Books tagged: segregation

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Melting Point 2040
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,420. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A riveting, thought-provoking tale, Melting Point 2040 explores the human costs of an America facing divide. The book follows intertwined lives of a young Mexican immigrant, a disjointed survival gaming fanatic, a University professor and many others fighting over the nation's greatest split since the Civil War. America’s future may depend on a reluctant hero.
May the Odds Be With Us Legal Segregation in America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Americans are legally segregated. MAY THE ODDS BE WITH US shows how and why corporate sports monopolies and their political representatives were able to enact the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. That legislation created legal segregation. The principles of liberty and justice apply to all Americans. Everyone should be free to make wagers on sports.
In the Werewolf's Den: The Return of Magic Plague
Series: The Return of Magic Plague, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,480. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When vampires and werewolves threatened to overrun human society, the 'normals' reacted as best they could--mandating separation and creating the elite Warders to protect the normals. Warder Danielle Goodman is assigned to 'herd' the werewolf scientist who claims he may be able t 'cure' the return of magic plague. She doesn't count on falling for his tricks.
42: A Biography of Jack "Jackie" Robinson
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Jackie Robinson was one of the greatest baseball players of all time--MLB Rookie of the Year, World Series Champion, six-time all-star, MVP, and a lifetime batting average of .311. But he is most remembered for breaking racial barriers by becoming the first African American to play in the major leagues since the 1880s.
The Band Played Dixie: Race and the Liberal Conscience at Ole Miss
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Social history
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.
Dreamers
Price: Free! Words: 113,560. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
It’s the 1960s at the height of the Civil Rights showdown in racist America. Black street-savvy Thomas, desperate for stardom, meets White music student, Annie, desperate for love.
Violet of a Deeper Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,220. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Part autobiographical, Violet of a Deeper Blue chronicles the journey of a young black man from innocence to maturity in an unwelcoming and often hostile white world. This journey takes him from the board rooms of corporate America to the crime-ridden streets of the inner city. Set in the late 1980s, Violet of a Deeper Blue takes an uncensored and disturbing look at America's obsession with race.
Meltdown
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What is the thin line that separates fantasy from reality? What marks the boundary between good and evil? The characters in Meltdown each face a decision, a crossroad which will determine their future destiny. Each short story shares themes of loss, of searching, and, yes, sometimes of destruction. Some may survive; others may not.
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, Texas Roots/California Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature.
Parson Campbell's Breakthrough
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,110. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Parson Campbell's Breakthrough will encourage all who labor in the night, unsure of what the dawn may bring, as Parson Campbell did in his small Virginia community in the turbulent 1950's. It revisits the tensions and occasional triumphs in America in that era, not to be forgotten in this era when a black man can aspire to be President.