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- The Black Male Handbook: A Blueprint for Life by Kevin Powell
The Black Male Handbook: A Blueprint for Life by Kevin Powell
Kevin Powell is the author of thirteen books, including his autobiography, The Education of Kevin Powell: A Boy' s Journey into Manhood. He lives with his wife Jinah Parker, the dancer, choreographer, and playwright, in Brooklyn, New York.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-207), filmography (p. 209-211), and discography (p. 213-215).
Author and activist Kevin Powell and contributors Lasana Omar Hotep, Jeff Johnson, Byron Hurt, Dr. William Jelani Cobb, Ryan Mack, Kendrick B. Nathaniel, and Dr. Andre L. Brown deliver an essential collection of essays for Black men at all stages of their lives on surviving and thriving in an unjust world.The Black Male Handbook answers a collective hunger for new direction, fresh solutions to old problems, and a different kind of conversation--man-to-man and with Black male voices, all from the hip hop generation. The book tackles issues related to political, practical, cultural, and spiritual matters, and ending violence against women and girls.The book also features an appendix filled with useful readings, advice, and resources. The Black Male Handbook is a blueprint for those aspiring to thrive against the odds in America today.This is a must-have book, not only for Black male readers, but the women who befriend, parent, partner, and love them.