Posts Tagged ‘Race Issues’
 
 
 
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RUN MAN RUN by Chester Himes

The author of Cotton Comes to Harlem offers here his most dramatic and thrilling novel. A white undercover cop vents his rage and starts a cycle of violence from which there is no escape. Walker, one of New York’s embittered po...
 
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LITTLE BLACK GIRL LOST by Keith Lee Johnson

Johnnie Wise was just fifteen years old when her mother sold her virginity to an unscrupulous white insurance man named Earl Shamus. Stunningly beautiful, with long naturally wavy hair, she possessed the voluptuous body of a th...
 
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LITTLE BLACK GIRL LOST 2

As a follow-up to his bestselling Little Black Girl Lost, Keith Lee Johnson takes back into the life of Johnnie Wise, a stunning 15-year-old whose beauty is so seductive it sparked a race riot in New Orleans. Now, the riot is o...

 
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ONE CRAZY NIGHT by The Urban Griot (Omar Tyree)

Western Pennsylvania in the 1990s is not exactly a popular place for young black people to take up residence. In fact, when Yvette Sims moves there to take a job with a marketing firm, she sees it only as a temporary stop on he...
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LOST ANGELES by Odie Hawkins

In the post-Watts Rebellion 1970s, Chester L. Simmons takes up the study of Korean martial arts – hapkido and tae kwan do – and finds it easier to understand than the Korean-American shopkeepers catering to African Americans in...