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Christmas Soul: African American Holiday Stories
With original stories by Debbie Allen, Halle Berry, Jamie Foxx, Whitney Houston, D.L. Hughley, Monica, and more. In this collection of poignant and witty original stories, African American celebrities recount their favorite childhood Christmas memories. Accompanied by evocative oil pintings, these stories will illuminate the holidays for years to come. A portion of the pro ...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published August 20th 2001 by Jump At The Sun
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This book is a collection of stories told by celebrities about their childhood memories of Christmas. It is a sweet idea, but not what I was expecting from the title. I actually thought it was going to be folk stories that highlighted the soul of Christmas. I found the artwork touched the soul more than the stories themselves. They mostly focused on the joy of getting that one toy that was really wanted.
Allison Samuels is an award-winning Newsweek correspondent who has covered sports and entertainment since 1996. Samuels is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the Big Sisters of America, and the UCLA Black Studies Department board of directors. She lives in Los Angeles.More about Allison Samuels...