Books tagged: jim crow

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The Color of Redemption
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,030. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Dove Christian Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Inspirational
After a devastating event, Katie moves with her children to a relative’s house in a majority-white suburb of Los Angeles. Settling in, she was confident she had escaped the horrors of her hometown. But the memory of that horrible event, and the hatred it stirred in her, were not easily shaken. Though she escaped a segregated Southern town, racism and intolerance were not easily left behind.
Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
Thurgood Marshall rides the train in the Jim Crow car (the one directly behind the engine) to the American south to defend yet another black citizen in court. Marshall, who was the grandson of a mixed-race slave, is an integral part of the growing civil rights movement in America.
Isis: Death of a Theta
Price: Free! Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Requiem. In this flashback story set in 1973, Isis is called to the Theta House by her sorority sisters who want her to step down from her leadership role the Senior Grand Mother. With her mortal alias Andrea Robinson being 98-years-old,and Isis being immortal, they fear that if she continues on with the organization her secret may be revealed, and their mission compromised in the Black community.
The New Jim Crow Study Guide and Call to Action
Price: Free! Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Drawing from and expanding on the themes of Michelle Alexander’s acclaimed best-seller, The New Jim Crow, this in-depth guide provides a launching pad for groups wishing to engage in deep, meaningful dialogue about race, racism, and structural inequality in the age of mass incarceration. The Study Guidespans the entirety of The New Jim Crow, engaging the critical questions raised in the book.
Pathbreakers: U.S. Marine African American Officers in Their Own Words - Oral History Anthology with 21 Personal Accounts Covering 60 Years of Service - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Jr.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This oral history anthology provides insight into the history of the African American officer experience in the U.S. Marine Corps. In the personal accounts of the 21 officers included that cover 60 years of service, the reader comes to understand how these men and women succeeded.
Southern Roadie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,320. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » General
There are three types of soldiers on a battlefield: Targets, Followers, and Warriors. Jeff Briggs is a warrior. During an ambush, a rocket explodes near Jeff and his friend Clarence. The next thing Jeff knows, it is 2 years later and he has no memory of anything past the explosion. He hits the road to find his friend. During the trip, his reality shifts from the road to the battle and back again.
Duggan
Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Jones House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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Once a place where love grew and life and family were once cherished, Duggan has now turned into a valley of destruction. The people who lived there called it home. However, something came in and made the neighborhood change courses. Now, it is a misplaced neighborhood of people whose lives are intertwined by one decaying neighborhood.
The Foundation Years of Elijah Muhammad Vol. 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,680. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Exegesis & Hermeneutics
In the early days, when there was no Muhammad Speaks newspaper, which had become the official newspaper of the Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad submitted articles to various local papers for publication. Some of these newspapers were the Herald Dispatch, Amsterdam News, The Crusader and the Pittsburgh Courier. Many of the truths in them are not being taught today. By Far, a Collectors Item!
The Foundation Years of Elijah Muhammad Vol. 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Exegesis & Hermeneutics
In the early days, when there was no Muhammad Speaks newspaper, which had become the official newspaper of the Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad submitted articles to various local papers for publication. Some of these newspapers were the Herald Dispatch, Amsterdam News, The Crusader and the Pittsburgh Courier. Many of the truths in them are not being taught today. By Far, a Collectors Item!
The Foundation Years of Elijah Muhammad 1958-1962 (Vol. 1 & 2)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 96,800. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Exegesis & Hermeneutics, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
In the early days, when there was no Muhammad Speaks newspaper, which had become the official newspaper of the Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad submitted articles to various local papers for publication. Some of these newspapers were the Herald Dispatch, Amsterdam News, The Crusader and the Pittsburgh Courier. Many of the truths in them are not being taught today. By Far, a Collectors Item!