Tired of living the life of a convict and petty hustler, Sanchez (Chez) Viles pieces together a crew of vicious and hungry hustlers and wages war against all who have set up shop in his city. No one outside of his crew is safe from the death and destruction that ensues, and it isn't long before the streets bow to his will. On the other side of the city, as Chez's legend flourishes his longtime enemy Mann's hatred grows to explosive proportions.
"God Forgives...I don't"
What happens when a son of Baltimore has to become the man of his family? Ask Gregory Steen known as G to his family, and Baltimore Blue to his adversaries.
"A great story, Baltimore all day"
On November 11, 2004, security guards stormed into the Cambridge University Law Faculty Library and pushed Christian Kim out in an act of official coercion. There was no justifiable cause. Due process was bypassed. A serious act of injustice was carried out along with much humiliation. In this audiobook, Christian Kim shares his thoughts on the experience, particularly in light of the historical struggles of people of color. Christian Kim discusses the implications of such acts of official coercion for individual rights and institutional discrimination.
Set in Kansas City, Missouri, during the Jazz Age of the 1920s and ’30s, Such Sweet Thunder is a majestic evocation of childhood and parental love told through the eyes of a remarkable boy, Amerigo Jones. This vivid portrait of an era marred by racial segregation and relentless, daily injustices is nonetheless rendered with love and longing for a time and place that was enriched by a vibrant, burgeoning, and widely influential African American culture and a fierce feeling for family and community.