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Before I Black Pt. 3-Caged Bird A Singin'
Series: Before I Black. Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
This is definitely a story from the other side of the gun. When people think of injustice, the disenfranchised, and often trivialized voices of minority victims, it is usually from behind a protective glass so to speak, so as to not step too close to the dangers. Here I've attempted to weave together a vivid picture of social injustice for any and all that dare to get close. Thank you for reading!
Before I Black Pt. 2 - Malcolm's X
Series: Before I Black. Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
This is definitely a story from the other side of the gun. When people think of injustice, the disenfranchised, and often trivialized voices of minority victims, it is usually from behind a protective glass so to speak, so as to not step too close to the dangers. Here I've attempted to weave together a vivid picture of social injustice for any and all that dare to get close. Thank you for reading
Zaid: An Urban Tale
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Twenty-Five year old Zaid has just been released from prison and hopes to reunite with Amiah, the mother of his child. After a shocking event, Zaid's life is forever changed and he is faced with his most difficult challenge yet. Note: This is a short story of approximately 2,100 words or 10 pages.
I Do 2!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Denise and Andre are back from their lavish honeymoon in the Bahamas. Denise has kept her sanity to spare her own feelings, by remaining naive to Andre’s infidelity to play out her happy ending.
Before I Black- Pt.1 Langston Reigns
Series: Before I Black. Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
This is definitely a story from the other side of the gun. When people think of injustice, the disenfranchised, and often trivialized voices of minority victims, it is usually from behind a protective glass so to speak, so as to not step too close to the dangers. Here I've attempted to weave together a vivid picture of social injustice for any and all that dare to get close. Thank you for reading!
Ready Reference Treatise: The Help
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
It is the author’s first novel. After the publication of the book, there was appreciation from the critics and reviewers from around the world.
#Rikers
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jenna and Ariana are on the way to visit their friend Nicole. They've been friends for years and the more they hang out with Nicole, the more drama seems to follow.
Quick Guide: Sonny's Blues
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays · Study Guides: English Literature · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
It is one of the earliest works of James Baldwin. The story has remained highly popular with academic circles and educational institutions. It is a favorite of college anthologists. It is said to be one of the most widely read short stories.
Wander.Stop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Nikki True. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Coming of age
Where do you go when there is nowhere else to go? In this coming of age story Benny, a 16-year-old dope boy from Oklahoma City is ready to change his life around. But as soon as he tries to leave his former life behind an unforeseen accident plus a chance encounter with a young prostitute has him at facing a tough decision to either commit to change or fall back into old habits.
Ready Reference Treatise: Tell Me a Riddle
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Through this book, the author seems to be very clearly providing a voice to the voiceless. She also shows marginalized stereotypes as complex individuals.
Teammates
Price: Free! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Teammates is the story of two childhood friends who end up on very different paths, one to stardom, the other to infamy. Set in the author’s old high school and the neighbourhood where he grew up, it is an emotional and all-too familiar tale about the temptations of the inner city and the efforts of young men to both defy stereotypes, and to live up to them... by any means necessary.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
The story revolves around John Singer who can neither speak nor listen. The novel details his life and the people he comes across in a 1930s mill town in the state of Georgia, in the United States.
Literature Help: The Contender
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
The story of the novel revolves around Alfred Brooks, a seventeen years old black boy. Alfred happens to be a school dropout. He lives with his Aunt Pearl and her three daughters in Harlem, New York City.
Chogan Finds His Mate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Chogan is a man who enjoyed his freedom until while in bear from got caught in a trap on Kimi's property. Kimi who only just came back to her family home was surprised to find a naked man in her blackberry patch. They weren't prepared for what happens in their life next.
Literature Help: Seize the Day
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
The book was written in 1950s which was a kind of formative period during which the middle class in the United States was being created.
Unbreakable Bonds Part 1: Introduction to
Price: Free! Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
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When eighteen year old Torian Brooks left her small town to join the Air Force, she'd only hoped to escape the dark shadowing clouds of her mother’s damning prophecy and her father’s criminal legacy. On her journey, she found herself aligned with three other girls, Kimberly Christie, Raquel Richard, and Sabrena Benton, all fresh winged themselves navigating the same blue skies. As their journey
"Native Son" Summarized and Analyzed
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
“Native Son” by Richard Wright was first published in 1940. It was originally the title of Nelson Algren’s first novel, “Somebody in Boots.” The story of that novel was based on a piece of doggerel about the first Texan.
Belly of the Beast
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Mack Trimble. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
According to the author, Knowledge, prison has three classes of occupants: regular inmates, convicts and the elite few. And the latter are the ones that are the shakers and movers that make things happen. This first story, that is now within your hand, is one that is within the “good” category. And the principal character is one of the “elite few.”
The Once and Future Thug
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short story about a teen and how he became the leader of his gang.
Almost Doesn't Count
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by Claire Aldin Publications, LLC. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Doris refuses to allow the hard work that she has done in turning a young man's life around go to waste. With fierce determination, Doris assumes the responsibility for ensuring that Lorenzo’s infant son, Zelman, does not succumb to the pressures of urban life. Doris becomes adamant that giving up is no longer an option and almost doesn’t count.