Review of “My Name is Child of God Not ‘Those People’“, by Julia Dinsmore
In her ground breaking first book, “My Name is Child of God Not those People, Julia Dinsmore is a Social Prophet. She unravels her tongue, unleashes her divine mind and spits truth about poverty in America. Through storytelling, poetry and street soldier teaching, the reader is taken on an intimate look at not only what its like to be poor but the interlocking social dynamics that keep millions trapped in dire straits.
Video Featuring Her Poem: “I Am Not ‘Those People'”
Video presentation from Be The Change: A Benefit Luncheon for Building Changes (May 5, 2009). My Name Is Not Those People, poem by Julia K. Dinsmore, read by Danny Glover, from “Give US Your Poor – 17 New Recordings To Help End Homelessness” (Appleseed Recordings). For more info, go to BuildingChanges.org. Photographs by Lynn Blodgett, from “Finding Grace: The Face of America’s Homeless” (Earth Aware Editions).
We highly recommend this book – Julia is amazing! Other reviews & articles are available on her website, linked to below with the full text of this review.
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- Their Names Are Not “Those People” (homelessness.change.org)