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The secret lives of church ladies —Philyaw, Deesha, author.
Book
2020
4 available of 10 items

"Explores the raw and tender places where Black women and girls dare to follow their desires and pursue a momentary reprieve from being good. The nine stories in this collection feature four generations of characters gra...

Murder in G major : a Gethsemane Brown mystery —Gordon, Alexia, author.
Book
2016
5 available of 5 items

"With few other options, African-American classical musician Gethsemane Brown accepts a less-than-ideal position turning a group of rowdy schoolboys into an award-winning orchestra. Stranded without luggage or money in t...

Hidden figures
DVD
2017
37 available of 50 items

As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. his...

The vanishing half —Bennett, Brit, author.
Book
2020
7 available of 87 items

"The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adu...

Cane River —Tademy, Lalita, author.
Book
2002
21 available of 25 items

Follows four generations of African American women from slavery to the early twentieth century as they struggle for economic security and the future of their families along the Cane River in rural Louisiana.

The inheritance —Alers, Rochelle, author.
Book
2020
8 available of 8 items

"Corporate attorney Hannah DuPont-Lowell always pictured herself returning to New Orleans to retire-just not yet. But after her Manhattan company abruptly lays off its staff, there's no better place to figure out a next ...

Room service —Alers, Rochelle, author.
Large Print
2018
2 available of 3 items

"Heartwarming and seductive series follows four very different women risking second chances deep in the sultry heart of New Orleans"-- Provided by publisher.

The sound and the fury —Faulkner, William, 1897-1962.
Book On CD
1 available of 3 items

By turns lyrical and dramatic, hilarious and heartbreaking, The Sound and the Fury is the tragic story of beautiful Caddy Compson and the dissolution of her family.

Their eyes were watching God —Hurston, Zora Neale.
Large Print
2008
3 available of 4 items

Every body looking —Iloh, Candice, author.
Book
2020
4 available of 5 items

When Ada leaves home for her freshman year at a Historically Black College, it's the first time she's ever been so far from her family-and the first time that she's been able to make her own choices and to seek her place...

Josephine Baker's last dance —Jones, Sherry, 1961- author.
Book
2018
10 available of 11 items

"From the author of The Jewel of Medina, a moving and insightful novel based on the life of legendary performer and activist Josephine Baker, perfect for fans of The Paris Wife and Hidden Figures. Discover the fascinatin...

Tiny imperfections —Frank, Alli, author.
Book
2020
4 available of 6 items

"At thirty-nine, Josie Bordelon's modeling career as the 'it' black beauty of the '90s is far behind her. Now director of admissions at San Francisco's most sought after private school, she's chic, single, and determined...

Saving Ruby King —West, Catherine Adel, author.
Book On CD
2020
0 available of 1 items

When Ruby King's mother is found murdered in their home in Chicago's South Side, the police dismiss it as another act of violence in a black neighborhood. But for Ruby, it's a devastating loss that leaves her on her own ...

Breakfast in bed —Alers, Rochelle, author.
Large Print
2017
0 available of 1 items

"Sometimes you go in search of a new beginning. Other times, it finds you. Tonya Martin enjoys her job as a chef for a Wall Street bank, her East Harlem walk-up, and the freedom to live and love by her own rules -- right...

The bridal suite —Alers, Rochelle, author.
Large Print
2020
0 available of 1 items

"With her besties in the Big Easy, Nydia Santiago is second-guessing staying behind in New York City. So when Jasmine Washington calls with the exciting news that she's getting married, Nydia happily rushes to New Orlean...

Remembrance —Monroe, Mary, author.
Large Print
2018
1 available of 3 items

"Charles thought he had it all -- until a devastating betrayal and the shattering loss of his family drove him to living on the streets. Beatrice is the first person who's truly cared about him. And little by little, he'...

The safe house —Swinson, Kiki, author.
Large Print
2019
1 available of 1 items

"It was supposed to be easy money. A few exchanges for cash, one big payoff, and then life would be better than ever with bills all paid and money in her pocket. But the plan fell apart and now she's made an enemy. He's ...

Claudine
DVD
2020
4 available of 4 items

Claudine, a struggling mother working to raise enough for her six children by working as a maid in a wealthy home, meets Roop, a charming man who holds back his affections because of his own struggles.

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