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Sidelines
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Sidelines is an insider's look at the fascinating world of high-school football, and, beyond that, it is also about the death and rebirth of the American community. Stuart Albright uses football to explore our nation's complicated history of race and public education and to explain why some communities continue to thrive while others are slowly dying away.
Bull City
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,710. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sid Ellison believes that he’s left Durham, NC, for good. But when his older brother, Tyrell, is charged with the murder of a Pakistani woman, Sid has no choice but to confront his troubled past. Bull City moves from the tobacco factories of Durham to Pakistan and finally to Boston before returning to the South for a dramatic and unexpected climax.
Master of the Wind
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You set the price! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A cheetah and a bird compete to see which one will obtain the title of "Master of the Wind".
Human Beings First: A Historical Examination of the Non-Bizarre Delusion of Biological Race
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
For the past several centuries, countless individuals have been taught to believe that there are different "races" of human beings. Despite the fact that geneticists have proven that human beings only belong to one "race", Homo sapiens sapiens, the belief in race remains steadfast. This book is dedicated to analyzing this phenomenon and the impact that it has had on human society.
Nothing Else Matters
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Price: Free! Words: 58,180. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
When racism tears a school apart, can love put it back together?
The Pecan Stand
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 139,900. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Each of us has a Groove in Life, that place where you're meant to be, doing what you're meant to do. Dutch John Van Rensburg finds his groove in a mysterious all-black town where the residents have a very good reason to fear whites. Because neither John nor the town's folk have any choice, they reluctantly take him in. And over time he falls in love with them, and they come to see him as family.
Dogland
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Nix family has moved to Florida to open Dogland: a combination zoo, restaurant and motel. But it isn't long before Nix and his clan of eccentric supporters run afoul of unsympathetic locals. The problem? Luke Nix has hired Ethorne Hawkins. Hawkins is black. And it's 1959.
The Fez
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Price: Free! Words: 47,540. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
One day, Dave wakes up on the alien planet Glix and hopes it won't change him. One week later, the only person he can relate to is a celestial Chicken.
The Prize
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
She trained so hard for this race, the biggest race ever. One the day she was nervous, anything could go wrong but does it?
Making and Unmaking Whiteness in Early New South Fiction After the Civil War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,670. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
An essay in literary/historical criticism and critical race studies. Examines how popular fiction contributed to and contested Jim Crow segregation and white supremacy in the U.S. in the 1880s and after. Focuses on the popular “command performance” scene, in which blacks performed for whites. Many authors are discussed; four receive special attention: J.C. Harris, Dunbar, Chopin, and Hopkins.