Who's Gonna Take the Weight: Manhood, Race, and Power in America

Synopsis

In three mind-jolting essays by one of the most passionate and eloquent voices of his generation, WHO'S GONNA TAKE THE WEIGHT? leads us to the heart of the searing issues facing us today, from manhood, violence, and gender oppression to celebrity culture and hip hop. Using compelling personal stories as the connecting thread, Powell examines what this nation has become since the monumental upheavals of the 1960s and where it might be headed if we're not careful.

A PRECIOUS IDEA IS NEVER ARBITRARILY UNEARTHED. IT SPURTS FORTH FROM EFFORT AND CREATIVITY, FINALLY UNCOVERED AS BRILLIANCE. SERENDIPITY LITERARY AGENCY PUSHES AND UNCOVERS THOSE WHO LOVE TO VENTURE IN THE QUARRY OF THEIR IMAGINATION.