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Dispossessed: The Burning of Murder City USA
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Detroit in 1950 was a bustling metropolis, the most advanced and fastest growing city on the planet at the time... "Motor City USA": a place with the brightest of futures. But by 1967 it was being called "Murder City USA" and, in July of that year, tensions that had been simmering for too many years finally blew. In four days of rioting Blackbottom, the heart and soul of old black Detroit, burned.
Martin Luther King Jr. - Celebrity Biographies
Series: Biographies of Famous People. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
With a simple name change, it seemed that Martin Luther King Jr.’s fate was sealed. Taking the name of a man who led one of the greatest social revolutions of the 16th century, young Martin would later lead an important revolution of his own. He was first born Michael King in Atlanta, Georgia in 1929.
Easy English Book of Quotations
Series: Easy English Books. Price: Free! Words: 27,290. Language: Australian English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00)
Over the years many people have said many wonderful things... some of them funny, some very wise, and some just aimed at making us think. But there are not enough books to hold all that has been said. So when a person is able to say a great truth in just a few words, others have often remembered it and saved it for people to read or hear over and over. They have become famous quotations
Freedom's Light: Quotations from History's Champions of Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
(4.50)
FREEDOM'S LIGHT contains quotations from 38 of history's champions of freedom, from Aristotle to Zlata Filipovic, from George Washington to Martin Luther King, Jr. Included are Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Anne Frank and many more.
The Best and the Brightest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In a 1960s Chicago where Bobby Kennedy serves as president, Mayor Daley rules the city and Martin Luther King, Jr. finds himself victim to a failed assassination attempt, the African-American community hoped Willis would change the world. But when his chance comes in the form of a story implicating Kennedy and Daley in the hit on King, Willis must make a choice: fame or self-preservation.
Alabama Days
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 139,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Alabama Days by James Eckardt, cover design by Colin Cotterill A few weeks after the 1965 Selma March, four teenage Catholic seminarians from Long Island arrive in Birmingham, Alabama, to work for Father Edmund Fraser in a door-to-door voter registration campaign. Nights, they return to the same black neighborhoods to play guitars and lead crowds in singing freedom songs.
The Art of Peace
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art / Techniques
The Art of Peace celebrates some of the great people who have become role models -- indeed symbols themselves -- for peacemaking worldwide. Using thoughtful expressions of art and beautiful prose, the book helps to connect children to these leaders and to the idea that the change happens with just one thought, just one action, just one expression of peace.
Racism: The Absence of Good
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Racism: The Absence of Good is a collection of essays regarding the black experience in America and focuses on the trials and struggles of African-Americans.
Have No Shame (Where civil rights and forbidden love collide)
Series: Additional Titles. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 327,120. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Coming of age
***NEW YORK TIMES & USA TODAY BESTSELLER*** The racially-charged prejudice of the deep South forces eighteen-year-old Alison Tillman to confront societal norms--and her own beliefs--when she discovers the body of a hate crime victim, and the specter of forbidden love turns her safe, comfortable world upside down.
Today’s The Day - The book of the official International Observance Days
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A book detailing the calendar of International Days - including World Oceans Day, World Refugee Day, World Suicide Prevention Day, World Tourism Day, World Teachers' Day, International Day of Rural Women, World AIDS Day, World Cancer Day, World Radio Day, Martin Luther King Day, etc., etc.