Good Enough: One Man's Memoir on the Price of a Dream

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by Leon Bass
(Open Door Publications)

Leon Bass, a retired educator who as a young African American soldier entered Buchenwald shortly after its liberation, has dedicated his life to fighting racism. In his memoir, Dr. Bass reflects on his experiences of being told he was not "good enough" as he faced segregation in the United States, chronicles his career in education, and describes how he awakened to new possibilities as he listened to Dr. Martin Luther King's 1963 "I Have a Dream" speech. The price to realize that dream, he explains, is to stand up and be counted by doing the right thing, whether large or small, every day.

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