Living And Working In America
The "real" stories behind the scenery"of America's national parks For twelve years, Andrea Lankford lived in the biggest, most impressive national parks in the world, working a job she loved. She chaperoned baby sea turtles on their journey to sea. She pursued bad guys on her galloping patrol horse. She jumped into rescue helicopters bound for the heart of the Grand Canyon.
Urban poverty, along with all of its poignant manifestations, is moving from city centers to working-class and industrial suburbs in contemporary America. Nowhere is this more evident than in East St. Louis, Illinois. Once a thriving manufacturing and tra
The Cloudbase Chronicles is the memoir of Harry Budge, resident chief engineer of John Hancock Center in Chicago. In addition to being one the worlds most recognized structures, John Hancock center is home to some of the loftiest homes in North America. J
This vital book considers the compelling and addictive hold that racism has had on centuries of Americans, explores historical and contemporary norms complicit in the problem, and appeals to the U.S. government to improve race relations, rectify existent social imperfections, and guard against future race-based abuses. * Presents the inescapable evidence of persistent social violence, inequalities, and injustices perpetrated against blacks within America's borders prior to and for centuries since the nation's founding * Identifies the negative psycho-social consequences and harmful impact of "transgenerated trauma"based on the experiences of living in an overtly oppressive society for centurieson both the oppressed and the oppressor in America * Emphasizes the necessity for all American citizens to share the responsibility for exposing historical truths, working through painful memories and realities, engaging in long-avoided dialogue, and implementing systems to assure a more just America for all its citizens