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Heart Full of Grace: A Thousand Years of Black Wisdom

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Rich with sweetness and anger, strength and sorrow, andlt;Iandgt;Heart Full of Graceandlt;/Iandgt; is a bounteous treasury of a thousand years of black wisdom. Here are quotations from traditional African sources as well as African-American writers, political leaders, artists, sports heroes, and the anonymous slaves and soldiers who fought and sacrificed for freedom, their families, and the future. Their words offer inspiration, consolation, encouragement, and enlightenment. andlt;BRandgt; Invaluable as a reference or as a rich mine of African-American culture and history, andlt;Iandgt;Heart Full of Graceandlt;/Iandgt; reflects a thousand years of struggle, strength, and triumph.

Synopsis:

From traditional African proverbs to contemporary American street "snaps", this wonderful collection of quotations brings together pearls of wisdom, words of wit, and comic commentary on the black experience. Line art throughout.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Venice Johnsonandlt;/Bandgt; has been nominated for an Emmy Award for writing for her television specials on street gangs and child abuse. She lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

Achievement

Africa

Age

Ambition

America

Anger

Beauty

Blues

Brotherhood

Challenge

Confdence

Courage

Culture

Death

Despair

Dignity

Discrimination

Dreams

Education

Effort

Equality

Fear

Folklore

Freedom/Liberty

Goals

God

Happiness

Hate

Heritage

Honor

Hope

Humor

Identity

Ignorance

Justice

Knowledge

Loneliness

Love

Money

Motivation

Music

Opportunity

Poverty

Power

Pride

Racism

Respect

Responsibility

Revolution

Shame

Signifying

Slavery

The South

Success

Suffering

Truth

Unity

Victory

Violence

Wisdom

Women

Youth

Index of Names

Acknowledgments

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684825427
Author:
Johnson, Venice
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Quotations
Subject:
African American Studies - History
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Blacks
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
Reference-Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
February 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 color
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in 10.15 oz

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