We Had a Dream: A Tale of the Struggle for Integration in America

We Had a Dream A Tale of the Struggle for Integration in America Back in the innocence of a time when many Americans were eager to bring the races together a white boy and a black girl fall in love The boy s father professing to want the best for his son breaks

  • Title: We Had a Dream: A Tale of the Struggle for Integration in America
  • Author: Howard Kohn
  • ISBN: 9780684808741
  • Page: 337
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Back in the innocence of a time when many Americans were eager to bring the races together, a white boy and a black girl fall in love The boy s father, professing to want the best for his son, breaks up their romance The years roll forward Long after the two teenage lovers last saw each other, they are reunited They are still in love, but for them to marry would stillBack in the innocence of a time when many Americans were eager to bring the races together, a white boy and a black girl fall in love The boy s father, professing to want the best for his son, breaks up their romance The years roll forward Long after the two teenage lovers last saw each other, they are reunited They are still in love, but for them to marry would still cause great family discord Will history repeat itself Thus begins We Had a Dream, Howard Kohn s intricate morality tale about America one generation after the modern era of civil rights activism Kohn brings us a true story that unfolds against a backdrop of racial politics, suburban culture, and fired up emotions The principal characters are sympathetic souls, people who want to make good on the dream And yet The first love affair soon coincides with a second one A black boy and a white girl are attracted to each other, but not long after they meet, the boy is found shot to death outside the girl s bedroom, killed by her father, a local police officer However, the father is not arrested Instead, his daughter is, charged in a murder conspiracy with her dead boyfriend And this is still only the beginning of the story.

    One thought on “We Had a Dream: A Tale of the Struggle for Integration in America”

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *