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Hands Down: A Story of Incarceration (Part 1)
Price: Free! Words: 44,340. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
'Hands Down: A Story of Incarceration' is a book written for the era of mass imprisonment, and a striking rebuttal to the new moral culture in America.
Decriminalized Prostitution: The Common Sense Solution
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,460. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
Decriminalized Prostitution is the third and final volume of Rackets. The conclusion of this book perfectly ties all three books together in a perfect ending for this incredibly impactful series. These books make an unquestionable argument in favor of decriminalizing drugs, gambling, and prostitution. More important, this series goes far beyond these issues and exposes the entire political system.
Special Education As a Socioeconomic Weapon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Dr. Rick Wallace tackles the controversial issue of targeting at risk, and socioeconomically challenged youth, especially Black males, to be assigned special education tags, such as ADHD, Opposition Defiant Disorder, and more --- for the purpose of increasing school revenue and simultaneously increasing the risk of the child becoming incarcerated later in life.
My-America: A Memoir On Justice And Race In The U.S. Federal Legal System
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
A searing memoir on justice and race in the US federal legal system. A must read for those interested in criminal justice reform and for all legal professionals. This memoir tells a story far too few American citizens know about the inner workings of our nation's federal legal system.
My Brother's Keeper
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This book is intended to empower our boys, our men, and the women who love them. It explores the fundamental principles to rebuild, reconcile, and restore the lives of boys and men, who are faced with the repercussions of race. My Brother's Keeper, unveils the quest to discover one's identity, in a world of inequities.
The New Jim Crow Study Guide and Call to Action
Price: Free! Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & 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.
Getting Away With Murder - A True Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,320. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Having worked as a psychotherapist for nearly three years in a Florida state prison psychiatric unit, George Mallinckrodt experienced firsthand the ultimate consequences of failed national and state mental health policies. With high hopes, 20 years of counseling experience, and a determination to make a difference, he dove headlong into the miasma of prison counseling.
When The Lights Go Out: The Truth About Black Male Prison Sexuality
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 70,850. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sex & health
When the Lights Go Out: The Truth About Black Male Prison Sexuality", is a no-holes-barred look into the range of human sexuality among black men in prisons and jails. I explore the impact of Hip Hop, Education, Religion, and a multitude of other factors on how black men see their own sexuality.
Duggan
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 38,420. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Jones House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.86 from 21 reviews)
Duggan tells the story of several individuals and their struggle of survival. Among them are: Jackie, an innocent mother who suffers abuse before being brutally murdered; Donny, who convinces his best friend to commit a robbery that leads to his death; Jaycie, who, along with her boyfriend, struggles with pill addiction; and George whose wife becomes impregnated by another lover.
The Prison Plumb Line
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: American English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
The Prison Plumb Line, a novella, inspired by the lives of five real female inmates! It's Easier to go to Jail Than You Think! Five gifted women/Five chances for survival and second chances! It's a quick and edgy read that provides a safe place to have serious conversations about relationships, perseverance, faith and redemption. Check out new 2018 version/new book cover taken from the stage play!