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Dreams From My Father

Dreams From My Father

by Barack Obama-

In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father--a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man--has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey--first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother's family to Hawaii, and then to Kenya, where... Read more
Coming Of Age In Mississippi

Coming Of Age In Mississippi

by Anne Moody

Anne Moody brings the rural South to light with her famous autobiography, Coming of Age in Mississippi.  This account of life for a poor black family provides a brutal and sobering look at the Civil Rights movement.
This book strips away the illusion that the inequality being overcome is just between "whites" and "blacks," but is also between sexes, ages, and ideals. A bitter and difficult story, but very important to read and question.
Lakota Woman

Lakota Woman

by Mary Crow Dog

Lakota Woman is an autobiographical book by Mary Brave Bird, formerly Mary Crow Dog, a Sicangu Lakota from the Rosebud Indian Reservation, in South Dakota. She describes her childhood and young adulthood, which included many historical events associated with the American Indian Movement. Lakota Woman describes Brave Bird's participation in the 1972 Trail of Broken Treaties and the 1973 Indian Occupation at Wounded Knee.
The Warmth Of Other Suns

The Warmth Of Other Suns

by Isabel Wilkerson

Isabel Wilkerson won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for her reporting as Chicago bureau chief of The New York Times. The award made her the first black woman in the history of American journalism to win a Pulitzer Prize and the first African American to win for individual reporting. She won the George Polk Award for her coverage of the Midwest and a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for her research into the Great Migration. She has lectured on narrative writing at the Nieman Foundation at... Read more
Fools Crow

Fools Crow

by Thomas E Mails

Fools Crow is a novel written by author James Welch. Set in Montana shortly after the Civil War, this novel tells of Fools Crow, a young Blackfoot Indian on the verge of manhood, and his tribe, known as the Lone Eaters. The invasion of white society threatens to change their traditional way of life, and they must choose to fight or assimilate. The story is a powerful portrait of a fading of way of life. The story culminates with the Marias Massacre of 1870 in which the U.S.
Race Matters

Race Matters

by West Cornel

Race Matters is a 1994 social sciences book, authored by Cornel West. The book was first published on March 29, 1994 in the English language by Vintage Books. The book analyses moral authority and racial debates concerning skin color in the United States. The book questions matters of economics and politics, as well as ethical issues and spirituality, and also addresses the crisis in black leadership.
Ishi In Two Worlds

Ishi In Two Worlds

by Theodora Kroeber

House Of Bondage

House Of Bondage

by Ernest Cole

Roll, Jordan, Roll

Roll, Jordan, Roll

by Eugene D Genovese-

The Measure Of Our Success

The Measure Of Our Success

by Marian Wright Edelman

Laughing In the Dark

Laughing In the Dark

by Patrice Gaines

Phoenix Rising

Phoenix Rising

by Mary Summer Rain

Many Thousands Gone

Many Thousands Gone

by Ira Berlin

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He Walked the Americas

by L Taylor Hansen

Almost two thousand years ago a mysterious white man walked from tribe to tribe among the American Nations. He came to Peru from the Pacific, He traveled through South and Central America, among the Mayans, into Mexico and all of North America, then back to ancient Tula, from whence he departed across the Atlantic to the land of his origin. Who was this white Prophet who spoke a thousand languages, healed the sick, raised the dead, and taught in the same words as Jesus himself? These are true Indian... Read more
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All Gods Dangers

by Theodore Rosengarten

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Pillar Of Fire

by Taylor Branch

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Mississippi

by James W Silver

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