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The Secret Kept


Herbert C. Robinson, Page Publishing


Ella Pruitt

Doug Cooper Spencer, CreateSpace

The Summer of My Fifteenth Year


Geri Spencer Hunter, Blue Nile Press


The Garden of Unfortunate Souls


Eddie Mark, booktrope


Provenance: A Novel


Donna Drew Sawyer, CreativeCache



Brenda Ross, Author House

Daughter of the Missing


Saharra K. Sandha, Sands Publishing

Severed: A Novel


VL Tower, Inimitable Press


 One Righteous Man: Samuel Battle and the Shattering of the Color Line in New York

Arthur Browne, Beacon Press


These Truly Are The Brave: An Anthology of African American Writings on War and Citizenship



A . Yemisi Jimoh and Francoise N. Hamlin, University Press of Florida


Eric Walrond: A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean


James Davis, Columbia University Press

Jimmie Lee & James: Two Lives, Two Deaths, and the Movement That Changed America


Steve Fiffer & Adar Cohen, Reagan Arts



The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America

Tamara Winfrey Harris, Berret-Koehler Publishers

Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom


Sonja D. Williams, University of IIinois Press

The Color of Love: Racial Features, Stigma & Socialization in Black Brazilian Families 


Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman, University of Texas Press

Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape


Lauret Savoy, Counterpoint Press


No Selections


No Selections


In This House

Loretta Diane Walker, Blue Light Press

Lighting The Shadow


Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Four Way Books

Bastards of the Reagan Era



Reginald Dwayne Betts, Four Way Books

Phillis Wheatley, American Poet

2016 Wheatley Book Awards Finalists 

Honoring our best in books & authors.
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