Tag Archive | Race

James Donaldson’s Book Review Report: Martin Luther King Jr Speech – “Where Do We Go From Here?”

http://www.audible.com/pd/Nonfiction/Where-Do-We-Go-From-Here-Audiobook/B002VAEVBG/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_srTtl?qid=1416181024&sr=1-1 I woke up this morning listening to the “Where Do We Go from Here” sermon by Martin Luther King Jr. It still amazes me how relevant his speeches and sermons are in today’s world, since the first spoke them over 50 years ago. The thing that most put a smile on my face this […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Articulate While Black: Barack Obama, Language, and Race in the U.S by H. Samy Alim

This was an interesting book, to say the least. The authors, throughout the book, are trying to connect a “professional speaker” like former President Barack Obama, who, because he is an African-American, that white America actually enjoyed listening to, the authors spend the majority of the book making the comparisons between Barack Obama, and others […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Invisible Men: Mass Incarceration and the Myth of Black Progress by Becky Petitt

http://www.audible.com/pd/Nonfiction/Invisible-Men-Audiobook/B00BU8HNU6 This book covers one of the “fastest growing industries in America”, that being the penal system institution that continues to incarcerate more Americans (pro rata), and disproportionately, Americans of color, then any other penal system institution in the world. The author, Becky Petitt, does an okay job of sharing with us the statistics, that […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – This Is Herman Cain by Herman Cain

http://www.audible.com/pd/Bios-Memoirs/This-Is-Herman-Cain-Audiobook/B005MKZCB0 This is Herman Cain, is sure enough “All About Herman Cain”. The book gives a good insight to “The Man” who is Herman Cain.  Narrated by Herman Cain himself, he takes us back to his childhood and his upbringing and sharing with us a lot of the things (and people) that shaped and formed […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Black History: History in an Hour by Rupert Colley

http://www.audible.com/pd/History/Black-History-History-in-an-Hour-Audiobook/B006X4EU5I I really enjoyed Rupert Colley’s audio book collections of History in an Hour. They teach me so much, and for a busy person like me on the go, it works out great to pick up such informative information of things that I thought that I already knew. This audio book, Black History: History in […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Where Do We Go From Here: From A Call To A Conscience by Martin Luther King Jr.

http://www.audible.com/pd/Nonfiction/Where-Do-We-Go-From-Here-Audiobook/B002VAEVBG Sen. Edward Kennedy makes a wonderful introduction with “Where Do We Go from Here”, one of the landmark speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This is one of King’s best speeches as he talks to America and the American Negroes about where do they go from here. King is encouraging voter registration drives, […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Democracy Matters: Winning The Fight Against Imperialism by Dr. Cornel West

http://www.audible.com/pd?asin=B002V1CDVU Cornel West is at his best in describing the changes that he feels that America must undergo in order to deal with the class-ism, racism, poverty and social issues that continue to plague this great Nation. West is one of the great voices in this country who isn’t afraid to take on the Establishment […]