Books tagged: racism in america

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The 5 Black People You Meet Before You Can Get To Heaven: A Morality Tale
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,970. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Coleman Talmadge Green has everything; a great job, a beautiful family, a new house in the suburbs, an expensive car...and a strong dislike of Black people. What will happen when 5 Black people from his past have their say at determining his future? This modern day morality tale is a gripping and compelling look at racism, greed, lust, fate, and faith. Do you know 5 Black People?
Washaka--The Bear Dreamer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,450. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An award-winning and beautiful story of friendship between a young Lakota boy and a white boy during a time of great change. Little Chief dreams of a white bear tied to a tree and bleeding at the neck. His grandfather tells him the dream is Wakan and he must watch for this bear—or something like it. The story is based on the dream of Leon Hale, a Lakota man from South Dakota
Black Not Blind
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Have you ever gotten mad to the point that you thought about killing the source of your aggravation? Are you familiar with the notion of being called an "angry Black man?" Have you ever had a desire to stand up in a crowded room (perhaps at school or work) and yelling, "I see what you are trying to do, I am Black not blind!" This book chronicles what it is like to be a Black man in the new south.
Black Power: Strategies for Achieving and Utilizing Power in America
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,100. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010 by Mikaeel Abdul-Malik. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » History
What is power, and why don’t Blacks in America have it? African Americans asked for it in the 50’s. They demanded it in the 60’s. It’s now the 21 century and it still hasn’t been achieved. Yes a few Blacks are on TV, and many have good paying jobs; yet the vast majority of Blacks are as bad off now as they’ve ever been.
The Appalachian Chronicles: Shades of Gray
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Price: Free! Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Two brothers, seeking a spiritual renewal that is often inherent in hiking the Appalachian Trail, take a break from the endless marching and wander from the more predictable path. The Appalachian Chronicles, Shades of Gray, is set in rural Virginia at the back door of Appomattox Court House, where, according to historians, the Civil War ended...
Death of N-Words
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Many people make excuses for using various forms of the N-word. No matter the version, the N-word is still one of the most racially charged, controversial words in this country. Depending on how it's used, one can expect a punch or a hug. Although the word has become trendy, an unwritten rule states only certain groups can say it--which only fuels the confusion associated with using the word.
Unanimous Verdict
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,320. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: 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.
My Life After Hate
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A former racist skinhead examines his past: How did a teenaged alcoholic become a central figure in the white power movement of the early 90s? What happened to bring about his drastic change of heart? With a collection of reflective essays, disturbing flashbacks, and an interview, My Life After Hate scrubs scabs off the wound of racism, then soothes with the essential wisdom of compassion.
Girty: The Legend
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,820. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Recognizing that the past is nothing more than the stories we tell about it, "Girty: The Legend" examines the myth of Simon Girty, the legendary “white savage” who terrorized the American western frontier. Stories are still written about Daniel Boone and his fellow heroes; but now that the Indians have been exterminated or removed, the Girty myth is no longer useful. His story is fascinating.
Recognizing Prince Hall
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,080. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Freemasonry had stopped hearing its own heartbeat of "friendship, morality, and brotherly love." We had begun bending our rules to the community that surrounded us, rather than bringing our communities around to our ideals. We were finally left with no choice but to face our fraternity’s struggle with racism.