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Author: Alan Light | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: February 09, 2016
Inspired by the Academy Award-nominated Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?, an intimate and vivid look at the legendary life of Nina Simone, the classically trained pianist who evolved into a chart-topping chanteuse and committed civil r...
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Author: Arthur Browne | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: February 02, 2016
A history of African Americans in New York City from the 1910s to 1960, told through the life of Samuel Battle, the New York Police Department’s first black officer. When Samuel Battle broke the color line as New York City’s first Af...
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Author: Wil Haygood | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: September 15, 2015
Thurgood Marshall brought down the separate-but-equal doctrine, integrated schools, and not only fought for human rights and human dignity but also made them impossible to deny in the courts and in the streets. In this stunning new biography, award-w...
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Author: Rod Dreher and Wendell Pierce | Narrator: Wendell Pierce
Release Date: September 08, 2015
2016 Christopher Award WinnerFrom acclaimed actor and producer Wendell Pierce, an insightful and poignant portrait of family, New Orleans and the transforming power of art.   On the morning of August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina barreled into Ne...
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Author: James McBride | Narrator: Susan Denaker and J. D. Jackson
Release Date: September 25, 2014
Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black children. James McBride, journalist, musician, and son, explores his mother's past, as well as his own upbri...
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Author: James McBride | Narrator: Susan Denaker and J. D. Jackson
Release Date: September 25, 2014
The New York Times bestselling story from the author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction.Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in h...
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Author: Carol Wall | Narrator: Cynthia Darlow
Release Date: March 04, 2014
“In this profoundly moving memoir, Owita teaches Wall how to find grace amid heartbreak and to accept that beauty exists because it is fleeting—as in her garden, as in life.”—People, 4 stars   “A perfect spring awak...
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Author: David Laskin | Narrator: Geoffrey Cantor
Release Date: October 15, 2013
The author of the The Children’s Blizzard delivers an epic work of twentieth century history through the riveting story of one extraordinary Jewish familyWith cinematic power and beauty, bestselling author David Laskin brings to life the upheav...
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Author: Kevin Baker and Reggie Jackson | Narrator: Reggie Jackson
Release Date: October 08, 2013
A soul-baring, brutally candid, and richly eventful memoir of the two years—1977 and 1978—when Reggie Jackson went from outcast to Yankee legendIn the spring of 1977 Reggie Jackson should have been on top of the world. The best player of ...
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Author: Marcus Samuelsson | Narrator: Marcus Samuelsson
Release Date: June 26, 2012
JAMES BEARD AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY VOGUE • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“One of the great culinary stories of our time.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times It beg...
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Author: Peter Firstbrook | Narrator: Peter Firstbrook
Release Date: February 08, 2011
"Fascinating...adds many interesting details to what we know of the President’s heritage."--David Remnick, TheNewYorker.comOn January 20, 2009, a few hundred men, women, and children gathered under trees in the twilight at K’obama, a vill...
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Author: Ricky Martin | Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Release Date: November 02, 2010
International superstar, Ricky Martin, who has sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, opens up for the first time about memories of his early childhood, experiences in the famed boy band Menudo, struggles with his identity during the Livin' la V...
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