Tag Archives: prejudice

Nothing but the Truth

My Father & Atticus Finch: A Lawyer’s Fight for Justice in 1930’s Alabama by Joseph Madison Beck is the remarkable true story of the life of the author’s father, Foster Beck. An attorney in Alabama, Beck defended an African-American male … Continue reading

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Our Bodies

I came to Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates unaware of its context. I had seen the book listed on a number of 2015 Best Books lists and decided to read it. To me, a second generation American, … Continue reading

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The Chicken or the Egg

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Connections

Small Island by Andrea Levy is a well-written story set in the World War II era.  There are four main characters, two in London and two from Jamaica.  Due in large part to the war, their lives become intertwined in … Continue reading

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