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Harlem Nights and Footstep Blues
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Harlem Nights and Footstep Blues is a poetry collection consisting of 65 poems. The poems are separated into 11 distinct sections. Harlem Nights and Footstep Blues is rooted in a modern sense of black cultural, social, and artistic rebirth while paying homage to the artistic foundation laid by the great pioneers of the past.
Black Tribalism Worldwide Vol 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
A book about how we discriminate as an African, African American, and other groups of black people against each other worldwide.
Ribbon of Hope
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
RIBBON OF HOPE is based on a true story of an african girl called Nkechi who was a victim of gang rape. It details her experience right after the event, and how she escaped death in the hands of armed robbers. Nkechi ran away from home in order to avoid a marriage proposal from her uncle’s friend.
Book 30 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first of these two stories is set in an adult literacy centre in Johannesburg. The writer draws on his own experience of teaching illiterates to read and write. Some of the characters are fictional, others are real. The second story is about a group of wealthy socialites whose comfortable world is disturbed when one of them discovers how the other half lives.
The Italos
You set the price! Words: 35,370. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
When a Nigerian girl's quest for greener pastures in Italy turned into a nightmare that left her in pieces...
Call of the Twice Removed:The Necessary and Unique Role for the African/Caribbean Muslim in the Future of Europe, America and Beyond
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
That “second removal,” a mass migration from the Caribbean colonies of young men and women coming to help the ‘motherland’, to make their way in life and even to make their fortunes. The “first removal,” that forced migration out of the continent of Africa into the Americas. There is no reversal, no going back. This entertaining work looks at the true legacy inherited from these two removals.
Book 29 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A young reporter chases up a story about the first black medical doctor in the country. The doctor must have come from a poor background and faced huge obstacles. But, to tell the story, she must first find the person to set up the interview. The reporter is obsessed with her project. She too has obstacles to overcome. In the end, her voyage of discovery turns out to be a voyage of self-discovery.
Book 28 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, Granny Thato lives in a corrugated iron shack in a squatter camp, or informal settlement. There is no electricity or sanitation and one tap serves two hundred people. She dreams of owning a proper house made of bricks and mortar. In the second story, a man believes he is being stalked by a white lion. But is it real? Certain cultures regard them as messengers of the gods.
Book 27 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story takes a humorous look at South Africa’s first democratic election when the whole country was awash with rumours. To-day we see the urban legends as ridiculous, but at the time they were firmly believed. The second story is about a striptease artist who comes up with a novel idea for her act. The audience loves it. Her shows are sold out. Only, there are unforeseen consequences.
Book 26 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, the son of a Scottish aristocrat disappears in the wilds of Africa. His younger brother is sent out to find him. When he eventually tracks him down, he is shocked to discover his brother has gone feral. In the second story, a freedom fighter is caught by the security forces, jailed and tortured. Later, his past returns to haunt him when he meets his torturer face to face.