Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Review of ‘Being Property Once Myself’

BY DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER BOOK REVIEW “Being Property Once Myself: Blackness and the End of Man’’ by Joshua Bennett. Harvard University Press....

Books to learn more about Black history, racism, social justice

BY MOIRA MACDONALD AND NAOMI ISHISAKA THE SEATTLE TIMES/TNS The killing of George Floyd by police has sparked nationwide protests against violence toward Black people. With...

Book review of ‘Being Property Once Myself’

BY DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER “Being Property Once Myself: Blackness and the End of Man’’ by Joshua Bennett. Harvard University Press. 224...

‘Navigate Your Stars’ a story of pain, passion, persistence

BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER In these sad, scary, and surreal times, all of us need some inspiration. Jesmyn Ward, a professor...

Book examines how gangsta rap changed America

DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER In the early 1980s, rap music and hip hop were synonymous with New York City artists, fans,...

‘Race Against Time’ re-examines unsolved civil rights cases

BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER “The past is never dead,” William Faulkner wrote in “Requiem for a Nun.’’ “It’s not even...
Black Beauties

Floridian’s new book explores role of Black beauty queens

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSEE – Four global pageant titles are currently held by women of African descent. While the world is celebrating the...
Christopher T. Robertson

Book examines ‘cost exposure’ and access to health care services

“Exposed: Why Our Health Insurance Is Incomplete and What Can Be Done about It’’ by Christopher T. Robertson. Harvard University Press, 248 pages, $39.95 DR....

Take a break from turkey and stuffing to dig into these paperbacks

BY MOIRA MACDONALD THE SEATTLE TIMES/TNS On the slight possibility that you might have...

Rice gives candid account of personal, political life in ‘Tough Love’

REVIEW “Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For’’ by Susan Rice....