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Barack Obama - Dreams From My Father

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Baba Wesley Gray

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In this Lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begans in New York, when Barack Obama learns that his father, a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man-has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey-first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retaces the imigration of his mother's family to Hawaii, and then to Kenya, where he meets the African side of his family, confronts the bitter truth of his father's life, and at last reconciles his divided inheritance.

"As spiritual warriors seriously interested in uplifting the consciousness of this planet, we must always remember that everyone values love above anything else.  In all circumstances, a person's words and deeds are either exchanges of love or cries for love. "