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History - African American & Black
New York City, 1929. A sanatorium, a deadly disease, and a dire nurse shortage. So begins the remarkable true story of the Black nurses who helped cure one of the world’s deadliest plagues: tuberculosis.During those dark pre-antibiotic days, wh...
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An incredible true story of a Black man convicted and exiled from Oregon under the Exclusion Law in 1851—and a contemporary White woman wrestling with racism, faith, and privilege after discovering she’s related to two men who contributed...
ISBN: 9780593682296Unabridged Download
A kaleidoscopic account of the crack cocaine era and a community’s ultimate resilience, told through a cast of characters whose lives illuminate the dramatic rise and fall of the epidemic The crack epidemic of the 1980s and 1990s is arguab...
ISBN: 9780593741313Unabridged Download
An award-winning author charts the poignant global journeys of African Americans as she explores her own transatlantic family odyssey in this powerful history of living abroad while Black. Part historical exploration, part travel memoir, Beyond ...
ISBN: 9780593682357Unabridged Download
“An absolutely essential addition to the history of the Catholic Church, whose involvement in New World slavery sustained the Church and, thereby, helped to entrench enslavement in American society.”—Annette Gordon-Reed, Pulitzer Pr...
ISBN: 9780593742341Unabridged Download
A multigenerational saga of a family and a community in Tulsa’s Greenwood district, known as “Black Wall Street,” that in one century survived the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, urban renewal, and gentrification“The scope, the eleg...
ISBN: 9780593742808Unabridged Download
The last surviving witness to the lynching of Emmett Till tells his story, with poignant recollections of Emmett as a boy, critical insights into the recent investigation, and powerful lessons for racial reckoning, both then and now. “In t...
ISBN: 9780593611012Unabridged Download
The remarkable and inspiring story of William Still, an unknown abolitionist who dedicated his life to managing a critical section of the Underground Railroad in Philadelphia—the free state directly north of the Mason-Dixon Line—helping h...
ISBN: 9780593627860Unabridged Download
• A New York Times Notable Book• A Best Book of the Year from TIME, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Washington Independent Review of Books, and more!The definitive history of World War II from the African American perspective, written by civil...
ISBN: 9780593628867Unabridged Download
A collection of essential writings from the iconic foremother of Black women's intellectual history, feminism, and activism, who helped pave the way for modern social justice movements like Black Lives Matter and Say Her NameA Penguin ClassicThe Port...
ISBN: 9780593457993Unabridged Download
The extraordinary life of Priscilla Joyner and her quest—along with other formerly enslaved people—to define freedom after the Civil War.Priscilla Joyner was born into the world of slavery in 1858 North Carolina and came of age at the daw...
ISBN: 9780593608937Unabridged Download
Nigger: it is arguably the most consequential social insult in American history, though, at the same time, a word that reminds us of “the ironies and dilemmas, tragedies and glories of the American experience.” In this tour de force, dist...
ISBN: 9780593415993Unabridged Download