reflections of a soul by Ernest Porter
Reflections of the Soul is a thought-provoking and unconventional book that does not shy away from telling the dark parts of history, which many other writers and traditional textbooks try to hide away. If you want to travel back in time and live a day in a black man’s skin, dare to pick up this book and read the unfiltered history in its soul-shaking reality. However, be warned: this is not a book for the weak of the heart and minds. Porter has put his thoughts so eloquently on the paper that it makes every American question their reality, regardless of their color. This is a collection of Porter’s memoirs, thoughts, and reflections from the time he was growing up in poverty-stricken environments until the day he sat down and wrote this book., but more than that, it is black history in its most unapologetic form.
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Ernest Porter is an inspired musician, and co-writer of the stage play Man at a Crossroad.” He is, and author of the new book “Reflections of a Soul.” He is the husband of Lynda M. Porter and the proud father of four children.
Ernest has spent the last decade observing and documenting the questions of life through eyes of social economic development and disenfranchisement. His compassion drove him look for ways to motivate people to overcome obstacles of racism and solve these issues that troubled his mind and leaving left him with the question: why?
Ernest enjoys playing basketball with his nephews and grandchildren. Love discussing social issues with his sons. He encompasses his highs and lows as fuel for his journey to creating a vivid vision of reality, establishing truth, birthing new behaviors that breeds self love, respect and a honest exchange of respect. He is the president of ASALH- Association for the Study of African American Life and History in Louisa County Virginia.
Ernest is best- known for his compassion for others, which won him the ‘Woodsman of the World’ award for American civics at age 16 years old. Being As a native of North Philadelphia, and who was raised in North Carolina, he has seen both sides of the struggle. Ernest worked in the nuclear power generation field for 30 plus years. He attend Management training at Eastern Michigan University and certification in Leadership skills and techniques for African American Leadership from American Management Association in New York. His persistence drove him to work his way up from general labor to Supervisor and management and now author and publisher