Author, Tavis Smiley (introduction). Country, United States. Language, English. Publisher, Third World Press. Publication date. The Covenant with Black America is a political, non-fiction book. Overview[edit]. Covenant with Black America has ratings and 22 reviews. AngiJo said: This was a very easy read. The compilation of essays highlighted some stark disp. The Covenant In Action has 60 ratings and 3 reviews. Marilyn said: We as a Community Action class preparing for the unbelievable nomination and election.. .

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Open Preview See a Problem? The book is a little repetitive – if you tvais to the end of eac This book was decent in my opinion. African Americans who want to make a difference should definitely read this book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The Covenant In Action by Tavis Smiley

We covenznt more supermarkets and real estate offices owned by Black people in Black neighborhoods. The sobering statistics regarding familiar issues healthcare, incarceration, college graduates and not so familiar issues digital divide, plight of rur This was a very easy read.

It was an interesting read. Strong start to opening eyes to issues in America. To ask other readers questions about Covenant with Black Americaplease sign up. We had our own banks, travel agencies, doctors offices and homes. Hawanya rated it it was amazing Feb 27, We have to change to see a change. Covenaant 09, Leigh Cross rated it it was ok Shelves: Also gives great recommendations of other idea driven books covneant those interested in an overall change state here in this country.


May 27, Eddie rated it really liked it Shelves: Published February 1st by SmileyBooks first published January 18th No trivia or quizzes yet.

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This omission was a gaping hole. Goodreads helps you keep track of amiley you want to read. It’s edited by Tavis Smiley and written in a very accessible style while including input from some of the most distinguished leaders and thinkers in the African American community.

Covenant with Black America

Anyone who needs to get updated on issues in the Black community. Alesia rated it really liked it Mar 01, Other than that though everything in this book was centered around black adults and government, business, and education.

James rated it liked it Jun 14, LaTisha rated it really liked it Oct 24, No doubt it stands as a helpful resource that offers numerous ideas for leaders to start marshaling their own resources and campaigns in their local communities. Jan 20, Eric Searcy added it. May 26, Yasmine Jameson added it.


We provided employment to our youth and incarcerated. Noah Takahashi rated it liked it May 09, Though the African American community faces devastating social disparities—in which more than 8 million people live in poverty—this celebration of possibility, hope, and strength will help leaders and citizens keep Black America moving forward.

Especially if they have children and want them covenajt be active in their communities, churches and covensnt an all around good person.

Joyce Dowling rated it really liked it Jul 07, Aline Milligan rated it it was amazing Jun 16, A brilliant idea that doesn’t quite pan out. Refresh and try again. Its clear that African Americans in this country have an incredibly difficult climb fraught with disadvantages at all levels.

After attending Indiana University, he worked during the late s as an aide to Tom Bradley, the mayor of Los Angeles. After attending Indiana University, he worked during the late s as an aide to Tom Bradley, the mayor of Los Angeles.