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Will Smith

Chris Nickson

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From Bel-Air to The Wild, Wild West, Chris Nickson's biography of Will Smith details the extraordinary rise of today's hottest superstar. With #1 hit music singles and explosive success in television and movies—from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air to Six Degrees of Separation to blockbusters like Men in Black and Independence Day—Will Smith has done it all, and this book tells the whole story.

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Will Smith
CHAPTER ONENINETEEN-SIXTY-EIGHT was a pivotal year for race relations in America. The previous couple of years had seen tensions mount into riots at various points across the country--Watts in 1965, Detroit in '67. The Civil Rights Act might have become legislation, but words didn't seem to have made much difference in the way blacks were treated across the U.S.The Black Panthers, feared or revered depending on your viewpoint and color, organized themselves to help the ghetto communities in whatever ways they felt necessary, and 1968 showed them to be strong and fearless. And down
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  • Chris Nickson

  • Chris Nickson has written biographies on David Boreanaz, Melissa Etheridge and Matt Damon.
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Will Smith

Chris Nickson

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