The Chosen Ones: Black Men and the Politics of Redemption.

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Jones, Nikki. The Chosen Ones: Black Men and the Politics of Redemption. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2018, pp.232, ISBN: 9780520288355.

This book shares the story of a group of Black men living in San Francisco's historically Black neighborhood, the Fillmore. Against all odds, these men work to atone for past crimes by reaching out to other Black men, young and old, with the hope of guiding them toward a better life. Yet despite their genuine efforts, they struggle to find a...

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