Books tagged: racism in america

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White Boy
Price: Free! Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Jamaal is a meek house husband from the suburbs. A chance encounter in a jewelry store with a beautiful women launches him on a journey through the cities roughest neighborhoods. He falls in love, creates brotherhoods, and experiences deep loss. Most importantly he experiences first hand the devastating effects the war on drugs and mass incarceration has reaped upon his new friends.
Candlemas Eve: A Thing of Beauty II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,490. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Candlemas Eve begins in 1880 in the north of England, in the smoke and fire of the Industrial Revolution. Jack and Celeste Potter find themselves orphaned in a world that is unforgiving to the poor and the friendless. As a result, they embark on separate journeys--Jack emigrating to America to make his fortune, and Celeste staying behind to survive as best she can.
Don't Shoot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,020. Language: American English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Don't Shoot takes you on a thirty-one-day journey, behind the scenes directly into the police districts, clear across the yellow tape of in-house crimes, and inside the hearts and minds of brutal, racist, police officers.
Collected Plays
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 48,950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Plays » American / African American
The Collected Plays of Shay Youngblood includes Shakin' the Mess Outta Misery, Flying Blind, Square Blues, Talking Bones and There are Many Houses in my Tribe.
The Secret Behind Dead and Missing Black Americans: Where are they? Who took them? And Why?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
There are black men and women still missing since the 1970's and 80's. How could they just disappear without a trace? Where are the cold case files? Who's sweeping their memories under the rug? What's happening to our family and friends? Abductions...murders...and disappearances are examined as Xavier James exposes hidden facts and offers plausible solutions that could literally save your life.
The Piano Keys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,280. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Romance » General
The Piano Keys is the story of a young man trying to come to grips with his racist past, and the hatred that prevented true love from taking flight. But mostly it is about his quest for redemption and his search for forgiveness from those whose lives he helped destroy. Including his own.
A Proposed New Constitution
Price: Free! Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
(3.15 from 13 reviews)
Fifteen proposals for a new constitution and constitutional convention that would end the power of the 1%, guarantee voting rights, limit corporate power, guarantee privacy, and end American colonialism and wars far sooner. Ending Citizens United, or passing just one amendment will not be enough. Protests or voting will not be enough. A new constitution of, by, and for the people, NOW!
Kiss Me Like You Mean It: A True Post-Katrina New Orleans Story
Price: Free! Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A touching, humorous, eye-opening, poignant narrative nonfiction story, with photographs, about my last day in New Orleans during my second Hurricane Katrina volunteer relief work trip.
America Is Speaking, When will Our Hearts Listen: When America Burn, So Does Our Conscience
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 by Raymond Sturgis. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Due to the decisions of United States Supreme Court regarding gay marriage and governmental protections, citizens of this country is realizing that change has come at the expense of those that truly love the Constitution and God.
Fall Rising: Exile to Odyssey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fall Rising begins just after AD Miller, a 19-year- old African-American, was exiled from Orangeburg, S.C. for writing a 7-word note to a white clerk:, “I would like to know you better.” We experience with AD the racism in the Navy and throughout his journeys as he refuses to stay within the boxes created for him by the culture; he suffers the consequences of that choice as well as the benefit.