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A Sick Life T-Boz“A Sick Life: TLC n’ Me: Stories From On And Off The Stage” By Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins

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African American Inventors“African-American Inventors” By: Otha Richard Sullivan

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Tomilson Hill By Chris Tomilson“Tomlinson Hill: The Remarkable Story Of Two Families Who Share The Tomlinson Name- One White, One Black” By: Chris Tomlinson

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The Beast Side“The Beast Side: Living and Dying While Black In America” By: D. Watkins

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Long Shot Craig Hodges“Long Shot:  The Triumphs and Struggles of an NBA Freedom Fighter” By: Craig Hodges

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Gladys Knight On Muhammad Ali

In her autobiography, Gladys Knight spoke of her admiration for Muhammad Ali. She said she admired him so much she gave her son the middle name “Ali” in his honor.

“Ali came from one of our favorite people- and one of the world’s too- Muhammad Ali, who has the heart and spirit of a child. I’d known Ali for years and had even been lucky enough to see him fight once in a match with Larry Holmes, which Ali lost, and I always felt it was my fault because we sang the national anthem that night and I was hoping it would bring him luck.

The great fighter lived in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and we often visited him. Or I should say, our children took us to visit him. He’d spend hours entertaining us with his elaborate magic shows. He’d entertain us with tapes of his old fights, giving us his running commentary until he’d get tired and just curl up in the middle of the floor and go to sleep. We didn’t know it then, but he was already exhibiting the early symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease, which would slow his body, but not his agile mind, considerably over the years.” -From, “Between Each Line of Pain and Glory” By: Gladys Knight

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Compositions In Black and White“Composition In Black and White:  The Life of Philippa Schuyler”  By: Kathryn Talalay

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Dreams Of Africa In Alabama

“Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Story of the Last Africans Brought To America” By: Sylviane A. Diouf

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Black Manhattan James Weldon Johnson
“Black Manhattan” By: James Weldon Johnson

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Instagram Power“Instagram Power: Build Your Brand and Reach More Customers With the Power of Pictures”  By Jason G. Miles

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