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A True Mulatto Face
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(1.00 from 1 review)
Trouble brews when it's discovered the King of England's betrothed is of black African descent.
SteampunX - Episode Three: The Railroad Underground
Price: Free! Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
On the run from a dark legacy, the man called Thunder and a group of fugitive slaves escape through the backwoods of New France. Freedom waits in the city-state of Liberia, if they can put aside their differences and evade capture. Meanwhile the organization known as the Factory has transformed slaves into bio-mechanical zombies and set them like dogs on the path of the fleeing mob.
How He Comes Out of the Sun (A Digital Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
This is one good war story, and I recommend it highly." - David Keith of November First Publications
The Wind Sculpture
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
The Barefoot Sergeant
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Short historical fiction. What happens to the "primitive" or "primal" art from Africa? The prices of African art are fueled by strange prejudices. In this story about Benin, a hero from the 1930s escapes oblivion and finds a home.
Cherry Blossoms and The Delta Cotton - written by Jimi Massey and Marty Denton
Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
this poem is about the Japanese American internment camp in Rhower, Arkansas during WWII. It is about the innocense of youth that helps the healing bridge of differing opinion.
The Cook's House: A Seeming Tale to a Southron
Price: Free! Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In the 1950s rural Mississippi Delta, young Albert Sidney McClanahan stands on the cusp of manhood. Yearning for answers to life’s eternal mysteries, he turns to Lucy, his family’s colored cook, for comfort and wisdom. Despite the gulf between them, imposed by race and culture, Albert and Lucy form a bond of love and affection that can never be spoken, only remembered in the fullness of time.
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
Price: Free! Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Born to a family of Southern sharecroppers, Birdy Whitaker has resiliency in her blood and as a child learns quickly to adapt to the fast paced streets of 1920s Philadelphia. A young single mother of the prohibition-era, Birdy has plans to be made into an honest woman -- that is if she could manage to get handsome, charming and professional bootlegger Sidney Allen to cooperate.
Arriva
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Dream for western life
The Legacy of Roosevelt Clay
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This is a tale of how a black man in the deep south of the 1950's and 60's became the biggest landowner in all of the region. Or so they say...
Who Tells the Moon to Sleep?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Picture book for ages 8 and up. Having learned from Mama that the world is filled with things that do what they please like the moon and the cat, Tess wonders why she and Mama are constantly told what to do. They are told when to play, when to eat, and even when to sleep. Mama explains that they are slaves -- owned by the couple in the big house. But Tess realizes her heart is free.
Quick Guide: Black Like Me
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 9 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 13 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The protagonist and the narrator of the book, John Howard Griffin, is a middle aged white man. He lives in Mansfield, Texas in 1959.
Isis: Death of a Theta
Price: Free! Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Requiem. In this flashback story set in 1973, Isis is called to the Theta House by her sorority sisters who want her to step down from her leadership role the Senior Grand Mother. With her mortal alias Andrea Robinson being 98-years-old,and Isis being immortal, they fear that if she continues on with the organization her secret may be revealed, and their mission compromised in the Black community.
Crime i never knew about
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Criminal mind
god of thunder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The gods and the God
Black and White With a Hint of Grey: A Time Paradox?
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
An 1865 mystery encourages a child's imagination: what if a civil rights era leader could time travel?
Liza Jane No-Name
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013 by House of Lit. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Placed in the time of the Civil War, this literary short story carries us through darkness into light, as a young black girl finds her power and liberation in an unexpected place.
Freedom Rides to Sweet Magnolia: Eyes on the Prize - Why I Got on The Bus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
"Freedom Rides to Sweet Magnolia: Eyes on the Prize - Why I Got on The Bus" is a book of poetry that pays tribute to the men and women -black as well as white, young as well as old-who organized bus rides to the South and boarded those buses despite the mob violence that awaited them to protest and put an end to discriminatory practices in the U.S.A.
Literature Companion: A Lesson Before Dying
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 96 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 281. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The story of the novel is set ten years before the Civil Rights Movement began. It is set in the year 1948. The African-Americans had to face a lot of problems during this period but they had their own successes as well, but the dramatic events of the Civil Rights Movement overshadowed all that.
The Truth about It All
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 860. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Have you ever wanted to know the (whole) truth about it all?

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