Saint Rest Publications ebooks

Foundation African-centered Education

Foundation: African-centered Education

Referencing David Walker, W.E.B.DuBois, Marcus Garvey, Kwame Nkrumah, Steve Biko, and others, Lathardus Goggins II articulates a clear concise rationale and justification for the practice of African-centered education in current American educational context. From which, Dr. Goggins identifies standards to be used to assess the quality of an African-centered education practice.


Bringing The Light Into A New Day

Art of War Sun Tzu

The Art of War (孫子兵法)

Based on Sun Tzu experiences and philosophies. It has been considered a masterpiece on strategy and widely distributed as early as 206 BCE. The Art of War is not only “required” reading for military theorists, but has also become popular amongst business executives and politicians. The Art of War addresses strategy, planning, and struggle in a broad fashion, by addressing public administration, diplomacy, and assessment. Sun Tzu also emphasizes the importance of knowledge and its use (wisdom) and healthy relationships.

365 Black Nuggets of Wisdom for Each Day of the Year

365 Black: Nuggets of Wisdom for Each Day of the Year 

A collection of quotes, proverbs, and sayings that represent a sample of the collective wisdom within the African experience.


Bringing the Light Into a New Day African-centered Rites of Passage

Bringing the Light Into a New Day:
African-centered Rites of Passage

Light is a metaphor for opportunity, hope and wisdom.  Our light is our heritage, a dynamic interaction of the past and future to create new solutions for our present.  If we do not bring this light into the new day, then we doom ourselves to be cast in the faint light of others’ interpretations of “our” capabilities.  African-American families and communities must bring the light into the new day, so our children can see their unique genius.  How to bring this light?  African-centered Rites of Passage!


Bringing The Light Into A New Day

Martin L. King Jr. Mini Bio

Martin Luther King Jr. Mini Biography Book

This mini book is appropriate for primary school students (Pre-K - 3rd Grade). It highlights Martin L. King Jr.'s education, his envolvement in the bus boycott, his travels to India and Africa, 1963, 1964 Nobel Peace Prize, and the Drum Major for Justice speech. This is a free download.