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Zwei Gangs, zwei Zeiten, zwei Welten und eine Chance Esso, ein afrikanischstämmiger Teenager aus dem Süden Londons, gehört zwar keiner Gang an, doch er ist zur falschen Zeit am falschen Ort. Weil er zugesehen hat, wie ein berüchtigtes Gangmitglied zusammengeschlagen wurde, muss er um sein Leben fürchten. Als er vor ein Auto läuft und bewusstlos…
Harlem, 60er Jahre: die Geschichte eines einfachen Mannes, der so ehrlich wie möglich versucht aufzusteigen. Der neue Roman des zweifachen Pulitzerpreisträgers und Bestsellerautors Colson Whitehead Eigentlich würde Ray Carney am liebsten ohne Betrügereien auskommen, doch die Einkünfte aus seinem Laden reichen nicht aus für den Standard, den die…
Meet Adunni, a teenage girl born into a rural Nigerian village. Aged fourteen, she is a commodity, a wife, a servant. She is also smart, funny, curious, with a spirit and joy infectious to those around her. And despite her situation going from bad to worse, she has a plan to escape: she will find her 'louding voice' and get her education, so…
As a child Gifty would ask her parents to tell the story of their journey from Ghana to Alabama, seeking escape in myths of heroism and romance. When her father and brother succumb to the hard reality of immigrant life in the American South, their family of four becomes two - and the life Gifty dreamed of slips away. Years later, desperate to…
In Sensuous Knowledge, Minna Salami draws on Africa-centric, feminist-first and artistic traditions to help us rediscover inclusive and invigorating ways of experiencing the world afresh. Combining the playfulness of a storyteller with the insight of a social critic, the book pries apart the systems of power and privilege that have dominated ways…
What does it mean for a family to lose a child they never really knew?  One afternoon, in a town in southeastern Nigeria, a mother opens her front door to discover her son’s body, wrapped in colorful fabric, at her feet. What follows is the tumultuous, heart-wrenching story of one family’s struggle to understand a child whose spirit…
A Memoir of exile and home: Born in exile, in Zambia, to a guerrilla father and a working mother, Sisonke Msimang is constantly on the move. Her parents, talented and highly educated, travel from Zambia to Kenya and Canada and beyond with their young family. Always the outsider, and against a backdrop of racism and xenophobia, Sisonke develops her…
The acclaimed first volume in feminist icon bell hooks' "Love Song to the Nation,”  All About Love is a revelation about what causes a polarized society and how to heal the divisions that cause suffering. Here is the truth about love, and inspiration to help us instill caring, compassion, and strength in our homes, schools, and workplaces…
Two young people meet at a pub in South East London. Both are Black British, both won scholarships to private schools where they struggled to belong, both are now artists - he a photographer, she a dancer - trying to make their mark in a city that by turns celebrates and rejects them. Tentatively, tenderly, they fall in love. But two people who…

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“The story of my curly hair,” says Mila, the narrator of Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida’s autobiographically inspired tragicomedy, “intersects with the story of at least two countries and, by extension, the indirect story of the relations among several continents: a geopolitics.” Mila is the Luanda-born daughter of a black Angolan mother and a white…

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