First Karen Hunter Publishing/Gallery Books hardcover edition.
viii, 296 pages ; 24 cm
Filled with anecdotes, statistics, and social commentary, the first Muslim elected to Congress presents a thought-provoking look at America and what needs to change to accommodate different races and beliefs.
Introduction: my country -- From the black bottom to Cane River -- No mercy for the weak -- Identity crisis -- The color line in the twenty-first century -- My Damascus moment -- Any jackass can kick down a barn -- September 12 -- Minnesota nice -- The politics of generosity andiInclusion -- All colors, all cultures, all faiths -- Hills and valleys -- A plan and a purpose -- What happened to the party of Lincoln? -- What's the matter with Congress? -- Hot dish: a new America -- My faith -- Hajj -- An ounce of prevention -- Democracy is the solution -- Profiles in leadership -- Epilogue: sweet land of liberty.