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1695 Results
Queen & Slim
DVD
2020
34 available of 41 items

While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman, are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the man kills the police of...

The journey of Little Charlie —Curtis, Christopher Paul, author.
Book
2018
15 available of 31 items

When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have sto...

Roll of thunder, hear my cry —Taylor, Mildred D.
Book
2004
3 available of 5 items

A black family living in the South during the 1930's are faced with prejudice and discrimination which their children don't understand.

Roll of thunder, hear my cry —Taylor, Mildred D.
Book
2001
3 available of 3 items

A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand.

The patchwork quilt —Flournoy, Valerie, 1952-
Book
1985
1 available of 3 items

Using scraps cut from the family's old clothing, Tanya helps her grandmother and mother make a beautiful quilt that tells the story of her family's life.

True legend —Lupica, Mike.
Book
2013
6 available of 7 items

Fifteen-year-old Drew "True" Robinson loves being the best point-guard prospect in high school basketball, but learns the consequences of fame through a former player, as well as through the man who expects to be his man...

The awkward Black man : stories —Mosley, Walter, author.
Book
2020
14 available of 21 items

"Bestselling author Walter Mosley has proven himself a master of narrative tension, both with his extraordinary fiction and gripping writing for television. The Awkward Black Man collects seventeen of Mosley's most accom...

Home of the brave —Applegate, Katherine.
Book
2009
13 available of 13 items

Kek, an African refugee, is confronted by many strange things at the Minneapolis home of his aunt and cousin, as well as in his fifth grade classroom, and longs for his missing mother, but finds comfort in the company of...

The land —Taylor, Mildred D.
Book
2001
1 available of 2 items

After the Civil War Paul, the son of a white father and a black mother, finds himself caught between the two worlds of colored folks and white folks as he pursues his dream of owning land of his own.

Your house will pay : a novel —Cha, Steph, author.
Book
2019
29 available of 30 items

In the wake of the police shooting of a black teenager, Los Angeles is as tense as its been since the unrest of the early 1990s. Protests and vigils are being staged all over the city. Its in this dangerous tinderbox tha...

Punching the air —Zoboi, Ibi Aanu, author.
Book
2020
8 available of 21 items

Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in a diverse art school, he's seen as disruptive and unmotivated by a biased system. Then one fateful night, an altercation in a gentrifying neighborhood escalat...

Under a painted sky —Lee, Stacey (Stacey Heather), author.
Book
2015
6 available of 8 items

"In 1845, Sammy, a Chinese American girl, and Annamae, an African American slave girl, disguise themselves as boys and travel on the Oregon Trail to California from Missouri"--Provided by publisher.

You should see me in a crown —Johnson, Leah (Young adult author), author.
Book
2020
4 available of 10 items

Liz Lighty has always done her best to avoid the spotlight in her small, wealthy, and prom-obsessed midwestern high school, after all, her family is black and rather poor, especially since her mother died; instead she ha...

Halloween monster —Stock, Catherine.
Book
1990
14 available of 14 items

Tommy is reluctant to dress up and go out on Halloween until his mother convinces him that there are no real monsters, ghosts, or witches.

Die upon a kiss —Hambly, Barbara.
Large Print
2001
6 available of 7 items

"In 1835, the cold February streets glitter with masked revelers in Carnival costumes. An even more brilliant display is promised at the American Theater, where impresario Lorenzo Belaggio has brought the first Italian o...

Unstoppable Octobia May —Flake, Sharon G. author.
Book
2014
2 available of 3 items

In 1953 ten-year-old Octobia May lives in her Aunt's boarding house in the South, surrounded by an African American community which has its own secrets and internal racism, and spends her days wondering if Mr. Davenport ...

If Beale Street could talk : a novel —Baldwin, James, 1924-1987, author.
Book
2018
9 available of 11 items

Tish and Fonny have pledged to get married, but Fonny is falsely accused of a terrible crime and imprisoned. Their families set out to clear his name, and as they face an uncerain future, the young lovers experience a ka...

Princess and the peas —Himes, Rachel, author, illustrator.
Book
2017
3 available of 4 items

In this version of the classic story, Ma Sally of Charleston County, South Carolina, devises a contest for her son's admirers: cook up a dish of black-eyed peas that meets her exacting standards, and the winner can marry...

Black buck —Askaripour, Mateo, author.
Book
2021
0 available of 5 items

"For fans of Sorry to Bother You and Wolf of Wall Street: a crackling, satirical debut novel about a young black man who accidentally impresses a CEO while serving his Starbucks order, catapulting him into the opportunit...

Roots
DVD
2016
0 available of 2 items

The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the...

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