Item Image
Title My country 'tis of thee : my faith, my family, our future / Keith Ellison.
Author Ellison, Keith, 1963-
Publication New York : Gallery Books / Karen Hunter Publishing, 2014.
Edition First Karen Hunter Publishing/Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Description viii, 296 pages ; 24 cm
Call # 328.73092 E
Summary 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.
Contents 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.
Subject Ellison, Keith, 1963-
United States. Congress. House -- Biography.
African American legislators -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
Muslims -- United States -- Biography.
Multiculturalism -- United States.
Social change -- United States.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
United States -- Social policy -- 1993-
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-2017.
ISBN 145166687X (hardcover) :
9781451666878 (hardcover) :
1451666896 (paperback)
9781451666892 (paperback)

Location CALL # Status Message
 Central 2nd Fl - SST Non-Fiction  328.73092 E    CHECK SHELVES