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Building A Movement To End The New Jim Crow: An Organizing Guide
Price: Free! Words: 24,090. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Expanding on the call to action in Michelle Alexander's acclaimed best-seller, The New Jim Crow, this accessible organizing guide puts tools in your hands to help you and your group understand how to make meaningful, effective change. It's packed with stories and practical tips and techniques for building a group, pick an issue, and building campaigns to help bring down the New Jim Crow.
Colors of Oppression
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Charles Carpenter, the author of the revered memoir Handcuffed does it again with Colors of Oppression. The well written narrative explores the anatomy of the often hostile, racially divided prison environment detailing the social and psychological ramifications of oppression, and describes the wisdom needed to navigate through a microcosm of hatred, racism, deception, & prison...
The Lie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Classics
The Lie by Imogean Russ is about an eleven year old girl who is molested, around the same time a murder is committed in Tuscaloosa county. Her inability to deal with her father's death, with the love she has for a friend, prompts her to tell a lie. This lie turns her world upside down and inadvertently causes the untimely death of two individuals.
Essays & More Straight From The Pen
You set the price! Words: 35,260. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014 by Mr.D. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Peek inside the wild life of a man who fought to change. “My salvation came in the form of a concept: fighting poison with poison; the same as using Cobra or Rattlesnake venom to save someone bitten by one of the vipers. I was the viper bitten by itself. ... When living, I used to lose interest in life and then go on sprees capable of causing death. When faced with death I fought to live.....
My Life, The Puzzle.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
from a discombobulated past, inclusive of hurts,pains, drug abuse and jail to preaching of the gospel. this book speaks of a young mans battle with poverty, drugs and a physically abuse past and how he used those things to make him better. what he thought church was about and the great problems he ran into going there and how those were overcome.
The Art of Letter Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
"It seemed like he wanted something. But what? Too bad she didn't speak raven." What happens when a bold, curious animal takes a fierce interest in you.....and helps you escape a life you hate? What if that life is behind bars?
The Prison Experience
Price: Free! Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This book is about our broken prison system. It introduces the Nordic prison model, talks about a new direction for our nation's prisons and gives reasons why a soft on crime approach would be an improvement over today's philosophy of punishment.
In Tents: Spending My Summer in Arizona's Tent City Jail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
A Trip Report of my stay at Arizona's "Tent City" Jail. The pages go over the jail house politics, race, fights, gangs, the Detention Officer's and my general thoughts on the jail. I was a skinny, white 130 pound college student, getting busted for DUI in Arizona when I was sentenced to 55 days in the Tents. It was no cake walk.
You set the price! Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In this heartfelt volume, author and poet Kevin Potter lays bare his heart and soul (in sorrow, rage, and sometimes joy) in this collection of 49 poems written between 2006 and 2014. Largely themed by his experiences during a tumultuous and traumatic time of his life, they are centered around the themes of love, loss, retribution, and the power (and denial) of fate.
Never Too Late
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,390. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
Amber Portwood is famous for her shocking behavior on the MTV reality shows 16 & Pregnant and Teen Mom. But the wild outbursts, drug abuse, suicide attempts and jail stints are only part of the story. Never Too Late is a brutally honest account of how the sarcastic teen from Indiana nearly lost everything to depression and addiction, and found herself just in time to change her life.