After suffering emotional, psychological, and spiritual trauma while witnessing George Floyd’s tragic demise, Dr. Debra Hobbs was forced into confronting her internal demons—specifically, hatred. While contemplating how she could move forward into the future knowing that her mind and heart harbored such deep-seated resentment, anger, and disillusionment, Dr. Hobbs eventually decided to embark on a journey of self-discovery to explore why Lucifer had decided to briefly reside in her heart and compromise her humanity.
Within a provocative memoir, Dr. Hobbs, an experienced teacher, shares her personal story while examining the deep wounds of racism that surround the African American culture in the United States. While exposing the emotional depths of her racialized experiences, Dr. Hobbs opens the door to redemption to encourage healing and acceptance of all differences and remind us that hatred is a choice we control.
Lucifer and the Schoolteacher is the emotional narrative of an African American teacher who travels deep within to explore the abyss of hatred and racism to ultimately discover love in a new way.