The Black List by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders audiobook

The Black List

By Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and Elvis Mitchell
Read by Elvis Mitchell

Simon & Schuster Audio
1.73 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9780743578097

In The Black List, 25 prominent African-Americans of various professions, disciplines, and backgrounds offer their own stories and insights on the struggles, triumphs, and joys of black life in America - and, in the process, redefine "black list" for a new century.     As heard in a series of incisive interviews conducted by award-winning journalist, critic, academic, and radio host Elvis Mitchell, this group exemplifies today's most accomplished, determined African-Americans, whose lives and careers form a trail of inspiration and example for people of all races. Spanning the arts, sports, politics, and business, the diverse accomplishments and lives of these remarkable individuals create a kaleidoscope of ideas and experiences, and provide the framework for a singular conversation about the influence of African-Americans in this country and our world.                                          

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Summary

Summary

In The Black List, 25 prominent African-Americans of various professions, disciplines, and backgrounds offer their own stories and insights on the struggles, triumphs, and joys of black life in America - and, in the process, redefine "black list" for a new century.

   

As heard in a series of incisive interviews conducted by award-winning journalist, critic, academic, and radio host Elvis Mitchell, this group exemplifies today's most accomplished, determined African-Americans, whose lives and careers form a trail of inspiration and example for people of all races.

Spanning the arts, sports, politics, and business, the diverse accomplishments and lives of these remarkable individuals create a kaleidoscope of ideas and experiences, and provide the framework for a singular conversation about the influence of African-Americans in this country and our world.                                          

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This volume should make a well-crafted gift for readers (of any color) looking for inspiration.”  Publishers Weekly
“Award-winning journalist and critic Elvis Mitchell seeks out the best and the brightest in the hope of turning a negative term from the last century—‘black list’—into a positive phrase for the new century.”  Audiofile
“Mitchell sets up each interview with a brief history and then delves right into the insightful and inspiring struggles of people like former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Reverend Al Sharpton, comedian Chris Rock, and others.”  AudioFile

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Author

Author Bio: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Author Bio: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders is highly regarded for his strikingly intimate portraits of world leaders and major cultural figures. He graduated from Columbia University with a degree in art history before receiving a Master’s from the American Film Institute. Fifteen books and catalogs have been published on his portraiture. His photography has appeared in prestigious collections such as those from the Museum of Modern Art and the New York Public Libraray. As of 2004, he had permanent collections at both the Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. His films The Latino List and About Face—which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival—both aired on HBO in 2011 and 2012, respectively. He is on the masthead as a contributing photographer at Vanity Fair magazine and was profiled on 60 Minutes in 2005.

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Author Bio: Elvis Mitchell

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 1.73
Audience: Adult
Language: English