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Little Man, Little Man: A Story of Childhood Cover Image
ISBN: 9781478000044
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Published: Duke University Press - August 24th, 2018

Four-year-old TJ spends his days on his lively Harlem block playing with his best friends WT and Blinky and running errands for neighbors. As he comes of age as a "Little Man" with big dreams, TJ faces a world of grown-up adventures and realities. Baldwin's only children's book, Little Man, Little Man celebrates and explores the challenges and joys of black childhood.

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250170972
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 6th, 2018

With five starred reviews, Tomi Adeyemi’s West African-inspired fantasy debut, and instant #1 New York Times Bestseller, conjures a world of magic and danger, perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo and Sabaa Tahir.

They killed my mother.
They took our magic.
They tried to bury us.

Now we rise.

John Woman Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802128416
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - September 4th, 2018

A convention-defying novel by bestselling writer Walter Mosley, John Woman recounts the transformation of an unassuming boy named Cornelius Jones into John Woman, an unconventional history professor--while the legacy of a hideous crime lurks in the shadows.

At twelve years old, Cornelius, the son of an Italian-American woman and an older black man from Mississippi named Herman, secretly

An American Odyssey: The Life and Work of Romare Bearden Cover Image
ISBN: 9780195059090
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - October 1st, 2018

By the time of his death in 1988, Romare Bearden was most widely celebrated for his large-scale public murals and collages, which were reproduced in such places as Time and Esquire to symbolize and evoke the black experience in America.

The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela Cover Image
ISBN: 9781631491177
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - July 10th, 2018

Arrested in 1962 as South Africa's apartheid regime intensified its brutal campaign against political opponents, forty-four-year-old lawyer and African National Congress activist Nelson Mandela had no idea that he would spend the next twenty-seven years in jail.

Arthur Ashe: A Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781439189047
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 21st, 2018

The first comprehensive, authoritative biography of American icon Arthur Ashe—the Jackie Robinson of men’s tennis—a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, went on to become an influential civil rights activist and public intellectual.

Born in Richmond, Virginia, in 1943, by the age of eleven, Arthur Ashe was one of the state's most talented black tennis

What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250199416
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Published: St. Martin's Press - June 5th, 2018

Named a 2018 Notable Work of Nonfiction by The Washington Post

NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Winner, The 2018 Southern Book Prize

NAMED A BEST/MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2018 BY: Chicago Tribune • Time Publisher's Weekly

Barracoon: The Story of the Last
By Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker (Foreword by), Deborah G. Plant (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780062748201
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Published: Amistad - May 8th, 2018

New York Times Bestseller

Amazon's Best Book of the Year 2018

Time Magazine’s Best Nonfiction Books of 2018

“A profound impact on Hurston’s literary legacy.”—New York Times

White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America (Critical Perspectives on Youth) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781479803682
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Published: New York University Press - September 4th, 2018

Riveting stories of how affluent, white children learn about race

American kids are living in a world of ongoing public debates about race, daily displays of racial injustice, and for some, an increased awareness surrounding diversity and inclusion. In this heated context, sociologist Margaret A.

Backlash: What Happens When We Talk Honestly about Racism in America Cover Image
By George Yancy, Cornel West (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781538104057
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Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - April 15th, 2018

When George Yancy penned a New York Times op-ed entitled "Dear White America" asking white Americans to confront the ways that they benefit from racism, he knew his article would be controversial. But he was unprepared for the flood of vitriol in response.

The Heritage: Black Athletes, a Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807026991
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Published: Beacon Press - May 8th, 2018

Following in the footsteps of Robeson, Ali, Robinson and others, today's Black athletes re-engage with social issues and the meaning of American patriotism

Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982109707
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Published: Gallery Books - August 14th, 2018

#1 New York Times Bestseller

The former Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison in the Trump White House provides an eye-opening look into the corruption and controversy of the current administration.

Few have been a member of Donald Trump’s inner orbit longer than Omarosa Manigault Newman.

Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9781617756764
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Published: Edge of Sports - August 17th, 2018

A Women's National Book Association selection for the National Reading Group Month Great Group Reads for 2018

"One of the standout athletes of the 1960s]...Carl Lewis, Gail Devers, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Usain Bolt later joined Tyus in the multiple Olympic 100m titles club, but Tyus, a standout of Ed Temple's Tennessee State Tigerbelles track teams, will always be the first.