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By Denise Lewis Patrick

From the seashores of Africa to the bowels of a transatlantic send to a balloting sales space in Mississippi to the jungles of Vietnam, all human connection is an issue of souls.

In this stirring number of brief tales, Denise Lewis Patrick considers the souls of black women and men throughout centuries and continents. In each one, she takes the degree in their dignity, describes their goals, and catalogs their fears.

Brutality, good looks, laughter, rage, and love all take their turns in every one tale, however the ultimate influence is of indomitable, luminous, and hooked up souls.

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Relative to these factors that facilitate or impede children’s learning to become aware of what they experience emotionally, family discourse about emotions has proven to be important for children to acquire emotion concepts (Chambers 1999). In the case of parents who are disengaged, non-supportive, hostile and fragmented in their parenting practices, we also find that the children have difficulties adjusting, and, by implication, difficulties with being able to use their awareness of how they feel in order to regulate their emotional arousal and interaction with their peers (see, for example, Katz & Gottman 1993; Katz & Woodin 2002; McHale, Johnson & Sinclair 1999).

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