Relative Of Rodney King To Publish Broken Spirits Memoir With Author Michele L. Waters
Broken Spirits: A letter to my cousin Rodney G. King is a story that has never been told and will reintroduce its readers to the social injustices that continue to plague many communities worldwide. Broken Spirits is a story targeted to all socio-political conscious ethnic groups within every social class from the ages of 18 and up.
- (1888PressRelease) January 04, 2012 - LOS ANGELES, CA - Broken Spirits: A Letter To My Cousin Rodney G. King, is an exclusive memoir of Rodney King's confidant, business partner and cousin Ontresicia Averette will be published by Crystall Clear Publishing's Michele L. Waters (Through the Eyes of My Mulatto Daughter and Can't Let Go).
Averette, who stood by Rodney King through the beatings and the historical verdict that acquitted the four policemen involved in the incident, encountered her own cataclysms through gender discrimination and racism from working with NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Broken Spirits will invite readers to experience two stories of oppression and social injustice faced by cousins Averette and King. It will focus on Averette's fight with working in corporate America and King's fight against police brutality, which plagues inner city communities worldwide.
"…I poured all of my heart and strength into protecting you from the venomous hatred spewed out from communities when you disappointed them, time and time again. I tried to help you manage your stress, and made sure you had adequate legal representation for the aftermath when you couldn't. I stood up for you when no one else, genuinely, would…" Excerpt from Broken Spirits: A Letter To My Cousin Rodney G. King
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Los Angeles Riots, Broken Spirits: A Letter To My Cousin Rodney G. King is slated to release on Friday, April 27, 2012.
Broken Spirits Limited Edition copies featuring the autographs of Averette and Waters will be available for pre-sales through www.crystallclearpublishing.com and www.michelelwaters.com. Should you need any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact Nikki Richards at 424-477-2340 or nikki ( @ ) ptagencyonline dot com.