Narrator Robin Miles has a heroic task at hand as she performs The Warmth of Other Suns by Pulitzer

Narrator Robin Miles has a heroic task at hand as she performs The Warmth of Other Suns by Pulitzer

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Doreay bynum Ms.blackman African American History Narrator Robin Miles has a heroic task at hand as she performs The Warmth of Other Suns by Pulitzer Prize-winner Isabel Wilkerson. Part oral history, part scholarly analysis, and part the author’s own family experience, the book tells in unsparing, vivid detail why African-Americans migrated in huge numbers from the southern states to points north and west during the years 1915 to 1970. Recalling what can only be labeled a shameful period in American history, The Warmth of Other Suns chronicles the racist bondage under which African-Americans lived, years after being legally emancipated. Miles lets us hear the anger, exasperation, fear, and extraordinary nobility of three individuals whose stories serve as the narrative of the book. Ida May Gladney, George Starling, and Dr. Robert Foster were not players on the national Civil Rights scene, but their stories typify the lives of millions of African-Americans who found themselves virtually, if not literally, imprisoned in the American South. Terror is palpable as Miles
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  • Spring '08
  • SIDES
  • Southern United States, Dr. Robert Foster, Robin Miles, Prize-winner Isabel Wilkerson

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