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Tyson, A Sister's Love Be Limitless
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,120. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Tyson, a sister’s love be limitless is a fictional whodunit written in the voice of a 27-year-old, southern “colored” woman, Leonia Gillette. She and her big brother, Tyson, come north to escape a drunken father who tried to rape her. In 1932, somebody murders Tyson in a Harlem alleyway. Along the way to uncovering Tyson’s killer, Leonia introduces us to a cast of characters of the Harlem '30s.
Me and Robert and the Devil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Fantasy, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Historical fiction
In an apocryphal story told in words and pictures, blues legend Robert Johnson and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston meet in Mississippi in 1938. Will Shetterly was a finalist for the World Fantasy Award for best novel and won the Minnesota Book Award for Fantasy and Science Fiction.
Harlem Nights and Footstep Blues
Price: Free! 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.
The Impact of Music, Dance, and Theater from the Harlem Renaissance
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014 by Veenstra/Exploited Publishing Inc. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Political
In the late 1880s, blacks began to emerge as professionals in many areas including scientific research, and artistic achievement. By the 1900s, many had become intellectuals, scientist, poets, artist, and musicians. Some of the more illuminating of these intellectuals lived or migrated to Harlem where there was a desire to both defend and endorse the talents and worth’s of blacks.
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
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Born to a family of Southern sharecroppers, Birdy Whitaker has resiliency in her blood and as a child learns quickly to adapt to the fast paced streets of 1920s Philadelphia. A young single mother of the prohibition-era, Birdy has plans to be made into an honest woman -- that is if she could manage to get handsome, charming and professional bootlegger Sidney Allen to cooperate.
Letters to Langston: A Poetic Journal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Langston Hughes used his expressive talents during a time when it was preferred that African Americans were neither seen nor heard. He recorded stories that would have been lost in time, giving them a memorable rhyme and a place in literature. And for this he will forever be remembered and esteemed as a great talent and an important part of history. Letter’s to Langston is one writer’s tribute t