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Sinhana - Biografia de Uma Escrava Quilombola
Price: Free! Words: 13,160. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
A biografia de Sinhana nos traz a vida de uma negra nascida escrava na primeira metade do século XIX no Brasil Colônia e que morreu no tronco aos 25 anos de idade. Sua história não só nos mostra todo o sofrimento vivido por uma escrava no Brasil, como também a bela amizade entre duas mulheres em posições sociais completamente antagônicas: Sinhá Clarice e sua escrava Sinhana.
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.
Problem Child
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,760. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Problem Child is a heart-wrenching story that will take you on an emotional rollercoaster ride that makes the Twilight Zone look like Disneyland.
Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland by Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, Mary Jordan, Kevin Sullivan... Summarized by J.J. Holt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This is a Summary of "Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland by Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, Mary Jordan, Kevin Sullivan"... Summarized by J.J. Holt
Sinhana - Biography of A Colonial Brazil Slave
Price: Free! Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Ancient
The biography of Sinhana brings us the life of a black woman, born slave in the first half of the 19th century in Brazil Colony, Her story not only shows us all the suffering experienced by a slave in Brazil, but also the beautiful friendship between two women in completely antagonistic social positions: Sinhá Clarice and her slave Sinhana. This is her story, in her own words.
Rosa Parks Biography: How Ordinary People Can Change The World, Montgomery Bus Boycott and More?
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Rosa Parks was widely known for the Montgomery bus boycott. However, there was more to her than meets the eye. In fact, Rosa Parks was a national hero, just like Martin Luther King Jr.. She fought the racial segregation in the United States, because people were judged mainly by the color of their skin. There was definitely a double standard. However, for Rosa was a "double fight...."
True Life - The Soldier who Served Under Three Flags
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Clem Ryan, from Ireland, served in the Armed Forces of Ireland, Britain and the United States.He visited Hiroshima six months after the Atom Bomb. He provides a chilling first person account of that visit. He volunteered for service in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service. This is his story.
Mahendra Lal Bose, The Great Philanthropist
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The article depicts the life and activities of one of the great personalities of the Bengal-Renaissance during the Nineteenth Century.
Tales from the Gutter
Price: Free! Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This is a straight forward account of a young black woman’s experience living in multiple lower class neighborhoods.
Billie Holiday Biography: The Unforgettable Lady Day Feminism, Strange Fruit Controversies, Relationships, Rumors and More
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2018 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
Billie Holiday, also known as the Lady Day was a very talented jazz and blues singer during the Great Depression and beyond in the United States. She lived and coped during the most difficult times in the United States, especially when it comes to gender inequality, racism and discrimination. In fact, some of her songs were considered "protest songs" against racism. The most controversial song...
The Unheard Voices
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This book takes the reader into the minds of Asian immigrants and what prompted them to come to America.
Kid Gavilan World Welterweight Boxing Champion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The 1950s was an era of great boxing and Kid Gavilan was one of the most talented of the welterweights. He beat Johnny Bratton on May 18, 1951 to win the welterweight title left vacant by Sugar Ray Robinson. This was an era when black and whites did not meet in the ring in states like Florida. In fact Gavilan's bout with Bobby Dykes in 1952 was the first mixed race fight in the Sunshine State.
When Chalk Is More Valuable Than Gold
Price: Free! Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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The inspiring true story of how Frederick Douglass learned to read and write, in his own words.
Is Your Father Black ?
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 35,640. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
At the age of seven Joey loses his father,his mother is young and is left with five small chidren. Two years later his mother meets a man and falls in love. Joey could never understand why people would give strange looks to him and his step-father until he finds out he's black. This is the struggle and heartaches of a family in the 1950's Brooklyn, New York living as a bi-racial family.
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.
Collective Thoughts of an Angry Black Teenager: The Uncontrolled Thoughts
Series: Collective Thoughts, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,260. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Life stages / adolescence, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Here it is. The fifth and final entry in the Collective Thoughts series that's under the Angry Black Teenager moniker. As Khali says goodbye to his adolescence, he brings you the strongest book in the series so far.
While I Run This Race
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,080. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir by Pocahontas Gertler This African-Native American woman, born in the deep South during the Depression era, chronicles her courageous journey into the 21st Century. This is her story of persistence and triumph, of loss and struggle, of love and transcendence. It will heal, inspire, encourage and touch deep places in your heart.
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
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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).
Collective Thoughts of an Angry Black Teenager
Series: Collective Thoughts, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Khali Raymond is back with a short project that'll open your mind to a profound contemplation of society.
Suitcase of Dreams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,570. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2019 by GenZ Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a memoir about Hazell McKenzie, Food Network star and St. Vincent emigrant. She faces life's setbacks--illness, raising children, and etting an education--while trying to achieve her version of the "American Dream."

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