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10 Best Black Books of 2012

Iconic-book-3001. "Tuskegee Love Letters"
by Kim Russell

2. "Iconic: Decoding Images of the Revolutionary Black Woman"
by Lakesia D. Johnson

3. "Help Me to Find My People: The African-American Search for Family Lost in Slavery"
by Heather Andrea Williams

4. "The Black Chicago Renaissance"
Edited by Darlene Clark Hine and John McCluskey, Jr.

5. "The Courage to Hope: How I Stood Up to the Politics of Fear"
by Shirley Sherrod

6. "Inspiration: Profiles of Black Women Changing Our World"
by Crystal McCrary with Nathan Hale Williams

7. "American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama"
by Rachel L. Swarns

8."Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith"
by Gabrielle Douglas

9. "Obama Talks Back: Global Lessons A Dialogue with America's Young Leaders"
by Gregory J. Reed, Esq.

10. "Hi! My Name Is Loco and I Am a Racist"
by Baye McNeil

Honorable Mention

"The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal and the Real Count of Monte Cristo" by Tom Reiss

"Unfinished Business: Black Women, the Black Church and the Struggle to Thrive in America"
by Keri Day

"Martin & Malcolm & America"
by James H. Cone

"The Black Church: Where Women Pray and Men Prey"
by Deborrah Cooper

"The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto"
by Tavis Smiley and Cornel West

"19 Years Old & 19 Men Later"
by Tenisha Gainey

"Perfect Combination: Seven Key Ingredients to Happily Living & Loving Together"
by Jamillah and David Lamb

"Rebuild the Dream"
by Van Jones

"HIV/AIDS: The Facts and The Fiction"
by Chris Jennings

"Making Bold Moves: Creating Multimillion Dollar Success in 500 Days or Less"
by Williams S. Parrish, Jr.

"The African-American Criminal Justice Guide"
by John V. Elmore

"Slaves with Swag: The Negroes Your History Teacher Forgot to Mention"
by Daryl T. Hinmon

"Better Than Alright: Finding Peace, Love & Power"
by Ledisi

"Race, Power & Politics: Memoirs of an ACORN Whistleblower"
as told by Marcel Reid to Michael McCray, Esquire, CPA

"The No Excuse Guide to Success: No Matter What Your Boss or Life Throws at You"
by Jim "Mr. Energy" Smith, Jr.

"To the Mountaintop: My Journey through the Civil Rights Movement"
by Charlayne Hunter-Gault

"I Want You to Shut the F#ck Up"
by D.L. Hughley

"Alas, Peace Be Still"
by Jessica L. Angelique

"Walking Tall: A Memoir about the Upside of Small and Other Stuff"
by Clay Rivers

"Nicki Minaj: The Woman Who Stole the World - An Unauthorized Biography"
by Lynette Holloway

"Identity: Your Passport to Success"
by Stedman Graham

"What in the Hell Happened? An Intimate Look at Love and Relationship with Raw Honesty"
by Bishop Alphonso Lee Smith

"Oooooh... Say It Again: Mastering the Fine Art of Verbal Seduction and Aural Sex"
by Alan Roger Currie

"The Price of the Ticket: Barack Obama and the Rise and Decline of Black Politics"
by Frederick C. Harris


-1 #1 trufseeker 2013-10-30 22:33
Thanks for the recommendations !

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