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Queen & Slim
32 available of 36 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.
20 available of 32 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...

Chains —Anderson, Laurie Halse.
17 available of 20 items

After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.

Roll of thunder, hear my cry —Taylor, Mildred D.
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.

Barefoot : escape on the underground railroad —Edwards, Pamela Duncan.
3 available of 6 items

In the forest, a group of animals help a runaway slave escape his pursuers.

Your house will pay : a novel —Cha, Steph, author.
30 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...

True legend —Lupica, Mike.
4 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...

Punching the air —Zoboi, Ibi Aanu, author.
17 available of 24 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...

Black buck —Askaripour, Mateo, author.
0 available of 9 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...

The awkward Black man : stories —Mosley, Walter, author.
19 available of 20 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...

Princess and the peas —Himes, Rachel, author, illustrator.
4 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...

P.S. Be eleven —Williams-Garcia, Rita.
8 available of 10 items

The Gaither sisters are back in Brooklyn, where changes large and small come to their household as they grow up during the turbulent 1960s.

You should see me in a crown —Johnson, Leah (Young adult author), author.
7 available of 13 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...

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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...

If Beale Street could talk : a novel —Baldwin, James, 1924-1987, author.
11 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...

Shortcut —Crews, Donald.
10 available of 13 items

Children taking a shortcut by walking along a railroad track find excitement and danger when a train approaches.

Home of the brave —Applegate, Katherine.
12 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...

Under a painted sky —Lee, Stacey (Stacey Heather), author.
7 available of 7 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.

Home —Morrison, Toni.
21 available of 24 items

"The story of a Korean war veteran on a quest to save his younger sister"-- Provided by publisher.

The patchwork quilt —Flournoy, Valerie, 1952-
2 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.

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