Books tagged: black culture

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Not Tragically Colored: Freedom, Personhood, and the Renewal of Black America
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 104,920. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Minority Studies
Despite a seemingly endless series of programs, discussions, and analyses—and the election of the first African-American president—the problem of race continues to bedevil American society. Could it be that our programs and discussions have failed to get at the root of the problem? Ismael Hernandez strikes at the root, even when that means plunging his axe deep into the hard soil of political...
Before I Black Pt.5- Peace, War, & Revolution
Series: Before I Black. You set the price! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
This is definitely a story from the other side of the gun. When people think of injustice, the disenfranchised, and often trivialized voices of minority victims, it is usually from behind a protective glass so to speak, so as to not step too close to the dangers. Here I've attempted to weave together a vivid picture of social injustice for any and all that dare to get close. Thank you for reading.
Stir It Up: The CIA Targets Jamaica, Bob Marley and the Progressive Manley Government
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,720. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A violent outburst brings Scott to a psychologist. What happened in Jamaica four years earlier? Had Bob Marley and the Manley government been under attack by the CIA? Was his father CIA? Had he come at him with a machete? Doc M pushes Scott to relive the fateful year 1976 leading to the historic Smile Jamaica concert and uncover the truth that will either set them both free or be their undoing.
One Man's Opinion: Thoughts on the Current State of African-American Culture
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,580. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(4.00)
Author Charles Story encourages African-Americans to engage in meaningful dialogue with each other about each other. One Man’s Opinion is a conversation with readers addressing critical issues within African American culture, including education, health, business, religion and family. He challenges readers to then move beyond talk and into action and suggests concrete ideas for next steps.
Snap Backs! Verbal Ammunition for those who 'dis your 'do!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Those who have naturally kinky hair textures and wear African-inspired styles, will enjoy this arsenal of witty little retorts to be used when anyone makes ignorant comments about their hairstyle choice. Neutralize verbal attacks with a clever snap back!
Lissy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,100. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00)
LISSY, the daughter of a black farmer in the Mississippi Delta, is surrounded by bigotry. It is a story enveloped by racial unrest. She dares to rise above it. Her roots are traced back to her Great-great-grandmother, a former slave named Sara Benten, whose diary inspires her to fight for what is right. Lissy finds love as well as freedom.