Anthologies & short stories
You Don't Even Know Me: Stories and Poems about Boys (Revised)
Supplier: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers In 9 stories and 15 poems, Sharon G. Flake provides insight into the minds of a diverse group adolescent African American males.here's Tow-Kaye, getting married at age 16 to love of his life,...
Who Am I Without Him? (Repackage)
Supplier: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Guys and girls get together, get played, and get real.Who Am I Without Him? is a Booklist Top Ten Romance Novel for Teens and is "breaking new and necessary ground"in twelve short stories about guys and...
Open MIC: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices
Supplier: Candlewick Press (MA) “Will leave readers thinking about the ways that humor can be a survival tool in a world that tends to put people in boxes.” — Publishers WeeklyListen in as ten YA authors—some familiar, some new—use their own...
Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERBuilding on the groundwork laid in the New York Times bestseller White Fragility, Robin DiAngelo explores how a culture of niceness inadvertently promotes racism.
Letters to My White Male Friends
By: Ross, Dax-Devlon
Letters to My White Male Friends
In Letters to My White Male Friends, Dax-Devlon Ross speaks directly to the millions of middle-aged white men who are suddenly awakening to race and racism.White men are finally realizing that simply not being racist isn’t enough to end racism. These...
Grieving While Black: An Antiracist Take on Oppression and Sorrow
Typically, when we reference grief work in relation to anti-Blackness, people think about the grief experienced by those oppressed by white supremacy. But Breeshia Wade encourages those who are not Black to consider how their own unexplored grief amplifies the...
Wilmington's Lie (Winner of the 2021 Pulitzer Prize): The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press WINNER OF THE 2021 PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION From Pulitzer Prize-winner David Zucchino comes a searing account of the Wilmington riot and coup of 1898, an extraordinary event unknown to most Americans By the 1890s,...
When Evil Lived in Laurel: The White Knights and the Murder of Vernon Dahmer
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company The inside story of how a courageous FBI informant helped to bring down the KKK organization responsible for a brutal civil rights–era killing. By early 1966, the work of Vernon Dahmer was well known...
To Poison a Nation: The Murder of Robert Charles and the Rise of Jim Crow Policing in America
Publisher: New Press An explosive, long-forgotten story of police violence that exposes the historical roots of today’s criminal justice crisis “A deeply researched and propulsively written story of corrupt governance, police brutality, Black resistance, and violent white reaction in turn-of-the-century...
The Ground Breaking: An American City and Its Search for Justice
Publisher: Dutton Books One of The New York Times's 11 Books we Recommend This Week | One of Oprah Daily's 20 of the Best Books to Pick Up This May | One of The Oklahoman's 15 books to help you learn about the Tulsa Race...
Publisher: Beacon Press James Baldwin’s critique of American society at the height of the civil rights movement brings his prescient thoughts on social isolation, race, and police brutality to a new generation of readers.Available for the first time in a...
Run Home If You Don't Want to Be Killed: The Detroit Uprising of 1943
Supplier: University of North Carolina Press In the heat of June in 1943, a wave of destructive and deadly civil unrest took place in the streets of Detroit. The city was under the pressures of both wartime industrial production and...
What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation about Race in America
Publisher: St. Martin's Press Named a 2018 Notable Work of Nonfiction by The Washington PostNOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Winner, The 2018 Southern Book PrizeNAMED A BEST/MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2018 BY: Chicago Tribune • Time • Publisher's WeeklyA stunning follow up to New York Times bestseller Tears We Cannot...
Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group (NY) NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A powerful study of how to bear witness in a moment when America is being called to do the same.”—Time James Baldwin grew disillusioned by the failure of the civil rights movement...
Daughter of the Boycott: Carrying on a Montgomery Family's Civil Rights Legacy
Publisher: Lawrence Hill Books In 1950, before Montgomery, Alabama, knew Martin Luther King Jr., before Rosa Parks refused to surrender her seat to a white passenger, before the city’s famous bus boycott, a Negro man named Hilliard Brooks was shot...
New York Times best-selling author Zane presents a tantalizing short story collection, Zane's Sex Chronicles, which is now the basis of the Cinemax series Zane's Sex Chronicles - the first urban erotic series on television. The series calls for a sexual revolution and brings forth...
"Stay Scheming"Kiki Swinson Karlie Houston is broke, betrayed - and running from a bounty on her head. Turns out the real owners of the payday loan office she ripped off weren't cool with her idea of employment bennies. With her...
Beard Gang Chronicles
Beard Gang Chronicles
Blake Karrington brings together a group of talented authors, each with their unique writing style, and the end result is astonishingly jaw-dropping and will surely leave you begging for more. Beard Gang Chronicles is a collection of erotic short stories comprised...
"Nine Lives" by Kiki Swinson: Wild-card Aiden. Dead-shot Ava. Efficient, fast, and brutal, this notorious brother-sister hit team grew up abused, unwanted - and in lethal tune with each other. Killing nine targets in 10 days will be their biggest...
By: Johnson, Tenea D
From humor to horror, the speculative fiction in Broken Fevers has a gleaming edge. This new collection by award winner Tenea D. Johnson features 14 tales. Though many are dark, they pull one through the light, if only for a moment, to...