Glenn Singleton signs recently released book on Don Raymond

Glenn Singleton signs a copy of his new book, “Crossing Over: A Tribute to Don Raymond” at the East Regional Library.

Ama’s Glenn Singleton met with parishioners and state and local officials at the East Regional Library to sign copies of his new book, “Crossing Over: A Tribute to Don Raymond.”

The book chronicles the life and death of local football star Don Raymond who was the first black athlete to play a sport at Hahnville, the first black four-sport letterman in the state’s history and the first black player named to Louisiana’s All-State football team.

Copies of the book are available at A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the book will go to benefit the Crossing Over Youth Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides financial scholarships to help under-privileged youth with dreams of pursuing careers in athletics and those with learning disabilities.


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