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Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
By Danielle Yvette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
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.
Arriva
By Jacob Val King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Dream for western life
Crime i never knew about
By Jacob Val King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Criminal mind
god of thunder
By Jacob Val King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The gods and the God
Honor Never Fades
By Rhoda D'Ettore
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
Past The Shadows
By Shana Holzendorf
Series: The Decision, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In the previous story, Path To Distant Dreams, Lily was faced with a tough decision sure to change her life, as well as that of her friend, Margot. In Past The Shadows, discover whether Lily made the choice to help herself, help a friend, or even if she had the chance to make a choice at all.
The Wind Sculpture
By Saurav Dutt
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.
It Hides In Darkness
By Ross Hamilton
Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Cassie is a slave on a southern cotton plantation. Her hard life is made worse by the slave overseer attempting to rape her, and her lover, Ulyee, being brutally killed for trying to save her. The answers and the help she thinks she wants may be found deep in the swamps. But at what cost?
Isolation (Life Prison)
By Dusk Peterson
Series: Life Prison. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A prisoner's life takes an unexpected turn when he learns he may be able to play a role in changing the harsh conditions at Mercy Life Prison. To do so will mean risking what remains of his life, as well as turning away from the only life he has known. What reward can he hope to receive in exchange for such a sacrifice?
Quick Guide: Black Like Me
By College Guide World
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 9 · 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.
Cherry Blossoms and The Delta Cotton - written by Jimi Massey and Marty Denton
By marty denton
Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
A True Mulatto Face
By Kenya Youngblood
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(1.00 from 1 review)
Trouble brews when it's discovered the King of England's betrothed is of black African descent.
Ready Reference Treatise: Beloved
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 70 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 91. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Beloved” by the Nobel Prize winning American writer Toni Morrison was first published in 1987. The story is set during and after the Civil War in America, between 1861 and 1865. An African-American slave, Margaret Garner, is the source of inspiration for the story.
OBAMA OR OSAMA Ocube
By Ngong Margretson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
An obvious choice, yet hard to make. Between the old and the young. The terror and the hero. The sword and the pen. The black and the white. A noble Nobel peace prize and a downing of the WTC. A birth and a death certificate. It's Obama or Osama on the ballot in your heart.
Ready Reference Treatise: Black Boy
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 69 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 90. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Black Boy” by Richard Wright is an autobiographical novel. It describes the author's struggles in the society where color discrimination was the main obstacle in the way of social and economic success.
Liza Jane No-Name
By Alyce White
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.
American Black History
By Nuruddin Burns
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
American Black History” is written to help make the study of Black history more exciting and to re-establish a lost and forgotten legacy.The following topics are: 1. Teaching non-traditional Black heroes not taught in school text. 2. Describing historical events in a hip-hop style. 3. Comparing the trauma of Black history to everyday struggles.
Who Tells the Moon to Sleep?
By Haley Whitehall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
0.5 star(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Picture book for ages 8 and up. Having learned from Mama that the world is filled with things that do what they please like the moon and the cat, Tess wonders why she and Mama are constantly told what to do. They are told when to play, when to eat, and even when to sleep. Mama explains that they are slaves -- owned by the couple in the big house. But Tess realizes her heart is free.
How He Comes Out of the Sun (A Digital Short Story)
By Carlyle Clark
Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
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
The Blind Hatred of White America
By C. Edward Miller
Series: Amerca's Secret Weapon, 9781301435098. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Leadership
The Elohim of Israel challenges the heathen gods to predict the future and to explain the past. They are to produce their cause and to bring forth their arguments to challenge the word of the Elohim of Israel and the prophecy which is proof of divine inspiration. The challenge for White America is to stop hating because of race.After each major disaster Elohim hardens the hatred of White America.