|Source Title||Author||Description||Free sample|
|AT LONG LAST LEO - Leo||Mark Stein||
Leo, who has written a 638-page treatise to create a new way of living, shares his frustrations at getting anyone to read it.
|DIRECT FROM DEATH ROW: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS - Haywood||Mark Stein||
The last of the nine Scottsboro Boys to remain in prison describes his harrowing escape.
|DOWN IN MISSISSIPPI - A Hero - Jimmy||Carlyle Brown||
Before he can change the world, Jimmy has to change himself.
|DOWN IN MISSISSIPPI - It Hurt Me In My Heart - Ellen||Carlyle Brown||
College student Ellen comes of age and finds a cause that sets her heart afire.
|Dreams As Real As Blood - Woman||Elizabeth Gordon||
The best and worst of America, as remembered by an ageless Southern woman.
|FINDING FISH - No Other Choice - Michael||Carlyle Brown||
Michael, a scientist in the future, explains that humans must change, or die.
|GEORGE, JESSE AND MARY - Jesse||Josiah Thomas Turner||
Jesse Washington, falsely accused of a crime he didn’t commit, describes how he crossed The River.
|GEORGE, JESSE AND MARY - Mary||Josiah Thomas Turner||
Young, pregnant Mary Turner describes how she crossed The River.
|HOW BLOOD GO - The Doctor - Didi||Lisa Langford||
Didi recalls seeing her/his grandmother prepare for a doctor's visit.
|JODY - Reese||Corey Shields||
An Army Sergeant in Vietnam tries to save his fellow soldier’s life—by lying to him.
|Permanent - Carlos||Juan Ramirez, Jr.||
Carlos, a man with tattoos, goes in for a job interview and wants nothing but the truth.
|REPORT FROM THE STREET - Pray-er - Homeless Person||MK Punky||
A homeless person explains prayer and the paradox presented by life on the street.
|SAINT SOMEBODY - My Leg's Bad, Isn't It? - Frederick Dee||Rita Anderson||
Frederick Dee, a young African-American wounded during the Civil War, wants to become a doctor one day.
|Take Your Shot - Jason||Juan Ramirez, Jr.||
Jason shoots hoops by himself thinking about his future.
|THE ABSOLVED EXONERATION - Aaron||Kelvin Douglas||
While on Death Row, a preacher’s son is visited by his father.
|THE RIVER JORDAN - Barney - Jordan||Mercedes White|
|THE RIVER JORDAN - Happy Birthday to We - Jordan||Mercedes White||
Young homeless man realizes it's his and his twin sister's birthday.
|THE RIVER JORDAN - Mom - Jordan||Mercedes White||
Young Homeless man reminisces about his family and his feelings towards his father.
|The Wilderness - Immigration Lawyer||Asher Wyndham||
An Immigration Lawyer's clients are disappearing.
|UNCLE TOM'S NEPHEWS - Cleophis||Josiah Thomas Turner||
A black man relives a violent night in 1961 Birmingham, Alabama.