|Source Title||Author||Description||Free sample|
|Failure of the 4.0 - Cadence||Ryane Nicole Granados||
Cadence is talking to her best friend, Aubrey, both self-proclaimed “nerds” poised to embark on a senior ditch day to remember.
|HOW BLOOD GO - The Doctor - Didi||Lisa Langford||
Didi recalls seeing her/his grandmother prepare for a doctor's visit.
|HOW BLOOD GO - We're Worth It! - Quinntasia||Lisa Langford||
Quinntasia leads a vigorous workout while she lists all the health problems facing Black women.
|THE RIVER JORDAN - Because of You - Jasmine||Mercedes White||
A daughter is comforting her mother by expressing her gratitude for all that she has done.
|THE RIVER JORDAN - Don't Stop Swimming - Jasmine||Mercedes White||
Jasmine is attempting to lift her brothers spirits by reminding him who he is.
|THE RIVER JORDAN - Father of the Year - Jasmine||Mercedes White||
A young woman remembers what it was like to have her father abandon the family.
|THE STORIES OF US - Celia - Andre||Jelisa Jay Robinson||
Andre, a Black American man, gives a shoutout to the Black woman who inspired him to learn his second language.
|THE STORIES OF US - Girl, You Got That Good Hair - Good Hair Girl||Jelisa Jay Robinson||
A young Multiracial woman gives her take on how her hair plays into her identity.
|THE STORIES OF US - Your Struggles Are My Struggles - La Afro Mexicana||Jelisa Jay Robinson||
An Afromexican woman shares her experiences navigating her culture.
|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.
|THIS DRESS (Extended Version)||Morgan Trant Kinnally||
A refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo tells her story of trauma, escape, and new life in the United States.
|THIS HAPPENED ONCE AT THE ROMANCE DEPOT OFF THE I-87 IN WESTCHESTER - On Fire - Beth||Gina Femia||
Beth explains how one of her students accidentally set her on fire.
|TIGHT END - Ash||Rachel Bykowski||
Ash Miller, the starting tight end for her high school football team, prepares for the homecoming game against the school’s biggest rival.
|TRACY'S SIN - Tracy||Dale Griffiths Stamos||
18 yr old Tracy visits a Catholic confessional trying to understand her feelings about a boy and parallel universe theory.
|UNCLE TOM'S NEPHEWS - Della||Josiah Thomas Turner||
A young black woman retells the events of the evening leading to her sexual assault.