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Before I Black Pt. 4-Carmichael & Calloway
Series: Before I Black. Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
This is definitely a story from the other side of the gun. When people think of injustice, the disenfranchised, and often trivialized voices of minority victims, it is usually from behind a protective glass so to speak, so as to not step too close to the dangers. Here I've attempted to weave together a vivid picture of social injustice for any and all that dare to get close. Thank you for reading.
Rearing Young Langston In Lawrence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Langston Hughes was one of the most important poets of the twentieth century and known as the poet laureate of black life and culture. Abject loneliness, poverty, and unhappiness filled young Langston's childhood years lived in Lawrence, Kansas. This novel puts you at young Langston's side as he navigates the hardships and prejudices and of an African American youth growing up in the Free State.
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
The Missouri Connection: Profiles of the Famous and Infamous
Price: $4.21 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The Missouri Connection is a multi-cultural book which includes more than fifty short profiles of men and women who once lived in Missouri. Through their stories, the reader will learn how politicians,entrepreneurs, scientists,and others overcame obstacles, allowing them to contribute to our nation. Read about people during the Civil War, World War I & II, Women's Right Movement, and other events.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
The Inception: Poems of Love and Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Allen & Allyn Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The conception of 21st century poetry began with Allen Smith's first collection of words that artistically reflect the environment, musings and energy of the Millennial Generation.
Street Dreams Volume I: Ghetto Wonderland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Allen & Allyn Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The urban streets come alive. The joy, pain, heart and soul of the concrete jungle come alive through the intricate visualizations of Allen Smith. Experience the inner city through the wondrous words, melodic metaphors, and rhythmic recollections a 21st century, urban griot.
Inside Oasis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by Allen & Allyn Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Vivid poetry that expresses the artistic, poetic mastery of a 21st century renaissance man. Inside Oasis transforms words into a paradise within the minds and hearts of the reader. Inside Oasis quenches the thirst of a mind wondering aimlessly in a world lacking the insightful, introspective visualizations that the world of poetry brought to us in the early 20th century.