To Sweeten Alabama: A Story of a Young Man Defying the Odds

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To Sweeten Alabama: A Story of a Young Man Defying the Odds portrays the tale of a boy who grows to understand and value his heritage which helped to aid in his social and personal development. This is a beautiful tale of discovery and identity of self-awareness, motivating oneself, managing anxiety, managing emotions, and sensitivity to other's needs. This book can be essential for the success of school and life by challenging the reader to observe, compare, and classify the difference between right and wrong. Through reading the messages in this book, youth and adults can learn better social development while acquiring the beliefs, values, and behavior deemed appropriate in society. This memoir will enlighten you to persevere when faced with obstacles and trials. With the strength of the mind, an earnest work ethic, willpower, and determination anyone can attain the unattainable, achieve the unachievable and make possible the impossible.
 

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Contents

Allegiance
1
Childhood
19
High School Years
39
Bad Judgment Terrible Results
57
Basketball
73
Pursuit of Acceptance
87
Student Alabama Education Association
101
Bringing Plans to Fruition
117
Making Alliances
131
Ceasing Opportunity
157
Leadership with Restricted Mobility
171
Closing in on the Promise
185
Reflection of Leadership
201
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