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A Lesson Before Dying (Vintage Contemporaries)
A Lesson Before Dying (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Ernest J Gaines
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Warriors Don't Cry: The Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High
Warriors Don't Cry: The Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High
by Melba Patillo Beals
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andlt;Bandgt;Melba Pattillo Bealsandlt;/Bandgt; is a journalist and member of the Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who were the first to integrate Central High in Little Rock, Arkansas.... (read more)

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The Autobiography of Malcolm X
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
by Malcolm X
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The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
by James Mcbride
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The New York Times bestselling story from the author of The Good Lord Bird, 2013 National Book Award Finalist in Fiction. Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for... (read more)

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Cane
Cane
by Jean Toomer
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A literary masterpiece of the Harlem Renaissance, is a powerful work of innovative fiction evoking black life in the South. The sketches, poems, and stories of black rural and urban life that make up are rich in imagery. Visions of smoke, sugarcane, dusk,... (read more)

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Life is So Good
Life is So Good
by George Dawson and Richard Glaubman
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In this remarkable book, 103-year-old George Dawson, a slave's grandson who learned to read at age 98, reflects on his life and offers valuable lessons in living as well as a fresh, firsthand view of America during the twentieth century. Richard Glaubman... (read more)

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Ar'n't I a Woman?: Female Slaves in the Plantation South
Ar'n't I a Woman?: Female Slaves in the Plantation South
by Deborah Gray White
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"This is one of those rare books that quickly became the standard work in its field. Professor White has done justice to the complexity of her subject."--Anne Firor Scott, Duke... (read more)

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The Autobiography of Malcolm X
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
by Alex Haley
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The Ties That Bind: Timeless Values for African American Families
The Ties That Bind: Timeless Values for African American Families
by Joyce A Ladner
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"Dr. Joyce A. Ladner brings profound insight to the challenge of raising strong children in ambivalent times, and offers abundant reasons to rejoice in renewing family ties. A treasury of time-tested virtues." -Bookpage "[A] wonderful guide... (read more)

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Makes Me Wanna Holler: A Young Black Man in America
Makes Me Wanna Holler: A Young Black Man in America
by Nathan McCall
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Nathan McCall grew up in Portsmouth, Virginia.  He studied journalism at Norfolk State University after serving three years in prison.  He reported for the Virginian Pilot-Ledger Star and the Altanta Journal-Constitution before moving... (read more)

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Mules and Men
Mules and Men
by Zora Neale Hurston
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"Simply the most exciting book on black folklore and culture I have ever read." --Roger D. Abrahams Mules and Men is the first great collection of black America's folk world. In the 1930's, Zora Neale Hurston returned to her "native village" of... (read more)

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (Penguin American Library)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (Penguin American Library)
by Frederick Douglass
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An updated edition of a classic African American autobiography, with new supplementary materials The preeminent American slave narrative first published in 1845, Frederick Douglasss Narrative powerfully details the life of the abolitionist from his birth... (read more)

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Race Matters
Race Matters
by Cornel West
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After the Storm: Black Intellectuals Explore the Meaning of Hurricane Katrina
After the Storm: Black Intellectuals Explore the Meaning of Hurricane Katrina
by David Dante Troutt
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Available for the first time in paperback after selling out its hardcover print run and being frequently named among the best of the Katrina books, After the Storm offers “angry, learned, focused, readable, [and] essential” writing... (read more)

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The Pearl: A Failed Slave Escape on the Potomac
The Pearl: A Failed Slave Escape on the Potomac
by Josephine F Pacheco
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"[An] important book. . . . Every serious student of history should read this book. Pacheo's compelling narrative and graceful prose make it easily accessible to lay audiences and specialists alike." -- NC Historical Review "A thorough treatment and a... (read more)

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The Road to Someplace Better: From the Segregated South to Harvard Business School and Beyond
The Road to Someplace Better: From the Segregated South to Harvard Business School and Beyond
by Lillian Lincoln Lambert
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The first black woman Harvard MBA tells the remarkable story of how she achieved the American dream Lillian Lincoln Lambert rose from humble beginnings as a poor farm girl in the segregated South to become the first black woman to earn an MBA from... (read more)

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State of Black America (State of Black America)
State of Black America (State of Black America)
by Stephanie Jones
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At the dawn of Barack Obama’s historic presidency, The State of Black America 2009 examines the critical challenges —such as unemployment, home foreclosures, education and health care reform — his new administration must address. ... (read more)

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King's Dream (Icons of America)
King's Dream (Icons of America)
by Eric J Sundquist
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Now available in paperback, and#147;one of the best short books we have on the ideas of racial equalityand#8221; (George Bornstein, Times Literary Supplement)and#160;In this assessment of Martin Luther King, Jr.and#8217;s famous 1963 speech, Eric J... (read more)

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Race in the Global Era: African Americans at the Millennium
Race in the Global Era: African Americans at the Millennium
by Clarence Lusane
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A provocative, accsesible collection that examines U.S. racial barriers, boundaries, and identities through critiques of constructed, marketed, and consumed images.... (read more)

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The Souls of Black Folk (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Souls of Black Folk (Dover Thrift Editions)
by W E B Du Bois
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This landmark book is a founding work in the literature of black protest. W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) played a key role in developing the strategy and program that dominated early 20th-century black protest in America. In this collection of essays... (read more)

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