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Native Sons
Native Sons
Written by James Baldwin and Sol Stein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345469366
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Native Sons

Written by James Baldwin and Sol Stein


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2005
Price: $13.95

James Baldwin was beginning to be recognized as the most brilliant black writer of his generation when his first book of essays, Notes of a Native Son, established his reputation in 1955. No one was more pleased by the book’s reception than Baldwin’s high school friend Sol Stein. A rising New... Read more >
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Brothers in Arms
Brothers in Arms
Written by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anthony Walton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767909136
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Brothers in Arms
The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes
Written by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anthony Walton


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $14.95

A powerful wartime saga in the bestselling tradition of Flags of Our Fathers, Brothers in Arms recounts the extraordinary story of the 761st Tank Battalion, the first all-black armored unit to see combat in World War II. Read more >
Blood Done Sign My Name
Blood Done Sign My Name
Written by Timothy B. Tyson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400083114
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Blood Done Sign My Name
A True Story
Written by Timothy B. Tyson


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2005
Price: $14.99

“Daddy and Roger and ’em shot ’em a nigger.” Those words, whispered to ten-year-old Tim Tyson by a playmate, heralded a ?restorm that would forever transform the tobacco market town of Oxford, North Carolina.

On May 11, 1970, Henry Marrow, a twenty-three-year-old black veteran, walked into a crossroads store owned by... Read more >
Black Titan
Black Titan
Written by Carol Jenkins and Elizabeth Gardner Hines
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345453488
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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: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2005
Price: $16.00

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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Migrations of the Heart
Migrations of the Heart
Written by Marita Golden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400078318
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Migrations of the Heart
An Autobiography
Written by Marita Golden


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2005
Price: $15.00

In her classic memoir, distinguished author, television executive, and activist Marita Golden beautifully recounts an astounding journey to Africa and back.

Marita Golden was raised in Washington, D.C., by a mother who was a cleaning woman and a father who was taxi-driver. For all their struggles, with life and each other... Read more >
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Bound for the Promised Land
Bound for the Promised Land
Written by Kate Clifford Larson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345456281
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Bound for the Promised Land
Harriet Tubman: Portrait of an American Hero
Written by Kate Clifford Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2004
Price: $16.00

Harriet Tubman is one of the giants of American history—a fearless visionary who led scores of her fellow slaves to freedom and battled courageously behind enemy lines during the Civil War. And yet in the nine decades since her death, next to nothing has been written about this extraordinary woman aside... Read more >
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Death of Innocence
Death of Innocence
Written by Mamie Till-Mobley and Christopher Benson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812970470
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Death of Innocence
The Story of the Hate Crime That Changed America
Written by Mamie Till-Mobley and Christopher Benson


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2004
Price: $16.00

There are many heroes of the civil rights movement—men and women we can look to for inspiration. Each has a unique story, a path that led to a role as leader or activist. Death of Innocence is the heartbreaking and ultimately inspiring story of one such hero: Mamie Till-Mobley, the mother... Read more >
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Warrior Woman
Warrior Woman
Written by JAMES ALEXANDER Thom and Dark Rain Thom
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345445551
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Warrior Woman
The Exceptional Life Story of Nonhelema, Shawnee Indian Woman Chief
Written by JAMES ALEXANDER Thom and Dark Rain Thom


Format: Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2004
Price: $7.99

A bestselling master of historical fiction, James Alexander Thom has brought unforgettable Native American figures to life for millions of readers, powerfully dramatizing their fortitude, fearsomeness, and profound fates. Now he and his wife, Dark Rain, have created a magnificent portrait of an astonishing woman–one who led her people in war... Read more >
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Queen
Queen
Written by Nadine Cohodas
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375421488
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Queen
The Life and Music of Dinah Washington
Written by Nadine Cohodas


Format: Hardcover, 576 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2004
Price: $28.50

Queen is the landmark biography of the brief, intensely lived life and soulful music of the great Dinah Washington.

A gospel star at fifteen, she was discovered by jazz great Lionel Hampton at eighteen, and for the rest of her life was on the road, playing clubs, or singing in the... Read more >
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