Tag Archive | Social Issues

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 – White Trash: The 400 Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg

Racism? Sexism? Classism? And all of the other “ism’s” is what makes up America and every other civilization throughout history. It’s just human nature, and we can get away from it.   I know we in America, continue to try to deliver on the ideology of “American Exceptionalism” and a real “melting pot” concept, and […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – New Rules: Polite Musings From a Timid Observer by Bill Maher

I am a big fan of Bill Maher, and I’m sure to catch is weekly television show on HBO every Friday, called, Real Time with Bill Maher. It’s a humorous look at the week’s news, especially the political landscape, has he takes issue with just about everything that happened throughout the week. Of course, one […]

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 – Why Is The Penis Shaped Like That by Jesse Bering

http://www.audible.com/pd/Science-Technology/Why-Is-the-Penis-Shaped-Like-That-Audiobook/B007ZSRM3S Okay, you got me!  I have to admit that the title of the book caught my attention, but once I got into it, I realized that this book is chock full of information on the body and body parts that I typically don’t give much thought to.  I do now! The book goes into […]