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Makes Me Wanna Holler: A Young Black Man in America

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4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Essential reading for ALL black males.. and women, too.

For every single black woman && man in America, this book should be required reading. One cannot deny that the African-American experience is a unique one and that there are very few modern writers supplying a fair, observational and personal look on the matter. Nathan ...
For every single black woman && man in America, this book should be required reading. One cannot deny that the African-American experience is a unique one and that there are very few modern writers supplying a fair, observational and personal look on the matter. Nathan McCall is a great story-teller and you'll be able to do nothing but sulute him after reading his touching memoir. Besides being inspired by his own triumphs, this book can provide young black men with a blueprint to compare thier own possible grim African American experience to and it also can provide insight to some black women in their love troubles in finding the "good black men." It also touches on African-American troubles such as the lack of family structure, Black's constant presence in the prison system, and the overwhelming reality of racism in America, even in 2008. McCall keeps it real, from the first page to the last. So just READ THIS BOOK!... It's that good and you'll certainly learn something, regardless of your race !

posted by EmpressLay on November 2, 2008

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

I will give credit where credit is due....

This book will hold your interest but some of the content is repulsive. It is even more repulsive when you think that it is factual. I do not agree with the premise of this book but I will hand it to the writer. He put his personal struggle as a black man in America out...
This book will hold your interest but some of the content is repulsive. It is even more repulsive when you think that it is factual. I do not agree with the premise of this book but I will hand it to the writer. He put his personal struggle as a black man in America out there for all to see. I respect him for that. I do not agree with much of his portrayal or excuses for why he behaved the way that he did. There are no excuses for certain behavior!

posted by Anonymous on April 8, 2007

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 20, 2007

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    it is sooo good #1

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