Some Caucasian North Carolina Educators Find Book by African-American Author ‘Insulting to African-American Readers’


NORFOLK, VA – August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Martha J. Ross Rodgers, an author for Jireh Publishers, is an African-American woman that writes motivational books on diversity and moving beyond racial, economic, and cultural stereotypes. Imagine her surprise when some members of the 2005 North Carolina Textbook Committee stated that her book ‘Awakenings’ was ‘religiously insulting” and “insulting to African-Americans.’