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Punch Me Up to the Gods
Punch Me Up to the Gods

A poetic and raw coming-of-age memoir about Blackness, masculinity and addiction.

Buses Are A Comin'

A firsthand exploration of the cost of boarding the bus of change to move America forward.

Surviving the White Gaze

A cultural critic recounts her struggle to overcome a white childhood in order to forge her identity as a Black woman in…


A moving examination of how racial identity is constructed, told via the author's own journey through secrets and…

Floating in A Most Peculiar Way

The astonishing journey of a displaced boy from the short-lived African nation of Biafra to Jamaica to Los Angeles.


A memoir about the push and pull of belonging and the seismic emotional toll of family secrets.

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