American challenges in the Obama Era.
Subject: Poetry
Author: Johnson-Redd, Larry Ukali
Pub Date: 11/01/2010
Publication: Name: Journal of Pan African Studies Publisher: Journal of Pan African Studies Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Social sciences Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2010 Journal of Pan African Studies ISSN: 0888-6601
Issue: Date: Nov, 2010 Source Volume: 4 Source Issue: 1
Accession Number: 306754391
Full Text: This book is an analysis of the Barack Obama Administration and the era it has spawned including the current status of African-Americans, and Africans due to the steepness of challenges and all Americans who face substantial challenges in the Obama Era through essays and spoken-word style poetry. This book is about thinking in the box and out of the box to come up with solutions to very deep and difficult problems and issues that unite and divide America and even the world. This is part 1 of a 2 part series. Part 2 is yet to be written and so too is the whole story about the Obama era. However the essays and spoken-word paint a picture of how we are now are at the beginning of the Obama era in American, and world history.

American Challenges in the Obama Era, Part 1 (Kindle Edition, 2010) by Larry Ukali_Johnson-Redd, reviewed by Alice Holman of The RAWSISTAZ(tm) Reviewers.

American Challenges in the Obama Era is a call for Black people to unite, to love themselves and each other, to stop killing one another and move forward. He urges our young men to pull up their pants and be kind to Black women. He is very interested in young Blacks getting a good education. He also urges America to pay the reparations that Black people are due after being stolen from Africa, ripped from their family, the middle passage and the horrors of slavery.

Parts of the book are prose and parts are wonderful poems that say everything Larry-Ukali Johnson-Redd wishes to pass on to his readers. It is a wonderful book that gives hope in a time that sometimes feels so empty. People are in need and he has suggestions for President Obama to use to get us back on track. For sure it is a must-read book.

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