Bittersweet: A Black Woman's Journey to the Promised Land and Back
When a deeper hued playmate declares, “My mamma says you ain’t nothin’ but a whole lotta yellow gon’ to waste,” Ellie gets a taste of racism on her side of the fence. But the often-tortured, uneducated young girl refuses to letthe tauntdampen her spirit. Instead her passion and drive for self-realization propel her from a childhood rape in swampy LeBeau, Louisiana to a spu...more
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