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Black Privilege
Score: 5
5
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Black Privilege

By Charlamagne Tha God

  • Release Date: 2017-04-18
  • Genre: Self-Improvement

An instant New York Times bestseller! Charlamagne Tha God—the self-proclaimed “Prince of Pissing People Off,” cohost of Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club, and “the most important voice in hip-hop”—shares his eight principles for unlocking your God-given privilege.In Black Privilege, Charlamagne presents his often controversial and always brutally honest insights on how living an authentic life is the quickest path to success. This journey to truth begins in the small town of Moncks Corner, South Carolina, and le...

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HYPHENED-NATION

HYPHENED-NATION

By Nicole Draffen

  • Release Date: 2020-06-04
  • Genre: Social Science

Hyphened-Nation was inspired by my travels overseas, and time spent living in the United Kingdom. Living abroad was an eye opening experience, I grew to understand certain aspects of American culture better, the longer I lived overseas. This book is about my insights, and experience of being treated as a pure American, rather than as a hyphenated one. The difference was startling, and lead me on a journey to understand why The United States is one of the only, if not the only country, that hyphenates its citizens by ethnicit...

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The Art of Happiness, 10th Anniversary Edition
Score: 4.5
4.5
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The Art of Happiness, 10th Anniversary Edition

By Dalai Lama

  • Release Date: 2009-10-01
  • Genre: Self-Improvement

An updated edition of a beloved classic—the original book on happiness, with new material from His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Dr. Howard CutlerNearly every time you see him, he's laughing, or at least smiling. And he makes everyone else around him feel like smiling. He's the Dalai Lama, the spiritual and temporal leader of Tibet, a Nobel Prize winner, and a hugely sought-after speaker and statesman. Why is he so popular? Even after spending only a few minutes in his presence you can't help feeling happier.If you ask him i...

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The Street Photographer's DNA
Score: 4
4
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The Street Photographer's DNA

By Jan Bisbjerg

  • Release Date: 2012-04-02
  • Genre: Photography

The Street Photographer's DNA * What is street photography? * Why does street photography appeal to so many people? * What is characteristic of good street photography? * What personal skills does street photography demand of the photographer? * Which photo equipment is best suited for street photography? - these are just some of the themes addressed in this book. Since the book's images reflect questions and answers, this is, in many ways, a practical handbook. But you should bear in mind that the author does not intend to ...

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Defining Moments in Black History
Score: 4.5
4.5
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Defining Moments in Black History

By Dick Gregory

  • Release Date: 2018-09-18
  • Genre: History

NAACP 2017 Image Award WinnerWith his trademark acerbic wit, incisive humor, and infectious paranoia, one of our foremost comedians and most politically engaged civil rights activists looks back at 100 key events from the complicated history of black America.A friend of luminaries including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Medgar Evers, and the forebear of today’s popular black comics, including Larry Wilmore, W. Kamau Bell, Damon Young, and Trevor Noah, Dick Gregory was a provocative and incisive cultural force for more th...

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The Depths of My Soul

The Depths of My Soul

By Anja Leuenberger

  • Release Date: 2020-05-17
  • Genre: Poetry

I have experienced sexual assault in my industry at a young age multiple times. Unfortunately till this day, it’s unclear to people what consent means. I was raped 2 times before my twenties and it made me stronger than my younger me could ever believe. I was young, I was broke. It took me years to even find it within me to speak. I was too ashamed. So I started to write my deepest, scariest thoughts down. I lost my voice for years. I lost myself. So here I am,thanks to my poems. Vulnerable, stripped to my soul, giving you...

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