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Tides of a Black Hope
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Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Amanabiefori’s dreams are shattered when he is captured and sold into slavery in America. He plans an escape back to his hometown, Africa, for his freedom and “Love” Igoni. His plan is jeopardized when Igoni sets foot in America in search of him. Does everything work out as she planned or are they trapped forever? What did she actually mean when she said she couldn’t live without him?
The Death of a Mother-in-Law and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The short stories in Helen Hudson's "Death of a Mother-in-Law" present characters struggling to connect — The stories explore strained efforts to bridge racial divides and fraught attempts to find closure in the face of death. Each, whether comedic or dramatic, is enlivened by Hudson's gift for detail and remarkable turn of phrase.
Race-Baiting in America: How The Left Use Race as a Means to Keep Power, Drive The Narrative, & Tear This Country Apart
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,700. Language: American English. Published: October 19, 2012 by Darren Kirby. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
"There is a class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs. There is a certain class of race-problem solvers who don't want the patient to get well." ~Booker T. Washington
HaterNation: How Incivility & Racism Are Dividing Us
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
HaterNation: How Incivility & Racism Have Divided Us is an anthology of insightful essays compiled by veteran journalist, author and educator Neil Foote. Some of the nation's top journalists and thought leaders discuss how incivility has become too commonplace in America, fueling hate and racist acts in a country that just four years ago celebrated the notion of a "post racial" America.
Attention: People With Body Parts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,020. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
This is a book of letters. Letters to our body parts. Uncensored, Attention: People With Body Parts traces naked bodies with naked language in a collection of more than fifty parts and pieces written to our body parts.
Missives From Within
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Series: Universoul, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Challenging, thought-provoking and moving, these poems were inspired by the author's day to day life experiences, from his humble beginnings in Zimbabwe to living in the USA and Europe.
The Tinderbox
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,350. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
This novel links two shattering events in Miami's volatile history -- a hotel fire in 1977 and race riots in 1989. The riots are triggered by the shooting of a black teen-ager by a Hispanic police officer. Miami Times reporter Mike Baedeker survives the riots after covering the dramatic trial of the officer. But a suspect in the fire has a tragic encounter on the streets of Miami...
Humanity Interval 5 - Resonant Past
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Mirage and Michael travel to the edge of the Appalachian Mountains in Kentucky, seeking sanctuary with a banished Child of the Soil as they try to find a way to break the Shadow Cords that bind them—Human and paramortal. They may learn more than they bargained for from the young historian, especially around the hearth’s fire.
Dark
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Rick Falls is a newly minted manager at the Seven Stop convenience store. To celebrate, he and his lucky lady are going to the movies. Tonight is not the night for a drive, however. They are being stalked by a pair of rednecks with an ax to grind. What happens is quite "Dark" indeed.
Enforcing the Civil Rights Act
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A new team of EEOC attorneys arrived in Miami in 1979 and discovered a class action case file hiding in a closet. Trial was scheduled to begin in just three weeks, yet nothing had been done to prepare the case for trial. This book describes how three dedicated attorneys saved the case and ultimately won a great victory for hundreds of victims of race and sex discrimination