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You Deserve Healthy Love, Sis!
You Deserve Healthy Love, Sis!
Written by Grace Cornish, Ph.D.
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ISBN: 9780307549952
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You Deserve Healthy Love, Sis!
The Seven Steps to Getting the Relationship You Want
Written by Grace Cornish, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2010
Price: $11.99

In her previous books, the national bestsellers 10 Bad Choices That Ruin Black Women’s Lives and 10 Good Choices That Empower Black Women’s Lives, celebrated television personality, motivational speaker, and author Dr. Grace Cornish showed African-American women how to kick unhealthy habits, make positive decisions, and transform themselves into self-assured sisters... Read more >
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All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes
Written by Maya Angelou
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ISBN: 9780307434784
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All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes

Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2010
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In 1962 the poet, musician, and performer Maya Angelou claimed another piece of her identity by moving to Ghana, joining a community of "Revolutionist Returnees" inspired by the promise of pan-Africanism. All God's Children Need Walking Shoes is her lyrical and acutely perceptive exploration of what it means to be an... Read more >
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Root and Branch
Root and Branch
Written by Rawn James Jr., Read by Dominic Hoffman
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ISBN: 9780307714886
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Root and Branch
Charles Hamilton Houston, Thurgood Marshall, and the Struggle to End Segregation
Written by Rawn James Jr.
Read by Dominic Hoffman


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On Sale: January 19, 2010
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The riveting story of the two crusading lawyers who led the legal battle to end segregation, one case and one courtroom at a time.  

The Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education is widely considered a seminal point in the battle to end segregation, but it was in fact the... Read more >
Stride Toward Freedom
Stride Toward Freedom
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Introduction by Clayborne Carson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807000731
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Stride Toward Freedom
The Montgomery Story
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Introduction by Clayborne Carson


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2010
Price: $24.95

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s account of the first successful large-scale application of nonviolence resistance in America is comprehensive, revelatory, and intimate. King described his book as "the chronicle of fifty thousand Negroes who took to heart the principles of nonviolence, who learned to fight for their rights with the weapon of... Read more >
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Stride Toward Freedom
Stride Toward Freedom
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Introduction by Clayborne Carson
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Stride Toward Freedom
The Montgomery Story
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Introduction by Clayborne Carson


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s account of the first successful large-scale application of nonviolence resistance in America is comprehensive, revelatory, and intimate. King described his book as "the chronicle of fifty thousand Negroes who took to heart the principles of nonviolence, who learned to fight for their rights with the weapon of... Read more >
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Stride Toward Freedom
The Montgomery Story
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Introduction by Clayborne Carson


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

The classic story of nonviolent resistance in America—the Montgomery bus boycott—written by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s account of the first successful large-scale application of nonviolent resistance in America is comprehensive, revelatory, and intimate. King described his book as "the chronicle of 50,000 Negroes who took... Read more >
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Where Do We Go from Here
Where Do We Go from Here
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Foreword by Coretta Scott King, Introduction by Vincent Harding
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ISBN: 9780807000762
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Where Do We Go from Here
Chaos or Community?
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Foreword by Coretta Scott King
Introduction by Vincent Harding


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2010
Price: $24.95

In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., isolated himself from the demands of the civil rights movement, rented a house in Jamaica with no telephone, and labored over his final manuscript. In this significantly prophetic work, which has been unavailable for more than ten years, we find King's acute analysis of... Read more >
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Where Do We Go from Here
Where Do We Go from Here
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Foreword by Coretta Scott King, Introduction by Vincent Harding
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ISBN: 9780807000670
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Where Do We Go from Here
Chaos or Community?
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Foreword by Coretta Scott King
Introduction by Vincent Harding


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2010
Price: $14.00

In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., isolated himself from the demands of the civil rights movement, rented a house in Jamaica with no telephone, and labored over his final manuscript. In this prophetic work, which has been unavailable for more than ten years, he lays out his thoughts, plans, and... Read more >
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Where Do We Go from Here
Chaos or Community?
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Foreword by Coretta Scott King
Introduction by Vincent Harding


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 1, 2010
Price: $14.00

In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., isolated himself from the demands of the civil rights movement, rented a house in Jamaica with no telephone, and labored over his final manuscript. In this prophetic work, which has been unavailable for more than ten years, he lays out his thoughts, plans, and... Read more >
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Wisdom of the Elders
Wisdom of the Elders
Written by Robert Fleming
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ISBN: 9780307561220
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Wisdom of the Elders

Written by Robert Fleming


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2009
Price: $13.99

"Know whence you came. If you know whence you came, there is really no limit to where you can go."
--James Baldwin
In these troubled times, wisdom often seems in short supply. But as this magnificent volume reminds us, African Americans have been blessed with a precious legacy of wisdom, gained through long... Read more >
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The Black Book
The Black Book
Edited by Middleton A. Harris, Ernest Smith, Morris Levitt and Roger Furman, Foreword by Toni Morrison
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068487
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The Black Book
35th Anniversary Edition
Edited by Middleton A. Harris, Ernest Smith, Morris Levitt and Roger Furman
Foreword by Toni Morrison


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 10, 2009
Price: $35.00

Seventeenth-century sketches of Africa as it appeared to marauding European traders. Nineteenth-century slave auction notices. Twentieth-century sheet music for work songs and freedom chants. Photographs of war heroes, regal in uniform. Antebellum reward posters for capturing runaway slaves. An 1856 article titled “A Visit to the Slave Mother Who Killed Her... Read more >
IndiVisible
IndiVisible
Edited by Gabrielle Tayac
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588342713
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IndiVisible
African-Native American Lives in the Americas
Edited by Gabrielle Tayac


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2009
Price: $19.95

Throughout American history, people of combined African and Native American descent have often struggled for acceptance, not only from dominant cultures but also from their own communities. In this collection of twenty-seven groundbreaking essays, authors from across the Americas explore the complex personal histories and contemporary lives of people wth a... Read more >
The Black Body
The Black Body
Edited by Meri Nana-Ama Danquah
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ISBN: 9781583228890
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The Black Body

Edited by Meri Nana-Ama Danquah


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $18.95

What does it mean to have, or to love, a black body? Taking on the challenge of interpreting the black body's dramatic role in American culture are thirty black, white, and biracial contributors—award-winning actors, artists, writers, and comedians—including voices as varied as President Obama’s inaugural poet Elizabeth Alexander, actor and bestselling... Read more >
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Erasing Racism
Erasing Racism
Written by Molefi Kete Asante
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ISBN: 9781591027652
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Erasing Racism
The Survival of the American Nation
Written by Molefi Kete Asante


Format: Trade Paperback, 370 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $19.00

Did the election of Barack Obama to be President of the United States signal real progress in bridging America’s longstanding racial divide? In this profound study of systemic racism, Molefi Kete Asante, one of our leading scholars of African American history and culture, discusses the greatest source of frustration and anger... Read more >
Clotel
Clotel
Written by William W. Brown, Introduction by Hilton Als
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ISBN: 9780307419279
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Clotel
or, The President's Daughter
Written by William W. Brown
Introduction by Hilton Als


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 16, 2009
Price: $9.99

The first novel published by an African American, Clotel takes up the story, in circulation at the time, that Thomas Jefferson fathered an illegitimate mulatto daughter who was sold into slavery. Powerfully reimagining this story, and weaving together a variety of contemporary source materials, Brown fills the novel with daring escapes... Read more >
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Other Men's Wives
Other Men's Wives
Written by Freddie Lee Johnson III
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ISBN: 9780307539465
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Other Men's Wives
A Novel
Written by Freddie Lee Johnson III


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2009
Price: $9.99

Denmark Wheeler had it all: a gorgeous wife, Sierra, whom he passionately loved, and a respectable job that allowed him to keep her living in the style to which she was accustomed. The good life wasn’t handed to him on a silver platter, though. Growing up in the Cleveland ghetto, his... Read more >
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Satchel
Satchel
Written by Larry Tye
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ISBN: 9781588368478
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Satchel
The Life and Times of an American Legend
Written by Larry Tye


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $11.99

He is that rare American icon who has never been captured in a biography worthy of him. Now, at last, here is the superbly researched, spellbindingly told story of athlete, showman, philosopher, and boundary breaker Leroy “Satchel” Paige.

Through dogged research and extensive interviews, award-winning author and journalist Larry Tye has tracked... Read more >
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Satchel
Satchel
Written by Larry Tye, Read by Dominic Hoffman
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ISBN: 9780739384640
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Satchel
The Life and Times of an American Legend
Written by Larry Tye
Read by Dominic Hoffman


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On Sale: June 9, 2009
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He is that rare American icon who has never been captured in a biography worthy of him. Now, at last, here is the superbly researched, spellbindingly told story of athlete, showman, philosopher, and boundary breaker Leroy “Satchel” Paige.

Few reliable records or news reports survive about players in the Negro Leagues. Through... Read more >
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Bum Rush the Page
Bum Rush the Page
Edited by Tony Medina and Louis Reyes Rivera
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ISBN: 9780307565648
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Bum Rush the Page
A Def Poetry Jam
Edited by Tony Medina and Louis Reyes Rivera


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2009
Price: $13.99

Bum Rush the Page is a groundbreaking collection, capturing the best new work from the poets who have brought fresh energy, life, and relevance to American poetry.

“Here is a democratic orchestration of voices and visions, poets of all ages, ethnicities, and geographic locations coming together to create a dialogue and to... Read more >
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Black Titan
Black Titan
Written by Carol Jenkins and Elizabeth Gardner Hines
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ISBN: 9780307514547
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Black Titan
A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire
Written by Carol Jenkins and Elizabeth Gardner Hines


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $11.99

The grandson of slaves, born into poverty in 1892 in the Deep South, A. G. Gaston died more than a century later with a fortune worth well over $130 million and a business empire spanning communications, real estate, and insurance. Gaston was, by any measure, a heroic figure whose wealth and... Read more >
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How to Make Black America Better
How to Make Black America Better
Compiled by Tavis Smiley
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ISBN: 9780307486080
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How to Make Black America Better
Leading African Americans Speak Out
Compiled by Tavis Smiley


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $9.99

Issuing a powerful call for constructive social action, the popular radio and television commentator Tavis Smiley has assembled the voices of leading African American artists, intellectuals, and politicians from Chuck D to Cornel West to Maxine Waters. How to Make Black America Better takes a pragmatic, solutions-oriented approach that includes Smiley’s... Read more >
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Saviors or Sellouts
Saviors or Sellouts
Written by Christopher Bracey
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ISBN: 9780807083765
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Saviors or Sellouts
The Promise and Peril of Black Conservatism, from Booker T. Washington to Condol eezza Rice
Written by Christopher Bracey


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2009
Price: $20.00

What is a black conservative, and why would anyone choose to be one? wonders Professor Christopher Bracey, an African American liberal Democrat. In 1972, fewer than 10 percent of African Americans identified as conservative; today nearly 30 percent do. Bracey traces black conservatism's long tradition in this original book, bringing us... Read more >
Discretion
Discretion
Written by Elizabeth Nunez
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ISBN: 9780307521453
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Discretion

Written by Elizabeth Nunez


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2009
Price: $9.99

From American Book Award-winning author Elizabeth Nunez, a powerful novel that explores an intricate lovers’ triangle, the human thirst for passion, and the myriad ways desire can betray those who have fallen under its spell.

Descended from warriors and raised by missionaries, Oufoula is a diplomat whose wealth and charm make him... Read more >
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The Atlantic Sound
The Atlantic Sound
Written by Caryl Phillips
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ISBN: 9780307481740
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The Atlantic Sound

Written by Caryl Phillips


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2009
Price: $11.99

In this fascinating inquiry into the African Diaspora, Caryl Phillips embarks on a soul-wrenching journey to the three major ports of the transatlantic slave trade.

Juxtaposing stories of the past with his own present-day experiences, Phillips combines his remarkable skills as a travel essayist with an astute understanding of history. From... Read more >
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Major
Major
Written by Todd Balf
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ISBN: 9780307236593
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Major
A Black Athlete, a White Era, and the Fight to Be the World's Fastest Human Being
Written by Todd Balf


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2009
Price: $14.00

The story of a man who transcended the handicaps of race to become America’s first African American mega sports celebrity

At the turn of the 20th century, hundreds of lightning-fast racers won the hearts and minds of a bicycling-crazed public. Scientists studied them, newspapers glorified them, and millions of dollars in purse... Read more >
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