Featured Interview: Dr. Frank L. Douglas, author of the July 2019 Book of the Month

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Re: Featured Interview: Dr. Frank L. Douglas, author of the July 2019 Book of the Month

Post by aacodreanu » 12 Jul 2019, 08:19

If I had had a chance of an interview with Dr. Frank L. Douglas, I would have asked him about British Guyana. Has he abandoned any thought about it? We know a lot about the States, and about racial unfairness, and about ways to become successful in spite of various hardships. What is there that was left in the colony, though? How do people live there? Do they have ambitions? Do they succeed in their pursuits?

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Post by AndieHizon 29 » 13 Jul 2019, 02:19

This interview made me want to read the book since I just finished reading a memoir of a different author.

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Post by LeeleeByoma » 13 Jul 2019, 08:20

Very nice interview. I met a Guyanese family two years ago. I had never even heard of Guyana before then.

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Post by LinaMueller » 13 Jul 2019, 13:43

Great interview, kandscreeley. Exceptionally well done.
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Post by nire234 » 13 Jul 2019, 15:23

nice one

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Post by aacodreanu » 14 Jul 2019, 11:42

:?: I wonder in what way has writing the book been "walking the less travelled road" for the author. I suppose many of the black stream did succeed, in spite of the hardships, and have written about it. What would have been the more travelled road" for him.

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Post by andreydo » 15 Jul 2019, 02:14

If to judge on amazing content Q/A of this article so I would be read this book as soon!

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Post by NishanthiN » 15 Jul 2019, 06:24

Hi, I am new to this, I have read your contents really it's useful for me..

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Post by Iwandarmawan » 15 Jul 2019, 22:12

the interview is very useful

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Post by Gathoni1991 » 15 Jul 2019, 23:52

Great interview and highly informative. I didn't know acute leukemia had a cure. Just last week, my country lost a distinguished C.E.O of the biggest telecom company in our region to acute myeloid leukemia. Funny he also hailed from Guyana. Also, am sad that racism is back all over again in America. Why would anyone care about the colour of the skin of the other person???

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Post by Wanja Hannah » 16 Jul 2019, 05:37

The interview is very informative to a reader interested int he book as it gives a heads up of what to expect. People who are victims of racism either in America or elsewhere can truly relate.

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Post by Emmerdale » 16 Jul 2019, 11:11

Loved the interview and it's a must read book

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Post by Bhaskins » 16 Jul 2019, 11:47

What a powerful interview. I think this is the start to ending racism. Getting to know people different than you. Sitting talking. Beene brown said move in, it’s hard to hate up close. We could all do that more.
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Post by Missreadsalot21 » 16 Jul 2019, 15:24

The humble and hard circumstances of his beginnings but never feeling belittled or pitied until he came to America is a credit to the culture in which Dr. Douglas was raised. I am truly intrigued to read his book and learn what I can from his many experiences. With the time of his arrival to America being such a volitile time in history, I can only imagine what he witnessed and survived. It's a great oppurtunity to get a close look at history and I don't intend to pass it up! Great interview! Thank you!

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Post by BookishClassic » 17 Jul 2019, 12:57

Interesting facts I didn't know before about the author! Very enlightening interview!

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