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Papa The Popular Printer

T. Lynette Yankson

"A great human revolution in just a single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a nation and further will enable a change in the destiny of all humankind."

- Daisaku Ikeda


Papa the Popular Printer is an extraordinary nonfiction story about protagonist James Henry Forniss. He amazingly evolves from a young man as a shoe shiner, to become a successful Professional Printer. Akin to today's "IT" Information Technologist. His ingenious transformation was rare for a colored man especially in the south during the post slavery 20th Century era.


This true story depicts challenges Colored people faced to overcome racial barriers to advance in America in the early 1900's. Children will learn about "The Power of One"! and how one determined youth with strong faith, confidence and courage to "never give up" transformed his life and many others.


JH became a Community Activist whose influence dramatically enhanced the development of his hometown, Uniontown, Alabama.


In this book, you will learn:

  • The Power of One.
  • Historical challenges for "Colored People" faced during the 1900's Post Slavery Era.
  • The importance of practicing strong faith.
  • The importance of persistence and its impact to your life.
  • How to gain courage and confidence.


Papa The Popular Printer delves into history and explores the challenges that colored individuals navigated during the post-slavery era. Discover the essence of strong faith, courage, and confidence. Join the movement of change and get a copy now!

Book Details

  • Publisher: Selfpublishing.com
  • Publish Date: Feb 20th, 2024
  • Pages: 50
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.00in - 8.50in - 0.25in - 1.02lb
  • EAN: 9798891098688
  • Recommended age: 00-12
  • Categories: Biography & Autobiography - General
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