The Vestiges of Slavery: Struggles of the Disadvantaged, a new book by Reginald Murray, has been published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.
The Remnants of Slavery is a first-hand account of how the practices of slavery affected the descendants of slaves and how socio-economic political ideals reinforce those practices. Told through the lens of a Florida educator working with black and immigrant children, Reginald Murray offers a revealing look at the disparities between white schools and their practices compared to minority schooling.
Essential reading for educators, parents, and the community at large, The Remnants of Slavery shines a light on the reality of our education system and encourages drastic action and change for equal and fair schooling for our children.
About the Author
Reginald Murray is eighty-four years old, father of seven children, grandfather and great-grandfather. He has been married for fifty-eight years. He is a retired educator with various professional and educational experiences that have enabled him to be insightful when assessing societal issues. He served in the military for three years as an enlisted. This service gave him the opportunity to visit several states of our country and the country of Korea. It also gave him a different perspective of the values of those who are different from him.
Before pursuing his teaching career, he worked as an accountant at a historically black college, Florida Memorial College. This experience helped him understand the financial problems faced by students from economically depressed families.
Murray received his Masters in Education from Florida Atlantic University. He continued his education at Nova University, earning his leadership certification.
He was a guidance counselor and coordinator for twenty years and deputy director for fifteen years.
As a victim and product of the putrid Jim Crow South Law, he understands how this system impacts the psyche of the perpetrators and the perpetrated.
The Vestiges of Slavery is a 48-page paperback retail price of $10.00 (eBook $5.00). The ISBN is 978-1-6853-7152-4. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For members of the press, to request a review copy, visit our virtual press room at https://dorrancepressroom.com/the-vestiges-of-slavery/ or to purchase the book, visit our online bookstore at https ://bookstore.dorrancepublishing .com/les-vestiges-de-l-slavery-les-luttes-des-defavorises/