qThis is an honest gut wrenching narrative of transparent truths. a journey written from a personal pen; simple, careful and urgent. An emergence of refreshing memories that from a non-radial tale tells the kernel of qaffi rmative action;q the power of true access to education in a swelling chorus of truths and experiences. We live in the same cities, but we don't talk to each other.....most folks don't have a clue what the real journey has been f or some blacks. Dr. Patricia Ferdinand succeeds in sharing with a qsmall islandq naivety that is simply refreshing. Rosie Gordon-Wallace, Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubat or qThis book highlights an amazing journey that is shared by the Caribbean matriarchs who I cherish and learn from. I see how their presence and choices serve as a model f or our children and grandchildren. I see how invaluable having such a strong, focused mother was to my development and education both within the walls of a school and externally in how I have come to approach my professional life.q Constance Simpson qProvides amazing insight into Patricia's educational experience that relates to women of the Caribbean, and to women in America today. a big call to women of Africa descent of all ages to give birth; as Patricia does; and inspire new lives.q Violet Johnson q a terrifi c reminder that in every area of our lives God is in charge and cares about us; especially when we are faithful to Him.q Clive McDonaldPatricia Ferdinand, PhD. I am sure that many black American families, especially those in the South, did these kinds of things. ... If you did not like the school in the neighborhood you lived in and you were able to take a bus, walk, or drive, you were free to attend the school of your choice as long as you were able to pass the anbsp;...
|Author||:||Patricia Ferdinand, PhD|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2014-07-14|