Author, Tavis Smiley (introduction). Country, United States. Language, English. Publisher, Third World Press. Publication date. The Covenant with Black America is a political, non-fiction book. Overview[edit]. Covenant with Black America has ratings and 22 reviews. AngiJo said: This was a very easy read. The compilation of essays highlighted some stark disp. The Covenant In Action has 60 ratings and 3 reviews. Marilyn said: We as a Community Action class preparing for the unbelievable nomination and election.. .

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I give this book a 7.

Con Tavis Smiley is a talk show host, author, political commentator, entrepreneur, advocate and philanthropist. Ryan rated it really liked it Jul 01, Dec 05, Heidi rated it liked it.

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Corryn rated it liked it Feb 04, smileg Open Preview See a Problem? To ask other readers questions about Covenant with Black Americaplease tavs up. After an introduction by Tavis Smiley, leading authorities cover agendas that should be of major concern to all African-Americans: LaTisha rated it really liked it Oct 24, Smiley grew up in Kokomo, Indiana.

I would have liked to see family-friendly policies featured as one of the covenants.

The Covenant In Action

I appreciate that there are still individuals who think about the problems in Black America and work to find solutions to them. The information included in this book shouldn’t be anything you haven’t heard before.


Trivia About Covenant with Bla I finished this a while ago. If you have heard some of this before, but only as conjecture, then The Covenant will make it tvis by providing the statistical evidence.

Other than that though everything in this book was centered around black adults and government, business, and education.

However i think, because im a teenager, that it would have been fun to read a chapter about teenage statistics in comparsion to other races in relation to sex, drugs, education and things like that. Six years’ worth of symposiums come together in this rich collection of essays that plot a course for African Americans, explaining how individuals and households can make changes that will immediately improve their circumstances in areas ranging from health and education to crime reduction and financial well-being.

We as a Community Action class preparing for the unbelievable nomination and election of the Historical 43rd President Barak Obama.

If you Despite taivs you’ve heard, not all truths are self-evident Ashley rated it it was ok May 19, Strong start to opening eyes to issues in America. Beck rated it it was amazing Sep 13, Nov 02, Chris added it Recommends it for: Tavis painted a solid picture about the state of Black America and the information he discussed in this book was powerful!


The Covenant In Action by Tavis Smiley

Jul 30, Shawn Moffett rated it covsnant was amazing. Minilik rated it liked it Mar 02, Belinda rated it it was amazing Feb 11, Its disconcerting when a group as big and diverse as “African Americans” is presented as a unified block. It was an interesting read.

We provided employment to our youth and incarcerated. The sobering statistics regarding familiar issues healthcare, incarceration, college graduates and not so familiar issues digital divide, plight of rural Black America, and environmental justice helps the reader become more aware of the current state of affairs.

Verna rated it really liked it May 07, The compilation of essays highlighted some stark disparities between African Americans and White Americans that makes one think twice about whether it’s time to do away with the labels and distinctions.

George III rated it it was amazing Tvais 27,