Books tagged: african diaspora

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The Spiritual Technologist: An Afrofuturistic Techno-Ethos
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature
Using the title of the character Rinehart from Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man," Sherese Francis (Aker) from the blog Futuristically Ancient explores briefly the concept of the spiritual technologist as a way to develop her own philosophical ethos for the movement of Afrofuturism.
Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? 12 Steps to Uncovering the Woman You Really Want to Be
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,780. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
Julian B. Kiganda and Christine K. St. Vil are two East African sisters known for being Bold & Fearless Moms ‘N Charge. After having conquered their own personal and professional struggles to finally walk in their purpose, they’re giving you their most powerful insights to move you along your own path to uncovering your God-given purpose.
Stir It Up: The CIA Targets Jamaica, Bob Marley and the Progressive Manley Government
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,720. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A violent outburst brings Scott to a psychologist. What happened in Jamaica four years earlier? Had Bob Marley and the Manley government been under attack by the CIA? Was his father CIA? Had he come at him with a machete? Doc M pushes Scott to relive the fateful year 1976 leading to the historic Smile Jamaica concert and uncover the truth that will either set them both free or be their undoing.
Coming to America: A Journey of Faith
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,790. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by IEM Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Screenplays » Biographical
Coming to America: A Journey of Faith is Dr.Tangumonkem’s true story of wrestling with fear and doubts. God called him to America from Cameroon to pursue graduate studies at the University of Texas at Dallas, but he had no money to put towards this dream. In this book he shares his journey of learning to trust God as he stepped out in faith and embarked on a Journey of Faith to America.
Soucouyant: A Caribbean Supernatural Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Soucouyant is the first of a series retelling Caribbean folktales updated for today's taste. In this entry, the ancient soucouyant manifests as a beautiful woman of Indian descent. She extracts her unique style of justice from a local small time thug ("bad John") whose action resulted in the suicide of a teenage girl.
Sold into Slavery: The Middle Passage, The Story of Adaku Part II
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,130. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Part 2 on the Middle Passage in the series Sold into Slavery, The Story of Adaku promises an inspiring journey that dwells on friendship and love, of hardships and terror, of betrayals and loyalties, all forged amidst the roar of slavery on the harsh Atlantic seas.
Beyond Southern Africa, A Story of the Fight for Freedom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,890. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Two young men—one Southern African, the other African American—go from humble beginnings to the center of Africa’s fight against colonialism, but one of them is being tracked by a killer.
African Expectations: Musings from Where I Stand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Essay » Political
African Expectations is a collection of essays about how political, economic, and socio-cultural issues retard Africa’s development and how the most important factor for this failure is the lack of good leadership. The book offers tentative solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our times based on the author’s worldview and life experiences.
The Tale of The Cow Tail & Other Stories from the African Diaspora
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012 by Esteem MultiMedia. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » History » Africa
"... a vivid view of an African community and its citizens. The author took me there, and I did not have purchase a ticket." Herb Metoyer, Author
Dust on His Soul
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,280. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
Inspired by the life and times of Stephen Biko an apartheid activist arguably as important as Mandela. This novel is a fictional account of such a character. A story of sacrifice, suffering but ultimately redemption. Set in apartheid South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s, the dark days of South Africa's history also bred an incredible thirst for justice. A triumph of the human spirit.