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491 Days: Prisoner Number 1323/69 491 Days: Prisoner Number 1323/69

491 Days: Prisoner Number...

491 Days: Prisoner Number 1323/69

On a freezing winter’s night, a few hours before dawn on May 12, 1969, South African security police stormed the Soweto home...

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A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance

A Little Devil in America...

A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance

At the March on Washington in 1963, Josephine Baker was fifty-seven years old, well beyond her most prolific days. But in her...

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A Small Place A Small Place

A Small Place

A Small Place

"If you go to Antigua as a tourist, this is what you will see. If you come by aeroplane, you will land...

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All about Love: New Visions All about Love: New Visions

All about Love: New Visions

All about Love: New Visions

The acclaimed first volume in feminist icon bell hooks' "Love Song to the Nation,” All About Love is a revelation about what...

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Always Another Country: A Memoire of Exile and Home Always Another Country: A Memoire of Exile and Home

Always Another Country: A...

Always Another Country: A Memoire of Exile and Home

Born in exile, in Zambia, to a guerrilla father and a working mother, Sisonke Msimang is constantly on the move. Her parents,...

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America, Goddam: Violence, Black Women, and the Struggle for Justice America, Goddam: Violence, Black Women, and the Struggle for Justice America, Goddam: Violence, Black Women, and the Struggle for Justice

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America, Goddam: Violence, Black Women, and the Struggle for Justice

America, Goddam explores the combined force of anti-Blackness, misogyny, patriarchy, and capitalism in the lives of Black women and girls in the...

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Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya

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Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya

In this travel memoir, the acclaimed novelist Jamaica Kincaid chronicles a three-week trek through Nepal, the spectacular Himalayan land, where she and...

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And Wrote My Story Anyway: Black South African Women's Novels as Feminism And Wrote My Story Anyway: Black South African Women's Novels as Feminism

And Wrote My Story Anyway...

And Wrote My Story Anyway: Black South African Women's Novels as Feminism

Critically examines influential novels in English by eminent black female writers. Studying these writers' key engagements with nationalism, race and gender during...

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Becoming Nigerian: A Guide Becoming Nigerian: A Guide

Becoming Nigerian: A Guide

Becoming Nigerian: A Guide

Be(com)ing Nigerian: A Guide is a satirical commentary on the different Nigerians you are likely to meet at home and abroad, on...

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Belly of the Beast: The Politics of Anti-Fatness as Anti-Blackness Belly of the Beast: The Politics of Anti-Fatness as Anti-Blackness

Belly of the Beast: The P...

Belly of the Beast: The Politics of Anti-Fatness as Anti-Blackness

In Belly of the Beast, Da’Shaun Harrison–a fat, Black, disabled, and nonbinary trans writer–offers an incisive, fresh, and precise exploration of anti-fatness...

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Bigger Than Bravery: Black Resilience and Reclamation in a Time of Pandemic Bigger Than Bravery: Black Resilience and Reclamation in a Time of Pandemic

Bigger Than Bravery: Blac...

Bigger Than Bravery: Black Resilience and Reclamation in a Time of Pandemic

An anthology of Black resilience and reclamation with contributions by Pearl Cleage, Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Tayari Jones, Kiese Laymon, Imani...

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Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina

Bird of Paradise: How I B...

Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina

Digging through memories long buried, Cepeda journeyed not only into her ancestry but also into her own history. Born in Harlem to...

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Birthing Black Mothers Birthing Black Mothers

Birthing Black Mothers

Birthing Black Mothers

In Birthing Black Mothers Black feminist theorist Jennifer C. Nash examines how the figure of the “Black mother” has become a powerful...

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Black Boy [Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Edition] Black Boy [Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Edition]

Black Boy [Seventy-Fifth ...

Black Boy [Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Edition]

When it exploded onto the literary scene in 1945, Black Boy was both praised and condemned. Orville Prescott of the New York...

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Black Cuban, Black American: A Memoir Black Cuban, Black American: A Memoir

Black Cuban, Black Americ...

Black Cuban, Black American: A Memoir

Ybor City, Florida, was once a thriving factory town populated by cigar-makers, mostly emigrants from Cuba and Spain. Growing up in Ybor...

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Black Feminism Reimagined: After Intersectionality Black Feminism Reimagined: After Intersectionality

Black Feminism Reimagined...

Black Feminism Reimagined: After Intersectionality

Jennifer C. Nash reframes black feminism's engagement with intersectionality, contending that black feminists should let go of their possession and policing of...

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Black Marxism, Revised and Updated Third Edition: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition (Revised and Updated Third) Black Marxism, Revised and Updated Third Edition: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition (Revised and Updated Third)

Black Marxism, Revised an...

Black Marxism, Revised and Updated Third Edition: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition (Revi...

In this ambitious work, first published in 1983, Cedric Robinson demonstrates that efforts to understand Black people's history of resistance solely through...

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Black Resonance: Iconic Women Singers and African American Literature Black Resonance: Iconic Women Singers and African American Literature

Black Resonance: Iconic W...

Black Resonance: Iconic Women Singers and African American Literature

Ever since Bessie Smith’s powerful voice conspired with the “race records” industry to make her a star in the 1920s, African American...

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Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue

Black Smoke: African Amer...

Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue

In Black Smoke, Miller chronicles how Black barbecuers, pitmasters, and restauranteurs helped develop this cornerstone of American foodways and how they are...

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Black Towns, Black Futures: The Enduring Allure of a Black Place in the American West Black Towns, Black Futures: The Enduring Allure of a Black Place in the American West

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Black Towns, Black Futures: The Enduring Allure of a Black Place in the American West

Some know Oklahoma’s Black towns as historic communities that thrived during the Jim Crow era—this is only part of the story. In...

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Black. Queer. Southern. Women.: An Oral History Black. Queer. Southern. Women.: An Oral History

Black. Queer. Southern. W...

Black. Queer. Southern. Women.: An Oral History

Drawn from the life narratives of more than seventy African American queer women who were born, raised, and continue to reside in...

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Brother, I'm Dying Brother, I'm Dying

Brother, I'm Dying

Brother, I'm Dying

When she was four, Edwidge Danticat’s mother left Haiti to join her father who had gone to New York two years earlier,...

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Chronicling Stankonia: The Rise of the Hip-Hop South Chronicling Stankonia: The Rise of the Hip-Hop South

Chronicling Stankonia: Th...

Chronicling Stankonia: The Rise of the Hip-Hop South

This vibrant book pulses with the beats of a new American South, probing the ways music, literature, and film have remixed southern...

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Communion: The Female Search for Love Communion: The Female Search for Love

Communion: The Female Sea...

Communion: The Female Search for Love

Renowned visionary and theorist bell hooks began her exploration of the meaning of love in American culture with the critically acclaimed bestseller...

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Conversations with Myself Conversations with Myself

Conversations with Myself

Conversations with Myself

From letters written in the darkest hours of his twenty-seven years of imprisonment to the draft of an unfinished sequel to Long...

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Coretta Scott Coretta Scott

Coretta Scott

Coretta Scott

Celebrated poet and playwright Ntozake Shange captures the spirit of Civil Rights pioneer Coretta Scott King in this picture book biography gorgeously...

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Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work

Create Dangerously: The I...

Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work

In this deeply personal book, the celebrated Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat reflects on art and exile. Inspired by Albert Camus and adapted...

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Dance We Do: A Poet Explores Black Dance Dance We Do: A Poet Explores Black Dance Dance We Do: A Poet Explores Black Dance

Dance We Do: A Poet Explo...

Dance We Do: A Poet Explores Black Dance

In her first posthumous work, the revered poet crafts a personal history of Black dance and captures the careers of legendary dancers...

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Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years

Dare Not Linger: The Pres...

Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years

Dare Not Linger is the story of Mandela’s presidential years, drawing heavily on the memoir he began to write as he prepared...

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Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir

Dear Senthuran: A Black S...

Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir

Through candid, intimate correspondence with friends, lovers, and family, Emezi traces the unfolding of a self and the unforgettable journey of a...

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Discourse on Colonialism Discourse on Colonialism

Discourse on Colonialism

Discourse on Colonialism

This classic work, first published in France in 1955, profoundly influenced the generation of scholars and activists at the forefront of liberation...

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Down Second Avenue Down Second Avenue

Down Second Avenue

Down Second Avenue

Nominated for the Nobel Prize in 1969, Es'kia Mphahlele is considered the Dean of African Letters and the father of black South...

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Freedom in Congo Square Freedom in Congo Square

Freedom in Congo Square

Freedom in Congo Square

As slaves relentlessly toiled in an unjust system in 19th century Louisiana, they all counted down the days until Sunday, when at...

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From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her Island From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her Island

From Harvey River: A Memo...

From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her Island

When Doris Harvey's English grandfather, William Harvey, discovers a clearing at the end of a path cut by the feet of those...

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Fugitive Pedagogy: Carter G. Woodson and the Art of Black Teaching Fugitive Pedagogy: Carter G. Woodson and the Art of Black Teaching

Fugitive Pedagogy: Carter...

Fugitive Pedagogy: Carter G. Woodson and the Art of Black Teaching

A fresh portrayal of one of the architects of the African American intellectual tradition, whose faith in the subversive power of education...

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Gone Home: Race and Roots Through Appalachia Gone Home: Race and Roots Through Appalachia

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Gone Home: Race and Roots Through Appalachia

Since the 2016 presidential election, Americans have witnessed countless stories about Appalachia: its changing political leanings, its opioid crisis, its increasing joblessness,...

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Heavy: An American Memoir Heavy: An American Memoir

Heavy: An American Memoir

Heavy: An American Memoir

In this powerful and provocative memoir, genre-bending essayist and novelist Kiese Laymon explores what the weight of a lifetime of secrets, lies,...

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High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America

High on the Hog: A Culina...

High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America

Acclaimed cookbook author Jessica B. Harris has spent much of her life researching the food and foodways of the African Diaspora. High...

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How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America

How the Word Is Passed: A...

How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America

Beginning in his hometown of New Orleans, Clint Smith leads the reader on an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks—those that are...

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How to Go Mad without Losing Your Mind: Madness and Black Radical Creativity How to Go Mad without Losing Your Mind: Madness and Black Radical Creativity

How to Go Mad without Los...

How to Go Mad without Losing Your Mind: Madness and Black Radical Creativity

Hold tight. The way to go mad without losing your mind is sometimes unruly. So begins La Marr Jurelle Bruce's urgent provocation...

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How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America: Essays How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America: Essays

How to Slowly Kill Yourse...

How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America: Essays

Author and essayist Kiese Laymon is one of the most unique, stirring, and powerful new voices in American writing. How to Slowly...

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Ideas in Unexpected Places: Reimagining Black Intellectual History Ideas in Unexpected Places: Reimagining Black Intellectual History

Ideas in Unexpected Place...

Ideas in Unexpected Places: Reimagining Black Intellectual History

This transformative collection advances new approaches to Black intellectual history by foregrounding the experiences and ideas of people who lacked access to...

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If I Can Cook/You Know God Can: African American Food Memories, Meditations, and Recipes ( Celebrating Black Women Writers #2 ) If I Can Cook/You Know God Can: African American Food Memories, Meditations, and Recipes ( Celebrating Black Women Writers #2 )

If I Can Cook/You Know Go...

If I Can Cook/You Know God Can: African American Food Memories, Meditations, and Recipes ( Celebr...

A delightfully eclectic tribute to black cuisine as a food of life that reflects the spirit and history of a people. This...

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In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens

In Search of Our Mothers'...

In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens

Published in 1983, In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens is Alice Walker's first collection of nonfiction in which she speaks out as...

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It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers) It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers)

It's Trevor Noah: Born a ...

It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers)

We do horrible things to one another because we don’t see the person it affects. . . . We don’t see them...

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Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston

Jump at the Sun: The True...

Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston

Zora was a girl who hankered for tales like bees for honey. Now, her mama always told her that if she wanted...

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Just as I Am: A Memoir Just as I Am: A Memoir Just as I Am: A Memoir

Just as I Am: A Memoir

Just as I Am: A Memoir

"Just As I Am is my truth. It is me, plain and unvarnished, with the glitter and garland set aside. In these...

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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Just Mercy: A Story of Ju...

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

When Bryan Stevenson graduated from Harvard Law School in 1988, he headed south to Alabama, a state on the verge of a...

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