Genre: History

From King to Obama

From King to Obama

From King to Obama: Witness to a Turbulent History conveys the exhilaration the author feels at having walked in the shadow of history of a Dr. King, a Miles Davis, a John Lennon, a Bob Marley, and many others. More info →
Played in Full: The Marketing Exploitation of Black America

Played in Full: The Marketing Exploitation of Black America

This book examines how institutions and individuals have coalesced into an unlikely alliance of Players who extract wealth from Blacks. More info →
Death of a King

Death of a King

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Genres: Civil Rights, History
Smiley's DEATH OF A KING paints a portrait of a leader and visionary in a narrative different from all that have come before. Here is an exceptional glimpse into King's life -- one that adds both nuance and gravitas to his legacy as an American hero. More info →
American Revolution of 1800

American Revolution of 1800

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Genre: History
In this brilliant historical classic, Dan Sisson argues that Thomas Jefferson thought democratic revolutions would be necessary from time to time to break the grip of autocratic factions on the government. That is how Jefferson saw the election of 1800—and the lessons for today couldn’t be more obvious. More info →
She Lives in You: The Kathleen Bolden Story by Kay Bolden

She Lives in You: The Kathleen Bolden Story by Kay Bolden

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Genres: Biography, History
A community organizer and civil rights activist, Kathleen Bolden founded the Warren-Sharpe Community Center to support and empower at-risk youth and their families. Her campaigns for peace and justice continued until her untimely death at age 57. More info →
The Jones Men

The Jones Men

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Genre: History
This streetwise novel chronicles the rise and fall of Lonnie Jack, a twenty-six-year-old Vietnam veteran and mid-level heroin dealer itching to knock the powerful Willis McDaniel off his perch as the number-one drug kingpin. More info →
The Crash of 2016

The Crash of 2016

The United States is more vulnerable today than ever before-including during the Great Depression and the Civil War-because the pillars of democracy that once supported a booming middle class have been corrupted, and without them, America teeters on the verge of the next Great Crash. More info →
Dare to Be Extraordinary

Dare to Be Extraordinary

Extraordinary men and women-we see them in our communities every day. They impact countless lives, they uplift and they inspire. But where did their inspiration come from? How did they become extraordinary? More info →
Green Is Good

Green Is Good

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Genres: Education, History
Renewable energy is good for your wallet. Those who see that opportunity are already seizing it … all the way to the bank. Green Is Good is a no-nonsense guide to how you, the average American, can easily incorporate clean energy and energy efficiency into your daily life and in the process save money, make money, and help wean your community off fossil fuels. More info →
The PERCEVD Principles

The PERCEVD Principles

“The PERCEVD Principles” is a dynamic new book that is designed to provide diversity awareness and enhance understanding towards the common issues and challenges facing transitioning veterans and people with hidden, physical and combat-related disabilities. It also serves as a diversity road-map for organizations towards eliminating disruptive stigma and creating accommodating, fair, flexible, and conducive workplace and social environments. More info →
Snow-Storm in August

Snow-Storm in August

With Snow-Storm in August, Jefferson Morley delivers readers into an unknown chapter in history with an absorbing account of this uniquely American battle for justice. More info →
While the World Watched

While the World Watched

A uniquely moving exploration of how racial relations have evolved over the past 5 decades, While the World Watched is an incredible testament to how far we’ve come and how far we have yet to go. More info →
Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice

Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice

The only biography of Thurgood Marshall to be endorsed by Marshall’s immediate family, Young Thurgood is an exhaustively researched and engagingly written work that everyone interested in law, civil rights, American history, and biography will want to read. More info →
The Butler: A Witness to History

The Butler: A Witness to History

From Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Humanities fellow Wil Haygood comes a mesmerizing inquiry into the life of Eugene Allen, the butler who ignited a nation's imagination and inspired a major motion picture. More info →
Culture Seek

Culture Seek

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Genre: History
CultureSeek is a combination book that explores the contributions, successes, and challenges of African American people. More info →
Stolen Into Slavery

Stolen Into Slavery

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Genre: History
The true story behind the acclaimed movie 12 Years a Slave, this book is based on the life of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was captured in the United States and sold into slavery in Louisiana. 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 →
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 →
The Butler
Born Ready: The Mixed Legacy of Len Bias