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30 Days a Black Man: The Forgotten Story That Exposed the Jim Crow South

Bill Steigerwald · Lyons Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

In 1948 most white people in the North had no idea how unjust and unequal daily life was for the 10 million African Americans living in the South. But that suddenly changed after Ray Sprigle, a famous white journalist from Pittsburgh, went undercover and lived as a black man in the Jim Crow...
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The Black Bruins: The Remarkable Lives of UCLA's Jackie Robinson, Woody Strode, Tom Bradley, Kenny Washington, and Ray Bartlett

JAMES W JOHNSON · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

The Black Bruins chronicles the inspirational lives of five African American athletes who faced racial discrimination as teammates at UCLA in the late 1930s. Best known among them was Jackie Robinson, a four‑star athlete for the Bruins who went on to break the color barrier in Major...
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Black Girl Baking: Wholesome Recipes Inspired by a Soulful Upbringing

JERRELLE GUY · Page Street Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Invigorating and Creative Recipes to Ignite Your SensesFor Jerrelle Guy, food has always been what has shaped her -- her body, her character, her experiences and her palate. Growing up as the sensitive, slightly awkward child of three in a race-conscious space, she decided early on that...
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Black Girls Rock!: Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth.

BEVERLY BOND · Atria / 37 INK
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the founder of the mentoring organization and awards show Black Girls Rock! comes an inspiring and beautifully-designed tribute to the achievements and contributions of black women around the world, featuring moving entries from icons like Kerry Washington, Angela Davis, Misty Copeland,...
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Get Over It!: Thought Therapy for Healing the Hard Stuff

IYANLA VANZANT · Smiley Books
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

Get Over It is a tool and a process that offers readers a path to dominion over their most powerful asset: their mind. In today's turbulent climate, it can be challenging to stay on top of what is going on around us day-to-day, such as economic shifts, societal breakdowns, and lifestyle...
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The Great Stain: Witnessing American Slavery

Noel Rae · The Overlook Press
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

Comprising personal accounts from an intensely consequential chapter in human history, the transatlantic slave trade, The Great Stain takes readers from the depths of suffering to the heights of human dignity.There have been numerous books about the why, when, and where of slavery in America,...
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I Will Not Fear: My Story of a Lifetime of Building Faith under Fire

Melba Pattillo Beals · Revell
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

In 1957, Melba Beals was one of the nine African American students chosen to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. But her story of overcoming didn't start--or end--there. While her white schoolmates were planning their senior prom, Melba was facing the business end of a double-barreled...
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A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History

JEANNE THEOHARIS · Beacon Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Explodes the fables that have been created about the civil rights movementThe civil rights movement has become national legend, lauded by presidents from Reagan to Obama to Trump, as proof of the power of American democracy. This fable, featuring dreamy heroes and accidental heroines, has shuttered...
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This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in

MORGAN JERKINS · Harper Perennial
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

From one of the fiercest critics writing today, Morgan Jerkins' highly-anticipated collection of linked essays interweaves her incisive commentary on pop culture, feminism, black history, misogyny, and racism with her own experiences to confront the very real challenges of being a black...
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We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That are Funny, Complicated, and True

GABRIELLE UNION · Dey Street Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"A book of essays as raw and honest as anyone has ever produced." - Lena Dunham, Lenny LetterIn the spirit of Amy Poehler's Yes Please, Lena Dunham's Not That Kind of Girl, and Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist, a powerful collection of essays about gender,...
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Wholeness: Winning in Life from the Inside Out

Touré Roberts · Zondervan
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Wholeness, the sophomore book from international thought leader and pastor Touré Roberts is about removing invisible boundaries from our lives that keep us from realizing our highest potential. Roberts brilliantly lays forth the truth that in order to live an outer life without limits,...
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