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Incidents In The Life of a Girl: The Unattainable Mulatto By Lamont Tanksley
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Charlotte Press 2014 Revisionist Writer of the year and a 2014 Underground Book Reviews Pitch Perfect Pick. Revised from Harriet Jacobs’ original 1861 book, 'Incidents in the Life of a Slave... More > Girl', Tanksley creates a substantially differing tale. The demons of the past of a plantation husband and wife threaten the future, dignity, and virginity of one young mulatto slave. Constantly begged for her submission by a master "who asks for what he could take", Linda Jacobs is forced to battle wits with her master and his jealous wife. She desperately leaps further down the rabbit hole of her awakening womanhood. One might assume that 50 Shades of Grey has submitted to 12-Years a Slave in this novel about faith, family, and the incidents of a young girl finding herself while seeking freedom. Filled with captivating characters and text, this book is not the tale your mother read..< Less
A Mulatto Slave: The Events in the Life of Peter Hunt 1844 -1915 By Denise I. Griggs
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This story is an introduction to young teens about families during slavery in America. It is written in the style of the Writer's Federal Project (WPA) of the 1930's, when African American former... More > slaves were interviewed. Peter Hunt was Mulatto, born of a slave owner and his slave, named America. Ironically, they were enslaved on a plantation in a town named Liberty. Peter Hunt's life is examined from oral family history, and historical documents of the political, cultural, and economic times during slavery in American history. After their Emancipation by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, Peter Hunt enlisted in the newly formed United States Colored Troops (USCT), for the Union Army during the Civil War. This story of Peter Hunt is a "must read" for teens, so that they may understand that life isn't always what it appears to be.< Less
A Mulatto Slave, The Events in the Life of Peter Hunt, 1844-1915 By Denise I. Griggs
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This story is an introduction to young teens about families during slavery in America. It is written in the style of the Writer's Federal Project (WPA) of the 1930's, when African American former... More > slaves were interviewed. Peter Hunt was Mulatto, born of a slave owner and his slave, named America. Ironically, they were enslaved on a plantation in a town named Liberty. Peter Hunt's life is examined from oral family history, and historical documents of the political, cultural, and economic times during slavery in American history. After their Emancipation by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, Peter Hunt enlisted in the newly formed United States Colored Troops (USCT), for the Union Army during the Civil War. This story of Peter Hunt is a "must read" for teens, so that they may understand that life isn't always what it appears to be.< Less
Lord of the Rafters By Kevin Prochaska
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Langston “Bitsy” Pittman is born a Mulatto, undersized and glaringly biracial. When he is five years old, Bitsy’s black mother enrolls him in the Second Street Christian School, the... More > only student there of African descent. His white father abandons the family shortly afterwards, and Bitsy’s mother dies of a massive heart attack a few years later. The boy turns bitter, blaming his mother’s death on a God who could have saved her but failed to do so. Bitsy renounces his faith, quits school, and eventually turns to a life of crime. One night, many years later, Bitsy sets out to burglarize a liquor store but discovers that the police have staked it out. Furious, he stumbles upon his former school and breaks in. In a bizarre twist of circumstances, he finds himself trapped inside the building as the new day dawns. Bitsy is forced to flee to the attic, and through vents in the floor, watches as the school day unfolds in the classrooms below.< Less
Start by calling ME "YAH" By crystal lynn henderson
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this book here is more about Moses's hand turning white and back black again, the blackness of the Holy Spirit, why heaven has a headache, and the correct name of our SAVING KING, YAH.
A Mask to Die For By Carolyn Holbrook
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This is an intriguing short story depicting some of the horrors of slavery: A large cotton plantation, a cruel slave owner and evil overseer, a dutiful wife, a beautiful mulatto house slave, a... More > loving friendship, a plot of escape, the magic of a Hoodoo conjure man, a Halloween masquerade, a Mask, and a just transformation leading to death. This is a must read for a 'taste' out of American history - the horrors of slavery.< Less
A Clowder Of Cats By Warren Freeman
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Eighty year old millionaire Ben Zee has been given a week to live but someone kills him the very night he gets the news. Suspicion falls on his two mulatto grandchildren. The case winds this way and... More > that to the consternation and gut wrenching enlightenment of Philadelphia Homicide Detective Terry Reudel.< Less
A Clowder Of Cats By Warren Freeman
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Eighty year old millionaire Ben Zee has been given a week to live but someone kills him the very night he gets the news. Suspicion falls on his two mulatto grandchildren. The case winds this way and... More > that to the consternation and gut wrenching enlightenment of Philadelphia Homicide Detective Terry Reudel.< Less
MALCOLM X PROPHET OF OUR TIME RELEVANT SPEECHES OF TODAY By FAHEEM JUDAH-EL
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Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Louise and Earl Little. Louise Little was a mulatto Moor born in Grenada in the British West Indies and Earl Little,... More > a six-foot, very dark skinned Moor from Reynolds, Georgia, a Baptist minister and organizer for the prophet Marcus Garvey, who called for all Moors (So-called African-Americans) to go back to the land of their ancestors, which was Africa. This is the story and speeches of Malcolm X.< Less
A Roving Commission or Through the Black Insurrection at Hayti By G. A. Henty
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Horrible as were the atrocities of which the monsters of the French Revolution were guilty, they paled before the fiendish outrages committed by their black imitators in Hayti. Indeed, for some six... More > years the island presented a saturnalia of massacre, attended with indescribable tortures. It may be admitted that the retaliation inflicted by the maddened whites after the first massacre was as full of horrors as were the outrages perpetrated by the blacks, and both were rivalled by the mulattoes when they joined in the general madness for blood. The result was ruin to all concerned. France lost one of her fairest possessions, and a wealthy race of cultivators, many belonging to the best blood of France, were annihilated or driven into poverty among strangers.< Less