The Black Russian is the incredible story of Frederick Bruce Thomas, born in 1872 to former slaves who became prosperous farmers in Mississippi. A rich white planter's attempt to steal their land forced them to flee to Memphis,...
- Auteur:Alexandrov, Vladmir E.Sommaire:
- Auteur:Swinson, KikiSommaire:
Kiki Swinson's bestselling "tension-packed" (Library Journal) and "unrelenting" (Publishers Weekly) novels burn with extraordinary characters, triple-down twists-and a raw portrait of Southern life only she can...
- Auteur:Hammonds Reed, ChristinaSommaire:
A New York Times bestseller "Should be required reading in every classroom." —Nic Stone, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin "A true love letter to Los Angeles." —Brandy Colbert, award-winning...
- Auteur:Gilroy, PaulSommaire:
- Auteur:Jackson, K. M.Sommaire:
Extravagant pay-your-own-way destination weddings. Money-dripping ice swans. And reception DJs who keep the "Chicken Dance" on repeat. Some brides are simply not having it. They'll rebel against white lace-and won't let "special day"...
- Auteur:Coates, Ta-NehisiSommaire:
Son of Vietnam vet and black awareness advocate Paul Coates--a poor man who set out to publish lost classics of black history--Ta- Nehisi drifts toward salvation at Howard University, while his ominous brother Big Bill finds his own...
- Auteur:Moses, Shelia P.Sommaire:
In twentieth-century Occoneechee Neck, North Carolina--an area still affected by its history of slavery--twelve-year-old Leon Curry reflects about whether he wants to give up sinning to be baptized alongside his twin brother.
- Auteur:Tate, Eleanora E.Sommaire:
The children of Gumbo Grove Elementary School discover the contributions of many famous Afro-Americans during Black History Month.
- Auteur:Mason, FeliciaSommaire:
For eighteen years Roger McKenzie has led a gospel singing group, The Triumphant Voices of Praise. But The Voices have failed to win commercial or critical success. When Roger's leadership is questioned, personal problems threaten to...
- Auteur:Lovely, LutishiaSommaire:
Determined to make a name for himself and show up his brother Toussaint, Jefferson Livingstone instead must work together with his brother to keep their family dynasty from falling apart when an old enemy returns.
- Auteur:Robinson, CherylSommaire:
Listeners meet Georgia Brown, a housewife of 11 years who is married to a radio personality who might be having an affair. Georgia is fed up and set to break out on her own. But when her husband puts her on the air to tell "her side" of...
- Auteur:Campbell, SashaSommaire:
Because Noelle Gordon owns the hottest beauty salon in the area, she hears a lot about her clients' private lives. But when a baby is abandoned on her doorstep, Noelle finds that she is the one at the center of all the drama.
- Auteur:Griggs, Vanessa DavisSommaire:
Pastor George Landris has a monumental mandate for his flock. He wants them to cast off their strongholds (i.e., their weaknesses), and this sets off a flurry of soul-searching and repentance with humorous and poignant results.
- Auteur:King, Martin LutherSommaire:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s account of the first successful large-scale application of nonviolent resistance in America is comprehensive, revelatory, and intimate. King described his book as "the chronicle of 50,000 Negroes...
- Auteur:Draper, Sharon M.Sommaire:
When a burning cross set by the Klan causes panic and fear in 1932 Bumblebee, North Carolina, fifth-grader Stella must face prejudice and find the strength to demand change in her segregated town.
- Auteur:Johnson, BrandiSommaire:
When her brother is killed, Trouble, who has everything she could ever want because of her brother and his "complex occupation," embarks on a mission of revenge that involves seducing the enemy and then killing him.
- Spies of Mississippi : the true story of the spy network that tried to destroy the civil rights movementAuteur:Bowers, RickSommaire:
In the 1950s and 1960s, the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission compiled secret files on more than 87,000 private citizens in the most extensive state spying program in U.S. history. Its mission: to save segregation.
Soul City is an urban utopia, where the local house of worship is St. Pimp's House of Baptist Rapture, and the candidates for mayor are locked in a fierce battle for DJ supremacy. Into this wonderful place comes Cadillac Jackson, a...
- Auteur:Morrison, ToniSommaire:
Morrison narrates for three hours and lays out before us the complex lives and backgrounds of four generations of black family life in the south. Central is the character Milkman--an unfortunate nickname owed to his lengthy nursing...
- Auteur:Weber, CarlSommaire:
To be a member of the Big Girls Book Club, there's just one requirement: be a size 14--at least. Tammy, Egypt, Isis, Nikki, Coco, and Tiny are six voluptuous, feisty girlfriends who love a good book almost as much as they enjoy a good...