Memoirs of an African-American Navigator by Keith Lawrence

By Keith Lawrence

Memoirs of an African-American Navigator is either an interesting investigate the existence and profession of a service provider mariner and an inspiring tale of a tender guy who learns to navigate the adversarial waters of racism.

Following the tumultuous many years of the civil rights flow, Keith Lawrence used to be encouraged to make his mark by way of turning into the 1st African-American graduate of the California Maritime Academy’s deck division. His memoir lines his thirty-five-year occupation, from 1976 to his retirement in 2011, and creates an intimate photo of what lifestyles as a navigator is like on a variety of different types of vessels. the writer additionally unearths a distinct view of the way prejudices may be subtle and conquer while he acknowledges that he, too, needs to permit move of crude stereotypes if he desires to really adventure the liberty of all people being created equal.

Whether you’re contemplating a occupation as a service provider mariner, love an exceptional memoir, or desire a right dose of motivation to pursue your objectives, this booklet is a useful source you won’t quickly forget.

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