• A Promised Land

    A Promised Land

    Obama, Barack

    Reflecting on the presidency, he offers a unique and thoughtful exploration of both the awesome reach and the limits of presidential power, as well as singular insights into the dynamics of U.S. partisan politics and international diplomacy.

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  • Reclaiming Her Time

    Reclaiming Her Time

    Andrews-Dyer, Helena

    A funny, warm, and admiring portrait of a champion who refuses to stay silent in the face of corruption and injustice; a powerful woman who is an inspiration to us all.

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  • The Rise

    The Rise

    Samuelsson, Marcus

    Driven by a desire to fight against bias, reclaim Black culinary traditions, and energize a new generation of cooks, Marcus shares his own journey alongside 150 recipes in honor of dozens of top chefs, writers, and activists--with stories exploring their creativity and influence.

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  • Rockaway

    Rockaway

    Cardwell, Diane

    Unmoored by a failed marriage and disconnected from her high-octane life in the city, Diane Cardwell finds herself staring at a small group of surfers coasting through mellow waves toward shore--and senses something shift.

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  • Surviving the White Gaze

    Surviving the White Gaze

    Carroll, Rebecca

    Rebecca Carroll grew up the only black person in her rural New Hampshire town. Adopted at birth by artistic parents who believed in peace, love, and zero population growth, her early childhood was loving and idyllic.

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  • Taking A Knee, Taking A Stand

    Taking A Knee, Taking A Stand

    Schron, Bob

    Tells the stories of prominent African American male and female athletes who often risked their careers to fight racial discrimination and promote social justice.

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  • Toni Morrison

    Toni Morrison

    Morrison, Toni

    Morrison details not only her writing life and her influences, but also her other careers as a teacher and as a publisher, as well as the gripping story of her family.

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  • The Three Mothers

    The Three Mothers

    Tubbs, Anna Malaika

    Much has been written about Berdis Baldwin's son James, about Alberta King's son Martin Luther, and Louise Little's son Malcolm. But virtually nothing has been said about the extraordinary women who raised them.

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  • The Unapologetic Guide to Black Mental Health

    The Unapologetic Guide to Black Mental Health

    Walker, Rheeda

    An exploration of Black mental health, the forces that have undermined mental health progress for African Americans, and what needs to heal psychological distress, find community, and undo years of stigma and marginalization in order to access effective mental health care.

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  • Vanguard

    Vanguard

    Jones, Martha S.

    From the earliest days of the republic to the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act and beyond, Jones excavates the lives and work of Maria Stewart, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Fannie Lou Hamer, and more--who were the vanguard of women's rights, calling on America to realize its best ideals.

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