Convicted in the Womb Paperback

Convicted in the Womb Paperback
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Once Carl Upchurch was an elementary school dropout fighting for survival on the streets of South Philadelphia, a gang member wedded to a life of violence, a bank robber facing a future in federal penitentiaries. Now he is a respected community organizer and one of the most compelling and visionary leaders of the civil rights movement. Catapulted into the national spotlight following his organization of a summit that brought together the country's most notorious gangs. Carl Upchurch has found himself in direct conflict with other African American civil right leaders. This is his scathing critique of t he established civil rights movement and his bold manifesto for solving the critical problems facing today's urban American. And this is his own unforgettable story-reality of urban crime gang warfare, and racial injustice from one who knows firsthand what it's like to be Convicted in the Womb

Product Details Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Bantam; Reprint edition (August 4, 1997) Language: English ISBN-10: 0553375202 ISBN-13: 978-0553375206 Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.5 x 8.2 inches Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces