|About the Book|
The author is a common poor black male, and the product of the segregated south. He attended accredited colleges and universities throughout the US and abroad. He is a professional educator and academician, having taught from kindergarten to the undergraduate and masters levels. This book, The Journey of a Common Man: Perceptions and Reflections, is his common mans views based on years of research and experience. He traces several events and occurrences that happened over time, from the late 1930s until the year 2013. The stories stemmed from what his parents expected of their children (mainly, hard work, and excellence in education). Their significant impact on what he became and the adventures encountered to achieve his goals and objectives are highlighted. In the closing pages of Final Thoughts, his candid opinions regarding a plethora of contemporary issues in this country are discussed. Moreover, he gives all of praise and glory to the Father in heaven (Jesus Christ).