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Taste of Sugar
Taste of Sugar
by Marisel Vera

Set in Puerto Rico, at the onset of the Spanish American war, this family saga chronicles the devastating effect of war on the Vegas and the Sanchez families, who are struggling to hold onto their small coffee farms.

Mexican Gothic
Mexican Gothic
by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

After socialite Noemí Taboada receives a distressing letter from her cousin Catalina ,Noemí travels to her cousin’s mysterious home in the Mexican countryside to check on her well-being.

Crying in the Bathroom
Crying in the Bathroom
by Erika Sanchez

Erika Sanchez, award winning novelist and a Midwesterner daughter of Mexican immigrants, presents a collection of essays on a multitude of topics including: love, sex and feminism.

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Entertaining Race: Performing Blackness in America
Entertaining Race: Performing Blackness in America
by Michael Eric Dyson

This work is a testament to Dyson's consistent celebration of the outsized impact of African American culture and politics on this country.

Act Like You Got Some Sense: And Other Things My Daughters Taught Me
Act Like You Got Some Sense: And Other Things My Daughters Taught Me
by Jamie Foxx

Foxx shares the story of being raised by his grandmother, the glamour and pitfalls of life in Hollywood, and the lessons he took from both worlds to raise his daughters.

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Ida B. Queen
Ida B. Queen
by Michelle Duster

In this inspiring and accessible biography Duster, Wells' great-granddaughter, tells story of Wells's life, including committing herself to the needs of those with no power and cofounding the NAACP.

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Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts
Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts
by Rebecca Hall

Wake reconstructs the likely past of two female rebels, Adono and Alele, on the slave ship The Unity.

Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes: Essays
Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes: Essays
by Phoebe Robinson

Phoebe Robinson is back with a new essay collection that is equal parts thoughtful, hilarious, and sharp about human connection, Black excellence, and more.

The Three Mothers
The Three Mothers
by Anna Malaika Tubbs

In her groundbreaking and essential debut scholar Anna Malaika Tubbs celebrates Black motherhood by telling the story of the three women who raised some of America's most pivotal heroes.

Just as I Am
Just as I Am
by Cicely Tyson

The Academy, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning actor and trailblazer tells her stunning story, looking back at her life and six-decade career.