Blueprint for Black Power Amos N. Wilson 1998 Afrikan life into the coming millennia is imperiled by White and Asian power. True power must nest in the ownership of the real estate wherever Afrikan people dwell. Economic destiny determines biologial destiny. 'Blueprint for Black Power' details a master plan for the power revolution necessary for Black survival in the 21st century. White treatment of Afrikan Americans, despite a myriad of theories explaining White behavior, ultimately rests on the fact that they can. They possess the power to do so. Such a power differential must be neutralized if Blacks are to prosper in the 21st century ... Aptly titled, 'Blueprint for Black Power' stops not at critique but prescribes radical, practical theories, frameworks and approaches for true power. It gives a biting look into Black potentiality. (Back cover).
The Purple Violet of Oshaantu Neshani Andreas 2017-03-27 Through the voice of Mee Ali, readers experience the rhythms and rituals of life in rural Namibia in interconnected stories. In Oshaantu, a place where women are the backbone of the home but are expected to submit to patriarchal dominance, Mee Ali is happily married. Her friend, Kauna, however, suffers at the hands of an abusive husband. When he is found dead at home, many of the villagers suspect her of poisoning him. Backtracking from that time, the novel, with its universal appeal, reveals the value of friendships, some of which are based on tradition while others grow out of strength of character, respect, and love.
Twenty is Too Many Kate Duke 2000 Twenty guinea pigs do their best to keep their small boat afloat in this amusing subtraction picture book by the creator of One Guinea Pig Is Not Enough. 10,000 first printing.
The Plains of Howling Darkness Dave Morris 1995
Doghead Morten Ramsland 2009-02-17 A three-generation saga of a dysfunctional Norwegian family finds the narrator visiting his dying grandmother, who imparts the true story of his war-hero grandfather's crackpot nature. 15,000 first printing.
Something to Hide Deborah Moggach 2016-05-03 “Classic Moggach: readable, memorable . . . an unashamedly colorful journey across continents, with clothes, food, landscapes brought joyously to life.” —The Times (London) “Nobody in the world knows our secret . . . that I’ve ruined Bev’s life, and she’s ruined mine.” Petra’s romantic life has always been a car crash, and even in her sixties she’s still getting it disastrously wrong. And then she falls in love with Jeremy, an old friend visiting from abroad. There’s just one catch: Jeremy is married to her best friend, Bev. Meanwhile, on opposite sides of the world, two other women are also struggling with the weight of betrayal: Lorrie, a Texan, is about to embark on the biggest deception of her life, and in China, Li Jing is trying to understand exactly what it is her husband does on his business trips. It turns out that no matter where you are in the world or how well you think you know the one you love, everyone has secrets.
life.love.beauty Keegan Allen 2015-02-03 "This book takes you on a photographic voyage through my life so far." –Keegan Allen Keegan Allen is currently known to fans of the ABC Family hit television series, Pretty Little Liars. He has also appeared in numerous independent films and made his New York Stage debut in the acclaimed MCC production of Small Engine Repair. Keegan was given his first camera at age nine, and began a lifelong study and pursuit of photography. life.love.beauty is a selection of photographs taken since his childhood. It's a photo journey through the life of an intensely creative soul whose expression finds various forms: in acting, in poems and stories, lyrics and music, but above all in photography. This book's content resonates in the commonality we all share on our own journeys while unveiling an inside look into a world that very few experience. Organized into three broad groups—life, love, and beauty—the book ranges over the public and private side of Keegan Allen and his world. A child of Hollywood, whose father was also an actor and his mother a painter, Keegan roams freely through that realm, photographing his fellow actors on set, behind the scenes; and recording the amazed, gleeful, sometimes weeping fans that flock to his television and career related events. Allen also has an eye for the anonymous and the unexpected: the woman gazing dreamily from the balcony of a run-down hotel; the rifle-toting dog walker who seems to have emerged from the 19th century; the performers and denizens of Venice Beach and also the streets of New York, some of them chasing the dream of fame, others having long-since abandoned it; the little boy amid in the crowd in an enormous airport; portraits of lovers kissing on subways, in parks, and on the streets. Traveling from California to New York to Paris and back, as well as through the American west, he finds beauty in both urban and rural places: from large-scale landscapes to glimpses of light transforming what it touches. Keegan's poems, stories, captions and musings, song lyrics, and journal pages complement the photographs on this journey. He provides an account of growing up just off the Sunset Strip, coming into his own as an actor/artist, dealing with public recognition while maintaining a very private life, falling in and out of love, and acknowledging the influence of his family, friends, fans, and loved ones. life.love.beauty is an unusually intimate and revealing book: a delight for anyone who values photography, and a gift for the many fans who already follow Keegan's career. Keegan's real passion comes through in both his photographs and candid story telling in this unique photo-journal.
Data Science Fundamentals and Practical Approaches Dr. Gypsy Nandi 2020-06-02 Learn how to process and analysis data using Python KEY FEATURES - The book has theories explained elaborately along with Python code and corresponding output to support the theoretical explanations. The Python codes are provided with step-by-step comments to explain each instruction of the code. - The book is not just dealing with the background mathematics alone or only the programs but beautifully correlates the background mathematics to the theory and then finally translating it into the programs. - A rich set of chapter-end exercises are provided, consisting of both short-answer questions and long-answer questions. DESCRIPTION This book introduces the fundamental concepts of Data Science, which has proved to be a major game-changer in business solving problems. Topics covered in the book include fundamentals of Data Science, data preprocessing, data plotting and visualization, statistical data analysis, machine learning for data analysis, time-series analysis, deep learning for Data Science, social media analytics, business analytics, and Big Data analytics. The content of the book describes the fundamentals of each of the Data Science related topics together with illustrative examples as to how various data analysis techniques can be implemented using different tools and libraries of Python programming language. Each chapter contains numerous examples and illustrative output to explain the important basic concepts. An appropriate number of questions is presented at the end of each chapter for self-assessing the conceptual understanding. The references presented at the end of every chapter will help the readers to explore more on a given topic. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN Perform processing on data for making it ready for visual plot and understand the pattern in data over time. Understand what machine learning is and how learning can be incorporated into a program. Know how tools can be used to perform analysis on big data using python and other standard tools. Perform social media analytics, business analytics, and data analytics on any data of a company or organization. WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR The book is for readers with basic programming and mathematical skills. The book is for any engineering graduates that wish to apply data science in their projects or wish to build a career in this direction. The book can be read by anyone who has an interest in data analysis and would like to explore more out of interest or to apply it to certain real-life problems. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Fundamentals of Data Science1 2. Data Preprocessing 3. Data Plotting and Visualization 4. Statistical Data Analysis 5. Machine Learning for Data Science 6. Time-Series Analysis 7. Deep Learning for Data Science 8. Social Media Analytics 9. Business Analytics 10. Big Data Analytics