These books chronicle the stories of people rising from poverty to success against a backdrop of segregation and discrimination. They celebrate African American heritage, tradition, and achievement.
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And Still We Rise
Interviews With 50 Black Role Models
Book - 1988
The Audacity of Hope
Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
Book - 2006
Beyond Category
The Life and Genius of Duke Ellington
Book - 1993
Black Genius and the American Experience
Book - 1998
Black Profiles in Courage
A Legacy of African American Achievement
Book - 1996
Buck
A Memoir
Book - 2013
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The Butler
A Witness to History
Book - 2013
Cooking With Grease
Stirring the Pots in American Politics
Book - 2004
Extraordinary, Ordinary People
A Memoir of Family
Book - 2010
Gifted Hands
The Ben Carson Story : the Remarkable Surgeon Who Gives Children A Second Chance at Life
Book - 1990
Having Our Say
The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years
Book - 1993
High Price
A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society
Book - 2013
It Worked for Me
In Life and Leadership
Book - 2012
King Peggy
An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed An African Village
Book - 2011
Life Is So Good
Book - 2001
Life on the Color Line
The True Story of A White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black
Book - 1995
Living and Dying in Brick City
An E.R. Doctor Returns Home
Book - 2013
The Measure of A Man
A Spiritual Autobiography
Book - 2000
Michelle
A Biography
Book - 2008
Mom & Me & Mom
Book - 2013
No Higher Honor
A Memoir of My Years in Washington
Book - 2011
Prepared for A Purpose
The Inspiring True Story of How One Woman Saved An Atlanta School Under Siege
Book - 2014
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Solomon Northup
The Complete Story of the Author of Twelve Years A Slave
Book - 2013
Things I Should Have Told My Daughter
Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs
Book - 2014
Twelve Years A Slave
Book - 2013
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