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Author: MaryAnne Howland
Release Date: January 28, 2020
An eye-opening look at one mother's determination to provide positive male role models for her son, and the power of great mentoring to change lives.When MaryAnne Howland's son was turning thirteen she organized a "Black Mitzvah" rite of passage cele...
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Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: April 02, 2019
A profound new rendering of the struggle by African-Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counter-revolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of images and ideas that have left an enduring racist stain...
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Author: Danielle L. McGuire | Narrator: Robin Miles
Release Date: March 12, 2019
Rosa Parks was often described as a sweet and reticent elderly woman whose tired feet caused her to defy segregation on Montgomery’s city buses, and whose supposedly solitary, spontaneous act sparked the 1955 bus boycott that gave birth to the ...
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Author: Veronica Chambers | Narrator: January LaVoy and Sullivan Jones
Release Date: March 05, 2019
From the editor of the bestselling anthology The Meaning of Michelle, a celebration of one of the greatest stars of our time, Beyoncé Knowles-CarterBeyoncé. Her name conjures more than music, it has come to be synonymous with beauty, gl...
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Author: Wes Moore, Bret Witter and Chris Wilson | Narrator: Wes Moore and Chris Wilson
Release Date: February 05, 2019
The inspiring, instructive, and ultimately triumphant memoir of a man who used hard work and a Master Plan to turn a life sentence into a second chance.Growing up in a tough Washington, D.C., neighborhood, Chris Wilson was so afraid for his life he w...
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Author: Andrew Delbanco | Narrator: Ari Fliakos
Release Date: November 06, 2018
Winner of the Mark Lynton History Prize Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book AwardA New York Times Critics' Best Book of 2018"Excellent... stunning."—Ta-Nehisi CoatesThe devastating story of how fugitive slaves drove the nation...
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Author: James P. Comer | Narrator: Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis
Release Date: July 10, 2018
The true story of Maggie Comer, an illiterate Southern Black woman who moves North to escape poverty and sexual and physical abuse. Unable to get the educuation she desperately desires, Maggie vows that her children will be educated. Working as a dom...
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Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: October 24, 2017
The first edition of Joel Augustus Rogers’s now legendary 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro with Complete Proof, published in 1957, was billed as “A Negro ‘Believe It or Not.’” Rogers’s little book was priceless be...
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Author: Caleb Smith, David W. Blight, Robert B. Stepto and Austin Reed | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: January 26, 2016
The earliest known prison memoir by an African American writer—recently discovered and authenticated by a team of Yale scholars—sheds light on the longstanding connection between race and incarceration in America. In 2009, scholars at Yal...
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Author: Hilary Beard, Michele Stephenson and Dr. Joe Brewster | Narrator: Bahni Turpin and Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: January 14, 2014
As seen on PBS’s POVAn unprecedented guide to helping black boys achieve success at every stage of their lives—at home, at school, and in the world   Regardless of how wealthy or poor their parents are, all black boys must confront a...
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Author: Condoleezza Rice | Narrator: Condoleezza Rice
Release Date: November 01, 2011
From one of the world’s most admired women, this is former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s compelling story of eight years serving at the highest levels of government.  In her position as America&r...
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Author: Michele Norris | Narrator: Michele Norris
Release Date: September 21, 2010
In the wake of talk of a “postracial” America upon Barack Obama’s ascension as president of the United States, Michele Norris, cohost of National Public Radio’s flagship program All Things Considered, set out to write, through...
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