Summary of

This Is the Fire

Don Lemon

PREVIEW

On May 25, 2020, a police officer’s knee rested on the neck of George Floyd for 9 minutes and 29 seconds, leading to the loss of another Black man’s life at the hands of police.

In This Is the Fire (2021), Don Lemon narrates, as a Black man living in twenty-first century America, how such jarring events are frequent for Black people...

Book Cover for "This Is the Fire"

PREVIEW

On May 25, 2020, a police officer’s knee rested on the neck of George Floyd for 9 minutes and 29 seconds, leading to the loss of another Black man’s life at the hands of police.

In This Is the Fire (2021), Don Lemon narrates, as a Black man living in twenty-first century America, how such jarring events are frequent for Black people...