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The Journey of Crazy Horse: A Lakota History
By Viking
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ean: 9780670033553, isbn: 0670033553,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
A leading Lakota historian and storyteller offers a lively portrait of Crazy Horse, the era in which he lived, and his legacy, drawing on his own culture's oral tradition and firsthand research to capture diverse aspects of Crazy Horse's life, from the visions that led him to battle to preserve the Lakota homeland to his profound leadership skills. 40,000 first printing.First Edition. Hardcover. Joseph M. Marshall III.

Uncensored: My Life and Uncomfortable Conversations at the Intersection of Black and White America
By Dutton
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ean: 9781524742447, isbn: 1524742449,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
Drawing upon his own powerful personal story, Zachary Wood shares his perspective on free speech, race, and dissenting opinions--in a world that sorely needs to learn to listen.As the former president of the student group Uncomfortable Learning at his alma mater, Williams College, Zachary Wood knows from experience about intellectual controversy. At school and beyond, there's no one Zach refuses to engage with simply because he disagrees with their beliefs--sometimes vehemently so--and this

Book of Black Heroes: Scientists, Healers, and Inventors (Volume 3)
By Brand: Just Us Books
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780940975972, isbn: 0940975971,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
In this volume of the popular Book of Black Heroes series, readers will learn about the many contributions Black men and women have made in the areas of science, medicine and creative invention. Short entry biological sketches herald the ground breaking work of well-known Black heroes such as scientist, George Washington Carver and surgeon, Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, and introduce the trailblazing accomplishments of other Black heroes such as inventor Lewis Latimer and Halle Johnson.Used Book in

Life In New York: How I Learned to Love Squeegee Men, Token Suckers, Trash Twisters, and Subway Sharks
By Fulcrum Publishing
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ean: 9781936218158, isbn: 1936218151,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
Winner of: 2015 Seven Sister Books Award, NonfictionLaura Pedersen, author of bestseller Play Money and award-winning Buffalo Gal, serves up a hilarious memoir about three decades of city life. Originally from Buffalo, NY, friends thought the seventeen year old was suffering from blizzard delirious when she left Buffalo for Manhattan. Pedersen experiences her adopted city in the best and worst of times while becoming the youngest person to have a seat on the stock exchange, performing stand

Black Like Me
By Perfection Learning
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ean: 9781606869499, isbn: 9781606869499,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
The author tells of this experiences after he darkened his skin and traveled through the South in order to find out how it feels to be black..

The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in America
By Scribner
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ean: 9781501159107, isbn: 1501159100,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
From the award-winning author of Soldier Girls and Just Like Us, an “extraordinary” (The Denver Post) account of refugee teenagers at a Denver public high school and their compassionate teacher and “a reminder that in an era of nativism, some Americans are still breaking down walls and nurturing the seeds of the great American experiment” (The New York Times Book Review).The Newcomers follows the lives of twenty-two immigrant teenagers throughout the course of the 2015-2016 school year

Richard Pryor: The Life and Legacy of a Crazy Black Man
By Indiana University Press
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ean: 9780253220110, isbn: 0253220114,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Richard Pryor is an American icon whose name evokes irreverent humor, social critique, and a perplexing degree of self-agonized genius. This anthology captures in one volume the spirit, zest, and cultural impact of Pryor's complex artistry. Audrey Thomas McCluskey has assembled insightful essays from a broad range of scholars, social critics, writers, filmmakers, and other established and emerging commentators on American culture. Although a celebration of Pryor's genius, the book approaches

Eli Reed: A Long Walk Home
By University of Texas Press
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mpn: 9780292748576, ean: 9780292748576, isbn: 0292748574,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
Award-winning documentary photographer Eli Reed's ''long walk'' has been a journey that has taken him from a low-income housing project in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, to Harvard University and to membership in the elite international photojournalists' collective, Magnum Photos. Reed's quest to understand ''what it means to be a human being'' has given him an extraordinary empathy with the people he photographs, whether they are Lost Boys in Sudan, the poor in America, or actors in Hollywood. In a

Never Stop Walking: A Memoir of Finding Home Across the World
By AmazonCrossing
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ean: 9781503900967, isbn: 1503900967,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
An extraordinary memoir of one woman’s fight to find her true self between the life into which she was born and the one she was given.Christiana Mara Coelho was born into extreme poverty in Brazil. After spending the first seven years of her life with her loving mother in the forest caves outside São Paulo and then on the city streets, where they begged for food, she and her younger brother were suddenly put up for adoption. When one door closed on the only life Christiana had ever known and

A Land So Strange: The Epic Journey of Cabeza de Vaca
By Basic Books
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mpn: P, ean: 9780465068418, isbn: 0465068413,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
The extraordinary tale of a shipwrecked Spaniard who walked across America in the sixteenth centuryIn 1527, a mission set out from Spain to colonize Florida. But the expedition went horribly wrong: delayed by a hurricane and knocked off course by a colossal error of navigation, the mission quickly became a desperate journey of survival.Of the three hundred men who had embarked, only four survived--three Spaniards and an African slave. This tiny band endured a horrific march through Florida, a

The Dream Is Freedom: Pauli Murray and American Democratic Faith
By Azaransky Sarah
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780199744817, isbn: 0199744815,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
Pauli Murray (1910-1985) was a poet, lawyer, activist, and priest, as well as a significant figure in the civil rights and women's movements. Throughout her careers and activism, Murray espoused faith in an American democracy that is partially present and yet to come. In the 1940s Murray was in the vanguard of black activists to use nonviolent direct action. A decade before the Montgomery bus boycott, Murray organized sit-ins of segregated restaurants in Washington DC and was arrested for

My Life with Earth, Wind & Fire
By Amistad Press
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mpn: 9780062329158, ean: 9780062329158, isbn: 0062329154,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
The late Grammy-winning founder of the legendary pop/R&B/soul/funk/disco group tells his story and charts the rise of his legendary band in this sincere memoir that captures the heart and soul of an artist whose groundbreaking sound continues to influence music today. With an introduction by Steve Harvey and a foreword by David Foster.''To the readers of this book you need to know that EW&F is simply the greatest living group in my lifetime. No one put together lyrics to a melody like they

So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y'all Don't Even Know
By St. Martin's Press
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ean: 9781250109347, isbn: 1250109345,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
In her hilarious book of essays, Parks and Recreation star Retta shares the stories that led to her success in Hollywood.In So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y’all Don’t Even Know, Parks and Recreation star Retta takes us on her not-so-meteoric rise from roaches to riches (well, rich enough that she can buy $15,000 designer handbags yet scared enough to know she’s always a heartbeat away from ramen with American cheese). Throwing her hard-working Liberian parents for a loop, Retta abandons her

Hotel Kid: A Times Square Childhood
By Brand: Paul Dry Books
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ean: 9781589880184, isbn: 1589880188,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
''Funny, poignant, sad and wistful…This is a very fine book—about a person, and a city, growing up.''—Philadelphia Inquirer''This delightful yet poignant memoir is highly recommended for both public and academic libraries.''—Library Journal (starred review)''The charming Hotel Kid is as luxurious as the lobby in a five-star hotel.''—San Francisco ChronicleA Manhattan landmark for fifty years, the Taft in its heyday in the 1930s and '40s was the largest hotel in midtown, famed for the

Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge
By Atria / 37 INK
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ean: 9781501126413, isbn: 1501126415,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction A startling and eye-opening look into America’s First Family, Never Caught is the powerful story about a daring woman of “extraordinary grit” (The Philadelphia Inquirer).When George Washington was elected president, he reluctantly left behind his beloved Mount Vernon to serve in Philadelphia, the temporary seat of the nation’s capital. In setting up his household he brought along nine slaves, including Ona Judge. As the President grew

Diary of a Christian Soldier: Rufus Kinsley and the Civil War
By Brand: Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521823340, isbn: 052182334X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
Rufus Kinsley was a farmer from rural Vermont who became an officer in one of the nation's first and most famous black regiments during the Civil War. Diary of a Christian Soldier offers a meticulous reconstruction of Kinsley's life and an annotated transcription of his hitherto unpublished wartime diary, which sheds light on a long neglected theater of the war-the battle for the bayou country of southwestern Louisiana-and illuminates the workaday routines of black and white soldiers stationed

Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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ean: 9781508229551, isbn: 1508229554,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize S.C. Gwynne’s New York Times bestselling historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West is now available from Encore for the first time and at a great low price.Empire of the Summer Moon spans two astonishing stories. The first traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history. The second entails one of the most remarkable narratives ever to

Things That Make White People Uncomfortable
By Haymarket Books
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ean: 9781608468935, isbn: 1608468933,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Michael Bennett is a Super Bowl Champion, a three-time Pro Bowl defensive end, a fearless activist, a feminist, a grassroots philanthropist, an organizer, and a change maker. He's also one of the most scathingly humorous athletes on the planet, and he wants to make you uncomfortable. Bennett adds his unmistakable voice to discussions of racism and police violence, Black athletes and their relationship to powerful institutions like the NCAA and the NFL, the role of protest in history, and the

Minority Leader: How to Lead from the Outside and Make Real Change
By Henry Holt and Co.
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ean: 9781250191298, isbn: 1250191297,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
A personal and empowering blueprint―from one of America’s rising Democratic stars―for outsiders who seek to become the ones in chargeLeadership is hard. Convincing others―and often yourself―that you possess the answers and are capable of world-affecting change requires confidence, insight, and sheer bravado. Minority Leader is the handbook for outsiders, written with the awareness of the experiences and challenges that hinder anyone who exists beyond the structure of traditional white

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Abridged Audio Edition)
By Random House Audio
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ean: 9780679451730, isbn: 0679451730,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Her life story is told in the documentary film And Still I Rise, as seen on PBS’s American Masters.Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved

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