The newest, most updated book on Prince available today: an in-depth look at the music that continues to delight fans and influence artists around the world. Author Matt Thorne draws on years of research and dozens of interviews with intimate associates of Prince, all in examining every phase of his almost forty-year career.
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Freshwater Road is the story of Celeste Tyree's journey into adulthood via the political and social upheavals of the civil rights movement. She confronts not only the political realities of race and poverty, but also truths about herself and her family.
A witty, fascinating, and unprecedented account of black male identity as seen through our culture's perceptions of hair.
Maxine Clair delivers a book that is one part memoir, and one part guide to the craft of plying creativity in Imagine This.
Practical, straightforward advice for African-American families on how to deal with specific legal circumstances such as avoiding arrest, being arrested, being in custody, preparing for and going through a trial, and dealing with the appeals and parole process.
The first collection of columns from the Pulitzer Prize-winning and nationally syndicated journalist Clarence Page, touching on politics, social commentary, pop culture, new media, race, and family.
The emotionally charged story of a woman obsessed with finding a homeless man she glimpses on a street corner, who bears a powerful resemblance to the husband who disappeared from her life a decade earlier.
A collection of essays by a funny, scabrous, and wise new African-American literary voice from the American South.
A dazzling literary debut by a prodigious young black southern writer with a brilliant comic voice, that bends time in a narrative extending from the mid-Sixties to the early-Eighties to the present day.
A wide-ranging collection of essays and personal reflections delving deep into the topic of marriage, love, and relationships in the African-American community.
A bold, no-nonsense, and inspiring guide to keeping marriages functional and fun from an expert in the field.
A powerful historical novel set at the end of the Civil War, in which an escaped slave first returns to his old plantation and then walks across the ravaged South in search of his lost wife.
A story of a mother, a son, and the extended family that passes in and out of the boarding house where they live, which renders with tremendous richness and care the life of a black teenaged male whose life is taking a turn toward the worse.
Direct, poignant, tongue in cheek, advice for women from Terrance Dean, their new gay best friend, on some of life's most challenging issues--family, friends, career, love, sex, and intimate relationships with men.
In this follow up to her critically acclaimed More Than You Know, Rosalyn Story has written a vivid and compelling story of how the complex culture of New Orleans and Louisiana has been marked forever by Katrina, even as it persists.
Part two of a trilogy by a brilliant young African-American fantasy novelist with a powerful female sensibility.
From Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr., his first-ever collection.
A brilliant debut fantasy novel with a powerful female sensibility by a youthful writer to watch.
A wide-ranging collection of essays and personal reflections, many by major public figures and celebrities, delving deep into the topic of black identity in America today—from the editor of Not In My Family.