The Ways Of Black Folks: A Year in the Life of a People Lawrence C. Ross

ISBN: 9780758200570

Published: January 1st 2003

Hardcover

352 pages


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The Ways Of Black Folks: A Year in the Life of a People  by  Lawrence C. Ross

The Ways Of Black Folks: A Year in the Life of a People by Lawrence C. Ross
January 1st 2003 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 352 pages | ISBN: 9780758200570 | 5.13 Mb

For more than a year, Lawrence Ross, acclaimed journalist and author of Dafinas bestselling The Divine Nine, traveled nearly 150,000 miles, listening to stories and learning to see the world through the eyes of those he interviewed. In The Ways OfMoreFor more than a year, Lawrence Ross, acclaimed journalist and author of Dafinas bestselling The Divine Nine, traveled nearly 150,000 miles, listening to stories and learning to see the world through the eyes of those he interviewed.

In The Ways Of Black Folks: A Year in the Life of a People, he shares these unforgettable essays with readers. Each is a vivid portrait of an individual, whether African American, Afro-Brazilian, Afro-Caribbean, West Indian in London or Ghanian in Africa- yet, collectively, the stories paint the larger picture of a people.Ross recorded the experiences of celebrities like New York Times bestselling author E.

Lynn Harris, poet Nikki Giovanni, Dave Matthews Band musician Boyd Tinsley, and British Parliament Member David Lammy. He talked with everyday brothers and sisters, coping with the same challenges and triumphs. Some of these stories are filled with pain and heartache. Others are joyous and celebratory. Each story is as unique as its subjects life. Yet, at the end of his journey, Lawrence Ross discovered that no matter where people of color live, how much money each may have, or what each may do to earn a living, they have more in common with one another than they have differences.



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