Today’s African American: Still the minority?

constitutionWhat is freedom? When is limited freedom adequate for human satisfaction? Dr. Whitfield Scott says freedom can’t be rationed by those who hate the oppressed.

Scott explains why minorities still don’t have the same level of freedom in his new book, A Focus on the African American’s History of Enslavement, Contribution to the Growth of the Nation, and His Struggle to be Free.

“The Constitution provides rights that are not retrievable by the common citizen who desires to control those that are less fortunate than the few,” says Scott.

Dr. Scott writes that both perpetrators and victims now must enjoy the same degree of freedom. He believes the powerful in this country have attempted to slice some of the rights from the Constitution in the name of states rights.

“Since the time we elected Barack Obama as President, they have attempted to put more pressure on the system in terms of identification at the voting booths,” Scott says.

Scott is proposing that in every state, the question should be asked, What are the voting requirements?

“Once we receive the requirements we should mobilize our churches to assist in the follow-thru ensuring that the voting process is effectuated,” Scott says.

 

About the author

Reverend Dr. Whitfield Scott is a native of Saxe, located in Charlotte County, Virginia. He is married to the former Inez Gayles of Chase City, Virginia; to that union were born three sons and three daughters. He is the pastor of the Piney Grove Baptist Church of Scottsburg, Virginia, and the Organ Hill Baptist Church, Drakes Branch, Virginia. Whitefield is the former pastor of First Rock Baptist Church, Prospect, Virginia, and St. Mathew Baptist Church Clover, Virginia.

 

A Focus on the African American’s History of Enslavement, Contribution to the Growth of the Nation, and His Struggle to be Free

By Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott

100 pages

ISBN: 978-1-49072-625-0

Available at www.amazon.com and www.barnesandnoble.com.

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