|Source Title||Author||Description||Free sample|
|DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN EVOLUTION - Grace||Rae Binstock||
A reminder of all the time, energy, and blood that went into making change in the 20th century...and needs to go into change now.
|ETERNAL FLAME - Edna||Melanie Payne||
Edna is NOT going to let her in-laws cut her out of her beloved husband’s burial arrangements.
|ETERNAL FLAME - Maud||Melanie Payne||
Maud refuses to let her sister-in-law get “top billing” on her dear brother’s gravestone—even if it means a brawl at the cemetery.
|HOW BLOOD GO - Strong - Didi||Lisa Langford||
Didi explains what it's like to rot from the inside while appearing strong on the outside.
|HOW BLOOD GO - The Doctor - Didi||Lisa Langford||
Didi recalls seeing her/his grandmother prepare for a doctor's visit.
|THE BLACKEST BATTLE - Everyone in the Place to Be - The Ring Master||Psalmayene 24||
The Ring Master, a beautiful and charismatic black woman, welcomes you to the chaos of Chief County in a rap filled with wit, poetry and melancholy.
|THE REFLECTION POOL ADDENDUM - It Was a Privilege - Sarah||Nancy Geyer||
Sarah, still missing her dad, feels it was privilege to care for him when he became older.
|THIS DRESS - My Children - Woman||Morgan Trant Kinnally||
A Congolese woman, tormented by dreams of her missing children, finds a brief moment of solace in comforting a motherless young girl.
|TRUTH ON TRIAL: THE BALLAD OF SOJOURNER TRUTH - Sojourner Speaks||Dr. Douglas W. Larche||
Sojourner Truth, near the end of her life, offers her angry prayer to the Almighty.
|WOMAN REFLECTS ON MIRRORS - F-A-M-I-L-Y - Woman||Clara B. Freeman||
An aging woman reflects upon how she is perceived vs her own truths, reflected in the mirror.