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by Herman Williams

    Publication Date: Jan 01, 2003
    List Price: $14.95
    Format: Paperback, 320 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    ISBN13: 9781588250070
    Imprint: Mountain Movers Press
    Publisher: Hay House
    Parent Company: Hay House

    Paperback Description:

    Herman Williams is the father of Montel Williams. As a boy, he and his family fled Harlem to escape the infamous riots. Growing up in Baltimore, Williams encountered racism and ignorance on a continual basis, especially as one of the first black streetcar operators in the city, when he was subjected to humiliating verbal and physical abuse by members of the public. Yet, he eventually became the first African-American fire chief of a major U.S. city.

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