African-American Studies
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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Paperback      ISBN: 0156443503
A firsthand account of a mulatto woman's desperate flight from the sexual abuse of her Southern master
There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America
There Are No Children Here
The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America
Paperback      ISBN: 0385265565
A touching, meticulous portrait of two boys growing up in a Chicago housing project reveals how they help each other maintain a shred of innocence among street gangs, gunfire, violence, and drugs. Reprint.
Women of Hope: African Americans Who Made a Difference
Women of Hope
African Americans Who Made a Difference
School & Library      ISBN: 0590939734
Features photographs and biographies of thirteen African American women, including Maya Angelou, Ruby Dee, and Alice Walker
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Paperback      ISBN: 0345376714
The Black leader discusses his political philosophy and reveals details of his life, shedding light on the ideas that enabled him to gain the allegiance of a still growing percentage of the Black population
Erotique Noire: Black Erotica
Erotique Noire
Black Erotica
Paperback      ISBN: 0385423098
Gathers the erotic writings of such authors as Alice Walker, Gloria Naylor, Charles Blockson, Audre Lourde, and Essex Hemphill
Poems
Poems
Paperback      ISBN: 0553379852
Tenderly, joyously, sometimes in sadness, sometimes in pain, Maya Angelou writes from the heart and celebrates life as only she has discovered it. In this moving volume of poetry, we hear the multi-faceted voice of one of the most powerful and vibrant writers of our time. From the Paperback edition.
I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World
I Have a Dream
Writings and Speeches That Changed the World
Paperback      ISBN: 0062505521
Gathers speeches, sermons, letters, and essays from each period in Dr. King's life, and includes brief notes on their historical background
Sugar in the Raw: Voices of Young Black Girls in America
Sugar in the Raw
Voices of Young Black Girls in America
Paperback      ISBN: 0517884976
In a collection of interviews, fifteen African American girls between the ages of eleven and eighteen share their thoughts on their lives, self-esteem, personal identity, values, race, and their dreams for the future
The Future of the Race
The Future of the Race
Paperback      ISBN: 0679763783
Two distinguished African-American scholars draw on the ideas of W. E. B. DuBois to assess the hopes, fears, and dreams of the African-American community at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Reprint. 35,000 first printing. K. NYT.
Gather Together in My Name
Gather Together in My Name
Paperback      ISBN: 0553379976
The author records the years in which her life hinged on retaining her pride and dignity among the street people of Los Angeles