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Community Heroes: What A Year As An AmeriCorps VISTA Member Taught Me About Community Development
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 39,440. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
In Community Heroes, I talk about what being an AmeriCorps VISTA member taught me about community development, social impact, and the nonprofit sector. Whether you’re a regular citizen looking to do good in your community or an AmeriCorps VISTA member about to start your year of service, this book is perfect for anyone that is ready to learn about how to make their community a better place.
Challenging to Change by Choice
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 43,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social Work
Through this reading we will have the opportunity to learn about one of the many coexisting subcultures. Who are the blind and is this a culture of blindness? Be ready to learn about a group of people that live their lives among the sighted but are many times in the invisible.
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.
I, a Woman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
This is a collection of 16 poems on the themes of identity and social concerns written in Autumn, 2016. It encompasses what elements of womanhood I identify with and how, such as fashion, work, desire, media and relations with men.
Hodge Podge
Price: Free! Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Hodge Podge touches on the deeper movements of our time. It is sprinkled with insightful poetry and playful looks at creation and life amid suffering.
Rosa Parks - Celebrity Biographies
Series: Biographies of Famous People. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
Rosa Parks was born in Tuskegee, Alabama on February 4, 1913. After her Parent’s divorce her mother moved Rosa and her Siblings to Pine Level, Alabama, where Rosa’s maternal grandparents resided. As a child, Rosa was exposed to the realities of segregation. She walked to school daily because the elementary bus system prohibited black students from riding.
Through the Eyes of Rebel Women, The Young Lords: 1969-1976
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,660. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016 by Red Sugarcane Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
THROUGH THE EYES OF REBEL WOMEN: The Young Lords, 1969-1976 is the first account of women who joined the activist organization to fight for social justice and the “revolution within the revolution” believing that women’s equality was inseparable from the society’s progress as a whole. Written and edited by Iris Morales, the book includes essays, interviews, photographs and primary documents.
Rebel of Sonick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American
When a local uprising threatens her hometown and the National Guard occupies her college campus for their response, Angela Cassini finds herself torn between the friends who want a cause to support and the troops offering hope for the family trapped behind the lines. Bodies start piling up on campus and Angela finds herself questioning her own decisions, but does it come too late?
Midnight: Rise of the Black Vampires
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Fantasy
15 year-old Amber has all the problems of an average teenager, except she's a vampire. Abilities: None Yet
Trojan: Hollow Moon of Jupiter
Series: TROJAN. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,430. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Trojan, a hollow Moon built by the Nefra as a beachhead to attack Earth, has been inhabited by half a million Earthsiders, to prevent just such a threat. Suddenly street people in Trojan start dying. Local police take interest when Richard Fletcher, failed father, relapsed priest, drug addict, and brother of Trojan’s major drug lord, is in the weightless, world famous Ortho Burn unit