Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 05, 2012
Broken Spirits: A Letter To My Cousin Rodney G. King, is an exclusive memoir of Rodney King’s confidant, business partner and cousin Ontresicia Averette will be published by Crystall Clear Publishing’s Michele L. Waters (Through the Eyes of My Mulatto Daughter and Can’t Let Go).
Averette, who stood by Rodney King through the beatings and the historical verdict that acquitted the four policemen involved in the incident, encountered her own cataclysms through gender discrimination and racism from working with NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Broken Spirits will invite readers to experience two stories of oppression and social injustice faced by cousins Averette and King. It will focus on Averette’s fight with working in corporate America and King’s fight against police brutality, which plagues inner city communities worldwide.
“…I poured all of my heart and strength into protecting you from the venomous hatred spewed out from communities when you disappointed them, time and time again. I tried to help you manage your stress, and made sure you had adequate legal representation for the aftermath when you couldn’t. I stood up for you when no one else, genuinely, would…” Excerpt from Broken Spirits: A Letter To My Cousin Rodney G. King
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Los Angeles Riots, Broken Spirits: A Letter To My Cousin Rodney G. King is slated to release on Friday, April 27, 2012.
Broken Spirits Limited Edition copies featuring the autographs of Averette and Waters will be available for pre-sales through http://www.crystallclearpublishing.com and http://www.michelelwaters.com. Should you need any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact Nikki Richards at 424-477-2340 or nikki(at)ptagencyonline(dot)com.