Odyssey
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

Odyssey


  • Author: Walter Mosley
  • Release Date : 2013-12-17
  • Genre: African American
  • File Size: 6842292 Bytes


In this gripping and provocative eBook original novel celebrated  bestselling author Walter Mosley explores the mind of an African-American man who is forced to re-examine his most closely held beliefs about race and about himself. Sovereign James wakes up one morning to discover that he’s gone blind.Sovereign’s doctors can't find anything wrong with him, nor does he remember any physical or psychological trauma. Unless his sight returns, Sovereign has reached the end of his 25-year career in human resources. A couple of weeks later he is violently mugged on the street. His sight briefly, miraculously returns during the attack: for a few seconds, he can see as well as hear a young female bystander’s cries of distress. Now he must grap...

A Hope in the Unseen
Score: 4.5
From 32 Ratings

A Hope in the Unseen


  • Author: Ron Suskind
  • Release Date : 1998-05-18
  • Genre: Sociology
  • File Size: 7084117 Bytes


The inspiring, true coming-of-age story of a ferociously determined young man who, armed only with his intellect and his willpower, fights his way out of despair.In 1993, Cedric Jennings was a bright and ferociously determined honor student at Ballou, a high school in one of Washington D.C.’s most dangerous neighborhoods, where the dropout rate was well into double digits and just 80 students out of more than 1,350 boasted an average of B or better. At Ballou, Cedric had almost no friends. He ate lunch in a classroom most days, plowing through the extra work he asked for, knowing that he was really competing with kids from other, harder schools. Cedric Jennings’s driving ambition—which was fully supported by his forceful mother—wa...

The African American Odyssey

The African American Odyssey


  • Author : Darlene Clark Hine
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0205728812


The African American Odyssey Book Description :

The African-American Odyssey is a compelling story of agency, survival, struggle and triumph over adversity. The authors highlight what it has meant to be black in America and how African-American history is inseparably woven into the greater context of American history. The text provides accounts of the lives of ordinary men and women alongside those of key African-Americans and the impact they have had on the struggle for equality to illuminate the central place of African-Americans in U.S. history more than any other text....

The African American odyssey

The African American odyssey


  • Author : Darlene Clark Hine
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2002-03-08
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0130977969


The African American odyssey Book Description :

For one/two-semester, undergraduate courses in African-American History, African-American Studies, and United States History. Written by leading scholars, The African-American Odyssey is a clear and comprehensive narrative of African-American history, from its African roots to the 21st century. This text places African-American history at the center, and in the context, of American History. Biographical profiles, documents, art, a Living Word CD, and the Companion Website dramatize the narrative and illuminate key personalities, events, and issues that shaped African-American history....

August Wilson and the African American Odyssey

August Wilson and the African American Odyssey


  • Author : Kim Pereira
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0252064291


August Wilson and the African American Odyssey Book Description :

In this critical study of four plays by Pulitzer Prize-winner August Wilson-- Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Fences, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, and The Piano Lesson--Pereira show how Wilson uses the themes of separation, migration, and reunion to depict the physical and psychological journeys of African Americans in the 20th century....

The African American Odyssey  Combined Volume

The African American Odyssey Combined Volume


  • Author : Darlene Clark Hine
  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release Date : 2013-08-28
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780205947508


The African American Odyssey Combined Volume Book Description :

A compelling story of agency, survival, struggle and triumph over adversity More than any other text, The African-American Odyssey illuminates the central place of African-Americans in U.S. history by telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America and how African-American history is inseparably woven into the greater context of American history. From Africa to the 21st century, this book follows the long and turbulent journey of African-Americans, the rich culture they have nurtured throughout their history and the quest for freedom through which African-Americans have sought to counter oppression and racism. This text also recognizes the diversity within the African-American sphere, providing coverage of class and gender and balancing...

African American Odyssey  The  Combined Volume

African American Odyssey The Combined Volume


  • Author : Darlene Clark Hine
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2017-08-29
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780134485409


African American Odyssey The Combined Volume Book Description :

More than any other text, The African-American Odyssey The, Combined Volume (Subscription), 7/e illuminates the central place of African Americans in U.S. history – not only telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America, but also how African-American history is inseparably weaved into the greater context of American history and vice versa. Told through a clear, direct, and flowing narrative by leading scholars in the field, The African-American Odyssey draws on recent research to present black history within broad social, cultural, and political frameworks. From Africa to the Twenty-First Century, this book follows their long, turbulent journey, including the rich culture that African Americans have nurtured throughout their history...

The African American Odyssey  Volume 1

The African American Odyssey Volume 1


  • Author : Darlene Clark Hine
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2017-01-19
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780134490946


The African American Odyssey Volume 1 Book Description :

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. A compelling story of agency, survival, struggle and triumph over adversity More than any other text, The African-American Odyssey illuminates the central place of African-Americans in U.S. history by telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America and how African-American history is inseparably woven into the greater context of American history. From Africa to the 21st century, this book follows the long and turbulent journey of African-Americans, the rich culture they have nurtured throughout their history and the quest for freedom through which African-Americans have sought to cou...

African American Odyssey

African American Odyssey


  • Author : Board of Trustees Professor of African American Studies and Professor of History Darlene Clark Hine
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2008-05-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0136002455


African American Odyssey Book Description :

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The African American Odyssey

The African American Odyssey


  • Author : Darlene Clark Hine
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2013-08-25
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0205949959


The African American Odyssey Book Description :

A compelling story of agency, survival, struggle and triumph over adversity. This text illuminates the central place of African Americans in U.S. history by telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America and how African-American history is inseparably woven into the greater context of American history. African Americans draws on recent research to present black history within broad social, cultural and political frameworks. From Africa to the 21st century, this book follows the long turbulent journey of African Americans, the rich culture they have nurtured throughout their history and the quest for freedom through which African Americans have sought to counter oppression and racism. This text also recognizes the diversity within the A...

The African American Odyssey Since 1865

The African American Odyssey Since 1865


  • Author : Darlene Clark Hine
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 1999-12-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0137588488


The African American Odyssey Since 1865 Book Description :

This clearly written, comprehensive textbook explores the African-American experience in the United States from its African origins to the present. It highlights the pivotal role African Americans have played in the nation's history, placing their experience in the context of national trends and events. Tracing their journey towards freedom and full participation in American democracy, The African-American Odyssey gives voice to leaders and ordinary men and women from all walks of life. It examines the rich and expressive culture and the independent institutions African Americans created to address their needs and ensure the survival of their communities. It explores the impact of African-American culture on the larger American culture. And it forthr...