edited: Wednesday, August 25, 2010
By Brenda M. Tillman
Rated "G" by the Author.
Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2010
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About Shades of Mandingo from a linguist.
Shades of Mandingo is a fascinating work in its promotion of positive images of African-American males. With sensitivity and thoughtfulness, Tillman manipulates poetic language beautifully. I found especially appealing “Everything I Need,” “Men on the Yard” and “At Last, This Is Love.” A must-read for men, especially African-American men, who may not realize the degree to which they are appreciated.
Earle D. Clowney, Ph.D.