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Mixed Race or Just Mixed Up? Children’s Books Provide Answers

I noticed a surge in the number of books I sold, over the last two months (see best-selling books list), that dealt with issues of mixed race people.   Forty percent of the fiction, best-selling, titles addressed this complicated and often … Continue reading

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5 Highly Recommended Books

        White Girls by Hilton Als Hardcover: 300 pages Publisher: McSweeney’s (November 12, 2013) White Girls, Hilton Als’s first book since The Women fourteen years ago, finds one of The New Yorker’s boldest cultural critics deftly weaving … Continue reading

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Ben-Jochannan, Clarke & Van Sertima’s Reading Lists

Dr. Ivan Van Sertima, Dr. Yosef Ben-Jochannan, and Dr. John Henrik Clarke, 1998) are three of the most respected historians and teachers of African history. During a broadcast of Gil Noble’s television program “Like It Is”, these giants provided their respective reading lists. Several of these books are frequent AALBC.com bestsellers. They are all worth checking out. Continue reading

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