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DMX
$ 24.95
TITLE: E.A.R.L. -- The AUTOBIOGRAPHY of D M X
AUTHOR:as told to SMOKEY D. FONTAINE
ISBN#: 0-06-018826-X
PRICE:$24.95
The dark journe of a boy who became a man, the man who became an artist, and the artist who became an icon. From the gritty street of Yonkers to the desert plains of Arizona, the man the world know as DMX fought his way through anger, loneliness,and constant betrayal to ultimately find his soul.
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TROUBLE
$ 24.00
TITLE: TROUBLE MAN
AUTHOR: STEVE TURNER
ISBN#: 0-06-019821-4
PRICE: $24.00
Steve's Turner's exhaustive research for Trouble Man, irrefutably the definitive work on its subject, has unearthed yet more hair raising tale of excess and turbulence to fascinate and enthrall both Motown enthrall both Motown enthusiasts and scandal seekers alike a tragic tale, undoubtedly, yet entirely irresistible.
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TBOZ
$ 19.95
TITLE: "T-BOZ"
AUTHOR: T-BOZ WATKINS
ISBN#: 0-06-105183-7
PRICE: $19.95
"T-Boz is a truly gifted artist who has inspired millions of people all over the world. She is a star that shines as brightly as a beautiful summer day, and she is also a friend who brings warmth to the harsh winters of life. Tionne has the wisdom of an elderly scholar and a heart as pure as a newborn child. Thoughts gives one a special bird's eye view into the mind, heart, and soul of an extraordinary person".
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MEASURE
$ 26.00
TITLE: THE MEASURE OF A MAN
AUTHOR: SIDNEY POITIER
ISBN#: 0-06-251607-8
PRICE: $26.00
In this luminous memoir, a true American icon looks back on his celebrated life and career. His body of work is arguably the most morally significant in cinematic history, and the power and influence of that work are indicative of the character of the man behind the many storied roles.
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HIP
$ 13.95
TITLE: HIP HOP AMERICA
AUTHOR: NELSON GEORGE
ISBN#: 0-14-028022-7
PRICE: $13.95
In Hip Hop America Nelson George gives a first person tour through the history of hip hop from its roots in the late 70s to its emergence as the cultural force that today influences everything from movies to fashion, advertising to sports.
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INCIDENTS
$ 10.95
TITLE: INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL
AUTHOR: HARRIET JACOBS
ISBN#: 0-14-043795-9
PRICE: $10.95
A haunting, evocative recounting of her life as a slave in North Carolina and of her final escape and emancipation,Harriet Jacobs's classic narrative, written between 1853 and 1858 and published pseudonymously in 1861, tell firsthand of the horrors inflicted on slaves.
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AMERICAN_NEGRO
$ 15.95
TITLE: AMERICAN NEGRO SPIRITUALS
AUTHOR: JAMES WELDON JOHNSON & J. ROSAMOND JOHNSON
ISBN#: 0-306-80074-8
PRICE: $15.95
Edited by the great Negro poet James Weldon Johnson and arranged for voice and piano by his brother J. Rosamond Johnson, presents 120 of these melodic and intensely moving religious folk songs for contemporary performance. The original language has been faithfully preserved in this convenient performing edition, so that the spirituals can be sung today exactly as they were more than a hundred years ago.
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MURDER
$ 22.95
TITLE: THE MURDER OF BIGGIE SMALLS
AUTHOR: CATHY SCOTT
ISBN#: 0-312-26620-0
PRICE: $22.95
The Murder of Biggie Smalls uncovers what those around smalls and Shakur don't want to be revealed, including the possibility twas killed to collect on the debt. That Puffy Combs, smalls record producer, may have hired crips members as bodyguards, who in turn killed smalls over financial beef. Why many surrounding Smalls feel the police have neglected the case to the point of letting the murderer get away.
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RULES
$ 5.99
TITLE: I MAKE MY OWN RULES
AUTHOR: LL COOL J
ISBN#: 0-312-96731-4
PRICE: $5.99
THERE ARE REBELS, and THERE ARE INNOVATORS,, I'M AN INNOVATOR. Keeping it real ain't about being true to yourself and those around you. In this business, sex is like candy---plentiful and cheap.. READ HIS STORY. LEARN FROM HIS WORDS. MAKE YOUR OWN RULES.
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LAZARUS
$ 14.95
TITLE: LAZARUS AND THE HURRICANE
AUTHOR: SAM CHAITON & TERRY SWINTON
ISBN#: 0-3123-25397-4
PRICE: $14.95
This remarkable true story begins in a Brooklyn ghettl when a group of Canadians mets Lesra(Lazarus), an illeterate black teenager who wins their hearts. They end up bringing him to Toronto to help with his education, and while learning to read, Lesra finds a copy of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter's The Sixteenth Roound. It was a book destined to change Lesra's life forever, and the lives of his adopted parents.
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BROTHERS
$ 24.95
TITLE: THE BROTHERS NEVILLE
AUTHOR: DAVID RITZ
ISBN#: 0-316-73009-2
PRICE: $24.95
Born to a music-loving family, the critically acclaimed Neville Brothers grew up immersed in the sounds and culture of New Orleans. From sophisticated jazz to nascent R&B to raw funk. New Orleans blended rhythms are reflected in the startlingly wide range of the brother's musical styles. The result, like their native city, is a rich gumbo of flavors that constitute a miraculous and improbable unit.
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JOURNEY
$ 26.00
TITLE: JOURNEY TO JUSTICE
AUTHOR: JOHNNIE L. COCHRAN JR.
ISBN#: 0-345-40583-8
PRICE: $26.00
I am an advocate. An advocate for the law as much as an advocate for the individual. For thirty-three years I've been fighting in the trenches, defending the principles of justice outlined in the Constitution. Today, some believe that our system of justice needs changing, not defending. While they sit and scan the morning headlines or watch the nightly news, they feel that the emphasis on the criminal is entirely misplaced.
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BLACK_ROSE
$ 25.95
TITLE: THE BLACK ROSE
AUTHOR: MADAM C.J. WALKER
ISBN#: 0-345-43960-0
PRICE: $25.95
Born to former slaves on a Louisiana plantation in 1867, Madam C.J. Walker rose from poverty and indignity to become America's first black female millionaire, the head of a hugely successful company, and a leading philanthropist in African American causes.
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GROWING
$ 25.00
TITLE:GROWING UP X
AUTHOR:ILYASAH SHABAZZ with Kim McLarin
ISBN:0-345-44495-7
PRRICE:$25.00
"This is a warm and engaging book about how the family of Malcolm X survived and adapted after his assassination in 1965.Llyasah and his five other daughters were raised by a nurturing and strong mother, Betty Shabazz. The picture painted here is a personal one that helps us to see Malcolm X and his family free from the typical media highlight of his so-called violent rhetoric.
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TUPAC
$ 21.95
TITLE:BACK IN THE DAY. - my life and times with TUPAC SHAKUR
AUTHOR:DARRIN KEEITH BASTFIELD
ISBN#:0-345-44775-1
PRICE:21.95
A star during his lifetime, a legend after a bullet killed him at the age of twenty-five, Tupac Shakur was the most influential rap musician of his day-and the most misunderstood. Far from being the insolent "gangsta" that the press put forth, Tupaac was a committed and fearless visionary determined to make a difference not on the music scene but in the black community at large.
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PROJECTGIRL
$ 23.00
TITLE: PROJECTGIRL
AUTHOR: JANET MCDONALD
ISBN#: 0-374-23757-3
PRICE: $23.00
An eloquent account of a remarkable life, Project Girl should be placed on all high school and college reading lists and offered to anyone looking for a book beautifully written. Unique, unflinching, and totally absorbing, Project Girl names the terrors and rewards of life in worlds we had though mutually exclusive.
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GREEN
$ 25.00
TITLE: AL GREEN TAKE ME TO THE RIVER
AUTHOR: AL GREEN WITH DAVID SEAY
ISBN#: 0-380-97622-6
PRICE: $25.00
I'm writing this book the story of my life to present my credentials: to let you know where I've come from, how I got here, and where im going. I hope you find it entertaining because, after all, Al loves to entertain. And I hope you find it inspiring because you ask my church Reverend Green loves to inspire. But, most of all, I hope you relate because Al Green is just an ordinary man, trying to stay true My name is Al Green.
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TRULY
$ 6.99
TITLE: TRULY BLESSED
AUTHOR: TEDDY PENDARGRASS & PATRICIA ROMANOWSKI
ISBN#: 0-425-17110-8
PRICE: $6.99
Now Teddy Pendergrass tell his own inspiring true story--from growing up in a Philadelphia ghetto to rising up the charts: from the depression and drug abuse in the aftermath of his shattering accident to the faitht that helped him triumph---in a tale of courage, comebacks...and what it means to be "Truly Blessed".
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DIARIES
$ 10.95
TITLE: THE ROYAL DIARIES WARRIOR QUEEN OF MATAMBA
AUTHOR: PATRICIA MCKISSACK
ISBN#: 0-439-11210-9
PRICE: $10.95
So here I am in the garden, writing…if these words have magic, then I will use them to plot and plan a way to drive the Portuguese from our land. And maybe one day my pages will tell others that I, Nzingha,, First daughter of Killuanji, was a Mbundu, one of a powerful people who are free and unafraid to fight for our beloved homeland of Ndongo in the Kwanza River Valley.
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ROOTS
$ 7.99
TITLE: ROOTS
AUTHOR: ALEX HALEY
ISBN#: 0-440-17484-3
PRICE: $7.99
It begins with a birth in 1750, In an African village: it ends seven generations later at the Arkansas funeral of a black professor whose children are a teacher, a Navy architect, an assistant director of the U.S. Information Agency, and an author. The author is Alex Haley, This magnificent book is his.
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GOT_GAME
$ 6.99
TITLE: SHE GOT GAME
AUTHOR: CYNTHIA COOPER
ISBN#: 0-446-60839-4
PRICE: $6.99
Long before she led the Houston Comets to three consecutive WNBA championships while winning two MVP awards, years before she recieved an Olympic gold medal, before she twice became an NCAA champion, Cynthia Cooper faced a life of poverty and dreams that seemed forever out of reach.
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SMITH
$ 10.95
TITLE: WILL SMITH
AUTHOR: MAGGIE MARRON
ISBN#: 0-446-67630-6
PRICE: $10.95
Will Smith is getting jiggy. He's handsome. He's sexy. And this Fresh Prince is the undisputed King of the Fourth of July! Since 1988, when he and partner Jazzy Jeff took home a Grammy for thier hit son "Parents Just Don't Understand, Will has been making the climb from prime time to the big time.
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GOOD_BLACK
$ 23.95
TITLE: THE GOOD BLACK
AUTHOR: PAUL M. BARRETT
ISBN#: 0-525-94344-7
PRICE: $23.95
:An important story told with subtlety, sensitivity, and above all, honesty. No one who cares about the future of black-white relations in this country can afford to ignore it's lessons" An emotional book...Should serve as a wake-up call for those who have ignored the wide golf between blacks and whites in the American workforce.
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DIAMOND
$ 5.99
TITLE: BLACK DIAMOND
AUTHOR: PATRICIA C. McKISSACK. & FREDERICK McKISSACK JR.
ISBN#: 0-590-68213-X
PRICE: $5.99
Until Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, African Americans were shut out of the all-American pastime -- major league baseball. Thousands of talented athletes were excluded, simply because of the color of their skin. And so they formed their own leagues. Second-rate living an playing conditions, but their talent, courage, and determination were always first rate.
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PURPLE
$ 12.00
TITLE: WEARING PURPLE
AUTHOR: LYDIA L.ALEXANDER, MARILYN H. HARPER, OTIS HOLLOWAY OWENS AND MILDRED L. PATTERSON
ISBN#: 0-609-80174-0
PRICE: $12.00
In 1989 we four friends, decided to form a working circle and write letters to each other to explore our thoughts and feelings about our current life experiences. We were friends holding hands through the experience of growing older, while seeking and finding the emerging possibilities of our lives.