|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 Sellout||Paul Beatty||
THE SELLOUT is a darkly comic look at race in this country. It contains laugh-out-loud scenes and when the last page is turned, the reader will understand why it won the National Book Critics Award and was the first American novel to win the Man Booker Award.
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|The Vanishing Half||Brit Bennett||
THE VANISHING HALF is a story of twin black sisters and the different paths their lives take. One sister manages to escape the small Southern town they were raised in, and now passes as white, without even her daughter or husband knowing her past. The other sister is still stuck at home, struggling to raise her own...
|The Mothers||Brit Bennett||
THE MOTHERS is a brilliant debut novel about a beautiful, rebellious high school senior, who will be the first in her family to go to college. Still grieving her mother's death, the protagonist hides a deep secret. Nationwide reviews have been powerful.
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|American Dirt||Jeanine Cummins||
|Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad||Eric Foner||
GATEWAY TO FREEDOM: THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD gives the reader many previously untold stories of fugitive slaves finding freedom in northern cities. Some of this work began as early as 1830. More than 3, 000 were rescued. This book narrates the importance of the underground railroad.
|Chasing Utopia: A Hybrid||Nikki Giovanni||
CHASING UTOPIA is a marvelous hybrid of stories and poems that focus on flowers, family and food - always food.
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|The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row||Anthony Ray Hinton||
THE SUN DOES SHINE: HOW I FOUND LIFE AND FREEDON ON DEATH ROW is the powerful story of a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit. His wrongful conviction was finally overturned by famed attorney Bryan Stevenson. This is a must read for all!
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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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