Message to the Blackman in America Book
Score: 5
From 14 Ratings

Message to the Blackman in America


  • Author : Elijah Muhammad
  • Publisher : Elijah Muhammad Books.com
  • Release Date : 1973-11-07
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 355
  • ISBN 10 : 9781884855702

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Message to the Blackman in America Excerpt :

Originally published: Chicago: Muhammad Mosque of Islam No. 2., 1965.

Message to the Black Man Book

Message to the Black Man


  • Author : Joseph Prude
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-08
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN 10 : 9798676247850

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Message to the Black Man Excerpt :

This book is a inspirational daily devotional to lift the hearts of African American men.

The Fall of America Book
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

The Fall of America


  • Author : Elijah Muhammad
  • Publisher : Elijah Muhammad Books.com
  • Release Date : 1973
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 265
  • ISBN 10 : 9781884855719

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The Fall of America Excerpt :

This title deals with many prophetic and well as historical aspects of Elijah Muhammad's teaching. It chronologically cites various aspects of American history, its actions pertaining to the establishment and treatment of its once slaves, which is shown to be a significant cause of America's fall.

A Particular Kind of Black Man Book

A Particular Kind of Black Man


  • Author : Tope Folarin
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-08-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501171833

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A Particular Kind of Black Man Excerpt :

**One of Time’s 32 Books You Need to Read This Summer** An NPR Best Book of 2019 An “electrifying” (Publishers Weekly) debut novel from Rhodes Scholar and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing about a Nigerian family living in Utah and their uneasy assimilation to American life. Living in small-town Utah has always been an uncomfortable fit for Tunde Akinola’s family, especially for his Nigeria-born parents. Though Tunde speaks English with a Midwestern accent, he can’t escape the children who rub his skin and ask why the black won’t come off. As he struggles to fit in, he finds little solace from his parents who are grappling with their own issues. Tunde’s father, ever the optimist, works tirelessly chasing his American dream while his wife, lonely in Utah without family and friends, sinks deeper into schizophrenia. Then one otherwise-ordinary morning, Tunde’s mother wakes him with a hug, bundles him and his baby brother into the car, and takes them away from the only home they’ve ever known. But running away doesn’t bring her, or her children, any relief; once Tunde’s father tracks them down, she flees to Nigeria, and Tunde never feels at home again. He spends the rest of his childhood and young adulthood searching for connection—to the wary stepmother and stepbrothers he gains when his father remarries; to the Utah residents who mock his father’s accent; to evangelical religion; to his Texas middle school’s crowd of African-Americans; to the fraternity brothers of his historically black college. In so doing, he discovers something that sends him on a journey away from everything he has known. Sweeping, stirring, and perspective-shifting, A Particular Kind of Black Man is “wild, vulnerable, lived…A study of the particulate self, the self as a constellation of moving parts” (The New York Times Book Review).

Black Man in a White Coat Book
Score: 4
From 7 Ratings

Black Man in a White Coat


  • Author : Damon Tweedy, M.D.
  • Publisher : Picador
  • Release Date : 2015-09-08
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250044648

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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE'S TOP TEN NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR A LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK SELECTION • A BOOKLIST EDITORS' CHOICE BOOK SELECTION One doctor's passionate and profound memoir of his experience grappling with race, bias, and the unique health problems of black Americans When Damon Tweedy begins medical school,he envisions a bright future where his segregated, working-class background will become largely irrelevant. Instead, he finds that he has joined a new world where race is front and center. The recipient of a scholarship designed to increase black student enrollment, Tweedy soon meets a professor who bluntly questions whether he belongs in medical school, a moment that crystallizes the challenges he will face throughout his career. Making matters worse, in lecture after lecture the common refrain for numerous diseases resounds, "More common in blacks than in whites." Black Man in a White Coat examines the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine. As Tweedy transforms from student to practicing physician, he discovers how often race influences his encounters with patients. Through their stories, he illustrates the complex social, cultural, and economic factors at the root of many health problems in the black community. These issues take on greater meaning when Tweedy is himself diagnosed with a chronic disease far more common among black people. In this powerful, moving, and deeply empathic book, Tweedy explores the challenges confronting black doctors, and the disproportionate health burdens faced by black patients, ultimately seeking a way forward to better treatment and more compassionate care.

How to Eat to Live Book

How to Eat to Live


  • Author : Elijah Muhammad
  • Publisher : Secretarius Memps
  • Release Date : 1996-04-01
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN 10 : 1884855156

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Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man Book
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man


  • Author : Emmanuel Acho
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book
  • Release Date : 2020-11-10
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250800480

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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An urgent primer on race and racism, from the host of the viral hit video series “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man” “You cannot fix a problem you do not know you have.” So begins Emmanuel Acho in his essential guide to the truths Americans need to know to address the systemic racism that has recently electrified protests in all fifty states. “There is a fix,” Acho says. “But in order to access it, we’re going to have to have some uncomfortable conversations.” In Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man, Acho takes on all the questions, large and small, insensitive and taboo, many white Americans are afraid to ask—yet which all Americans need the answers to, now more than ever. With the same open-hearted generosity that has made his video series a phenomenon, Acho explains the vital core of such fraught concepts as white privilege, cultural appropriation, and “reverse racism.” In his own words, he provides a space of compassion and understanding in a discussion that can lack both. He asks only for the reader’s curiosity—but along the way, he will galvanize all of us to join the antiracist fight.

Our Saviour Has Arrived Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Our Saviour Has Arrived


  • Author : Elijah Muhammad
  • Publisher : Elijah Muhammad Books.com
  • Release Date : 1974
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN 10 : 9781884855740

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Our Saviour Has Arrived Excerpt :

This title addresses the creation of God, the New World, and what's referred to as the "metaphysical" side of Elijah Muhammad's teaching. It eloquently delves into the subject of form and spirit in the simplest terms. The relationship of Jesus, Joseph and Mary is given a critical analysis as it relates to blacks in America.

The Supreme Wisdom Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Supreme Wisdom


  • Author : Elijah Muhammad
  • Publisher : Elijah Muhammad Books
  • Release Date : 2008-11-06
  • Genre: African Americans
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN 10 : 9781884855924

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The Supreme Wisdom Excerpt :

This title is the second of two volumes of a comprehensive overview of the Nation of Islam's policies, positions and practices.

How to Eat to Live  Book 2 Book

How to Eat to Live Book 2


  • Author : Elijah Muhammad
  • Publisher : CB Pub & Design
  • Release Date : 1992-06
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 1564110206

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How to Eat to Live Book 2 Excerpt :

For more than 30 years, messenger Elijah Muhammad has been teaching the so-called Negroes of America on the proper foods to eat to improve their mental power, physical appearance, for prevention of illness, curing of ailments and prolonging life. Given the humble, economic conditions of the blacks in America, an inexpensive, yet highly nutritional diet was given to them by Elijah Muhammad. Before the health craze that has swept the country, Elijah Muhammad and the Nation of Islam were head of the curve as far back as the early 30's. This is the second of two books written with this simple, yet revolutionary way of eating.

A Virtual Love Book
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

A Virtual Love


  • Author : Andrew Blackman
  • Publisher : Legend Press
  • Release Date : 2013-03-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781909039476

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'A compelling and very entertaining look at the complexities of our hyperreal age, an insightful and witty exploration of the disconnect between image and reality, truth and appearance and whether love and sincere sentiment can overcome the short term thrills of social media.'James MillerFor Jeff Brennan, juggling multiple identities is a way of life.Online he has dozens of different personalities and switches easily between them. Offline, he shows different faces to different people: the caring grandson, the angry eco-protester, the bored IT consultant.So when the beautiful Marie mistakes him for a famous blogger, he thinks nothing of adding this new identity to his repertoire.But as they fall in love and start building a life together, Jeff is gradually forced into more and more desperate measures to maintain his new identity, and the boundaries between his carefully segregated personas begin to fray.In a world where truth is a matter of perspective and identities are interchangeable, Jeff finds himself trapped in his own web of lies. How far will he go to maintain his secrets? And even if he wanted to turn back, would he be able to?

Message to the People Book

Message to the People


  • Author : Marcus Garvey
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Release Date : 2020-09-16
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 162
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486842790

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In 1937, Marcus Garvey, founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, assembled his most trusted organizers to impart his life's lessons. For one month he instructed this elite student body on topics ranging from universal knowledge and how to attain it, to leadership, character, God, and the social system. Known as the Course of African Philosophy, this volume offers a fascinating distillation of the great leader's wisdom.

Between the World and Me Book
Score: 4.5
From 2,711 Ratings

Between the World and Me


  • Author : Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Publisher : One World
  • Release Date : 2015-07-14
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9780679645986

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NAMED ONE OF TIME’S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE • PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST • ONE OF OPRAH’S “BOOKS THAT HELP ME THROUGH” • NOW AN HBO ORIGINAL SPECIAL EVENT Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the most important essayist in a generation and a writer who changed the national political conversation about race” (Rolling Stone) NAMED ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE DECADE BY CNN • NAMED ONE OF PASTE’S BEST MEMOIRS OF THE DECADE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • O: The Oprah Magazine • The Washington Post • People • Entertainment Weekly • Vogue • Los Angeles Times • San Francisco Chronicle • Chicago Tribune • New York • Newsday • Library Journal • Publishers Weekly In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis. Americans have built an empire on the idea of “race,” a falsehood that damages us all but falls most heavily on the bodies of black women and men—bodies exploited through slavery and segregation, and, today, threatened, locked up, and murdered out of all proportion. What is it like to inhabit a black body and find a way to live within it? And how can we all honestly reckon with this fraught history and free ourselves from its burden? Between the World and Me is Ta-Nehisi Coates’s attempt to answer these questions in a letter to his adolescent son. Coates shares with his son—and readers—the story of his awakening to the truth about his place in the world through a series of revelatory experiences, from Howard University to Civil War ba

New Black Man Book

New Black Man


  • Author : Mark Anthony Neal
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-02-11
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317646600

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Ten years ago, Mark Anthony Neal’s New Black Man put forth a revolutionary model of Black masculinity for the twenty-first century—one that moved beyond patriarchy to embrace feminism and combat homophobia. Now, Neal’s book is more vital than ever, urging us to imagine a New Black Man whose strength resides in family, community, and diversity. Part memoir, part manifesto, this book celebrates the Black man of our times in all his vibrancy and virility. The tenth anniversary edition of this classic text includes a new foreword by Joan Morgan and a new introduction and postscript from Neal, which bring the issues in the book up to the present day.