A Long Way from Crenshaw

Lessons and Stories About Race, Love, Honor, and Faith for These Changing Times

A Long Way from Crenshaw explores the vicissitudes of life, as well as human resiliency and triumph.

Author and U.S. Army chaplain James Darren Key highlights forty lessons and stories from his journey, which at times has given him incredible joy and, on other occasions, unavoidable pain and anguish.

Key speaks candidly about growing up black in California in the 1970s and 1980s. By delving into his own weaknesses and fears, he empowers you to:

Written in a conversational style, Key’s story is easily accessible to people from all walks of life. His message is universal, timely and inspirational.

Join the author as he shares compelling stories and lessons learned at home, and abroad.

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