Thomas, a black young man who grew up in Harlem is accepted to a prestigious Ivy League university in New England. While in college Little, as he his known, will be confronted with the pressures of the everyday college student and the pressures of being Black at an all white university. In addition to adjusting to college life, he will soon learn the secret of his parents past, a past that could lead to the destruction of his family, friendships and ultimately his life.
About the author
H. Richard Dozier was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut. Like many Black Americans he has deep roots in the South. Unlike many Black Americans of today, he is the grandson of the former slave James Johnson, of Valdosta, Georgia born in 1850.
Richard, as he is known, has worked in higher education for over twenty years in various capacities. He began his career at Hampton Institute, (now Hampton University) in Hampton, Virginia and has worked at the University of Missouri-Columbia, the University of New Haven, and Western Connecticut State University. He is currently the Dean of Student Services at Palm Beach Community College in Palm Beach County, Florida.