According to the book description of Things My Daughters Need to Know: A Cop and
Father's View of Sex, Relationships and Happiness, “A lifetime of dating and a career full of police investigations
combine to produce relationship lessons, suggestions, and advice for women. Women tired of guessing what men think can get
a frank, first-hand look at relationships from a man's point-of-view in Things My Daughters Need to Know. Author Rodney L.
Demery's powerful memoir will help women see their relationships from a different perspective. He knows the lies men tell
and the tricks they try. He shares this information and offers insight to help women learn how to get clues to guys' behavior
so they can choose their men wisely.”
According to the book description of No Place for Race, “America
has made many strides in our lifetime, including electing a president who is black. But race continues to be a central theme
for many, causing them to attribute racial motivations to law enforcement, social policies, and laws. Race, though, has become
less of a barrier or defining issue, as blacks have gained access to every corner of American government and public life.
In No Place for Race, Rodney L. Demery shows why his experience as a longtime officer of the
law shows that issues blamed on race often have other causes. Demery urges that we stop using the oversimplified and easy
answer of race, but instead delve deeper to look at the causes of issues that plague our families and communities. When we
open ourselves up to the possibility of a social or economic cause or component to a problem, we also open ourselves up to
the possibility that we can come up with a real answer to that problem, for we all want the same things.
This book will show you why: 1) Police racial profiling may be the result of the failure of black
police administrators and policy makers rather than white supremacists. 2) Forty years of failed drug policies have put more
drugs on the streets; and failed to reduce either supply or demand. 3) Black preachers have failed their communities and perpetuated
a fear of nonexistent systemic racism, so they can profit from the fear. 4) George Zimmerman was the exception, not the rule:
The most vital threat to a black man is a black man. 5) We have overcome, but many have failed to acknowledge it ... even