in the deep South […]

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