BLACKFACE WHITE TEARS: MEMOIR OF A MAINTENANCE MAN
Black and Nobel
This book is about one of the many children who grew up in the cold war era with activist parent who was determined to change the world through their children. This child was groomed for social changes joining into revolutionary, liberation discrimination. As the era of war, sex, drugs rock n roll, and fashion destroy many of these movements that racial tension became dormant but not forgotten. This child grew to confront all that he was taught to survive to never let your guard down to racism.
Fifty-eight years later he moves into a Georgia Raisin in the Sun type neighborhood with talking windows watching every movement. What they couldn’t see was that these two townhouses were the only two built without a fence of separation. He was an-elderly introverted white man, a defector from British Columbia Canada who crosses the border into the United State after serving in the RCAF(Royal Canadian Air Force). The music and entertainment that he had to sneak to listen as a teen on the radio. Would one day making the United States his home. Because he was a reclusive person no one ever got to know him. It was only until one delivery move of a computer and desk and the knowledge of the big band music bonded into a father and son relationship until death does it part, leaving a million to a Maintenance man in a intestates estate in which he is confronted by racist vultures who challenge knowledge versus wisdom. As he ventures on a journey to find his family to be entombed in the only historical cemetery that resides on a golf course( God Acres) making him one of the last of ten to be entombed before the gate close.