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The Beast Side | Book by D. Watkins, David Talbot | Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schuster
In The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, first published in , freedman Equiano chronicled his journey into and out of slavery. Ever since, African-Americans have documented the long economic, psychological, and cultural shadow of being imported like commodities to this country.
Their works stretch from Booker T. It's a vivid meditation about how little pop culture matters to the people who live paycheck to paycheck.
Lessons of a Former Dope Dealer. The critically lauded author of The Beast Side and The Cook Up returns with an existential look at life in low-income black communities, while also offering a new framework for how we can improve the conversations occuring about them. Watkins has lectured at countless universities, prisons and schools all over the world, please see the booking section for more information. His latest We Speak for Ourselves is available for preorder.
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Order here. The Baltimore Writers Project is an archival website of original content consisting of but not limited to interviews, personal narratives, profiles, music, and short films—— all created and curated by high school students from Baltimore City Public Schools. Any and everything about Baltimore culture will be archived on this site. Anyone can upload content. At the risk of sounding Pollyanna-ish, no. Hope followed by persistent reality is what you get, then, along with a lingering sense of rightful unease, inability to stop pondering, and a need to become much, much more educated.
The Beast Side: Living (and Dying) While Black in America
Sun, Sept. Watkins c. His idea for ending violence and injustice is unique, but meaningful. Is that such a surprise?