Books tagged: african american history

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Through the Eyes of Rebel Women, The Young Lords: 1969-1976
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,660. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016 by Red Sugarcane Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
THROUGH THE EYES OF REBEL WOMEN: The Young Lords, 1969-1976 is the first account of women who joined the activist organization to fight for social justice and the “revolution within the revolution” believing that women’s equality was inseparable from the society’s progress as a whole. Written and edited by Iris Morales, the book includes essays, interviews, photographs and primary documents.
African American History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Precisely what fragment of the African-American population is of exclusively African descent is unknown. In the past hundreds of years there has been a substantial mix of people from Africa with Europeans and American-Indians.
Behind the Scenes: Or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016 by Eno Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One of the seminal slave narratives, Behind the Scenes: Or Thirty Years in Slavery, and Four Years in the White House also examines the life of Elizabeth Keckley after she purchased her freedom, and during her years as a successful businesswoman/dressmaker in Civil War-era Washington, where she became confidante to Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln.
Before I Black Pt.5- Peace, War, & Revolution
Series: Before I Black. You set the price! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, 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.
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
Grandma Julia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,540. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Ann Tyler’s African ancestress, Edyth, arrived in Virginia in shackles in the 1700’s. Ann’s Grandma Julia wrote down her oral memories over two hundred years later, presenting a unique portrait of Virginia plantation life. Absorb the poignant struggles of the ancestral slaves and a special Sioux portrayed with love and hope in this unique slice of American history Illustrated with family photos.
Beyond the Underground: Aunt Harriet, Moses of Her People
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015 by Sankofa Media Holdings, LLC.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
By Joyce Stokes Jones and Michele Jones Galvin Descendants of Harriet Tubman tell the story of the famed abolitionist within the context of their family lineage. This creative nonfiction work is an intricate mix of family lore, memoir, and historical reconstruction that captures the life of the Greatest Conductor of the Underground Railroad in a way that separates it from academic works.
The Great Southern Migration
Series: History and Historical Fiction ยท Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Beginning about World War I, with many problems at home and so much seeming to be offered in the North, scores of African-Americans left the South and headed to the big cities across the Mason-Dixon, among them, Chicago. Chicago provided, they thought, much that they couldn't get elsewhere. Thanks to their mass migration, the city, and Illinois, were vastly changed forever, and so were they.
The Pathfinder Chronicles II Book Two
Price: $11.65 USD. Words: 26,570. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
"The Pathfinder Chronicles II Book Two" continues the journey to strong self-esteem for African Americans. These books were created to build self-knowledge which is the key to power. Through hidden histories, social and economic insights, and possible solutions, they reveal the pathway to a better life. These commentaries are written by Rev. Andrew Bozeman, a spiritual, self-help writer.
The Pathfinder Chronicles Book One
Price: $11.65 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
"The Pathfinder Chronicles Book One" begins a journey for African Americans to strong self-esteem. The book is a series of essays assembled to build self-knowledge which is the key to power. Through hidden histories, social and economic insights, and possible solutions, it reveals the pathway to a better life. These commentaries are written by Rev. Andrew Bozeman, a spiritual, self-help writer.