Biography & Autobiography, Cultural, Ethnic & Regional, African American & Black
My Story: Embracing My Stutter
by Jane Ngabirano
This book is about my life growing up and living with a speech challenge. It is the kind of book I wish I had read when I was 13 years old and even as an adult. It is a book that encourages anyone living with a challenge real or perceived, to not ...
As Far As I Can Remember
A Memoir by Francis Aiyeobalor Omoruyi
From Nigeria to Canada and back again: Francis Omoruyi’s immigrant story explores the challenges of corruption, racism, and crime, but also the joys of achievement, aspiration, and community connection. Born in a small Nigerian village, Francis was ...
A Biography of Judge Charles J Durham Sr. by Covette J Hamilton
Charles James Durham was born into a Black family during the Great Depression, a time when businesses were forced to shut down, leaving thousands of people without jobs. Families struggled to keep a roof over their heads, and food on their tables. ...
A Beautiful Ray of Sunshine
Restoring Hope to a 1994 Rwandan Tutsi Genocide Survivor by Janette Umurungi
This book avails the details of Janette’s life from her upbringing in Uganda to her travels throughout East Africa, Rwanda and the Western world as a young adult up to today. It brings tears, laughter and insights to the cultural shocks that we all ...
Gooseberries Have Thorns
by Margaret L. States
Gooseberries Have Thorns chronicles everyday experiences, relationships, and major events in the lives of Maggie’s ancestors in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The narrative focuses primarily on Maggie and how she navigates various ...
A biographical fiction of Marcella March, a sixth generation Jamaican whose adversities made her confident, self-reliant and emboldened. by Fay Ferguson
Beyond Abuse is a biographical fiction novel centered on the journey of Marcella March, a biracial, sixth generation Jamaican growing up in the early 20th century. Due to a tragic ‘incident’ in Jamaica, Marcella is sent to Colombia, South America to ...
From Trauma to Sanity
Perseverance is Key by Valorita Salaam
Valorita had been shot in the head. She didn’t realize it right away, but then, neither did the police. She had to wait for the paramedics to arrive to find out why her head was hurting. She had almost succumbed to the wound, lying on the floor of ...
Shaped by Hate, Exclusion and Racism
How to Navigate and Rise in a Hostile Environment by Tarcisse Ruhamyandekwe
This book tells a story of Tarcisse Ruhamyandekwe whose journey started at his birth in Rwanda. In his life, he has experienced so many acts of exclusion, discrimination and racism, so many times that his first reaction has been always to ignore ...
Nigeria's Death Knell by Emeka Nwankwor
This book poses the question: When does a President lose the moral authority to lead? • Is it when he steals an election and usurps the presidential mandate the people had given his primary challenger? • Is it when he orchestrates ...
When Three Roads Collide
A Memoir of God's Grace by Kenneth Pritchard Jr and Sheika Pritchard
No matter how difficult the situations you have faced or are facing, you can still overcome them. The things we go through are only shaping us to be able to receive the greater things that God has in store for us later in life. These situations ...