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Nothing Else Matters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,180. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
When racism tears a school apart, can love put it back together?
A Different Shade of Travel (Home and Abroad): One Man's Look At The World And America Through Travel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,770. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ever thought about visiting exotic countries? How about traveling and experiencing stereotypes and prejudices? Maybe you have lived abroad and returned home to find your opinions and outlook on life and the world have dramatically changed. A Different Shade of Travel (Home and Abroad) delves deeper inside how traveling and living abroad changes us and reshapes our opinions of the world.
The Pecan Stand
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 143,470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Each of us has a Groove in Life, that place where you're meant to be, doing what you're meant to do. Dutch John Van Rensburg finds his groove in a mysterious all-black town where the residents have a very good reason to fear whites. Because neither John nor the town's folk have any choice, they reluctant take him in. And over time he falls in love with them, and they come to see him as family...
Dogland
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Nix family has moved to Florida to open Dogland: a combination zoo, restaurant and motel. But it isn't long before Nix and his clan of eccentric supporters run afoul of unsympathetic locals. The problem? Luke Nix has hired Ethorne Hawkins. Hawkins is black. And it's 1959.
The Fez
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Price: Free! Words: 47,540. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
One day, Dave wakes up on the alien planet Glix and hopes it won't change him. One week later, the only person he can relate to is a celestial Chicken.
The Prize
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
She trained so hard for this race, the biggest race ever. One the day she was nervous, anything could go wrong but does it?
Making and Unmaking Whiteness in Early New South Fiction After the Civil War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,670. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
An essay in literary/historical criticism and critical race studies. Examines how popular fiction contributed to and contested Jim Crow segregation and white supremacy in the U.S. in the 1880s and after. Focuses on the popular “command performance” scene, in which blacks performed for whites. Many authors are discussed; four receive special attention: J.C. Harris, Dunbar, Chopin, and Hopkins.
The Real Conrad "Black"
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
The Real Conrad "Black" is a sociological analysis of one's life through the lens of race, faith and popular culture.
The Fallacy of Self: A collection of souls
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This collection includes five short stories that explore free will and consciousness. Read about an android who achieves self awareness in its factory. Hear the story of two asteroid racers, one who will do anything to win and the other who only wants to retire. Regale yourself with the tale of a knight who upholds honor above all else. Enter new worlds, and leave reality behind.
The Band Played Dixie: Race and the Liberal Conscience at Ole Miss
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A penetrating look at the University of Mississippi - ‘Ole Miss’. Nadine Cohodas (author of Spinning Blues Into Gold) covers the institution’s tumultuous racial history, with emphasis on how Ole Miss moved forward from the riot that erupted after James Meredith, the first African-American student, enrolled September 30, 1962. Updated in 2012 for the 50th Anniversary of the integration of Ole Miss.