A Kind of Freedom by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
Evelyn is a Creole woman coming of age in New Orleans at the height of World War II. Luckily, she is from a family among the upper echelon of African-American society. Everything has been smooth sailing until she falls for Renard, a man from the other side of the tracks. Now, Evelyn must decide between the life she’s always lived and the life that can truly make her happy. That’s just one of four narratives featured in this great work of literature. Riveting, intense and compelling best describes the rest.
Three Piece Meal by Zane
From the imagination of New York Times bestselling author Zane comes her latest erotic and entertaining novel. In this urban work of fiction, readers follow the life of Prodigy Jenkins as she juggles not one, not two, but three relationships with three men. But is the superintelligent psychologist simply having fun or setting herself up for failure? You decide.
Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies by Dick Gregory
When the late veteran comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory spoke, the world listened. His infectious personality, timeless sense of humor, real talk and candid delivery has always commanded an audience and likely always will. In this collection of thought-provoking essays, one of the country’s most politcally engaged humorists reflects on 100 key events in African-American history, including the Harlem Renaissance, Jheri curls and Black Lives Matter.
A Second Wind: Time To Own Your Future by T.D. Jakes
In his latest self-help book, the renowned bishop of The Potter’s House megachurch in Dallas challenges the faithful to be more diligent in earning their livelihoods, Jakes provides a diverse range of practices to help readers turn their existences into more adundant ones. A Second Wind shows us how to transform “busyness” into a “business.” This is definitely a book for budding entrepreneurs to keep on their bookshelves.
Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off The Court by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Sports legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar focuses on his relationships with several memorable basketball coaches throughout his life in this autobiography as he reflects on his life and career. From his recruitment at UCLA to international renown, the NBA’s leading scorer and six-time Most Valuable Player details his struggles with fame, an evolving identity and the social climate during his days as a baller.