Books tagged: racism in publishing

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The Dark Side of the Publishing Industry: What Big Publishers Don't Want You to Know
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
In October of 2006, author Millenia Black, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against New York publishing giant, Penguin Group, U.S.A. After two years, Penguin Group settled the case out of court, and she is prohibited from ever discussing the details of the case again. THE DARK SIDE OF THE PUBLISHING INDUSTRY is a father's explosive tell-all about the case...because he's not gagged.
Impressing the Whites: The New International Slavery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,360. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this comical, passionate, satirical, and sincere book, The White God delivers "The Fourteen Commandments of Impressing the Whites" to a brown "Moses." Inscribed on two coconuts, the Commandments sum up both the secrets of success for brown/colored writers, entrepreneurs, and artists, and the distortions caused by race politics and realities in the modern world.
Alex Haley's Roots: An Author's Odyssey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1977, following the airing of the mega hit television mini-series Roots, its author, Alex Haley, became America’s newest “folk hero." His book was a best seller, a story had captivated the world. Alex Haley was on his way to becoming the most successful author until it all fell apart. Henig investigates the unraveling of one of America’s most successful yet enigmatic authors.