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Strange Lives of Black Folks
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Price: Free! Words: 41,330. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Strange spirits share their stories of regret with a new soul ready to enter or reenter the world. What they share reflect defining moments in each of their lives that prevented them from carrying out their purpose. In order to find peace they must properly prepare this soul to complete their unfinished work on earth
Letters to Langston: A Poetic Journal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Langston Hughes used his expressive talents during a time when it was preferred that African Americans were neither seen nor heard. He recorded stories that would have been lost in time, giving them a memorable rhyme and a place in literature. And for this he will forever be remembered and esteemed as a great talent and an important part of history. Letter’s to Langston is one writer’s tribute t
Erma Puckett's Moment of Indiscretion
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Series: Snippets from Cedar Hollow, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Thomas-Jacob Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
2013 Pushcart Prize Nominee Short Story Nineteen-forty-six was a turning point for young Erma Puckett for three reasons. First, it was the year she became rich. Second, it was the year she fell in love. And third, it was the year she was run out of town.
A Black Man's Blues Volume 1: The Introduction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2013 by Lifeline Press and Print. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A Black Man's Blues Volume 1: The Introduction is a collection of artistic and creative literary works penned by Author Rashaad King. King explores the hidden truth about the pain that the majority of African American men deal with through artistic expressions via poetry, short stories, monologues, and other creative works in the hopes that black men would become whole and embrace their essence.
Stories and Poems of a Gullah Native
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by MavLit Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Serving as a bridge from the past to the present, Elijah Heyward, Jr. penned Stories & Poems of a Gullah Native as a tribute to trailblazers of the best the human spirit can achieve by putting these noble personalities, historical events, and personal recollections into prose and verse.
Black People Can't Be Republican
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Black People Can’t Be Republican is a collection of short stories that explores African American viewpoints from various angles—not only about political party affiliations, but other hot-button topics common in the community, such as the N-word, homosexuality, "thick" versus "fat," and sagging pants.
The Fortunate Ones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,770. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Two young women, living a stone's throw apart, are separated into two different worlds by Bigotry and sexism. Although they have nothing in common on the surface they share a common dream to escape the Deep South to a place where they can live out their dreams.
Triptych - Three Short Plays by Jack Ketchum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Plays » American / African American
This short collection compiles three plays penned by award-winning and best-selling author Jack Ketchum. The first, KILL: A Confession for the Stage - is the final stage play Ketchum ever wrote...inspired by the Boston Strangler Case - it is powerful, and eerie. Also included in this are DRIVE-IN MOVIE - which Ketchum also penned for theathre, and a short piece titled OLIVIA: A Monologue.
Light Bread
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,300. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Known on both sides of the tracks in her East Texas town of Parkerville, domestic Veola Cook's life is full of intrigue. Undaunted and oblivious to being known as the nosiest person in Parkerville, the mid-1960s provide the perfect backdrop for Veola. She shows us how all matters can be solved with an eleventh grade education, the gift of gab, a cast-iron skillet, and a worn-out Bible.