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Behind the Laughter by Anthony Griffith and Brigitte Travis-Griffin

The Unwanted by Kien Nguyen

Rabbit by Patricia Williams

Chasing History by Carl Bernstein

Little Failure by Gary Shteyngart

You Carried Me by Melissa Ohden

Straight Shooter by Stephen A. Smith

Just Tyrus by Tyrus

A PROMISED LAND by Barack Obama

My Grandfather's Son by Clarence Thomas

When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It's Time To Go Home by Erma Bombeck

Spare by Prince Harry

You've Got to Laugh by Alison Hammond

America Made Me A Black Man by Boyah J. Farah

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Bleachers by John Grisham

True Tales of TWA Flight Attendants by Kathy Kompare and Stephanie Johnson

Uphill by Jemele Hill

Finding Me by Viola Davis

Breaking History by Jared Kushner

DYN-O-MITE! by Jimmie Walker

Aunt Hattie's Cookbook by Dr. Hattie N. Washington

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris

Paperboy Days by Ken Hohman

Enough Already by Valerie Bertinelli

Diary of a Lost Girl by Kola Boof

Black White and Gray All Over by Frederick Douglass Reynolds

Adrian Always by Rita Schinnar & William A. Meis, Jr.

The Story of My Life by Farah Ahmedi

every day i'm hustling by vivica a. fox

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Sure, I'll Be Your Black Friend by Ben Philippe

An Autobiography by Angela Davis

Just As I Am by Cicely Tyson

Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody

Mirror Mirror by Trista Jordan

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Act Like You Got Some Sense by Jamie Foxx

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