Books tagged: african americans

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​When the Yankees Come: Former South Carolina Slaves Remember Sherman's Invasion.
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Many Americans believe that the coming of the blue soldiers of the North, emissaries of emancipation, was a joyful event for African Americans. Nothing could be further from the truth. How do we know this? Because we have their recorded accounts. This is a collection of personal accounts, extracted from the SC Slave Narratives, that relates their encounters with Sherman's invading army.
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 and 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 and 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 and Current Affairs » Civil and 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.
Revering Revolutionaries
Price: Free! Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Is the Black Diaspora ready to get free? I mean free from the tyranny of western fascists and their institutions; well, here's the tale of four brothas who dared to challenge the western status quo, while leaving a blueprint for the rest of us to follow; brotha Wesley Snipes, Dave Chappelle, Kat Williams and Prime Minister Robert Mugabe.
Slavery on Stage: Black Stereotypes and Opportunities in Nate Salsbury’s “Black America” Show
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Following the final run of his Wild West Show, Nate Salsbury initiated a new production called "Black America." The new show, though somewhat patronizing, gave many African Americans a foot in the door for careers in show business, and increased public awareness of their many skills and talents.
The 10+ Secrets Why Most White People Don't Understand Most Black People
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
We need to understand each other in order to get along and communicate. Republicans over estimate American black people and Democrats under estimate them. Being an American Black myself I have endeavored to explain some things never talked about. I believe in using my GOD Given right to speak freely as expressed in the United States Constitution. I hope my work greatly serves you.