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Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 1

Ta-Nehisi Coates · Marvel
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

A new era begins for the Black Panther! MacArthur Genius and National Book Award-winning writer T-Nehisi Coates (BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME) takes the helm, confronting T'Challa with a dramatic upheaval in Wakanda that will make leading...
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I Am Alfonso Jones

TONY MEDINA · Tu Books
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Named to the 2018 Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens list (Young Adult Library Services Association) and the New York Public Library's list of Best Books for Teens.

Alfonso Jones can't wait to play the role of Hamlet in his school's hip-hop rendition of the classic Shakespearean...

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Race to Incarcerate: A Graphic Retelling

Sabrina Jones · New Press, The
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

"Do not underestimate the power of the book you are holding in your hands."—Michelle AlexanderMore than 2 million people are now imprisoned in the United States, producing the highest rate of incarceration in the world. How did this happen? As the director of The Sentencing...
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Hot Comb

Ebony Flowers · Drawn and Quarterly
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

An auspicious debut examining the culture of hair from the Rona Jaffe Foundation Award-winning cartoonist

Hot Comb offers a poignant glimpse into black women's lives and coming-of-age stories as seen across a crowded, ammonia-scented hair salon while ladies...

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Big Black: Stand at Attica

Frank "Big Black" Smith · Archaia
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

A graphic novel memoir from Frank "Big Black" Smith, a prisoner at Attica State Prison in 1971, whose rebellion against the injustices of the prison system remains one of the bloodiest civil rights confrontations in American history.FOUR DAYS IN 1971 CHANGED THE COURSE OF AMERICAN...
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Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Octavia E Butler · Abrams ComicArts
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the 2018 Eisner Award for Best Adaptation from Another Medium

Octavia E. Butler's bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format.

More than 35 years after its release,...
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Hip Hop Family Tree Book 1: 1970s-1981

Ed Piskor · Fantagraphics; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

This encyclopedic comics history of the formative years of hip hop captures the vivid personalities and magnetic performances of old-school pioneers and early stars like DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, plus the charismatic players behind the scenes like Russell Simmons;...
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Black History in Its Own Words

Ron Wimberly · Image Comics
Pages: 88
Format: Print book

A look at Black History framed by those who made it.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH IN ITS OWN WORDS presents quotes of dozens of black luminaries with portraits & illustrations by Ronald Wimberly. Featuring the memorable words and depictions of Angela Davis, Jean-Michael Basquiat, Kanye West,...
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Superman Smashes the Klan

Gene Luen Yang · DC Comics
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

The year is 1946, and the Lee family has moved from Chinatown to Downtown Metropolis. While Dr. Lee is eager to begin his new position at the Metropolis Health Department, his two kids, Roberta and Tommy, are more excited about being closer to the famous superhero Superman!Tommy adjusts...
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Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans

Don Brown · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Kirkus' Best of 2015 list
School Library Journal Best of 2015
Publishers Weekly's Best of 2015 list
Horn Book Fanfare Book
BOOKLIST Editor's Choice

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's monstrous winds and surging water overwhelmed the protective levees around...

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Fights

Joel Christian Gill · Oni Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Fights is the visceral and deeply affecting memoir of artist/author Joel Christian Gill, chronicling his youth and coming of age as a Black child in a chaotic landscape of rough city streets and foreboding backwoods. Propelled into a world filled with uncertainty and desperation, young...
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Bitter Root Volume 1: Family Business

David F. Walker · Image Comics
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Once known as the greatest monster hunters of all time, the Sangerye family specialized in curing the souls of those infected by hate, but those days are fading. A terrible tragedy has claimed most of the family, leaving the surviving cousins split between curing monsters and killing them....
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Josephine Baker

José-Louis Bocquet · SelfMadeHero
Pages: 568
Format: Paperback

Josephine Baker (1906-1975) was nineteen years old when she found herself in Paris for the first time in 1925. Overnight, the young American dancer became the idol of the Roaring Twenties, captivating Picasso, Cocteau, Le Corbusier, and Simenon. In the liberating atmosphere of the 1930s,...
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