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- DescriptionSteel Standing: The Bennie Heard, Jr. Story is about a former rising super star in professional boxing, who received two of Georgia's highest hors presented by the Georgia State Legislature, House of Representatives in 1982 for all of his achievements in boxing and the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 2007, he was minated and received an Award as Comeback Boxer of the Year 2007; but he found himself embroiled in the fight of his life in 1985, when he was charged with first degree murder in the death of his close friend, while home on a two month medical leave from boxing training. The jury of eleven (11) Whites and one Black deliberated for 13 minutes before rendering their verdict. This swift travesty of injustice changed the course of Bennie Heard, Jr.'s life.
- Author BiographyDr. Raheem is Vice President of Business Affairs at Tight 2 Def Music in Atlanta; she is an Author, ASCAP Songwriter/Publisher, Educator, Consultant, and Researcher. She has received numerous awards during her professional career to include State of Georgia Outstanding Georgia Citizen, State of Georgia Goodwill Ambassador '01, and State of Georgia Exceptional Leadership and Outstanding Contributions to the Entertainment Industry '01. Lastly, Female Executive in the Entertainment Industry Award presented by Entertainment Atlanta - USA Magazine 2001. Dr. Raheem holds the Ph.D in Social Work Administration and Social Policy; the MPA in Public Administration, Specialty in Public Finance Management; MSW in Policy, Planning & Administration, Specialty in Community & Economic Development from Clark Atlanta University; BS in Criminal Justice from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA; and AAS in Human Behavior from El Centro College in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Raheem holds license and certification in the fields of social work and education. The combination of academic preparation and professional experiences make Dr. Raheem the perfect professional to write in the chosen genres of Social Policy, Criminal Justice, and Entertainment. Finally, she is the parent of a Hip Hop Music Legend and Pioneer of 27+ years.
- Author(s)Zakiyyah Raheem
- PublisherTight 2 Def Books
- Date of Publication05/12/2013
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectBiography: General
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintTight 2 Def Books
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight240 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine9 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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