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    • My Mother. Barack Obama. Donald Trump. And the Last Stand of the Angry White Man.

    • By: Kevin Powell
    • Narrated by: Kevin Powell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Through personal anecdotes and painstaking research, Kevin Powell delivers an autobiography of America as well as revealing portraits of three important people in his lifetime. First, he offers an intimate look at his mother, a product of the American South who lived through segregation, classism, and sexism - and still succeeded in raising her son to become a strong Black man. Powell also reflects on the legacy of the 44th President and his evolution. Finally, drawing on his experience touring the South as an activist and public speaker, Powell observes the dynamic rise of President Trump’s popularity.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I Usually Love Kevin from beginning to end but...

    • By Richie East on 09-15-18

    Regular price: $18.89

    • The Education of Kevin Powell

    • A Boy's Journey into Manhood
    • By: Kevin Powell
    • Narrated by: Kevin Powell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Driven by his single mother's dreams for his survival and success, Kevin Powell became the first in his family to attend a university, where he became a student leader keenly aware of widespread social injustice. But the struggle to define himself and break out of poverty continued into adulthood, with traumatic periods of homelessness and despair. As a young star journalist with Vibe magazine, Powell interviewed luminaries such as Tupac Shakur, writing influential chronicles of the evolution of hip-hop from his eyewitness view.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Crackling and Alive

    • By Susie on 07-25-16

    Regular price: $24.95