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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

Instant New York Times Bestseller
New York Times Notable Children's Books of 2018
TIME Top 10 Best YA and Children's Books of 2018
NPR's Book Concierge 2018 Great Reads List
Buzzfeed's 24 Best YA Books of 2018
Bustle's Top 25 Best Young Adults Books of 2018
2018 Kirkus Prize Finalist

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 - September 5th, 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 - July 10th, 2018

One of NPR's Great Reads of 2018

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, Art

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 •  TIME Magazine’s Best Nonfiction Book of 2018 • New York Public Library’s Best Book of 2018 • NPR’s Book Concierge Best Book of 2018 • Economist Book of the Year • SELF.com’s Best Books of 2018 • Audible’s Best of the Year • BookRiot’s Best Audio Boo

White Kids: Growing Up with Privilege in a Racially Divided America (Critical Perspectives on Youth #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781479803682
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Published: New York University Press - September 4th, 2018

Winner, 2019 William J. Goode Book Award, given by the Family Section of the American Sociological Association

Finalist, 2019 C. Wright Mills Award, given by the Society for the Study of Social Problems

Riveting stories of how affluent, white children learn about race

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

Named a best book of 2018 by Library Journal

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 - September 4th, 2018

"Tyus proves as winning a storyteller as she was a runner...The 'a' in Wyomia is silent, but thankfully, the woman who owns that name is not."
--New York Times Book Review