These Ghosts Are Family

These Ghosts Are Family An Entertainment Weekly, Millions, and LitHub Most Anticipated Book of 2020 pick A Rumpus and Electric Literature Most Anticipated Debut of 2020 pick A Ms Magazine Top Feminist Book Coming Out in 2020 A BookRiot Best Book Club Pick of 2020 A Celadon Books Most Anticipated Novel of 2020 A

Blackass

Blackass White skin, green eyes, red hair n nFuro Wariboko born and bred in Lagos wakes up on the morning of his job interview to discover he has turned into a white man As he hits the city streets running, still reeling from his new found condition, Furo finds the dead ends of his life open out before

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices Fifty of the foremost diverse children s authors and illustrators including Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, and Kwame Alexander share answers to the question, In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children in this beautiful, full color keepsake collection, published in partnership

Praise Song for the Butterflies

Praise Song for the Butterflies Abeo Kata lives a comfortable, happy life in West Africa as the privileged nine year old daughter of a government employee and stay at home mother But when the Katas idyllic lifestyle takes a turn for the worse, Abeo s father, following his mother s advice, places her in a religious shrine, hoping

Black and British: A Forgotten History

Black and British: A Forgotten History A vital re examination of a shared history, published to accompany the landmark BBC Two series n nIn Black and British, award winning historian and broadcaster David Olusoga offers readers a rich and revealing exploration of the extraordinarily long relationship between the British Isles and the peop

The Book of Harlan

The Book of Harlan During World War II, two African American musicians are captured by the Nazis in Paris and imprisoned at the Buchenwald concentration camp n nThe Book of Harlan opens with the courtship of Harlan s parents and his 1917 birth in Macon, Georgia After his prominent minister grandfather dies, Harlan and

My Soul Looks Back

My Soul Looks Back In this captivating new memoir, award winning writer Jessica B Harris recalls a lost era the vibrant New York City of her youth, where her social circle included Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, and other members of the Black intelligentsia.In the Technicolor glow of the early seventies, Jessica B Har

My Life, My Love, My Legacy

My Life, My Love, My Legacy The life story of Coretta Scott King wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and singular twentieth century American civil rights activist as told fully for the first time n nBorn in 1927 to daringly enterprising black parents in the Deep South, Coretta

Jam on the Vine

Jam on the Vine A new American classic a dynamic tale of triumph against the odds and the compelling story of one woman s struggle for equality that belongs alongside Jazz by Toni Morrison and The Color Purple by Alice WalkerIvoe Williams, the precocious daughter of a Muslim cook and a metalsmith from central east

Grace

Grace For a runaway slave in the 1840s south, life on the run can be just as dangerous as life under a sadistic Massa That s what fifteen year old Naomi learns after she escapes the brutal confines of life on an Alabama plantation Striking out on her own, she must leave behind her beloved Momma and sist

The World Doesn't Require You

The World Doesn't Require You Established by the leaders of the country s only successful slave revolt in the mid nineteenth century, Cross River still evokes the fierce rhythms of its founding In lyrical prose and singular dialect, a saga beats forward that echoes the fables carried down for generations like the screecher bird