Foreword Reviews

A Black Man's Journey from Sharecropper to College President

The Life and Work of William Johnson Trent, 1873-1963

2016 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, Biography (Adult Nonfiction)

An intimate portrait of the life of a black man who lived from just after emancipation to the boycotts and sit-ins of the 1950s and 1960s -- this book not only tells of his journey from the farm to a leadership position in the black middle class, it also describes this world he came to inhabit.