A dramatic narrative account of the life of William Juneboy Outlaw III, whose journey from housing-project youth to ruthless gangland kingpin to change-making community advocate represents a vital next chapter in the ongoing conversation about race and social justice in America When he was in his early twenties, William Juneboy Outlaw III was sentenced to eighty-five years in prison for homicide and armed assault. The sentence brought his brief...
In 1972, a twenty-year-old college dropout had the radical idea to open a free clinic in his New England hometown. Without money or training but raising the banner that "healthcare is a right and not a privilege," Mark Masselli faced down opposition from the local hospital and City Hall. As he established Community Health Center, Inc., he found partners in a faith leader, a nurse practitioner, and a future U.S. senator, joined forces with Wesleyan...
Grand Central Publishing, Hachette Book Group
xx, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"The incredible true story of how an absent-minded inventor and a down-on-his-luck salesman joined forces to create a once in a generation lifesaving product--and were persecuted for it by the U.S. Army. At the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu, dramatized by the popular film Black Hawk Down, the majority of soldiers who died bled to death before they could even reach an operating table. This tragedy reinforced the need for a revolutionary treatment that could...