GARDENIA, Calif. (PRWEB) January 07, 2016
“Los Angeles Promenade of Prominence The Walk of Fame” (published by Xlibris) is a highly engrossing book that celebrates the life of James A. Mays one of the most prominent African-American primary care medical doctors and civil leaders. A man who has dedicated his life to the betterment of his fellow African-Americans.
This immersive read takes readers on a tour through the author’s life. It chronicles his many years as a well respected physician and leader of his community. It also shows how he was considered as a unique medical doctor and person in providing care for the body while giving hope as a role and motivator to the citizens of Los Angeles, especially its youth. This multi-faceted read contains a compilation of letters that the author received during his career, acknowledging and thanking him for his services to the community. It also holds a collection of pictures that show him working hand-in-hand with colleagues and friends to help improve the lot of the people within his community.
“Los Angeles Promenade of Prominence” shows how one man was able to make a difference, despite the many obstacles such as poverty and racial prejudice in his way.
“Los Angeles Promenade of Prominence”
By Dr. James A. Mays
Hardcover | 6x9 in | 310 pages | ISBN 9781503535961
Softcover | 6x9 in | 310 pages | ISBN 9781503535978
E-Book | 310 pages | ISBN 9781503535985
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
James A. Mays is a true renaissance man: poet, scholar, popular novelist, songwriter, cardiologist and civil leader. His individual achievements are such that he was the recipient of the George Washington Medal. Other notable recipients of this prestigious award are Barbara Jordan and the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Mays has written several songs, one of which, Happy Birthday Mama, was recorded by Bill Cosby. He also co-wrote several songs with H.B Barnum. As an author he is responsible for nine novels, including his latest Trapped, which is in preparation to become a movie. Dr. Mays is widely recognized as the founder of community problem-solving programs such as the Adopt-A-Family endowment. He is currently involved in several campaigns promoting drug and AIDS awareness and giving assistance to the homeless. He has frequently appeared on television, featuring on shows including “The Today Show, The Phil Donahue Show, on radio, such as the Voice of America and has had articles published in LIFE, Newsweek, the Washington Post, the L.A. Times, and Ebony. Dr. Mays, who was decorated as combat physician in Vietnam, is a lone parent with four sons.
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