Chicken and Dumplings : A Poor Man's Diary
Raleigh E. McMillon Sr.ISBN: 1413771858;
Book Description I was born on Long Island during the time Civil was still fighting for Rights in the Deep South. But up in the Northeast there was a different battle being fought. There was a clash of "the social class of no class." Everybody was tryingto get in where they could fit in. Every person wanted a piece of the pie. What we didn't know at the time was that the pie had already been devoured, and we were left fighting, amongst each other, for mere crumbs scattered upon the table. I am a productof that fight. I am a student of the class of no class. Not to add another unnecessary justification, but as children of an uncensored census, it seemed as long as I obeyed that which I was told, I would be all right living in the life that we lived. Thetruth? I wasn't living. We weren't living. My folks, who chose to teach us the art of survival, perceptibly, had little faith in God's promise. These days, 38 years later, when most people turn their back on change, I am accepting change...
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