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Race, Power & Politics: Memoirs of an ACORN Whistleblower Paperback – April 2, 2012
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From the Inside Flap
The Honorable J.C. Watts, Retired, United States House of Representatives
"McCray uses an absorbing 'you are there' style so the reader feels like an eyewitness to the glorious climax of ACORN's fairy tale success at organizing communities to fearlessly confront and defeat banks, multinational corporations and others abusing power."
Tom Devine, Legal Director, Government Accountability Project
"McCray covers the rise and fall of a fascinating organization..."
Blue Ink Reviews
"McCray's chilling, compelling and captivating exposé traces ACORN and SEIU roots from the civil rights and labor movements all the way to Occupy Wall Street." It's a "must" read!
Maynard Eaton, SCLC National Communications Director
Eight-time Emmy Award Winning Journalist
"Marcel Reid is one of the bravest people I know...she is a modern day Rosa Parks."
Glenn Beck, Fox News
"The real ACORN story is the ACORN 8."
John Fund, Wall Street Journal
"Beginning with Wall Street greed and corruption and an unbelievable case of commercial mortgage fraud on a national historic landmark, McCray unmasks deceit and corruption within the City of Atlanta, Fulton County and ultimately ACORN itself."
Matthew Fogg, Retired United States Chief Deputy Marshal
"McCray offers a powerful thesis on the importance of education and individual empowerment to mobilizing at-risk communities for direct action, and passionately describes what happens when that process goes awry."
Dr. Linda Williams Willis, Director, Harris County Extension Service, Texas A&M System and Former Dean of Agriculture Prairie View A&M University
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