The Coming, is lyrical, poetic, and hypnotizing, The Coming tells the story of a people’s capture and sojourn from their homeland across the Middle Passage–a traumatic trip that exposed the strength and resolve of the African spirit.
Extreme conditions produce extraordinary insight, and only after being stripped of everything do they discover the unspeakable beauty they once took for granted. This powerful, haunting novel will shake readers to their very souls.
About Daniel Black:
Daniel Black is a native of Kansas City, Kansas, yet spent the majority of his childhood years in Blackwell, Arkansas. He is an associate professor at his alma mater, Clark Atlanta University, where he now aims to provide an example to young Americans of the importance of self-knowledge and communal commitment. He earned a Ph.D. in African-American Studies from Temple University, then returned to Clark Atlanta as a professor with the hopes of inspiring young black minds to believe in themselves. His heart’s desire is to write literature that celebrates that African-American and teaches the world how to be more human. He is also the author of “They Tell Me of a Home” and “The Sacred Place”.
About Marc Lamont Hill:
Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is one of the leading intellectual voices in the country. He is the host of HuffPost Live and BET News, as well as a political contributor for CNN. Dr. Hill is also the Professor of African American Studies at Morehouse College, a social justice activist, author, and has received numerous prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, GLAAD, and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.
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