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My Time Will Come Cover
Author: Bryan Stevenson and Ian Manuel
Release Date: May 04, 2021
The wrenching, and inspiring, story of a fourteen-year-old sentenced to life in prison, of the extraordinary relationship that developed between him and the woman he shot, and of his release after twenty-six years of imprisonment through the efforts ...
My Time Will Come Cover
Four Hundred Souls Cover
Author: Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain
Release Date: February 02, 2021
A chorus of extraordinary voices comes together to tell one of history’s great epics: the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antirac...
Four Hundred Souls Cover
Author: Brittany K. Barnett | Narrator: Karen Chilton
Release Date: September 08, 2020
An urgent call to free those buried alive by America’s legal system, and an inspiring true story about unwavering belief in humanity—from a gifted young lawyer and important new voice in the movement to transform the system.“An esse...
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 From the New York Times bestselling autho...
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...
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...
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 ...
Author: Bill Clinton, Carlotta Walls LaNier and Lisa Frazier Page | Narrator: Carlotta Walls LaNier
Release Date: April 16, 2019
When fourteen-year-old Carlotta Walls walked up the stairs of Little Rock Central High School on September 25, 1957, she and eight other black students only wanted to make it to class. But the journey of the “Little Rock Nine,” as they ...
Author: Robert J. Brown | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman and Robert J. Brown
Release Date: January 15, 2019
An unforgettable account of a quietly remarkable life, Robert Brown's memoir takes readers behind the scenes of pivotal moments from the 20th century, where the lessons he learned at his grandmother's knee helped him shape America as we know it today...
Author: Michelle Obama | Narrator: Michelle Obama
Release Date: November 13, 2018
An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States  #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WATCH THE EMMY-NOMINATED NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • N...
Author: Michelle Kuo | Narrator: Michelle Kuo
Release Date: July 11, 2017
Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize • “In all of the literature addressing education, race, poverty, and criminal justice, there has been nothing quite like Reading with Patrick.”—The AtlanticA memoir of the ...
Author: Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo and JD Jackson
Release Date: January 31, 2017
Trayvon Martin’s parents take readers beyond the news cycle with an account only they could give: the intimate story of a tragically foreshortened life and the rise of a movement. “A reminder—not only of Trayvon’s life an...