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Good Girl, Bad Girl: An Insider’s 1996 Biography of Whitney Houston by Kevin Ammons
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.
Looking Back........ by Joan Williams
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 by Paul Dean Jackson
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.
We Must Wake Up: Tome 1: A notice to the Congolese nation: The time of change has come by Basona Lokondo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 269,100. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The book is about setting the fact right about issues that Black people just speak of in half words. It has a focus on the Democratic Republic of Congo and its people, because, it is where I was born and lived; and also where the work has to be first done because of its strategic location, spiritual importance and resources to impact in an optimal way the whole Africa and African diasporas.
Brickbats and Tutus by John Plimmer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,170. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The ballet: A demanding profession requiring talent and determination. But for Julie Felix, Britain's first black ballerina, it required more; it required the strength to climb above prejudice and win.
Fall Rising: Exile to Odyssey by A. D. Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fall Rising begins just after AD Miller, a 19-year- old African-American, was exiled from Orangeburg, S.C. for writing a 7-word note to a white clerk:, “I would like to know you better.” We experience with AD the racism in the Navy and throughout his journeys as he refuses to stay within the boxes created for him by the culture; he suffers the consequences of that choice as well as the benefit.
Taxi Driver To Doctor by Derek Ambrose
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,990. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
The journey of an ordinary person with learning constraints, disease affected rising to the top of personal and academic achievement, against considerable odds. A story of persistence, commitment and dedication.
Tales of an All-Night Town by Elin Schoen Brockman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,310. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The riveting story of the charismatic James Bollinger, law enforcer and desperado, who was shot to death in 1973 on the main street of Brooklyn, Illinois, the oldest all-black town in America, “Tales…” is also an electrifying, documentary-style portrayal of Seventies street life that has been compared to “The Executioner’s Song,” “In Cold Blood,” “The Friends of Eddie Coyle,” and “The Wire.”
Down The Line by Jim Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,790. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Having survived the trauma of acrimonious divorces and travelling the world opening bank accounts,Joe and Helen decide it’s time to put down some roots. For logistical reasons the South of Spain is their preferred option and for a while life is good. The economy is booming and money freely available. Come 9/11 however they are forced to sell their apartment and again become embroiled in bad things
Finally Reid: The Extraordinary Testimonies of an Ordinary Woman by Marcia Reid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by WheelMan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Finally Reid: The Extraordinary Testimonies of an Ordinary Woman is the life journey of a little girl from the poor and rural hills of the island of Jamaica, chronicling her struggles with epilepsy as a young girl, as a student with Attention Deficit Disorder; as a child who was ashamed of her mother’s occupation...
Reginald F. Lewis Before TLC Beatrice: The Young Man Before The Billion-Dollar Empire by Lin Hart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,610. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Following the 1987 leveraged buyout of Beatrice Foods, Reginald F. Lewis was solidly positioned as CEO of a billion dollar conglomerate and a major player on Wall Street. Still in his forties, with a personal fortune that placed him on the Forbes 400 list, this pioneering African American businessman had achieved unimaginable success without benefit of inherited wealth or family connections.
Living Beneath the Radar; A Nine Year Journey Around the World by Jeffrey Crimmel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This is the story of a young man who had a desire to travel and see the world. This nine-year journey gave him the opportunity to see our planet with different cultures and religions. The experience changed how he sees the world forever. Journey with the author and see what the world was like from 1970 to 1979.
While I Run This Race by Pocahontas Gertler
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.
EEOC: The Real Deal - Do They Really Support Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act? by Phillip M. Duse, Sr
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 188,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The public will learn the “Real Deal” about the EEOC. This book explains why the vast majority of Title VII citizen complaints, as proven by statistical results alone, reflect a reality that complaints referred to the EEOC seldom receive the justice presumed available under the act. The public has an undeniable right to the truth!