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    Read Until You Understand

    The Profound Wisdom of Black Life and Literature

    Unabridged

    7 hours 56 min

    A BRILLIANT SCHOLAR IMPARTS THE LESSONS BEQUEATHED BY THE BLACK COMMUNITY AND ITS REMARKABLE ARTISTS AND THINKERS. Farah Jasmine Griffin has taken to her heart the phrase “read until you understand,” a line her father, who died when she was nine, wrote in a note to her. She has made it central to this book about love of the majestic power of words and love of the magnificence of Black life. ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mouth Full of Blood

    Essays, Speeches, Meditations

    by Toni Morrison ...
    Narrated by Bahni Turpin ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 2 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Mouth Full of Blood by Toni Morrison, read by Bahni Turpin.A vital new non-fiction collection from one of the most celebrated and revered writers of our time‘Word-work is sublime, she thinks, because it is generative; it makes meaning that secures our difference, our human difference—the way in which we are like no other life.We die. That may be the ... Read more

    $22.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    To Shape a New World

    Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Unabridged

    16 hours 25 min

    Martin Luther King Jr. may be America’s most revered political figure, commemorated in statues, celebrations, and street names around the world. On the fiftieth anniversary of King’s assassination, the man and his activism are as close to public consciousness as ever. But despite his stature, the significance of King’s writings and political thought remains underappreciated.In To Shape a New World ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Black Romantic Revolution

    Abolitionist Poets at the End of Slavery

    by Matt Sandler ...
    Narrated by Bill Andrew Quinn ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 29 min

    The prophetic poetry of slavery and its abolition During the pitched battle over slavery in the United States, Black writers-enslaved and free-allied themselves with the cause of abolition and used their art to advocate for emancipation and to envision the end of slavery as a world-historical moment of possibility. These Black writers borrowed from the European tradition of Romanticism-lyric ... Read more

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    Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, The

    Narrated by David Dear ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 42 min

    In the years after the Civil War, there was an unfortunate amount of importance placed on racial identity. The focus on the races of one’s parents remained a mainstay of culture due to systemic prejudice and racism, and was a way of continuing to enact violence against Black people. For many mixed-race people, it felt safer to try and shift into white society.It is in this environment that The ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Lesson Before Dying, A

    Narrated by Luke Daniels ...
    series Cliffs Notes

    Unabridged

    3 hours 12 min

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study guide was ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Lenny Henry's What's So Great About...?

    And 4 other BBC documentaries

    by Lenny Henry ...
    Narrated by Lenny Henry ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 50 min

    A collection of BBC radio shows presented by comedian and actor Lenny Henry.Stand-up comedian, actor, writer, singer, TV presenter: Lenny Henry is a multi-talented Renaissance man with a wide range of interests. But there are a few things (and people) he just doesn't get, despite their iconic status - and in ***What's So Great About...?***, he explores them to find out what makes them so appealing ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Souls of Black Folk

    Narrated by Richard Allen ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 39 min

    W. E. B. Du Bois was the foremost black intellectual of his time. The Souls of Black Folk, his most influential work, is a collection of fourteen beautifully written essays, by turns lyrical, historical, and autobiographical. Here, Du Bois records the cruelties of racism, celebrates the strength and pride of black America, and explores the paradoxical "double-consciousness" of African American ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Becoming Human

    Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World

    Narrated by Diana Blue ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 43 min

    Rewriting the pernicious, enduring relationship between blackness and animality in the history of Western science and philosophy, Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World breaks open the rancorous debate between black critical theory and posthumanism. Through the cultural terrain of literature by Toni Morrison, Nalo Hopkinson, Audre Lorde, and Octavia Butler, the art of Wangechi ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Racism

    by Derek Maurice ...
    Narrated by Aidan Baumann ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 4 min

    HOW OUR WORLD WOULD LOOK LIKE IF WE ALL TREAT EACH OTHER THE SAME…When it comes to racism, I see three major causes you may also find relevant:#1 IT DOESN'T EXISTBelieve it or not, there are so many people out there, especially in the countries which are not as multi-cultural, who think that racism is not a problem or even that is doesn't exist.But what I found out later is that being unaware of ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Southern Horrors

    Unabridged

    1 hour 3 min

    “If American conscience were only half alive, if the American church and clergy were only half christianized, if American moral sensibility were not hardened by a persistent infliction of outrage and crime against colored people, a scream of horror, shame and indignation would rise to Heaven wherever your pamphlet shall be read.” —Frederick Douglass, to Ida B. Wells-BarnettIn 1892, investigative ... Read more

    $13.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Radical Vision

    A Biography of Lorraine Hansberry

    Narrated by Lisa Reneé Pitts ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 36 min

    In this first scholarly biography of Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965), the author of A Raisin in the Sun, theater professor Soyica Diggs Colbert considers the playwright's life at the intersection of art and politics, with the theater operating as a "rehearsal room for [her] political and intellectual work." Colbert argues that the success of Raisin overshadows Hansberry's other contributions, ... Read more

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    BLACK FIRST LADY: CONVERSATIONS THROUGH THE YEARS

    Narrated by Liz Lovegood ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 47 min

    Michelle Obama legacy as FIRST LADY is sealed forever in America fabric. She exemplified strength, compassion, and beauty like any other first lady before her. When it came to social issues, people could feel her empathy and familiarity with their problems, and her honesty is what drew people to her. Michelle Obama conversations in this book show a side to the world, that I BECAME cannot compare ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Life of the Author: Maya Angelou

    Narrated by Allyson Johnson ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 38 min

    A comprehensive biographical and critical reading of the works of American poet and memoirist Maya Angelou (1928-2014). Linda Wagner-Martin covers all six of Angelou's autobiographies, as well as her essay and poetry collections, while also exploring Angelou's life as an African American in the United States, her career as stage and film performer, her thoughtful participation in the Civil Rights ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Selected Letters of Ralph Ellison

    Unabridged

    49 hours 5 min

    A radiant collection of letters from the renowned author of Invisible Man that trace the life and mind of a giant of American literature, with insights into the riddle of identity, the writer’s craft, and the story of a changing nation over six decadesA NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKThese extensive and revealing letters span the life of Ralph Ellison and provide a remarkable window into the great ... Read more

    $67.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Erasing The Black Man: The New Movement of Removing Black Men from Black Women and Television

    Narrated by Books with Voices ...

    Unabridged

    34 min

    Black men understand that no matter how much money, successes or achievement in education they obtain, white America will always see them as a threat and problem. Black men understand they are the superior race, unfortunately, seeds of hopelessness, fear, anger, and incompetence have obstructed the progress of black men. Majority of problems black men have is self-inflicted. They are destroying ... Read more

    $7.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    I Am Love: Do You Want Some?

    Narrated by Books with Voices ...

    Unabridged

    50 min

    Love is not complicated, and love is not problematic for those that believe in it. Marriages and relationship need to enrich their foundations with a love that stands up to impediments like jealousy, doubt, and financial complications. I AM LOVE, help individuals see the mistakes they made while dating and choose better partners for committed relationships. ... Read more

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    Their Eyes Were Watching God

    by Megan E. Ash ...
    Narrated by Kate Rudd ...
    series Cliffs Notes

    Unabridged

    3 hours 10 min

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

    Narrated by Kate Rudd ...
    series Cliffs Notes

    Unabridged

    2 hours 56 min

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study ... Read more

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    Invisible Man

    Narrated by Tim Wheeler ...
    series Cliffs Notes

    Unabridged

    4 hours 20 min

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study guide was ... Read more

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  • Audiobook

    Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, The

    Narrated by Rhett Samuel Price ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 29 min

    Olaudah Equiano was born in Eboe in 1745, and lived among his family and culture until he was kidnapped later, which began a chain of being sold and moved around Africa, to Barbados, and eventually to England, where he served a man as a crewmate on a ship. From there, Equiano was transferred between many owners, but was constantly seeking any advantages that would get him closer to buying his own ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Erasing The Black Family: How White America Is Trying to Erase Black History, Black Families and Black Successes

    Narrated by Books with Voices ...

    Unabridged

    23 min

    Another day has come and gone, and a black family lost another black person to police brutality, a corrupt justice system, and gun violence. America has always had a system in place to terminate black people if they rise too high, or accomplish triumphs where they are absent from taking credit for. I understand black America is resilience and strong, however, how many police killings are we going ... Read more

    $7.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Black Like Who?

    20th anniversary edition

    Narrated by Nigel Williams ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 57 min

    Rinaldo Walcott’s groundbreaking study of black culture in Canada, Black Like Who?, caused an uproar upon its publication. With its incisive readings of hip-hop, film, literature, social unrest, sports, music, and electronic media, Walcott’s book not only assesses the role of black Canadians in defining Canada, it also argues strenuously against any notion of an essentialist Canadian blackness. As ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Begin Again

    James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Today

    Narrated by Eddie S. Glaude Jr. ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 44 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA TIME 100 Must-Read Book of 2020A Washington Post N****otable Work of Non-Fiction 2020A searing indictment of racial injustice in America - inspired by the life and work of James Baldwin - to help us understand the present moment, and imagine a new future into beingThe struggles of Black... ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial