Monday, February 16, 2015

Teaser Tuesday: Marian Anderson

TEASER TUESDAYS asks you to:
  • Grab your current read.
  • Let the book fall open to a random page.
  • Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
  • You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from … that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you’ve given!
Please avoid spoilers!
This weeks teasers is from Marian Anderson: A singer's Journey by Allen Keiler

The president had been criticized by blacks during his first term because of his cautious attitude towards civil rights, especially his unwillingness to act against state-imposed segregation after the landmark Brown v Board of Education decision of the Supreme Court.  Indeed, a 1955 Gallup poll revealed that Eisenhower's popularity among black voters had declined considerably during his first term. 

pg. 281 (hardback edition.
Don't forget to post a link to your teaser!

I want to read it.

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