Ere Aworan = A Fight for Racial Unity
Ere Aworan tells the story of the Anti-slavery movement around the time of the Civil War. A time when both African American and White Americans came together to fight the evils of slavery
Jun 23, 2015, 07:00 ET
MENDHAM, N.J., June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- "Racism is deeply rooted in the history of slavery in America," said Michael Jay Nusbaum. "We need to fight against Racism with the same combined efforts that were used to fight against slavery. Ere Aworan tells of a time when we came together to fight for good."
Though a work of fiction, "Ere Aworan" is based around real historical events, and its narrative could still teach readers about the history of slavery and the anti-slavery movement around the time of the Civil War. It is Nusbaum's hope that, in reading this story, his readers will not only learn about the Africa Squadron and realize how active Harriet Tubman was in fighting for the Union and for freedom but also continue the dialog of the history of slavery in America.
"When I first learned about the Africa Squadron, I wondered why I had never heard of the US Naval efforts to stop the slave trade. Then, I began to read about all of the amazing things that Harriet Tubman did during the Civil War and felt the need to tell the story of the anti-slavery movement in America," said Michael Jay Nusbaum.
After extensive self-directed research of African American History as well as being politically and socially active for civil rights, Nusbaum wrote "Ere Aworan" (published by Xlibris) to further tell the story of slavery and the anti-slavery movement in America.
A story of love, hope, redemption and the fight against slavery, "Ere Aworan" follows Osumaka and his family who are abducted from Africa. It portrays Osumaka's perspective as his family is separated and sent into slavery as well as his experiences through the Middle Passage. Ultimately, Osumaka escapes into the Underground Railroad only to meet and join forces with Harriet Tubman in the fight for freedom.
Michael Jay Nusbaum, MD, FACS, FASMBS was born in Livingston, NJ. He attended Washington and Jefferson College for his undergraduate studies where he received a BA in Chemistry. He then attended Rutgers Medical School and entered into the field of surgery training at: Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and UMDNJ. He is an accomplished academic author with numerous academic publications and recently released a textbook, with two others, entitled, "Metabolic Medicine and Surgery" through CRC Press. He is currently the Chief of Bariatric Surgery at Morristown Medical Center, Director of Bariatric Services for Atlantic Health and the Surgical Director of the Metabolic Medicine and Weight Control Center for Atlantic Health. He has served as part of President Obama's Patient Access Summit held at the White House. He holds numerous patents and has both started and sold several tech companies. He has extensively studied African American History and is both politically and socially active for civil rights. He currently resides in NJ with his wife and three children.
Hardcover & Paperback: 284 pages
Publisher: XLIBRIS (February 19, 2015)
Kindle File Size: 423 KB
Kindle Length: 303 pages
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