One doctor's passionate and profound memoir of his experience grappling with racial identity, bias, and the unique health problems of black Americans. When Damon Tweedy first enters the halls of Duke University Medical School on a full scholarship, he envisions a bright future where his segregated, working-class background will become largely irrelevant. Instead he finds that he has joined a new world where race is front and center.
"Absolutely eye opening!"
The Supreme Court endorses terrorists' rights, flag burning, and importing foreign law. Is that in the Constitution? You're right: it's not. But these days the Constitution is no restraint on our out-of-control Supreme Court. The Court imperiously strikes down laws and imposes new ones purely on its own arbitrary whims. Even though liberals like John Kerry are repeatedly defeated at the polls, the majority on the allegedly "conservative" Supreme Court reflects their views and wields absolute power.
A haunting recollection of a mysterious boyhood event, The Man in the Black Suit leads off this masterful collection from Stephen King. Other dark tales include: All That You Love Will Be Carried Away, in which a man checks into a Lincoln, Nebraska Motel 6 to find the meaning in his life; That Feeling, You Can Only Say What It Is in French, presents the ultimate case of deja vu; and The Death of Jack Hamilton, a blistering tale of Depression-era outlaws on the run.
"Not Your Classic Stephen King"
Durant's experience as a prisoner in Somalia grew increasingly bizarre, crystallizing a clash of cultures by turns frightening, melancholy, hilarious, and strangely familiar. Revealing never-before-told stories with the incisive thought and emotion of one who was there, In the Company of Heroes is one man's unforgettable, true story of going to hell and making it back alive.
Men in Black: The Secret Terror Among Us was the last major work by West Virginia author Gray Barker, a legendary figure in the history of ufology. In many respects, this is the sequel to his earlier best sellers They Knew Too Much About Flying Saucers (a chronicle of the harassment faced by early UFO researchers) and The Silver Bridge (Barker's on-the-scene investigation of the Mothman events of the 1960s). Since Barker died a year after the release of MIB: Secret Terror, it was not widely distributed.
In the year 1984, many Americans began to fear that the "surveillance state" predicted by George Orwell might be coming to pass. As a result, legendary writer and ufologist Gray Barker decided to revisit - and hopefully encapsulate - the strange case of Albert K. Bender, who was famously "hushed up" by three Men in Black in 1953 - despite heading up the largest and most successful civilian UFO organization in the world.
"Two Men Arrested in Shooting of Black Lives Matter Protesters in Minneapolis" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Alex Baumhardt, Lindsey Bever and Michael E. Miller and narrated by Kristi Burns.
Are Bigfoot creatures traveling to earth in UFO's, while being covered-up by mysterious men in black? UFO investigator Stan Gordon lays out the research and evidence in this mind-blowing journey into a very strange territory. It seems there is a link between UFO sightings and Sasquatch encounters, as experienced and recalled by credible eyewitnesses.
While much of the world watches and waits for signs of alien life, a select group of men know the truth - that alien beings are here, today, walking among us in human form. These men are members of a top-secret agency dedicated to tracking and policing these aliens - an organization known only as Men in Black. James Edwards, a tough, tenacious New York City cop, has been recruited by Agent Kay to join the Men in Black, erasing his identity and protecting humanity from a fiery apocalypse.
"Men in Black"
Maybe life is a little more interesting than we first thought. Maybe there are extraterrestrial beings visiting Earth and maybe the infamous Men in Black are fighting a battle of secrecy.
In this unique UFO and ET recording, we discuss an infamous black helicopter harassing innocent bystanders. What are they protecting? What is so secret? The evidence in this interview shows that UFOs and the alien threat are VERY real.
The keeper of the book tells the tale of a man who steals, by force, the secret of immortality.
"Former St. Louis Police Officer Charged with Murder in Fatal 2011 Shooting of Black Man" is from the May 17, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sarah Larimer and narrated by Sam Scholl.
Oliver Goldsmith (1730 – 1774) was an Irish novelist, playwright and poet. In "The History of the Man in Black" he describes the cynical journey of a generous and benevolent young man from dire pecuniary circumstances to riches, achieved by divesting himself of any moral considerations for others.
"How Fox's Police Procedural 'Rosewood' Is Expanding Representations of Black Men in Network TV" is from the October 10, 2015 Life and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Stacia L. Brown and narrated by Jill Melancon.
Kurt Andersen talks with Men In Black III director Barry Sonnenfeld about the secret to a great sci-fi blockbuster. As part of our American Icons series, we visit Dallas, the 1980s soap opera about a wealthy oil family. The singer and composer Gabriel Kahane performs live in our studio. Plus a down-and-out rocker finds inspiration at a Curtis Mayfield concert.
In 1903, five truly brilliant young inventors, the children of the world's most important scientists, went about their lives and their work as they always had. But all that changed the day the men in black arrived. They arrived to take twelve-year-old Jasper Modest and his six-year-old sister, Lucy he with his remarkable creations and she with her perfect memory from their London, England home to a place across the ocean they'd never seen before.
Johnny Cash is one of the most influential figures in music and American popular culture today. While he was an icon to people of all ages during his life, Cash's legacy continues after his death. His remarkable story is captured in this exclusive authorized biography, addressing the whole life of Johnny Cash, not just his unforgettable music, but also his relationship with June Carter Cash and his faith in Christ.
"Should be on the recommendation list"
Over the course of a lifetime of service to his country, Colin Powell became a national hero, a beacon of wise leadership, and, according to polls, "the most trusted man in America". From his humble origins as the son of Jamaican immigrants, to the highest levels of government in four administrations, he helped guide the nation through some of its most heart-wrenching hours.
"Nice, informative, entertaining"
In Nicholas Kilmer's sequel to Harmony in Flesh and Black, the debut of his mystery series set in the Boston art world, we're reacquainted with the passionate non-collector Fred Taylor. Fred, prowling the antique and jumble shops of Boston's Charles Street, enters one of his old haunts, Oona's, which is run by an unflappable, seen-it-all proprietress as honest about her wares as she is ruthless in her pricing and secretive about acquisitions.
On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month, the Reverend John Brooks, a professor of theology at the College of the Holy Cross who shared Dr. King’s dream of an integrated society, drove up and down the East Coast searching for African American high school students to recruit to the school, young men he felt had the potential to succeed if given an opportunity. Among the twenty students he had a hand in recruiting that year were Clarence Thomas and Theodore Wells....
"AMAZING & UPLIFTING ACCOUNT"