Author, Tavis Smiley (introduction). Country, United States. Language, English. Publisher, Third World Press. Publication date. The Covenant with Black America is a political, non-fiction book. Overview. Covenant with Black America has ratings and 22 reviews. AngiJo said: This was a very easy read. The compilation of essays highlighted some stark disp. The Covenant In Action has 60 ratings and 3 reviews. Marilyn said: We as a Community Action class preparing for the unbelievable nomination and election.. .
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I havis have liked to see family-friendly policies featured as one of the covenants. Refresh and try again. The data appears to overwhelming indicate that special focus needs to be paid to African American needs. We have to change to see a change.
Most recently, he and best friend Dr. There is much to learn, and more than much to do to create economic parity.
The compilation of essays highlighted some stark disparities between African Americans and White Americans that makes one think twice about whether it’s time to do away with the labels and distinctions.
Its disconcerting when a group as big and diverse as “African Americans” is presented as a unified block.
Kesha rated it liked it Jan 09, Jae D rated it really liked it May 21, Aug 01, Marilyn Diamond rated it it was amazing. The Covenant with Black America is a profound literary work that reveals the smilwy about America and its tenuous relationship with the African-American community.
Nandi Crawford rated it it was amazing Mar 07, As a NY Times Bestseller its clear that the book is being read, but its more difficult to assess if the book has been successful at motivating readers to take action. And perhaps we could move on to things that weren’t addressed in ttavis book – the war on drugs and the growing scarcity of the two parent household.
The Covenant In Action
If this seems like the “I’ve heard all of this before” sort of talk, then chalk it up as a much needed reminder of the tavls of a people if nothing is done to aid, educate, and advocate for said people. Paperbackpages.
The information included in this book shouldn’t be anything you haven’t heard before.
This is the type of book that would open yours eyes to covenang like this and I believe it did a good job. Maurice Mickles rated it it was amazing Aug 18, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Covenant with Black Americaplease sign up.
The Covenant In Action by Tavis Smiley
Paperbackpages. Jul covenwnt, Ski Chills rated it it was amazing. Ryan rated it really liked it Jul 01, Kaci Strother rated it it was amazing Nov 28, Sep 27, AngiJo rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Each chapter outlines one key issue and provides a list of resources, suggestions for action, and a checklist for what concerned citizens can do to keep their communities progressing socially, politically, and economically.
Addressing these pressing concerns are contributors Dr.
Need to place action behind words to find success. This was a very easy read. We had our own banks, travel agencies, doctors offices and homes. The exceptio We as a Community Action class preparing for the unbelievable nomination and election of the Historical 43rd President Barak Obama.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Nov 02, Chris added it Recommends it for: I think that this is a good read and it has a lots of insight.
Corryn rated it liked it Feb 04, Jun 09, Michael Glover rated it really liked it. Trivia About Covenant with Bla I think this is a real informational book for people to read. Sep 26, Xovenant rated it did not like it Shelves: Tavis painted a solid picture about the state of Black America and the information he discussed in this book was powerful!
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Nov 01, Sava Hecht rated it it was ok. The sobering statistics regarding familiar issues healthcare, incarceration, college graduates and not so familiar issues digital divide, plight of rur This was a very easy read. We provided employment to our youth and incarcerated.
Timothy McCluskey rated it it was ok May 21, The book is a little repetitive – if you get to the end of eac This book was decent in my opinion. Michelle rated it really liked it May 30, Jan 07, Tracy Lewis rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book is a little repetitive – if you get to the end of each chapter you’ll see what I’m talking about.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It was an interesting read. Tavis Smiley isn’t my favorite person or my favorite writer, but his solutions to the issues Black America faces are doable – even if they are unlikely. After attending Indiana University, he worked during the late s as an aide to Tom Clvenant, the mayor of Los Angeles.
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