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This book is one of my favorites. I fell in love with Mark Mathabane; I fell in love with his resilience, his strength, his continuous belief in himself as a black man, and his struggle against the disgusting system of Apartheid in South Africa. Thro ...more
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What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah
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“They cripple the bird’s wings, then they condemn it for not flying as fast” –Malcolm X in A Stone of Hope, p. 187.

Jim St. Germain is the embodiment of resilience. After moving to Crown Heights from Haiti as a young boy, Jim becomes the product Ameri
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Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
Burial Rites
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This novel is based on the true story of Agnes Magnúsdóttir, a woman accused of murder in 1829 Iceland. The book is beautifully written and descriptive, bringing Agnes's story to life in Icelandic valleys.

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“They will say ‘Agnes’ and see the spider, the witch caught in the webbing of her own fateful weaving. They might see the lamb circled by ravens, bleating for a lost mother. But they will not see me. I will not be there.”
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This novel is based on the true story of Agnes Magnúsdóttir, a woman accused of murder in 1829 Iceland. The book is beautifully written and descriptive, bringing Agnes's story to life in Icelandic valleys.

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