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Don Smith, author of What I See: A New Prescription for Thought
What I See: A New Prescription for Thought is a series of thought-provoking essays on critical issues facing America with a special focus on Black America. Using penetrating logic and detailed analysis, author Don Smith hit on such issues as Hip-Hop, reparations, the value of black women, critical thinking, and many others.
Written with the intellect of WEB DuBois, the love of MLK Jr. and the intensity of Malcolm X, What I See: A New Prescription for Thought should be read by young and old, black and white, and all those serious about engaging in critical thinking to bring about change.
Dr. William Clifton, a Social Justice Educator for University of Wisconsin-Madison says, “Mr. Smith has written a very powerful and personal series of essays premised upon the need for ‘Critical Consciousness’ within and specifically for the African-American community. Embodying what he espouses, Mr. Smith provides a rich array of ideas for readers interested in a deeper, more personal understanding of the historical and on going impact of White Privilege on Race and Gender and Education in the United States.”
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write What I See: A New Prescription for Thought?
Don Smith: I have had the desire to be a writer/lecturer for years. I wanted to produce a book that would challenge people to think, and I believe I have done this Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Don Smith, author of What I See: A New Prescription for Thought