Books tagged: social activism

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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 and 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.
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
Adventures in Blackface: and other shorts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
Adventures in Blackface is a short story and one of a selection of “shorts” retrieved from the cutting room floor. The short story centers on a black college freshman, Ruth, one of six black students in an otherwise white university in the 1960’s.
Altering Perceptions By Exploring The Question Of Culture
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,160. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
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.
Walking the Blue Line: A Police Officer Turned Community Activist Provides Solutions to the Racial Divide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
From his insight as a black police officer, as well as a community leader and church minister, Terrell Carter offers a constructive approach to addressing racism, societal divisions and police-community interaction—and points the way to a more hopeful future.
Theorist-at-Large: One Woman's Ambiguous Journey into Medical Cannabis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,310. Language: American English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory
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The book, "Theorist-at-Large: One Woman's Ambiguous Journey into Medical Cannabis" offers a unique experience learning about "medical marijuana" though the eyes of an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. student, as well Nelson shares parts of her personal journey as a medical cannabis patient. A delightful and educational read!
Enter A Fistful Of Marijuana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,930. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
It's Enter the Dragon meets Pineapple Express as retired secret agent Jack Steele is called out of retirement to bring the nefarious tax evader Jacques LaPlante to American justice. If only he can get past the marijuana.