Books tagged: civil rights movement

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Marcus and the Amazons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
After traveling through the forest, Marcus returns to his home and discovers that Amazons have enslaved his colony and imprisoned Princess Amy, his bride-to-be. With the help of his friends from the forest, Marcus must save Princess Amy and rally his colony to stand against the Amazons. But during his stay in the forest, Marcus has also renounced violence. Will Marcus succeed?
When God Made Martin Luther King Jr. Smile: The Man, The Leader, The Dreamer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is all smiles as he watches over us as we celebrate his life and dedication to freedom. Author Raymond Sturgis has put in wonderful words the life work of Dr. King which was inspired by his faith in God. Martin Luther King Jr.
White Like the Rainbow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
White Like the Rainbow is a book of transcribed recordings of conversations which took place August 25, 2011 through September 4, 2011 between one European-American couple and one African-American woman. The author hopes to bring an updated awareness on race relations, establish where we stand now Post-Civil Rights Movement, and where we want to be 50 years from now.
The Four Little Ones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,630. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
During the Civil Rights era in Louisville, Kentucky raising children in the West End of Louisville presented a challenge to Eula and James McAbee. The Four Little Ones is a collection of memories of growing up during one of the most important periods in American history. With a mix of humor, pathos, clarity Phillip McAbee welcomes you to experience the McAbee family's daily life.
Violet of a Deeper Blue
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,220. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Part autobiographical, Violet of a Deeper Blue chronicles the journey of a young black man from innocence to maturity in an unwelcoming and often hostile white world. This journey takes him from the board rooms of corporate America to the crime-ridden streets of the inner city. Set in the late 1980s, Violet of a Deeper Blue takes an uncensored and disturbing look at America's obsession with race.
Well Down Freedom Highway: The Staple Singers' 1965 Masterpiece
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Well Down Freedom Highway discusses the 1965 Epic LP Freedom Highway by the Chicago-based gospel family act the Staple Singers. The Staples are best-known today for their string of hits for Stax in the ’70s. But in the early to mid 1960s, they were basically the house band for the Civil Rights movement (at the same time that they were the best-selling gospel act in the country).
Three Part Invention
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 139,360. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Three generations of mothers and daughters take center stage, with 20th century events as backdrop, in this novel of depth and humor spotlighting the power of music—from classical to jazz to rock and international folk—and the tug between ethnic loyalty and global consciousness