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Mirror to America: The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin
4.6 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
John Hope Franklin lived through America's most defining twentieth-century transformation, the dismantling of legally-protected racial segregation. A renowned scholar, he has explored that transformation in its myriad aspects, notably in his 3.5 mil
Barracoon: The Story of the Last"Black Cargo"
4.3 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
A major literary event: a never-before-published work from the author of the American classic Their Eyes Were Watching God that brilliantly illuminates the horror and injustices of slavery as it tells the true story of one of the last known survivors
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Abridged Audio Edition)
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ean: 9780679451730, isbn: 9780679451730,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Her life story is told in the documentary film And Still I Rise, as seen on PBS’s American Masters.Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as c
One Blood: Parting Words to the Church on Race
4.3 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
Dr. Perkins' final manifesto on race, faith, and reconciliation.
We are living in historic times. Not since the civil rights movement of the 60s has our country been as vigorously engaged in the reconciliation conversation. There is a great opportu
Real American: A Memoir
4.3 out of 5 stars with 191 reviews
This program is read by the author.
A fearless debut audiobook memoir in which beloved and best-selling How to Raise an Adult author Julie Lythcott-Haims pulls no punches in her recollections of growing up a biracial black woman in America.
Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship
4.4 out of 5 stars with 259 reviews
A memoir of race, inequality, and the power of literature told through the life-changing friendship between an idealistic young teacher and her gifted student, jailed for murder in the Mississippi Delta.
Recently graduated from Harvard University,
The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
4.9 out of 5 stars with 152 reviews
Two kids with the same name lived in the same decaying city. One went on to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated combat veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.
In December 2000, the Baltimore Sun ran a small piece about Wes Moore, a local student who had just received a Rhodes Scholarship. The same paper also ran a series of articles about four young men who had allegedly killed a
Robert F. Williams: Self Respect, Self Defense & Self Determination (AK Press Audio)
ean: 9781904859314, isbn: 1904859313,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
Robert Williams organized African American armed self-defense in the South. President of the NAACP in Monroe, North Carolina, he led the black community in preventing Ku Klux Klan attacks and opposing the racism of governmental agencies. He was falsely accused of kidnapping charges by the FBI and was forced into exile. Williams lived in Cuba and China from 1961–1969. From Cuba he broadcast Radio Free Dixie, which aired the message of black liberation to the southern United States. He built
Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream
4.1 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
Olympic medalist fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People, tells a story of the tremendous obstacles, racism, and pressures she has overcome as the first Muslim-American woman to compete in hijab in a sport dominated by privileged white athletes.
This is a tumultuous, unforgettable tale of perseverance and faith. Raised in a working-class community in New Jersey with five siblings, Ibtihaj sought out sports as a means to fund college and fencing was one
The Sun Does Shine: Oprah's Book Club Summer 2018 Selection
4.3 out of 5 stars with 226 reviews
Oprah's Book Club Summer 2018 Selection
''An amazing and heartwarming story, it restores our faith in the inherent goodness of humanity.'' - Archbishop Desmond Tutu
This program includes a forward written and read by Bryan Stevenson
The Sun Does Shine is an arresting audiobook memoir of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading, written by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit
In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of
Between the World and Me
4.8 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
Hailed by Toni Morrison as ''required reading'', a bold and personal literary exploration of America's racial history by ''the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States'' (The New York Observer).
''This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it.''
In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi
The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery
ean: 9781400169603, isbn: 1400169607,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 205 reviews
In this landmark work of deep scholarship and insight, Eric Foner gives us the definitive history of Abraham Lincoln and the end of slavery in America. Foner begins with Lincoln's youth in Indiana and Illinois and follows the trajectory of his career across an increasingly tense and shifting political terrain from Illinois to Washington, D.C. Although ''naturally anti-slavery'' for as long as he can remember, Lincoln scrupulously holds to the position that the Constitution protects the
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By Wright, Richard/ James, Peter Francis (NRT)
mpn: 9780060763527, ean: 9780788737091, isbn: 0788737090,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
Richard Wright's devastating autobiography of his childhood and youth in the Jim Crow SouthHis training by his elders was strict and harsh to prepare him for the ''white world'' which would be cruel. Their resentment of those trying to escape the common misery made his future seem hopeless. It was necessary to grow up restrained and submissive in southern white society and to endure torment and abuse.Wright tells of his mental and emotional struggle to educate himself, which gave him a glimpse
The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters
ean: 9780804190916, isbn: 0804190917,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
The acclaimed author of The Other Wes Moore continues his inspirational quest for a meaningful life and shares the powerful lessons—about self-discovery, service, and risk-taking—that led him to a new definition of success for our times. The Work is the story of how one young man traced a path through the world to find his life’s purpose. Wes Moore graduated from a difficult childhood in the Bronx and Baltimore to an adult life that would find him at some of the most critical moments
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
ean: 9780142428443, isbn: 0142428442,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Unabridged, 10 CDs, 13 hours Read by TBA Years in the making-the definitive biography of the legendary black activist.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
ean: 9780307712509, isbn: 0307712508,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 298 reviews
Now a major motion picture from HBO® starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne.Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge—became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first “immortal” human cells grown in culture, they are still alive today, though she has been dead for more than sixty years. If you could pile all HeLa cells ever
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