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Adam in the Morning By Dwight Cathcart
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Adam in the Morning is about men and women who fought in the Stonewall riots in June and early July, 1969. They ask each other, "What's happening here?" They talk politics, they throw... More > bricks and molotov cocktails at the cops, they get bloodied, and they read The Wretched of the Earth by Franz Fanon. They have sex. They lose their fear and understand their world has profoundly changed. They discuss big issues: What can we do to change our world? Am I strong enough? Are there enough of us? They are ready for the Revolution. Bo, the carpenter, thinks of starting a home for the street kids but also something even more dramatic, and Andrew, his partner, is starting a newspaper. Joseph, the actor, has fallen in love but can fight better than any of the rest of them. One of them says after the last night's riot, "It's as if we've got more space in the city." They are committed to their cause, to each other, to all of people on the street, and their eyes look to the future.< Less
The Tea House Poems By Venie Holmgren
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"I hold her teahouse poems more gently than I do most in my hands." - Kathy Kituai,  award-winning tanka poet and diarist "Exquisite and glorious" - Lizz Murphy,... More >  award-winning poet and poetry performer "Perfectly poised work. A remarkable book." - Peter O'Mara, artist and poet "A lovely production, perfectly suited to your spare, elegant poems." - Chris Mansell,  poet,  teacher and poetry publisher "A much needed story of old age told by a master poet." - Dorothy Bysouth The Tea House Poems is the latest collection of poetry from Venie Holmgren.< Less
My Apprenticeship: Volumes I and II By Beatrice Webb
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Random Thoughts of an Alien Goddess By Pooks
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After years of wishing to get a book published, Pooks has finally put something together for her fans. It is a combination of her poetry, art, and some of her blog posts (from Wordpress) which shares... More > her struggles, her journey, and creativity. Hope you enjoy!< Less
Thirteen Ways To Look At Me By Sojourner Ahebee
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Sojourner Ahebee’s debut poetry collection, Thirteen Ways To Look At Me, is indeed a celebration for this young writer of 14 years of age. Her poetry boldly rejoices in recognizing... More > Africa’s diversity and its magnificence as well as serving as a vehicle for her to honor her memories of Cote d’Ivoire, her home country, and the breath of experiences she had there as a child. Thirteen Ways To Look At Me also addresses, from the perspective of a teen poet, societal challenges such as the unconscionable homicide rate that disproportionately affects Ms. Ahebee’s male peers of color. A self-described activist poet, her poetry seeks to invite her audience to see the humanity of vulnerable people like undocumented workers and homeless war veterans.< Less
Thirteen Ways To Look At Me By Sojourner Ahebee
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Sojourner Ahebee’s debut poetry collection, Thirteen Ways To Look At Me, is indeed a celebration for this young writer of 14 years of age. Her poetry boldly rejoices in recognizing... More > Africa’s diversity and its magnificence as well as serving as a vehicle for her to honor her memories of Cote d’Ivoire, her home country, and the breath of experiences she had there as a child. Thirteen Ways To Look At Me also addresses, from the perspective of a teen poet, societal challenges such as the unconscionable homicide rate that disproportionately affects Ms. Ahebee’s male peers of color. A self-described activist poet, her poetry seeks to invite her audience to see the humanity of vulnerable people like undocumented workers and homeless war veterans.< Less
B Inspired By Brandon Warren
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Brandon L. Warren is a young empathetic, engaging, knowledgeable and impactful Activist, Author, and Motivational Speaker. From grievance to activism, Brandon was called upon by his community to... More > immediate leadership. Through many trials he's endured in life outside of his activism, including the loss of friends to violence, Brandon was forced to manage many severe circumstances since beginning his activism while still having to be an inspiration to others. Now 19 years old and using his unique writing abilities, Brandon talks about how he's been able to use every dysfunctional situation he's been faced as fuel to enhance his voice as a leader. B Inspired by reading the fascinating memoir written by Brandon Warren.< Less
THOMAS PAINE: MAJOR WORKS: COMMON SENSE / THE AMERICAN CRISIS / THE RIGHTS OF MAN / THE AGE OF REASON / AGRARIAN JUSTICE By THOMAS PAINE
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Thomas Paine (or Pain; February 9, 1737 [O.S. January 29, 1736] – June 8, 1809) was an English-American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary. One of the... More > Founding Fathers of the United States, he authored the two most influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution, and he inspired the rebels in 1776 to declare independence from Britain. His ideas reflected Enlightenment-era rhetoric of transnational human rights. He has been called "a corsetmaker by trade, a journalist by profession, and a propagandist by inclination." Born in Thetford, England, in the county of Norfolk, Paine migrated to the British American colonies in 1774 with the help of Benjamin Franklin, arriving just in time to participate in the American Revolution. Virtually every rebel read (or listened to a reading of) his powerful pamphlet Common Sense (1776), proportionally the all-time best-selling American title, which crystallized the rebellious demandfor independence from Great Britain.< Less
Tiers of Slavery In Qatar : Based On True Events By Ruby Salem
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Mami is an Ethiopian maid working in Qatar. Ruby is an instructor at a university in Qatar. You can follow the life and the intertwining of many that they meet in their journeys through the Gulf... More > States (mainly Qatar) as a maid with all the heaviness that includes, and as a middle-class expat The characters in this book are based on real people with a narrative on how their lives parallel. Qatar is a country with a clear delineation of social stratification—a system of classes—even within slavery. Within Mami’s slave class, there is stratification. Similarly, even within Ruby's middle class, there is stratification. Qatar’s society is a complicated infrastructure of levels within levels, and labels within labels. The impact of these levels and labels on the lives of the 2.6 million souls living in Qatar and those living in the Gulf is an emotional, political, philosophical and eye-opening journey. There are many tiers to slavery.< Less
A True Origin Story - How To Be A Real-Life Superhero in 12 Steps By Roxanne Cai
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A True Origin Story is a how-to manual for anyone wants to change the world, one good deed at a time.™ You will learn the fundamentals of becoming an actual, Real-Life Superhero (RLSH), even if... More > you've never donned a cape in your life. A True Origin Story covers: how to begin your superhero journey with little or no money and no super powers, how to determine your mission, how to choose your superhero persona and gimmick, how to network with the RLSH community, what gear to carry, how to work with your local law enforcement, and more. Founder of the Superheroines Initiative, Co-founder of the California branch of the Initiative, creator and co-host of HEROES 101 Radio, Roxanne Cai - aka "Rock N Roll" in the RLSH world- has taken her experience as a Martial Arts Instructor/CMT/Asst. Head of Security and has been actively "superheroing" in the San Francisco Bay Area and around the U.S. since 2011. Roxanne appears in The Adventures of Miss Fit, a movie about superheroes.< Less

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