College Campus Race Relations Ignite in Administrator's Latest Novel

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In I Am The Darker Brother, author Eugene Williams presents a captivating novella which takes an honest, unfiltered look at relationships among the races and between the sexes. Williams takes readers through the college life of a black young man and makes historically black fraternities consider the ramifications of the criteria they use for admission into their organizations.

Eric Wilson is a young black man who has always thrived in predominantly white settings. A student at Capwell University, a prestigious Southern college, Eric enjoys the camaraderie he experiences as a member of Beta Phi Beta, an historically black fraternity.

One day, during his senior year, he is involved in a discussion about race which forces him to analyze his own prejudices and re-evaluate his relationship with his bi-racial girlfriend. Kara, and his friend, Don, the first and only white brother ever to be admitted to Capwell's chapter of Beta Phi Beta.

About the Author

Miami native Eugene Williams, Jr. is an educator who works in the Central Virginia area assisting students with educational needs and is a free-lance writer for several newspapers and magazines. His first books, The "Raisin-in-Milk" Syndrome: Ten Survival Tips For Black Students At Predominantly White Colleges and Universities and Reflections of a Confused Middle Class Black Youth were self-published. He is currently working on a manuscript tentatively titled, Is Bill Cosby Right or Is Michael Eric Dyson Crazy.

I Am The Darker Brother
By Eugene Williams, Jr.
$14.95 Paperback
70 pages
Publish America, LLP, November 2004
ISBN: 1-4137-3412-X

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