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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Dedra Thornton rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Different persons in black america and their take on societal woes.
Published February 1st by SmileyBooks first published January 18th Also gives great recommendations of other idea driven books for those interested in an overall change state here in this country. Most helpful were the suggestions to both individuals and policy makers on the actions we can take to smileh things.
Covenant with Black America
Jul 09, Leigh Cross rated it it was ok Shelves: We have to change to see a change. Lists with This Book.
If this seems like the “I’ve heard all of this before” sort of talk, then chalk it tais as a much needed reminder of the prognosis of a people if nothing is done to aid, educate, and advocate for said people.
We provided employment to our youth and incarcerated. Dec 05, Heidi rated it liked it. And so the tone of the book can seem a bit divisive and I definitely felt like an outsider looking in.
The Covenant In Action by Tavis Smiley
But nonetheless research conducted comparing African Americans and other communities demonstrates undeniable differences and so all of these quibbles are inconsequential to the overall value of the book. Ryan rated it really liked it Jul 01, 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. 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.
Sep 27, AngiJo rated it really liked it Recommends it for: May 27, Eddie rated it really liked it Shelves: I think that this is a good read and it has a lots of insight. Jan 20, Eric Searcy added it. Aline Milligan rated it it was amazing Jun 16, Con Tavis Smiley is a talk show host, author, political commentator, entrepreneur, advocate and philanthropist. If you are not familiar with the state of the African-American community as it pertains to issues such as health, wealth, justice, etc George III rated it it was amazing Jan 27, Jul 05, Marika rated it really liked it.
Jae D rated it really liked it May 21, Be the first to ask a question about Covenant with Black America. After attending Indiana University, he worked during the late s as an aide to Tom Bradley, the mayor of Los Angeles.
Malik rated it really liked it Jan 03, The problem with works by writers like Smiley is that they never seem tor each the audiences to which they are directed.
Return to Book Page. Jan 07, Tracy Lewis rated it it was amazing Shelves: Despite what you’ve heard, not all truths are self-evident Dec 23, Andrea rated it really liked it.
Covenant with Black America by Tavis Smiley
cvenant Sep 26, Eugenia marked it as to-read. I believe the author wrote this book because he saw how we as a people are falling behind other races, not only because we dont want to help ourselves but also because we dont know how we are hurting and holding ourselves back.
We can be so much more progressed as a people of we werent so dependant on others.
Michelle rated it really liked it May 30, Nov 01, Sava Hecht rated it it was ok. Open Preview See a Problem? If you have heard some of this before, but only as conjecture, then The Covenant will make it factual by providing the statistical evidence.
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