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Author: Andrea Elliott
Release Date: October 05, 2021
The riveting, unforgettable story of a girl whose indomitable spirit is tested by homelessness, poverty, and racism in an unequal America—from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Andrea Elliott of The New York TimesInvisible Child follows ei...
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Author: Jackie Kay
Release Date: September 21, 2021
In an entirely unique take on the biography genre, Scotland’s National Poet Jackie Kay blends poetry, prose, fiction, and nonfiction to create a beautiful tribute to the larger-than-life blues singer Bessie Smith. There has never been anyo...
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Author: Akwaeke Emezi
Release Date: June 22, 2021
A full-throated and provocative memoir in letters from the New York Times-bestselling author, "a dazzling literary talent whose works cut to the quick of the spiritual self" (Esquire).In three critically acclaimed novels, Akwaeke Emezi has introduced...
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Author: Joshua Horwitz and Hakeem Oluseyi | Narrator: Hakeem Oluseyi
Release Date: June 15, 2021
In this inspiring coming-of-age memoir, a world-renowned astrophysicist emerges from an impoverished childhood and crime-filled adolescence to ascend through the top ranks of research physics. “You’ll encounter one extraordinary...
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Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Release Date: June 15, 2021
From the globally acclaimed, best-selling novelist and author of We Should All Be Feminists, a timely and deeply personal account of the loss of her father."Essential" --BooklistNotes on Grief is an exquisite work of meditation, remembrance, and...
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Author: Bryan Stevenson and Ian Manuel
Release Date: June 01, 2021
At fourteen Ian Manuel was sentenced to life without parole. My Time Will Come is a paean to the capacity of the human will to transcend adversity through determination and art.   “Ian is magic. His story is difficult and heartbreaking, bu...
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Author: Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain
Release Date: February 16, 2021
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A chorus of extraordinary voices tells the epic story of the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist,...
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ISBN: 9780593343227
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Author: Brittany K. Barnett | Narrator: Karen Chilton
Release Date: September 08, 2020
LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST • NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE • A “powerful and devastating” (The Washington Post) call to free those buried alive by America’s legal system, and an inspiring true story a...
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Author: Wes Moore and Erica L. Green | Narrator: Wes Moore
Release Date: June 09, 2020
“An illuminating portrait of Baltimore in the aftermath of the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray . . . Readers will be enthralled by this propulsive account.”—Publishers Weekly LONGLISTED FOR THE PORCHLIGHT BUSINESS BOOK AWARD &...
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Author: Gianno Caldwell | Narrator: Gianno Caldwell
Release Date: November 12, 2019
A Fox News political analyst tackles some of our communities’ toughest challenges with timely insight from his own life: the story of how conservative values helped a kid from the South Side of Chicago find a life of opportunity.“A must-r...
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Author: Daniel R. Day | Narrator: Daniel R. Day and Omari Hardwick
Release Date: July 09, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Dapper Dan is a legend, an icon, a beacon of inspiration to many in the Black community. His story isn’t just about fashion. It’s about tenacity, curiosity, artistry, hustle, love, and a singul...
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Author: Elaine Welteroth | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo and Elaine Welteroth
Release Date: June 11, 2019
“Elaine gifts us all with a beautifully intimate and powerful retelling of her ever-unfolding journey. In sharing her joys, pitfalls, adventures, self-doubt, and successes, she reminds us that through uncovering and discovering the many facets ...
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