Scam by Jesse Lee Peterson
How the Black Leadership Exploits Black America

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The civil rights establishment, contends Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, has made a career off the downturn of America's inner city, promising solutions but offering only a Band-Aid. Peterson's is a platform of empowerment, teaching individuals and families how to tap into the power within, rather than depending on handouts. Chronicling the failure of the welfare system, denouncing the notion of reparations, citing problems within black churches, and even condemning current black "leaders," Peterson argues that the crisis we face is spiritual, and no economic solution will suffice. He skillfully weaves the realms of politics, culture, psychology, and religion into this profound and relevant book.
 

About Jesse Lee Peterson

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Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson is founder and president of the nonprofit Brotherhood Organization of a New Destiny (BOND), whose purpose is "rebuilding the family by rebuilding the man." He is the author of From Rage to Responsibility, host of a nationally syndicated radio talk show, and a much-sought-after speaker. Peterson is a frequent guest on television and radio programs such as The O'Reilly Factor, Hannity & Colmes, and BET Tonight. He is an advisory board member for Project 21, a national black conservative public policy organization, and a board member of the California Christian Coalition. His Hometown is Los Angeles, California.
 
Published October 21, 2003 by Thomas Nelson. 252 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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