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Writings From WEB DuBois: Selected Writings from one of America's Most Famous African-American Fighters for Civil Rights and Black Equality
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,120. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
W.E.B. Du Bois combined radical politics with an uncompromising fight for social justice. This anthology contains "The Souls of Black Folk", "The Negro", and "The Conservation of Races". Preface presents a brief biography.
Unanimous Verdict
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,320. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young black man is hanged in Washington, D.C. in 1954 shortly before the Supreme Court rules on the school desegregation cases. His mother hires a young, callow white detective to solve the case. He quickly hooks up with two much different black men. They solve the case, change history and change their own attitudes about race in this entertaining novel that may challenge your notions, too.
The All Nations Team
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,250. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The All Nations Team tells the story of the first fully integrated, "post-racial" baseball team, very loosely based on an actual team that played in the years before World War I. Haunted by the ghost of their white, former head coach, George must hold the All Nations together, or he'll miss his chance to reunite with his estranged family. If he doesn't score this final run, he loses everything.
Xs and Os
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This Pushcart nominated story takes place in Arkansas during World War II. When Jubie Lee Franklin meets Sachiko Kimura, they find though their skin color is different, they have something in common.
Just A Nigger
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 126,690. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In 1865, Ole Bill Smithson returns to his plantation because it's his home. Mave, a former slave, ends up there because she has nowhere else to go. What follows can't happen in 1865.
The Collected Stories, Volume 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 113,570. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Coming of Age Love Story of the '60s
Hacia el Ruido y la Lluvia
Price: Free! Words: 15,440. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Historias cortas que, partiendo desde lo cotidiano, permiten encontrarse con elementos como la amistad, la esperanza, o los deseos ocultos, enlazados desde mundos y personajes distintos, cada uno con alegrías, esperanzas y frustraciones propias. Compuesto por los relatos: «El Espejero», «Aristóbulo Jiménez, 29 Años», «Los Bichos», «Un día de Julio», «Cenizas de una Fábula» y «Motores y Corbatas».
Grants Chapel Alley
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,720. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Fiction » Historical » USA
Grants Chapel Alley is based on true events. Good days were when life was merely unpleasant. The tiny houses that were behind Grants Chapel Alley were modeled after slave cabins. This was life in Macon, Georgia in 1950.
Last Train to Cooperstown
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,960. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Banned from Major League baseball for nearly the first half of the 20th Century due to racial discrimination, African Americans formed their own professional teams. In 2005 there were 24 former Negro League players in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. However, this did not give Negro League baseball the recognition deserved for its contribution to the sport. A committee of baseball historians re