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The Ancient Book of Formulas By Lewis Claremmont
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The world’s only complete catalogue of occult recipes for use during ceremonial practice and in everyday life. Formulas include incenses, oils, sachet powders, perfumes and many others, as... More > well as preparation instruction and guidance. A strong influence on 20th-century hoodoo practices, The Ancient Book of Formulas by Lewis de Claremont integrates European and African-American traditions. Included is basic information gleaned from a variety of ancient and modern sources on dressing oils in antiquity and in the contemporary traditions, Medieval philtres and potions, incense in Hebrew and Egyptian history and in modern times, ancient and modern magical uses of dozens of illustrated herbs and roots, how to use sachet powders for magical ends, how to use baths and washes, and a series of philosophical and mystical illustrations revealing the author's Hermetic-style conceptions of the relationship between the material and spiritual worlds.< Less
NARRATIVES ON CANADIAN MUSLIM LIVES: CANADIAN MUSLIMS, REVERTS AND TURKS By Faruk Arslan
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The history of Canadian Muslims is an unnoticed part of our history. The Islamic heritage does not belong only to Canadian Muslims; it belongs to all Canadians. For more than 1,400 years, the... More > contributors to Islamic civilization were of different ethnic backgrounds, including African, Asian, European and North American. They were numerous men and women who were often adherents of different faiths; most would never even have known that they were helping to make history. Many of their names and accomplishments have faded with the passage of time, but their collective story has not been forgotten. Today, it would seem that the civilizations of East and West, or the Muslim and non-Muslim world, have become reversed. But perhaps it is more a case of having forgotten those former glories in the pursuit of present-day materialism and political agendas. Today, Turkish Muslims are promoting peace, harmony, inter-faith dialog, intercultural understanding, and social justice to our multicultural society at large.< Less
NARRATIVES ON CANADIAN MUSLIM LIVES: CANADIAN MUSLIMS, REVERTS AND TURKS By Faruk Arslan
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The history of Canadian Muslims is an unnoticed part of our history. The Islamic heritage does not belong only to Canadian Muslims; it belongs to all Canadians. For more than 1,400 years, the... More > contributors to Islamic civilization were of different ethnic backgrounds, including African, Asian, European and North American. They were numerous men and women who were often adherents of different faiths; most would never even have known that they were helping to make history. Many of their names and accomplishments have faded with the passage of time, but their collective story has not been forgotten. Today, it would seem that the civilizations of East and West, or the Muslim and non-Muslim world, have become reversed. But perhaps it is more a case of having forgotten those former glories in the pursuit of present-day materialism and political agendas. Today, Turkish Muslims are promoting peace, harmony, inter-faith dialog, intercultural understanding, and social justice to our multicultural society at large.< Less
The Boy Who Could Draw Dr. King By Richard Grayson
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In this collection of autobiographical essays, award-winning short story writer Richard Grayson (WITH HITLER IN NEW YORK, I BRAKE FOR DELMORE SCHWARTZ) contemplates some seminal experiences: selling... More > his teenage drawings of Martin Luther King Jr. from a downtown Brooklyn clothing store in the mid-1960s; watching another well-known African-American minister, Louis Farrakhan, unwittingly play Cupid for his friends; avoiding an overly friendly Kevin Bacon on the streets of their Upper West Side neighborhood in the 1980s; childhood TV watching of such sitcoms as "Amos & Andy," "Beulah" and "The People's Choice"; dodging the Vietnam-era draft and hanging out with LSD-taking hippies in Greenwich Village; and making his 80-year-old Jewish grandmother one of Miami's most glamorous celebrities. These wry, funny, thoughtful pieces use the medium of memoir to explore American history of recent decades and attitudes toward race relations, sexual behavior, and popular culture in an entertainingly offbeat way.< Less
Way Down That Lonesome Road: Lonnie Johnson in Toronto, 1965-1970 By Mark Miller
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Toronto was Lonnie Johnson’s last stop in a career of stops, at least the eighth city in which he lived for any length of time. The influential African-American singer and guitarist, a... More > formative figure in the history of blues and jazz dating back to the 1920s, travelled north for a brief appearance at the New Gate of Cleve in May 1965 and returned for a longer engagement at the Penny Farthing in June. Over the next five years — the last five years of his life — he rarely left the city again. Way Down That Lonesome Road: Lonnie Johnson in Toronto, 1965-1970, the tenth book from noted Canadian jazz historian Mark Miller, reclaims Johnson from the realm of legend and brings him back to life in the wonderful musical ferment of the 1960s. In part a biographical study and in part a social history, Way Down That Lonesome Road follows Johnson from the generous welcome that he received from Toronto’s critics on his arrival and the successes and failures that followed.< Less
Way Down That Lonesome Road: Lonnie Johnson in Toronto, 1965-1970 By Mark Miller
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Toronto was Lonnie Johnson’s last stop in a career of stops, at least the eighth city in which he lived for any length of time. The influential African-American singer and guitarist, a... More > formative figure in the history of blues and jazz dating back to the 1920s, travelled north for a brief appearance at the New Gate of Cleve in May 1965 and returned for a longer engagement at the Penny Farthing in June. Over the next five years — the last five years of his life — he rarely left the city again. Way Down That Lonesome Road: Lonnie Johnson in Toronto, 1965-1970, the tenth book from noted Canadian jazz historian Mark Miller, reclaims Johnson from the realm of legend and brings him back to life in the wonderful musical ferment of the 1960s. In part a biographical study and in part a social history, Way Down That Lonesome Road follows Johnson from the generous welcome that he received from Toronto’s critics on his arrival and the successes and failures that followed.< Less
Travenna State University By Daniel Holback
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Nu Nu Psi fraternity was Founded on November 20th 1923 on the campus of Elaine University in Orlando Florida the Alpha Chapter. The Beta chapter of Travenna State University was chartered on November... More > 20th 1931. The fraternity has been rooted on Ancient History, Service and Brotherhood. Jacob Simmons a freshman seeks interest in joining the Top African American Fraternity on campus just like his father did 40 years ago pledging Nu Nu Psi. After getting to know the brothers of Nu Nu Psi , Jacob decides Nu Nu Psi isn’t for him. He is then approached by multiple brothers of Rho Psi Psi another Greek fraternity founded on March 15, 1921 on the Campus of Tervanna State University located in Goose Creek South Carolina, the Alpha Chapter. The fraternity has been rooted on Brotherhood,integrity and rich service. Jacob is faced with many challenges such as dealing with the quote on quote term"Paper" after joining Rho Rho Psi, losing long term friendships and the death of his father.< Less
Life Is But A Dream By David Earle
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Roger Owen, an African American family man in the year 2011, awakens the morning after his fortieth birthday to discover himself inhabiting the body of Sydney Hamilton, a Caucasian sixty-six year... More > old Welsh Harvard Professor of History, whom he remembers nothing of, in what is now the year 2125. Roger’s entire life up to that fateful evening in October 2011 is soon revealed as being only a memory of a past life. His odyssey of this strange new existence in the twenty-second century takes him from an insane asylum, to the care of an attractive, beguiling, empathetic psychologist named Dr. Jessica Wynn, to the acceptance of both lost lives and the pursuit of finding his ancestors from his past life. Through it all he must also deal with unraveling the mystery of a secret he unknowingly holds as Professor Hamilton regarding the truth of a catastrophic world event that occurred in 2115 that now threatens his life by a man who seeks to kill him.< Less
Life Is But A Dream By David Earle
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Roger Owen, an African American family man in the year 2011, awakens the morning after his fortieth birthday to discover himself inhabiting the body of Sydney Hamilton, a Caucasian sixty-six year old... More > Welsh Harvard Professor of History, whom he remembers nothing of, in what is now the year 2125. Roger’s entire life up to that fateful evening in October 2011 is soon revealed as being only a memory of a past life. His odyssey of this strange new existence in the twenty-second century takes him from an insane asylum, to the care of an attractive, beguiling, empathetic psychologist named Dr. Jessica Wynn, to the acceptance of both lost lives and the pursuit of finding his ancestors from his past life. Through it all he must also deal with unraveling the mystery of a secret he unknowingly holds as Professor Hamilton regarding the truth of a catastrophic world event that occurred in 2115 that now threatens his life by a man who seeks to kill him.< Less
Life Is but a Dream By David Earle
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Roger Owen, an African American family man in the year 2011, awakens the morning after his fortieth birthday to discover himself inhabiting the body of Sydney Hamilton, a Caucasian sixty-six year old... More > Welsh Harvard Professor of History, whom he remembers nothing of, in what is now the year 2125. Roger’s entire life up to that fateful evening in October 2011 is soon revealed as being only a memory of a past life. His odyssey of this strange new existence in the twenty-second century takes him from an insane asylum, to the care of an attractive, beguiling, empathetic psychologist named Dr. Jessica Wynn, to the acceptance of both lost lives and the pursuit of finding his ancestors from his past life. Through it all he must also deal with unraveling the mystery of a secret he unknowingly holds as Professor Hamilton regarding the truth of a catastrophic world event that occurred in 2115 that now threatens his life by a man who seeks to kill him.< Less

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Referral Mastery Referral Mastery By Joe Stumpf
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