Books tagged: african americans

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The Squatters: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Farid and Aziza have just come home from an overseas vacation to find two teenagers have taken up residence in their home. Tensions escalate quickly as the homeowners confront the intruders. The parties manage to come to an agreement on the best course of action, that is, until the couples' daughter comes home for a visit.
The Woman Who Kept Her Seat
Series: The Woman Who.... Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2018. Categories: Essay » Sociology
In 1884, Ida B. Wells was removed from a train for refusing to give up her seat to a white woman. She wrote a newspaper article reporting on her mistreatment. As an investigative journalist, Wells exposed the occurrences and causes of the lynching of black citizens in the post-Civil War South. She worked relentlessly as a crusader to improve the lives of African Americans in the United States.
Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Colorado Springs’ wealthiest and most prominent citizens, including Spencer Penrose and Winfield Scott Stratton, to the lesser-known but vitally important contributions of the Beth-El Nurses and American Indians, Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region is a collection of biographical narratives about people who have impacted the Pikes Peak region’s history and development.
Best Podcasts: Racial Diversity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Podcasting, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
An annotated guide to 33 podcasts by racially diverse groups. Includes podcasts by African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans. Recommended apps for listening are included, along with the benefits of podcasts. This guide is for anyone interested in podcasts by and for racially diverse audiences.
Pennies, Nickels & Dimes II: Perspectives on Entrepreneurship in America and the African American Entrepreneur
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business
In the book, we examine the past, present and future of African American entrepreneurship in America. What did African American entrepreneurship and the African American economic infrastructure look like 100 years ago, and how does it compare to where we are today?
Blue vs. Black: Let’s End the Conflict Between Cops and Minorities
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,010. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Blue vs. Black tells the true, heartbreaking stories of ordinary people who cross paths with the wrong cops at the wrong time. The slogan #BlackLivesMatter takes on new resonance as we witness the way their lives were turned upside down in an instant. Their stories are disturbing, but in seeking justice for them Burris holds out the hope that the system can change.
Race-Related: The Rise and Fall of the African American
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights
Race-Related: The Rise and Fall of the African American is a lightening fast read, chronicling how a government authorized and CIA run Crack Epidemic, Reaganomics and the so-called War on Drugs, wiped out most if not all social and economic gains African Americans had struggled to achieve during the sixties and early seventies.
The Coup of Carrots (Remix)
Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Brent Grimes is summoned by his fraternity to eradicate a problem threatening their agenda on a foreign soil. While he knows he'll need all his wits about him to accomplish the task, what he doesn't know, is his frat has been keeping a centuries old secret, not only from him, but from the world at large. A secret so shocking, even he's reluctant to believe its truth.
Sheltered
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Brent Grimes is listed as a homeless resident of the East Side Men's shelter...only thing is, he's not homeless. Not only that, but his annual salary is well above the six figure mark. Brent's fraternity has him commissioned to perform a certain task at the East Side; and if he fails, his boss will make him pay dearly for coming up short.
Dear Oprah: Confessions of A Middle-Class White Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,600. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Psychology » Ethnopsychology
They say confession is good for the soul and what safer person than Oprah Winfrey to reveal the usually unshared perspective of one white woman toward other races, predominantly African Americans. Dear Oprah: Confessions of a Middle Class White Girl risks the telling of other confessions too, including personal prejudices, and unorthodox modes of healing the body, soul and psyche.