Franklin

Sacred bond : Black men and their mothers / [compiled] by Keith Michael Brown ; foreword by James McBride ; photographs by Adger W. Cowans.

Edition:
First Edition
Publication:
Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 1998.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, [1], 257, [1] pages : portraits ; 22 x 24 cm
Subjects:
African American men -- Family relationships -- Anecdotes.
Mothers and sons -- United States -- Anecdotes.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Contents:
Introduction: Till Death Do Us Part
A Mother's Valor / James Love, Narcotics Officer
The Power of Vision / David A. Paterson, State Senator
A Champion for our Cause / Kevin Foster, Banking Attorney
No Excuse for Failure / Bill Duke, Author/Actor/Director
Colored Water / Jack O'Kelley III, Corporate Lawyer
Pick-and-Roll / Keith Clinkscales, CEO
My Hero / Richard Spears, Real Estate Broker
Balance and Harmony / Takeshi Norris, International Commerce
Mama's Boy / Jonah Martin Edelman, Children's Activist
The Legacy / Ernest Drew Jarvis, Commercial Real Estate
Mother is in Control / Walter Whitman, Choir Director
Just Me and My Moms / Herbie Quinones, Comedian
Forces of Fate / Michael Webb, Educator
The Tenth Child of Twelve / Bill T. Jones, Dancer/Choreographer
Don't Explain / Michael Harrington, Community Organizer
More than DNA / Malik Yoba, Actor
Just Beyond the Dark Blocks / Wallace Lynch, College Student
The Twinkle of the Eyes / Dorian Wayne Lewis, Detective
Angels Hover Around Us / Russell Wood Torres, Associate Professor
Little Men / Paul Carter Harrison, Professor/Playwright
Mom Rules / Richard & Victor Stams, Housekeeping; Student
Hands=On / Scott Conover, Professional Football Player
The Tie that Binds / Lewis Paul Long, Business Executive
Okay to be Different / Stuart Scott, Sportscaster
Stand Your Ground / Randall Robinson, Human Rights Activist
The Woman of the House / Carl Jeffrey Wright, Publisher
The Rock / Rock Newman, Boxing Promoter
Heat for the Seat / Stephen Leonard, Firefighter
Eyes Watching Over You / Tabb Bishop, Lobbyist
Voice From on High / Don Daise, Writer/Performance Artist
Just Passing Through / Chaz Guest, Artist
Head Start / Benjamin Carson, Neurosurgeon
Unspoken Expectations / Eric H. Holder Jr., U.S. Deputy Attorney General
Tomorrow is Just a Lie / Noel MacNeal, Puppeteer
Into Eternity / George C. Wolfe, Producer/Director/Writer.
Notes:
"Book Design by Madeleine Corson Design, San Francisco."
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1998
Contributor:
Brown, Keith Michael, compiler.
McBride, James, 1957- writer of foreword.
Cowans, Adger W., photographer.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0316105562 :
OCLC:
39182082
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