Download e-book for kindle: Mattie C.'s Boy: The Shelley Stewart Story by Don Keith

By Don Keith

Shelley Stewart used to be 5 years outdated while he and his brothers watched in horror as their father murdered their mom with an ax. Homeless on the age of six, Stewart stumbled on what guard he may, affliction actual and sexual abuse and racism. regardless of heartbreaking setbacks and the racial strife that gripped the South within the Nineteen Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, Stewart graduated highschool and entered the broadcasting occupation. There he grew to become a highly renowned radio character, rubbing shoulders with the head recording artists of the day and turning into one of many nation’s first black radio station owners.

He helped Dr. Martin Luther King mount the historical Children’s March in the course of the streets of Birmingham, Alabama. Later Stewart may use his strong communique talents to assist convict one of many males who bombed the city’s 16th highway Baptist Church. Then this often-honored guy grew to become his enterprise talents to the construction of a starting place named after his mom; the Mattie C. Stewart beginning works to persuade highschool scholars to stick in class and graduate, a subject Stewart speaks on in his many engagements round the state. Stewart, with writer Don Keith, tells his tale in his memoir Mattie C.'s Boy.

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