|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.
|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 - A Day Like No Other - Woman||Morgan Trant Kinnally||
A Congolese woman cries out for her missing children as she is captured by the most brutal of soldiers.
|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.
|UNCLE TOM'S NEPHEWS - Della||Josiah Thomas Turner||
A young black woman retells the events of the evening leading to her sexual assault.