The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark For the Ivy League But Did Not Survive
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
Calling this a tragic story is an understatement. What happened to Robert DeShaun Peace is inexcusable. Society failed him even though he was afforded advantages other victims of poverty are not, even though his intelligence was far and above the average student, because society dropped him into an ...
Before I even cracked the spine of this book, I had my reservations. What truly was the author's relationship with the subject? Was this another case of exploiting of a tragedy? What is the purpose of this book? To solidify stereotypes? To give fodder to those who say “you can take the black man out...
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