Barbara from Harlem
Christian, American, Minister, Author of
"ESCAPING THE RACISM OF LOW EXPECTATIONS"
Barbara from Harlem, as she is affectionately known, is a genuine native New Yorker. Her young life was molded and shaped by her family of five children and in the environment of urban America where she attended elementary, junior high and high school. After the unfortunate collapse of her parents’ marriage, she was thrown into the pool of poverty and just scraping by. Life was not easy, but her mother as the main source of physical survival, worked hard and diligently to provide the essentials of life. She did not depend on the government to provide the meals and shelter that her children required; which was a lesson well learned and needed as Barbara faced life with her own five children and a failed marriage.
Like the vast majority of blacks, Barbara was instructed to register as a Democrat when she reached voting age as young married woman. This she did without questioning ...