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Author Ellison, Keith, 1963-

Title My country, 'tis of thee : my faith, my family, our future / Keith Ellison.

Imprint New York : Gallery Books/Karen Hunter Books, 2014.
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 Lakewood Library  328.73092 ELLISON    ON SHELF
 Belmar Library  328.73092 ELLISON    ON SHELF
Edition First Karen Hunter Publishing/Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Description viii, 296 pages ; 24 cm
Summary Filled with anecdotes, statistics, and social commentary, the first Muslim elected to Congress presents a thought-provoking look at America and what needs to change to accommodate different races and beliefs.
Contents Introduction: My country -- From The Black Bottom to Cane River -- No Mercy For The Weak -- Identity Crisis -- The Color Line in the Twenty-First Century -- My Damascus Moment -- Any Jackass Can Kick Down a Barn -- September 12 -- Minnesota Nice -- The Politics of Generosity and Inclusion -- All Colors, All Cultures, All Faiths -- Hills and Valleys -- A Plan and a Purpose -- What Happened to The Party of Lincoln? -- What's the Matter with Congress? -- Hot Dish: a New America -- My Faith -- Hajj -- An Ounce of Prevention -- Democracy is the Solution -- Profiles in Leadership -- Epilogue: Sweet Land of Liberty.
Subject Ellison, Keith, 1963-
United States. Congress. House -- Biography.
African American legislators -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
Muslims -- United States -- Biography.
Multiculturalism -- United States.
Social change -- United States.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
United States -- Social policy -- 1993-
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
Call # 328.73092 ELLISON
ISBN 9781451666878
145166687X