Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Win-a-book Wednesday: "Still I Rise" by Roland Laird with Taneshia Nash Laird

First things first, the winner of last week's book--The Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging--is Muse. Congratulations! E-mail your address to and I will send your book via USPS Media Mail. Didn't win this time? Check the right-hand column of the blog for a link to purchase this video and other media (books, music, etc.) mentioned on What Tami Said.

This week's offering is a new copy of "Still I Rise" (Sterling, $14.95), a graphic history of African Americans, written by Roland Laird with Taneshia Nash Laird, and illustrated by Elihu "Adofo" Bey.

From Amazon:

Still I Rise is a critically acclaimed work with an impressive scope: the entire history of Black America, told in an accessible graphic-novel form. Updated from its original version—which ended with the Million Man March—it now extends from the early days of colonial slavery right through to Barack Obama’s groundbreaking presidential campaign. Compared by many to Art Spiegelman’s Maus, Still I Rise is a breathtaking achievement that celebrates the collective African-American memory, imagination, and spirit.
Enter to win this book by participating in this open thread by Monday, Feb. 2. All names attached to this thread will be entered into a random drawing. The winner will be announced next Wednesday.The winner of the book is invited to post a review on What Tami Said.

Good luck!


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