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By John A. Williams

A wonderful and thought-provoking choice of articles, profiles, and evaluations from one of many 20th century’s such a lot acclaimed African American writers

A journalist, novelist, and educator, John A. Williams used to be by no means afraid to rock boats or take target at society’s so much sacred associations, white and black. Flashbacks is a vital compilation of Williams’s top nonfiction items and a captivating mixture of memoir, biography, and social observation that sheds a desirable gentle at the black event in the United States and abroad.
With Flashbacks, the writer of The guy Who Cried i'm and Captain Blackman stories on a wide range of global occasions and political realities, from South African apartheid to Israel’s victory within the Six-Day struggle and the yankee civil rights flow. He bargains insightful appreciations of a few of the century’s such a lot celebrated and arguable black public figures, together with Marcus Garvey, Jack Johnson, Charlie Parker, Dick Gregory, and Malcolm X. With perception, candor, and brutal honesty, Williams explores the fight of the African American center type and the roots of his personal black understanding in essays that stay provocative, robust, brave, and correct today.

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