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White Nigger: The Struggles and Triumphs Growing up Bi-Racial in America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,270. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Social Science » Minority Studies
From high school dropout and convicted drug dealer, to successful entertainment industry executive, eventual law school graduate, and college professor, this is an explosively emotional inspirational journey exploring the ups & downs of growing up bi-racial in America. 
Robert E. Lee's Orderly A Black Youth's Southern Inheritance
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,190. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2017 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Al Arnold, a descendant of one of Nathan Bedford Forrest's slaves, writes a compelling Southern Journey for Youth."The more I've gotten to know Arnold, peeking through his bright veil of Confederate Heritage, the more I am able to see his story as one that would cause America to pause." James Meredith, Author, A Mission From God: A Memoir and Challenge for America
Thich Nhat Hanh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Thich Nhat Hanh Understanding the Life and Teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh: The Zen Buddhist Monk Who Traveled the World in Exile While Spreading His Message of Love, Peace, and Understanding By Dr. Ruth Carr Thich Nhat Hanh was born in the city of Qu'ng Ngai, Vietnam in 1926 as Nguyen Xuan Bao. Not much is known about his early life or childhood. Known as a Vietnamese Buddhist monk...
Deepak Chopra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
Deepak Chopra Understanding the Medical Guru’s Life Story and His Teachings on Health and Consciousness By Dr. Ruth Carr Deepak Chopra is a man who is ahead of his time. He practices ancient teachings and combines them with the latest technology. He operates in a manner that is not defined by scientific evidence or process, yet he has the support of some of the most respected scientists...
Unapologetically Me
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
In UNAPOLOGETICALLY ME, Leah Forney recounts her personal story of abandonment and redemption to inspire others and teach them that even the painful parts of our lives have a purpose.
The Malcolm X Story Retold: In Search of the Blessed Community
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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This small book is a poetic retelling of the Malcolm X story, in which his life is reframed as a spiritual quest. The book provides a contrast to almost fifty years of writings that focus primarily on unraveling the complexities of his political beliefs and sorting out the details of his intense life and his tragic death by assassination.
Hitting Lots of Homeruns in Life: Coach Majelon Manning's Playbook of Characteristics for Being an Amazing Dad!
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,980. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Patricia Hackett recollects a life growing up with the most amazing father in the world, Majelon Manning, who served as a remarkable coach, model, and mentor to many. Manning remained a highly-respected figure in the community, and when he passed away in 1988, he was honored in the fashion of a true dignitary by the thousands of people whom he'd influenced over the years.
Big Bottom Blues
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
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BIG BOTTOM BLUES is a gripping and emotional story about a woman’s traumatic childhood riddled with sexual and physical abuse and its devastating effects in her adult life. Lucie B takes us through the pain of body dysmorphia, isolation, addiction to food, binge eating disorder, shame, guilt and self-loathing that tormented her long after the abuse stopped.
Good Girl, Bad Girl: An Insider’s 1996 Biography of Whitney Houston
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,180. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Whitney Houston is a show-business phenomenon and one of Hollywood's most sought-after black actresses. Here is the first-ever behind-the-scenes book about Whitney. Good Girl, Bad Girl is written by Kevin Ammons, who spent a great deal of time with Whitney since his girlfriend, Regina Brown, was Whitney's publicist. During his four-year affair with Brown, Ammons saw Whitney at her bitchiest.
Block Party
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
A summer memory of family, community, and fun. Jewell Parker Rhodes’s favorite childhood memory—a neighborhood block party.
When Mahatma Gandhi Calls Blacks Lazy, Raw Kaffirs Was He Racist? Read Original Quotes from Gandhi on Race
Price: Free! Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Was Mahatma Gandhi a racist? His original writings on race is compiled in this short book so that readers can have their own conclusions. Presented in a lucid form for the readers who do not have any previous knowledge of Gandhi, India or South Africa. This is the first volume of the series: "How I Began to Dislike Gandhi" (available also as an all-series volume).
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, Jeff Hobbs’ seamlessly weaves the socioeconomic and racial realities of the residents of Newark, New Jersey while highlighting the story of a mother and son, Jackie and Robert Peace. Hobbs’ research and intimate writing style provides the reader with an in-depth view of what Jackie endured to give her son a chance at a better life.
How I Began to Dislike Gandhi - The Story of My Disillusionment With The Truth-God
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,670. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Who was the most devastating critic of Mahatma Gandhi? Himself. In about 50,000 pages, together with his writings about peace an non-violence, he wrote why Blacks do not deserve freedom, why Indian caste system should exist and why women should be confined to kitchen. Here, a staunch follower go through Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's writings, and finds herself distanced from the hero of her youth.
Gorilla Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Gorilla Jones was from Memphis, Tennessee. Early on he fought in the border region between Louisiana and Texas. Later his career blossomed under the tutelage of Suey Welch, an Akron, Ohio promoter. His career lasted two decades, from 1920-1940. Jones was a skilled fighter could find weaknesses in his opponents. Against Sammy Slaughter in 1933 he scored a knockout with a short right uppercut.
Jack McVey Welterweight Boxer From Georgia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Jack McVey fought in some of the best venues of his era, including bouts against Sailor Freedman at Yankee Stadium, in 1926, and another against KO Phil Kaplan at the Queensboro Stadium on Long Island in 1928. It was an era of discrimination when a black fighter like McVey was booed relentlessly during his fights. Jack has been compared to Elbows McFadden, i.e. all gloves, elbows and forearms.
Doll Rafferty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Originally from Chicago Doll Rafferty came to prominence in Milwaukee as a pupil of former fight great Joe Gans. He was also trained by former lightweight champion Pinkey Williams. Doll's best punch was a right and he ascended the lightweight ladder for a time, before peaking around 1947. My book looks at his fights, family, untimely death and contains a detailed list of his opponents & fights.
Brother Booker Ashe - It's Amazing What The Lord Can Do
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,860. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » History » American
A biography of America's premier Black monk, aka Milwaukee's Ghetto Friar Tuck. Brother Booker Ashe was many things to many people. A famous clergyman, a civil rights leader, an inner city icon, a national black celebrity, a civic cornerstone, a chef, a theatrical buff, and a brother to all. Talented, charismatic, dynamic & multifaceted - everyone who met the man has a different story to tell.
Looking Back........
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,490. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Former Jamaican journalist Joan Williams shares transfixing experiences ranging from the dangerous fight against communism to the netherworld when her only son was murdered. She only able found the formula to normalcy, on accepting Hellen Keller’s advice that; “Your success and happiness lie in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.”
Shame on the Moon: Unleashing the Past, A Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,900. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
By unleashing his past, the author reveals private celebrity encounters that provide a joy ride for baby boomers and a history lesson for millennials. Even die hard sports fans will marvel at his journey from athlete to journalist.
Josephine Baker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Josephine Baker was exiled from Paris after making a critical comment about a Nazi official's pet cheetah. In south France she found herself without an alternative until she wired a friend in Paris to send her a lucky rabbit's foot that she had kept from her time in New York City. Her luck changed soon after the talisman was returned. My e-book was researched from newspapers of the 20th century.

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