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Author Spearman, Joah, 1983-

Title Real role models : successful African Americans beyond pop culture / Joah Spearman and Louis Harrison, Jr
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, [2010]
©2010
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Contents Why we need real role models -- Defining a role model -- They are more important than ever -- Moms : our personal real role models -- Rufus Cormier, JD -- Melody Barnes -- Eric Motley, PhD -- James McIntyre -- Tracie Hall -- Civil rights and real role models -- Kimberlydawn Wisdom, MD -- Timothy George, MD -- Victoria Holloway Barbosa, MD -- Bill Douglas -- Leonard Pitts, Jr. -- Danyel Smith -- Are we really "keepin' it real"? -- Ed Stewart -- Lynn Tyson -- Willie Miles, Jr. -- Horace Allen -- Deavra Daughtry -- Je'Caryous Johnson -- Do we really lack real role models? -- Steve Jones -- Isiah Warner, PhD -- Gloria Ladson-Billings, PhD -- Bernard Muir and Craig Littlepage -- Beverly Kearney -- Qualities of real role models -- Self-esteem is not self-taught -- Education : a real ticket to success -- Being a real role model -- Final thoughts
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Subject African American leadership.
African American professional employees -- United States -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.
Role models -- United States -- Biography.
Successful people -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Harrison, Louis, 1955-
LC no. 2009028224
ISBN 0292718322 (paperback; alk. paper)
0292723016 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0292792808 (electronic bk.)
9780292718326 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780292723016 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780292792807 (electronic bk.)