Book Shelf

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The Long Fall

The Long Fall

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Genre: Fiction
The widely praised New York Times bestseller, and Mosley's first new series since his acclaimed Easy Rawlins novels. More info →
Mobilizing the Community

Mobilizing the Community

Hugh B. Price shares the lessons learned while helping to do just that during his tenure as president of the National Urban League. More info →
Mirror to America
Ebony and Ivy

Ebony and Ivy

Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities More info →
EAT

EAT

Feed Your Body and Starve the Fat More info →
Dream Walker

Dream Walker

A Journey of Achievement and Inspiration More info →
A Question of Freedom

A Question of Freedom

A unique prison narrative that testifies to the power of books to transform a young man's life. More info →
Answering the Call

Answering the Call

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This special excerpted edition of Answering the Call, the forthcoming memoirs of Judge Nathaniel R. Jones, was created to honor the 100th Anniversary of the NAACP. Judge Jones, former General Counsel of NAACP, provides context and analysis of major events in the civil rights movement. More info →
American Conspiracies

American Conspiracies

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Genres: Historical, Politics
In this explosive account of wrongful acts and ensuing cover-ups, Jesse Ventura takes a systematic look at the wide gap between what the government knows and when the government knows it, and what is revealed to the American people and when it is revealed. More info →
Alcohol Fuel

Alcohol Fuel

Dwindling petroleum supplies and growing environmental concerns are significantly impacting the cost of petro-fuel and its infrastructure. The search for alternative fuel sources has led to ethanol, a gasoline substitute that is already in the marketplace as Gasohol and E-85. But large-scale production of corn-based ethanol is controversial as it threatens the world’s food supply. There are alternatives, however: Brazil uses sugar cane, which is up to six times more productive in energy conversion. More info →
African American History for DUMMIES

African American History for DUMMIES

Want to better understand black history? This comprehensive, straight-forward guide traces the African American journey, from Africa and the slave trade through the Civil War, Jim Crow, and the new millennium. You'll be an eyewitness to the pivotal events that impacted America's past, present, and future - and meet the inspiring leaders who struggled to bring about change. More info →
Acting White: The Curious History of a Racial Slur

Acting White: The Curious History of a Racial Slur

Christie (Black in the White House) aspires to construct a historical account of the pejorative "acting white" and dismantle its legitimacy. He traces the roots of the phrase back to Uncle Tom's Cabin, which "planted the seeds of the idea that black inferiority is the result of blacks seeking favor with whites," but he points to the Black Power movement as the real culprit in propagating the "acting white" slur. More info →
Dr. Mary’s Monkey
40 More Years

40 More Years

Genre: Politics
Every four years Americans hold a presidential election. Somebody wins and somebody loses. That's life. But 2008 was an anomaly. The election of President Barack Obama is about something far bigger than four or even eight years in the White House. Since 2004, Americans have been witnessing and participating in the emergence of a Democratic majority that will last not four but forty years. More info →
At the Elbows of My Elders

At the Elbows of My Elders

While America is familiar with the modern civil rights movement begun in the 1950s, little has been published about black families throughout the country who had been fighting segregation in their local communities for decades. Their everyday battles (both individual and institutional) built the foundation for the more publicized crusade to follow. More info →
Babylon
Dead Aid

Dead Aid

Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa More info →
Dare to be Extraordinary

Dare to be Extraordinary

A Collection of Positive Life Lessons from African American Fathers. More info →
Career Comeback

Career Comeback

Genre: Self-Help
Eight steps to getting back on your feet when you're fired, laid off, or your business ventures has failed--and finding more job satisfaction than ever before. More info →
Breaking Rank

Breaking Rank

A Top Cop's Exposé of the Dark Side of American Policing More info →