War Anthem

War Anthem The era of Black revolutionaries ended in the s right So thought Jason Diggs successful political speechwriter lawyer and advisor in the rough and tumble world of local Washington D C politics

  • Title: War Anthem
  • Author: Keith Andrew Perry
  • ISBN: 9781452819389
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Paperback
  • The era of Black revolutionaries ended in the 1970 s right So thought Jason Diggs, successful political speechwriter, lawyer and advisor in the rough and tumble world of local Washington, D.C politics but when the city boils over in tensions over gentrification and an election that might lead to the city s first white Mayor in a century, nothing will ever be the same agThe era of Black revolutionaries ended in the 1970 s right So thought Jason Diggs, successful political speechwriter, lawyer and advisor in the rough and tumble world of local Washington, D.C politics but when the city boils over in tensions over gentrification and an election that might lead to the city s first white Mayor in a century, nothing will ever be the same again War Anthem depicts the fall of a Black political dynasty due to the forces of gentrification and is an elegy to the golden days of Chocolate City when D.C was the Colored Man s Paradise At the beginning of the novel, we meet Jason Diggs, scion of a famed Black political dynasty who appears destined for leadership in his native Washington, D.C Handsome, refined, well educated and just a bit full of himself, Jason Diggs seems to have it all He s popular, successful, and is a rising political star, but when his mother dies after a long illness, strange events are set in motion, which illuminate a dangerous and mysterious underworld, which threatens to destroy the city and his future As Jason learns his true destiny the nation s capitol begins to dissolve into disorder Jason is at the center of the storm and decisions that he makes could change the course of cities across America forever Through Jason s eyes we get a glimpse into the hidden world of local D.C politics and a look at the forces of change sweeping urban America.

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    About "Keith Andrew Perry"

    1. Keith Andrew Perry

      A native Washingtonian, Keith spent over 20 years in D.C politics as an Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner, Democratic Committeeman, Mayoral appointee, political strategist and candidate He is the former Chief of Staff to Councilmember and former four term D.C Mayor Marion Barry and served as Treasurer for former Mayor Sharon Pratt s victorious campaign He is an alumnus of Morehouse College and Howard University School of Law and was selected as a winter 2009 fellow of the Center For Black Literature at Medgar Evers College His non fiction has appeared in the National Minority Business magazine.

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    1. War Anthem, A ReviewFrom the evocative use of language to the stirring plot, this novel provides an insightful analysis of human behavior and politics.The rich emotional life of the main character, Jason Diggs, is the backdrop for a description of historical events few have known of before now. From the rise of Washington, D.C.'s Black intellectual class to the development and implementation of DC Home Rule, the writer, Washington, DC lawyer Keith Perry, chronicles the dazzling changes which occ [...]



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