Lift Your Voice by Michael Levin audiobook

Lift Your Voice: How My Nephew George Floyd's Murder Changed The World

By Angela Harrelson  and Michael Levin
Read by Angela Harrelson

Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio 9781637583371
7.38 Hours 1
Format : CD (In Stock)
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    Available on 02/07/2023

    ISBN: 9798400126130

Angela Harrelson, George Floyd's aunt and closest relative, tells the behind-the-scenes story of George's family - how he lived and why he died - and how the world can find a solution to racism through his death. Angela Harrelson grew up poor, one of 13 brothers and sisters raised in a shack in the North Carolina woods. She was first in her family to go to college, first to be commissioned in the military, and first to have a career as a professional nurse. Along the way, she and her family were exposed to the harshest forms of racism - from her childhood riding the school bus with White children who made the Black kids stand, to racist commanding officers in the Air Force who told her they wanted her to fail. Nothing stopped Angela, and nothing removed the hope in her heart that America could learn to stop hating people based on the color of their skin. This is the story of Angela's lifelong relationship with George Floyd - whom the family called Perry - and how, after being suddenly thrust into the spotlight, she went on a quest to make sure her nephew did not die in vain. Lift Your Voice is a memoir of faith, hope, and bravery, of what we all - Black and White - need to do to eradicate racism from our society. It's a story of tragic loss and a worldwide uprising to ensure Perry's death ushers society into a time where people are no longer judged, hated, or killed because of the color of their skin.

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Angela Harrelson, George Floyd's aunt and closest relative, tells the behind-the-scenes story of George's family - how he lived and why he died - and how the world can find a solution to racism through his death.

Angela Harrelson grew up poor, one of 13 brothers and sisters raised in a shack in the North Carolina woods. She was first in her family to go to college, first to be commissioned in the military, and first to have a career as a professional nurse. Along the way, she and her family were exposed to the harshest forms of racism - from her childhood riding the school bus with White children who made the Black kids stand, to racist commanding officers in the Air Force who told her they wanted her to fail.

Nothing stopped Angela, and nothing removed the hope in her heart that America could learn to stop hating people based on the color of their skin. This is the story of Angela's lifelong relationship with George Floyd - whom the family called Perry - and how, after being suddenly thrust into the spotlight, she went on a quest to make sure her nephew did not die in vain.

Lift Your Voice is a memoir of faith, hope, and bravery, of what we all - Black and White - need to do to eradicate racism from our society. It's a story of tragic loss and a worldwide uprising to ensure Perry's death ushers society into a time where people are no longer judged, hated, or killed because of the color of their skin.

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Author Bio: Michael Levin

Author Bio: Michael Levin

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Author Bio: Angela Harrelson

Author Bio: Angela Harrelson

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 7.38
Audience: Adult
Language: English