Star Parker is president and founder of the Coalition on Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), a nonprofit center that addresses the impact of social politics on America's inner cities and the poor. Prior to her social activism, Parker was a single welfare mother. After turning to Christ, she returned to college, earning her B.S. degree, and then launched an urban Christian magazine. Now, she is a frequent lecturer at colleges and churches, a social policy consultant and media commentator, and a regular guest on national television and radio programs across the country, including Larry King Live, 20/20, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. Parker is also a syndicated columnist with the Scripps Howard News Service.
Very eye-opening and enlightening book if you are interested in how "The Great Society" programs initiated in the 1960's have had a more harmful than helpful effect on the... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Capricorn One
Star Parker's book gave me a better view of how anyone can become a victim of government giveaways .Published 21 days ago by Bob G.
Star Parker examines poverty, especially among the blacks; relates how various anti-poverty programs fail; and outlines a different strategy for solving the problem of poverty. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Frederick A. Costello
READ THIS BOOK. Limousine liberals hate her but they haven't been where she comes from. they lie about their tar-paper shack upbringing but this woman of character has been... Read morePublished 5 months ago by revwayne
Haven't finished this book. It gives me a lot to think about. I see that the problem of helping the poor is difficult because there are many reasons why people are poor. Read morePublished 5 months ago by old_broad
Great read for every American, especially those stuck on the Plantation. Ms Parker shows us how to be emancipated.Published 6 months ago by Thomas E. Smith