|Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White||Kareem Abdul-Jabbar||
WRITINGS ON THE WALL: SEARCHING FOR A NEW EQUALITY BEYOND BLACK AND WHITE brings a thoughtful, honest, reasonable and compelling case for how America can create equal opportunity for all its citizens. Everyone who can read - should read this book.
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|He Calls Me by Lightning: The Life of Caliph Washington and the Forgotten Saga of Jim Crow, Southern Justice, and the Death Penalty||Jonathan Bass||
HE CALLS ME BY LIGHTNING: THE LIFE OF CALIF WASHINGTON AND THE FORGOTTEN SAGA OF JIM CROW, SOUTHERN JUSTICE, AND THE DEATH PENALTY examines life for African-Americans in the deep South during Jim Crow days through the experiences of one black man. Every minute detail has been thoroughly researched and factually...
|The Newspaper Boy||Chervis Isom||
THE NEWSPAPER BOY: COMING OF AGE IN BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, DURING THE CIVIL RIGHTS ERA is a touching memoir of a Southern boy raised as a racist who has become a beacon in the Civil Rights struggle. This is a wonderful, warm, feel-good turnaround story that will touch all readers.
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|The Secret of Magic||Deborah Johnson||
THE SECRET OF MAGIC is inspired by a true story that probes racial strife in the South following World War Two, and the stalwart people who fought to obtain justice for all.
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|Bending Towards Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights||Doug Jones||
BENDING TOWARDS JUSTICE is Senator Doug Jones' account of the investigation, trial, and conviction of the two surviving perpetrators of the infamous...
|The Broken Road: George Wallace and a Daughter's Journey to Reconciliation||Peggy Wallace Kennedy||
|Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South||Andrew Maraniss||
STRONG INSIDE: PERRY WALLACE AND THE COLLISION OF RACE AND SPORTS IN THE SOUTH is the agonizing story of a trail-blazing black athlete who rose above the fray, and it is written by the man who was born to bring this book to the world.
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|Mattie C.'s Boy: The Shelley Stewart Story||Shelly Stewart||
MATTIE C.'S BOY: THE SHELLEY STEWART STORY is the most remarkable Rags-to-Riches biography in the store. Shelley Stewart created one of America's leading marketing firms with clients like Honda, Verizon, The NBA AMEX Card and on and on. However, as a young African-American boy in the South in the 1940s...
|Turning the Tide: The University of Alabama in the 1960s||Earl Tilford||
TURNING THE TIDE: THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN THE 1960s documents the period when a small number of students and faculty joined with the president to transform the university during the racial turmoil of the times.
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|The Nickel Boys||Colson Whitehead||
THE NICKEL BOYS revolves around two young men sentenced to a juvenile reformatory in 1960s Jim Crow Florida where they and the other residents are subject to the cruel abuse of the staff, both physically and sexually. One, Elwood Curtis, keeps the words of Martin Luther King Jr. in his mind and heart, trying to live Dr...