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How He Comes Out of the Sun (A Digital Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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WWII: A B-17 bomber secretly crewed by American Negros called the “Nobodies” is limping back from an unofficial mission thinking they are home free when a seemingly unavoidable tragedy begins unfolding right inside their plane . . . *This is a five print page short story with a ten print page sample of the Carlyle Clark's Mystery Thriller: The Black Song Inside
A True Mulatto Face
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Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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Trouble brews when it's discovered the King of England's betrothed is of black African descent.
SteampunX - Episode Three: The Railroad Underground
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Price: Free! Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
On the run from a dark legacy, the man called Thunder and a group of fugitive slaves escape through the backwoods of New France. Freedom waits in the city-state of Liberia, if they can put aside their differences and evade capture. Meanwhile the organization known as the Factory has transformed slaves into bio-mechanical zombies and set them like dogs on the path of the fleeing mob.
Ain't No Sunshine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,510. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(4.58 from 12 reviews)
Whites Only. Those words adorned every building in Livingston, Virginia during the summer of 1963 confusing and angering five-year-old Stephen Phillips. Those words told him that what he felt for his colored neighbor Ruthie was wrong. As a teenager, Ruthie becomes the only ray of sunshine in his abusive life and he is not willing to let her go without a fight, a fight that could lead to murder.
Living Half Free
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
When Zachariah, a naïve mulatto slave, is sold to a Kentucky slave trader, and separated from his ma and sister, he realizes the true meaning of not having rights. Seeking escape, he falls in love with a Cherokee woman, under whose direction he learns to pass as white. But, he must find his voice, and the courage to stand up for his beliefs or else lose everyone he loves forever.
The Wind Sculpture
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
The Barefoot Sergeant
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Short historical fiction. What happens to the "primitive" or "primal" art from Africa? The prices of African art are fueled by strange prejudices. In this story about Benin, a hero from the 1930s escapes oblivion and finds a home.
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
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Price: Free! Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1926, single mother Birdy Whitaker thought her life revolved around her bootlegging boyfriend, Sidney Allen. Sidney, a "high yellow" gangster with a penchant for passing as white, leaves Birdy alone too often as he builds a career in the moonshine business. Lonely and heartbroken, Birdy must decide what she wants more in life; being Sidney's wife or seeking her own happiness.
Cherry Blossoms and The Delta Cotton - written by Jimi Massey and Marty Denton
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Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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this poem is about the Japanese American internment camp in Rhower, Arkansas during WWII. It is about the innocense of youth that helps the healing bridge of differing opinion.
The Legacy of Roosevelt Clay
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This is a tale of how a black man in the deep south of the 1950's and 60's became the biggest landowner in all of the region. Or so they say...
A Brownstone In Brooklyn
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Series: J. E. Thompson Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,660. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
A Brownstone In Brooklyn chronicles the life-altering events that shape the future of Andy Michael Pilgrim, a young man growing up in the turbulent sixties.
Honor Never Fades
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Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
1966 - The Vietnam War seems to be landing in the living rooms of America. Christopher comes home from school to tell his family of his decision--to enlist in the U.S. Army. This story tells of how one family had to adjust to the decision, and deal with the consequences of war. Story included in a larger book entitled The Creek: Where Stories of the Past Come Alive
Chronicles of a Nappi Head
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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Chronicles of a Nappi Head is a collection of tales that will excite the spirit, it may reveal times and places that you have never experienced, or it may simply bring back memories of past occurrences that have been in the back of your mind.
Liza Jane No-Name
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013 by House of Lit. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Placed in the time of the Civil War, this literary short story carries us through darkness into light, as a young black girl finds her power and liberation in an unexpected place.
The Battle for Bougainville part 1
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This is an illustrated movie-style comic book. It is a world war 2 fictional account about American minority Army battalions getting sent to the Solomon Islands in the Southwest Pacific to help out in the struggle to defeat The Imperial Japanese Army.
The Pull Of Freedom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Even in bondage the people freshly arrived from Africa considered themselves free. Led by Nanny and Cudjoe the slaves escaped the Simmonds’ plantation and went in different directions to forge their destiny in the new country called Jamaica.
Freedom Rides to Sweet Magnolia: Eyes on the Prize - Why I Got on The Bus
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
"Freedom Rides to Sweet Magnolia: Eyes on the Prize - Why I Got on The Bus" is a book of poetry that pays tribute to the men and women -black as well as white, young as well as old-who organized bus rides to the South and boarded those buses despite the mob violence that awaited them to protest and put an end to discriminatory practices in the U.S.A.
The Collected Stories, Volume 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
These are all stories of race. Written between 1917 and 1947, they are the author's attempts to describe the racial situation in the South in the early part of the 20th Century. Like her award-winning novel, "The Other Room," the stories are sensitive, original, and important.
Quick Guide: Black Like Me
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 9 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 13. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The protagonist and the narrator of the book, John Howard Griffin, is a middle aged white man. He lives in Mansfield, Texas in 1959.
The Man from Conant Gardens
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You set the price! Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
“First of all, there are fifty-eight slaves on this plantation who are lighter than some of the whites in this room. These so-called ‘passers’ will be hated for being too ‘white’, or ridiculed by their own by not accepting their black partition. They can mingle among us or be stoned by us as well. When slavery ends, what do we do with these passers?” said Benjamin Godly in 1848 before the war.