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Freedom and Justice for All

Freedom and Justice for All

This book is one man's story, who along with many others in the Dayton area and around the nation, returned from the Second World War in 1945 to a nation hostile to their very existence, and who continued the fight for Civil Rights by saying, "we won't rest until there is Freedom and Justice for All. More info →
Me Too! The Musician’s Pocket Guide To Endorsements

Me Too! The Musician’s Pocket Guide To Endorsements

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Genre: Education
Me Too! The Musician's Pocket Guide To Endorsements uncovers the Taboo, secret world of getting Endorsements. More info →
Twenty-first-Century Complexities of Urban Living in Global Contexts

Twenty-first-Century Complexities of Urban Living in Global Contexts

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Genre: Education
Urban Ills: Twenty First Century Complexities of Urban Living in Global Contexts is a collection of original research which focuses on critical challenges and dilemmas to living in cities. More info →
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

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Genre: History
The series is the first to air since 1968 that chronicles the full sweep of 500 years of African American history, More info →
Gospel of Freedom

Gospel of Freedom

Scholar Jonathan Rieder delves deeper than anyone before into the Letter from the Birmingham Jail-illuminating both its timeless message and its crucial position in the history of civil rights. More info →
Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal

Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal

This is the first book to establish guidelines and to assist prescribers and therapists in withdrawing their patients from psychiatric drugs, including those patients with long-term exposure to antipsychotic drugs, benzodiazepines, stimulants, antidepressants, and mood stabilizers. More info →
The Kinsey Collection

The Kinsey Collection

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Genre: History
The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey – Where Art and History Intersect, now in its 3rd edition is a 198-page must read, that tells the story of the African American experience from 1632-present through original art, artifacts, and historical documents. More info →
I Didn’t Ask to Be Born: (But I’m Glad I Was)

I Didn’t Ask to Be Born: (But I’m Glad I Was)

In the tradition of his bestselling books, Fatherhood and Cosbyology, the doctor of comedy holds forth on everything from first love to the Bible. Bill Cosby may not have asked to be born, but we're sure glad he was. More info →
Don’t Blame It on Rio: The Real Deal Behind Why Men Go to Brazil for Sex

Don’t Blame It on Rio: The Real Deal Behind Why Men Go to Brazil for Sex

Genre: Fiction
This social worker is a Ph.D. student at the Mandel School of Applied Social Science at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. He is the founder of The Renaissance Male Project Inc. and a New Voices Fellow 2005. He has made appearances on both national and regional television and radio shows, and print publications such as Essence magazine, The Toledo Blade, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer. More info →
Fail Up

Fail Up

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Genre: Education
This timeless quote by Nobel laureate Samuel Beckett has served as an inspiration for Tavis Smiley’s unprecedented success. By reflecting on his missteps, misdeeds, and miscalculations, the award-winning television and radio broadcaster has learned that while failure is an inevitable part of the human journey, it can also serve as your wisest teacher. More info →
Inner-City Public Schools Still Work!: How One Principal’s Life is Living Proof.
A Man from Another Land

A Man from Another Land

Dual citizenship has been a dream of African-Americans such as W.E.B. DuBois, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X, but Washington became the first to realize that honor in 2008. A twofold milestone, it was also the first time an African president granted citizenship based on DNA. More info →
Supreme Faith: Someday We’ll Be Together
The Butler
Born Ready: The Mixed Legacy of Len Bias
The Ballad of Blind Tom, Slave Pianist

The Ballad of Blind Tom, Slave Pianist

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Genre: Biography
The true story of a black musical savant in the era of slavery. More info →
Howard L. Bingham’s Black Panthers 1968

Howard L. Bingham’s Black Panthers 1968

The infamous Black Panther party made history as the radical African-American organization established to promote civil rights and self-defense from the mid-1960s to the 1970s. More info →
Bad Sports

Bad Sports

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Genre: Sports
Funny, engaging, and sharply pointed in his appraisal of the sports complex bankrupting our cities, the celebrated author of A People’s History of Sports in the United States returns with a hard-hitting indictment of big business and the corrupt practices that are ruining the sports we love. More info →
Resilience

Resilience

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Genre: Biography
By sharing his experiences of the chasms and peaks of illness and recovery, Mourning delivers a message of faith and fire, trust and triumph. Resilience is a story of both meaningful everyday lessons and the things, great and small, that truly matter in life. More info →
An Actor and a Gentleman

An Actor and a Gentleman

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Genre: Biography
Award-winning African American actor Lou Gossett Jr. takes an unvarnished look at the daunting challenges and incredible triumphs of his fifty-five year career. More info →