Best Read [Cathie Wright-Lewis] ✓ Passion's Pride: Return to the Dawning || [Cookbooks Book] PDF ☆
Jul 18, 2019 - 06:41 AM By Cathie Wright-Lewis

High School teacher Mecca Freeman has lost her faith In people In the future In the promise of racial equality and understanding But when she and her students witness the attack on the World Trade Center on 9 11, she begins a spiritual journey of discovery that opens her eyes to America s racist past Mecca learns why her courageous mother Passion abandoned the fight fHigh School teacher Mecca Freeman has lost her faith In people In the future In the promise of racial equality and understanding But when she and her students witness the attack on the World Trade Center on 9 11, she begins a spiritual journey of discovery that opens her eyes to America s racist past Mecca learns why her courageous mother Passion abandoned the fight for civil rights in Brooklyn and took her children out of the movement And she finally understands the connection between the Twin Towers, symbols of American wealth and power, and the slave trade that led so many African slaves to their death and burial at the foot of the Towers.
  • Title: Passion's Pride: Return to the Dawning
  • Author: Cathie Wright-Lewis
  • ISBN: 9780986240003
  • Page: 249
  • Format: Paperback

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Livey Jul 18, 2019 - 06:41 AM
The author is obviously very close to the topic matter. This book reminded me of the atrocities perpetrated against black people since the slavery was legal and how horrible crimes sparked the civil rights movement. She has multiple stories that could be continued in a sequel and that is what makes the book compelling. The Dedication and the Afterward explains a lot about the emotion and the desire to document the “love fighters” struggle in this book. I was impressed with the number of spir [...]
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Heidi Jul 18, 2019 - 06:41 AM
What I liked about the book was the historical content - African Burial Monument in NYC, the teachers strike of 1968, the civil rights leadership in Brooklyn, NY and the history of Brownsville. Those aspects of the book were intriguing. However, I had a bit of trouble following the author's writing style and the personal history of the main characters/spirits was confusing. Overall, an interesting book.
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Cathie Wright-Lewis Jul 18, 2019 - 06:41 AM
"Cathie Wright-Lewis' novel advances the Afrofuturist project by daring to see African-Americans in future-oriented contexts but only after a reconciliation with micro and macro layers of history, politics and spirituality. In fact her characters must reconcile with African Diaspora gods in order for us to all find salvation in our specific contexts. The novel also embraced Afrofuturist aesthetics by offering a text that renders redacted history in new, interesting and accessible ways. A conte [...]
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Passion's Pride: Return to the Dawning By Cathie Wright-Lewis High School teacher Mecca Freeman has lost her faith In people In the future In the promise of racial equality and understanding But when she and her students witness the attack on the World Trade Center on 9 11, she begins a spiritual journey of discovery that opens her eyes to America s racist past Mecca learns why her courageous mother Passion abandoned the fight fHigh School teacher Mecca Freeman has lost her faith In people In the future In the promise of racial equality and understanding But when she and her students witness the attack on the World Trade Center on 9 11, she begins a spiritual journey of discovery that opens her eyes to America s racist past Mecca learns why her courageous mother Passion abandoned the fight for civil rights in Brooklyn and took her children out of the movement And she finally understands the connection between the Twin Towers, symbols of American wealth and power, and the slave trade that led so many African slaves to their death and burial at the foot of the Towers.

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