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Number of Pages: 180
Vendor: Xulon Press
Publication Date: 2015
|Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.51 X 0.41 (inches)|
Author: Vivian Carroll jones
Located in: Little rock, ar
Submitted: July 28, 2015
Tell us a little about yourself. I am 66 years of age. I have thee children and three grandchildren. civil rights memoirs has been a work that is reflective of my life experiences, and hope that a better nation and yes, world can be realized through information. B.S. Degree Social Sciences from the University of Arkansas @ Pine Bluff, B. S. Health Education, Degree from The University of Arkansas @ Little Rock, retired Licensed Nurse, Licensed Minister, and entrepreneurship. Enjoy reading, and meeting new people.
What was your motivation behind this project? My motivation was to add my voice, to the concerns of people of African Descent in America. That we as Americans will look to the pass for charting a better course for our future as a Nation. Realizing that the Creator has a plan for His Creation and the races of all men.
What do you hope folks will gain from this project? My hope is that man will strive to correct the wrongs of our pass history as a Nation and as individuals. That true justice and equality will reign in our hearts and our Nation. My hope is that we will strive to solve this problem of racism in our Nation. we still have time to work for a better world of equality and brotherhood.
How were you personally impacted by working on this project? I have personally realized the changes and progress that we as a Nation have made. this is not the America of Fifty years ago. Being active in the struggle for Civil Rights and involvement in the Movement started by the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. , allowed me to gage our progress. My involvement in Civil Rights started at 15 years of age, attending the 1963 March on Washington and marching with Dr. King. Equality, justice, peace, righteousness. Truth and brotherhood has increased in every area of my being.
Who are your influences, sources of inspiration or favorite authors / artists? There have been many influences; Nelson Mandela, Dr. king of course, The Dalia lama, Maya Angelou, Jesus The Christ. the Bible has been my main source of strength and Guidance. My belief in the Creator God of the Universe, I believe in His guidance and Divine protection. My mother, the first influence on my life, the mother of ten children. My father whom I gain much from and love them both dearly.
Anything else you'd like readers / listeners to know: Yes! We still have time and space to create a better world for our children and grandchildren. We still have time to heal the wounds of the past. We have time to turn our hearts and minds toward the Creator for His help and direction for the future. Realizing, the earth is The Lord's and the fullness thereof, and our times are in His Hands.