America's legacy of racism and discrimination is a centuries old reflection of the beliefs of its citizenry. That race hatred and discrimination exist even in this, the 21st century is rooted in the lessons taught by many of today's religions. More
In this memoir, the author recounts some of his experiences as a black male growing up and living in the America's Deep South where discrimination has evolved into classism at its worst. Undaunted by the pervasive nature of racism and classism in America, the author goes on to embrace the principles of Buddhist thought and comes to understand that people behave in a particular way because of what they believe.