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Why this book

David Grann sheds light on a chilling chapter of American History.

At one time the Native American tribe, the Osage, were the wealthiest people in the world and then they were murdered. A true account of the early 20th-century murders of dozens of wealthy Osage and law-enforcement officials, citing the contributions and missteps of a fledgling FBI agent that eventually uncovered one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history.

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His mother pushed him from a moving vehicle. Funny!

Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother.  He was evidence of his parents’ indiscretion, Trevor was kept mostly indoors for the earliest years of his life.  It is a story of his search to find his place and also a story of his relationship with his mother, whom he finds a bit extreme at times. Funny, inspiring, eyeopening, and compelling.  Apartheid  South Africa made life difficult for Trevor and his mother. 

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Isabel Wilkerson reveals the HARSH reality of the Great Migration.

Wilkerson’s account of the exodus of African Americans from the South finds a poignant voice in three witnesses of the Great Migration who chart the turbulence of the journey and destination.

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129827444

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Shaka Senghor gives voice to an American Story. It's a full circle story of redemption.

Writing My Wrongs is an intensely human
story, and a humanizing narrative for a
segment of the population that is often
dehumanized in our culture and media.
Shaka own his actions.  His  words cut to the core. For  the complete SUPER SOUL SUNDAY interview click the link below.

https://youtu.be/GDpdo30lhXo

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JAMES A. CONE IS NOT QUIET. HE GOES THERE.

the American church and theologians for failing to see the obvious connections between the cross to the lynching tree. Cone provides a valid argument in describing the connections. He starts by showing how Jesus was a victim of mob hysteria and makes a comparison with the mob mentality of the white Americans, thirsting for blood in the name of God in defense of segregation and white supremacy.

WHY THIS BOOK

Mel Robbins makes life transformation simple! Don't think just GO!

This booked is empowering self help.  It is a simple book that brings realization that we are all in control of our lives with the choice we make to get up and take action.  She explains why we don’t and gives provides a simple formula to take control of your life and implement transformation! IT WORKS!