10% Discount on All Books “No waiting Time”…Books Shipped Immediately



TITLE: BLACK ROOTS A Beginner’s Guide To Tracing The African American Family Tree
AUTHOR:
TONY BURROUGHS
ISBN#:
0-684-84704-3
PRICE: $16.00
Finally, here is the fun , easy-to-use guide that African American have deen waiting for since Alex Haley published Roots more than twenty-five years ago. Written by the leading African American professional genealogist in the United States who teaches and lectures widely, Black Roots highlights some of the special problems,solutions, and sources unique to African American.



TITLE: DISCOVERING BLACK NEW YORK……A Guide to the City’s Most Important African Amreican Landmarks, Restaurants, Museums, Historical Sites, and More
AUTHOR:
LINDA TARRANT-REID
ISBN#:
0-8065-2144-9
PRICE: $12.95
Discovering Bkack New York is the book that takes you on a fascinating, off-the-beaten-track tour of the Big Apple. From the world-famous Apollo Theatre to the respected Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture to the many excellent soul food restaurants, this unusual city travel guide covers all the hot spots, including historical sites, museums and art galleries, shopping, tours,nightclubs, and other attractions related to African American history and culture.



TITLE: BLACK FLIMS….. .The 50 Most Influential………A Celebration of African-American Talent,Determination, and Creativity
AUTHOR:
S. TORRIANO BERRY with VENISE T. BERRY
ISBN#:
0-8065-2133-3
PRICE: $19.95
Here is a plentifully illustrated guide to the most powerful and socially significant movies made for, by, and about African Americans. The films are presented by decade, from 1900 to the present day, with introductions to each section connecting the movies to the scial currents of their time.



TITLE: THE SHAPING OF BLACK AMERICA….The Struggles and Triumphs of African- Americans, 1619 to the 1990s
AUTHOR:
LERONE BENNETT,JR.
ISBN#:
0-0-14-017568-7
PRICE: $14.95
What forces transformed Africans into African-Americans? How did they sustain themselves during centuries of captivity and oppression? In what way did their presence shape the attitudes—and fortunes—of white America? How did black people become a nation within a nation? And what are the prospects for that nation in the 1990s?



TITLE: THE PORTABLE … Harlem Renaissance Reader
AUTHOR:
EDITED BY DAVID LEVERING LEWIS
ISBN#:
0-14-017036-7
PRICE: $17.00
From its beginnings in 1919, with soldiers returning from the Great War, to its sputtering end in 1934, with the Great Depression, the New Negro Movement in arts and letters proclaimed the experiences of African American men and women in reverberating manifestos,poems of exhilarating energy and candor, and in novels,short stories,essays, and plays.



TITLE: THE BLACK AMERICAN HANDBOOK…For Survival Through the 21st Century
AUTHOR:
Rev. RaDINE AMEN-RA
ISBN#:
0-9705455-0-9
PRICE: $17,95
Most Black Americans today have many significant questions lingering in the subconscious about why systematic discrimination and institutionalized racism is being enforced against them, What is the real historical past for the people called Negro’s.and what is the real Ancestral heritage of their enslaved ancestors.



TITLE: SLAVERY TIME….When I Was Chillun
AUTHOR:
BELINDA HURMENCE
ISBN#:
0-399-23194-3
PRICE: $9.99
“When I was about six or seven years old, Mr. Garrett, from right up yonder in the bend, bought ten of us chillun’ and sent two white men to fetch us back [to Alabama] in wagons. And he fetched Old Julie Powell and Henry to look after us. Wasn’t none of them ten chillun’ no kin to me, and he never bought my mammy, so I had to leave her behind.



TITLE: TENDERHEADED– A Comb-Bending Collection of Hair Stories
AUTHOR:
Edited by JULIETTE HARRIS and PAMELA JOHNSON
ISBN#:
0-671-04755-8
PRICE: $25.95
When does a few ounces feel like a few tons? When a doctor advises a black woman to start an exercise program and she wanders how she can do it without breaking a sweat.When an employer fires her for wearing a cultural hairstyle that’s “unprofessional,” and she has to go to court to plead for her job. When she’s with her man, and the moment she’s supposed to let loose, she stops to secure her head scarf so he doesn’t disturb the ‘do.



TITLE: SMART PARENTING for AFRICAN AMERICANS
AUTHOR:
JEFFREY GARDERE, Ph.D.
ISBN#:
0-8065-2051-5
PRICE: $12.95
Black children face many challenges in today’s world; in some ways it is even harder growing up black today than it was a generation ago, when optimism and expectations were higher. Dr.Jeffrey Gardere presents a hip, savvy, realistic guide for today’s parents raising black children.



TITLE: DRIVING WHILE BLACK– What to do if you are a victim of racial profiling
AUTHOR:
KENNETH MEEKS
ISBN#:
0-0-7679-0549-0
PRICE: $12.95
This book documents the extent of racial profiling. The statistics speak for themselves,eloquently. But this book is not a sermon;it does not preach. What it does-very effectively-is to put information into the hands of those whose rights are violated, and provide them with the means to resist, to fight back, to protect themselves. It is a handbook more than a call to arms,a manual of instructions and self-help more than a political tract.



TITLE: BLACK TALK– Words and phrases from the hood to the amen corner
AUTHOR:
GENEVA SMITHERMAN
ISBN#:
0-395-69992-4
PRICE: $10.95
Geneva Smitherman has done it again with her Black Talk… Even if you think you’re hip, you’d better look up kitchen, got her nose open,jump salty, and hundreds of other sayings, former or current, that testify to the linguistic originality of Black speakers.



TITLE: MAKING OF THE WHITEMAN
AUTHOR:
PAUL LAWRENCE GUNTHRIE
ISBN#:
0-94839-049-2
PRICE: $10.00
Today, many people are beginning to re-examine the teachings of the Elijah Muhammad. They are taking a closer look at the facts. Many are beginning to ask: “Could the teachings of Muhammad be correct?” This book looks at the facts of history and the writings of ancient traditional accounts and compares both with what has been taught by Muhammad. The result is a unique view into the historical significance of Black America’s most controversial leader.



TITLE: THE OFFICIAL NBA ENCYCLOPEDIA
AUTHOR:
DAVID J. STERN
ISBN#:
0-385-50130-7
PRICE: $50.00
With an introduction by NBA Commissioner David J. Stern and a foreword by Michael Jordan, this third edition of The Official NBA Encyclopedia captures it all: The past and the present, The complete and the complex personalities.



TITLE: AFRICAN MUSLIM NAMES
AUTHOR:
SHARIFA M. ZAWAWI
ISBN#:
0-86543-573-1
PRICE: $18.95
A name reflects and reinforces an identity both when it is given and when it is changed. African Muslim Names discusses the social and cultural significance of proper names. It explains how names are chosen for newborns in African societies and the values they represent. In these days of mounting interest in identity and culture.



TITLE: THE SECOND CRUCIFIXION OF NAT TURNER
AUTHOR:
Edited with a new Introduction by JOHN HENRIK CLARKE
ISBN#:
0-933121-95-4
PRICE: $9.95
Nat Turner was a slave-prophet who felt ordained to revolt. Early in his life, Turner saw himself as a person with a mission-a mission to change the condition of slavery or destroy it if the means to do so were ever at his disposal. This mission was part of his total existence. Even while he was growing up, people remarded that he was destined to be more than a slave.



TITLE: THE WAYS OF WHITE FOLKS
AUTHOR:
LANGSTON HUGHES
ISBN#:
0-679-72817-1
PRICE: $12.00
Within the range of their stories there is humor, pathos,, terror and satire. I respect that Langston Hughes is revealing here that mysterious quality in writing that we call genius. Here is the ailing black musician who comes home from Europe to die in his small town only to die more quickly and brutally than he had imagined.



TITLE: BLACK LIES, WHITE LIES
AUTHOR:
TONY BROWN
ISBN#:
0-688-15131-0
PRICE: $14.00
Tony Brown does what few high profile African Americans have done before: He dares to challenge the lies of both Black and White leaders, and he dares to tell the truth. He attacks white racism and black self victimization with equal vehemence.



TITLE: EMPOWER THE PEOPLE
AUTHOR:
TONY BROWN
ISBN#:
0-688-16974-0
PRICE: $15.00
Tony Brown lifts the veil of secrecy and reveals a sinister, systematic plan to dominate the globe. Since the start of the twentieth century,, when elitist groups took control of international trade and national banks, the consequences for the ordinary citizen have been dire.



TITLE: AN AMERICAN STORY
AUTHOR:
DEBRA J. DICKERSON
ISBN#:
0-375-42069-X
PRICE: $24.00
Shockingly, honestly, angrily, tenderly, Debra J. Dickerson is on a journey to consciousness. Dickerson does much more than tell a difficult story simply and potently. She analyzes her life with the ferociousness of her intellect and the humility of her heart.. It is women like Dickerson who will set us free.



TITLE: THE ART OF MACKIN
AUTHOR:
TARIQ “K-FLEX” NASHEED
ISBN#:
0-94839-059-X
PRICE: $10.00
This chapter will help men look at female situations from a “Mack’s” point of view. I will point out hoes true Mack’s deal with women from a logical instead of an egotistical standpoint. So, instead of being driven crazy, like the average brother, by a woman’s many moods a true Mack can calmly analyze the woman and deal with her accordingly, depending on her persona.



TITLE: THE MIS-EDUCATION OF THE NEGRO
AUTHOR:
CARTER G. WOODSON
ISBN#:
0-86543-171-X
PRICE: $9.95
When you control a man’s thinking you do not have to worry about his actions. You do not have to tell him not to stand here or go yonder. He will find his “proper place” and will stay in it. You do not need to send him to the back door; He will go without being told. In fact, if there is no back door, he will cut one for his special benefit. His education makes it necessary.



TITLE: VOICES FOR THE FUTURE
AUTHOR:
BOB LAW
ISBN#:
0-913543-57-8
PRICE: $14.95
Bob Law is Vice President/Programming of WWRL in New York City. He is also the host of NIGHTTALK, the nationally syndicated radio talk. He was chairman of the citywide (NYC) Coordinating Committee for the incredibly successful October 16, 1995 Million Man March and host of the actual event.



TITLE: AFRICAN AMERICAN INVENTORS
AUTHOR:
MCKINLEY BURT JR.
ISBN#:
0-89420-344-4
PRICE: $21.00
The tremendous influence of the Black inventor upon American industry and culture is a force, which is still structuring our society. In a decision as recent as May, 1969, the United States Supreme Court once again underscored the viability of the contribution. This case, cited below, has such obvious relevance that i am reminded of that Thou shall no bear false witness against thy neighbor”.


TITLE: BURNING AT STAKE IN THE UNITED STATES
AUTHOR:
DRUSILLA DUNJEE HOUSTON
ISBN#:
0-933121-13-X
PRICE: $3.00
A record of the public burning by mobs of five men, during the first five months of 1919, in the states of Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Texas.


TITLE: EARLY AMERICA REVISITED
AUTHOR:
IVAN VAN SERTIMA
ISBN#:
0-7658-0463-8
PRICE: $24.95
Notable black and white scholars-Woodson, Rogers, Lawrence, Jackson, and Bailey, have made many claims over the years. Gordon, Irwin, Jeffreys, Cauvet, Weiner. They have all been dismissed some of these claims have failed to convince anyone but the converted because they needed to be backed up by corroboration from many disciplines.


TITLE: THE ANKH
AUTHOR:
NUR ANKH AMEN
ISBN#:
1-881316-36-X
PRICE: $10.95
It behooves the African anthropologist to use every scientific discipline that modern technology has to offer, in the tradition of Chiekh Anta Diop, to acquire the correct prospective on African high culture and civilization, Now is the time for Africans to wrestle Egyptology from the clutches of the distorters of our civilization, by a more forceful and public attack on their lies.


TITLE: AWAKENING THE NATURAL GENIUS OF BLACK CHILDREN
AUTHOR:
AMOS N. WILSON
ISBN#:
1-879164-01-9
PRICE: $11.00
Afrikan children are naturally precocious and gifted. They begin life with a natural head start. However, thier natural genius it to frequently underdeveloped amd misdirected by the fact that the racist and imperialist status quo politically mandates thier intellectual under achievement is fixed at birth and that Afrikans are innately less intelligent than Europeans.


TITLE: HOMELANDS AND WATERWAYS
AUTHOR:
ADELE LOGAN ALEXANDER
ISBN#:
0-679-75871-2
PRICE:$16.00
This rise of a resolute African American family (the author’s own) from privation to the middle class. beginning with John Robert Bond, whio emigrated from England to fight in the Union Army during the Civil War and married a recently freed slave, Adele Logan Alexander shows three generations of Bonds as they take chances and break new ground.



TITLE: EIGHT HABITS OF THE HEART
AUTHOR:
CLIFTON TAULBERT
ISBN#:
0-14-026676-3
PRICE: $9.95
Clifton L. Taulbert is renowned for his poignant memoirs about growing up in the segregated South and for his lectures and programs in schools, businesses, and communitities throughout the world. He lays out eight basic principles he learned from his elders: a nurturing attitude, dependability, responsibility, friendship, brotherhood, high expectations, courage and hope.


TITLE: BANANA BOTTOM
AUTHOR:
CLAUDE MCKAY
ISBN#:
187450974-3
PRICE: $10.95
Bita Plant is adopted and sent to England from Jamaica by white missionary benefactors and returns to her home Village seven years later a beautiful, cultured, young lady. Despite the evan-gellical guidance of her foster parents, and the friendship of a white squire, Bita is increasingly drawn to the vitality of her more natural culture with it’s festivals, superstitions and passionate courtships.


TITLE: DESERT FLOWER
AUTHOR:
WARIS DIRIE & CATHLEEN MILLER
ISBN#:
0-688-17237-7
PRICE: $14.00
Waris Dirie is a remarkable and courageous person. Her story is an inspiration. Not only did Waris overcome obstacles that would defeat most people, but as UNFPA Special Ambassador for the Elimination of Female Genitile Mutilation, she will serve as a leader in the striuggle to end all forms of discrimination against women.


TITLE: GUIDE TO COLLEGES FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS
AUTHOR:
KAPLAN DAYSTAR
ISBN#:
0-684-85954-8
PRICE: $20.00
Written specifiacally for African Americans, this book contains candid advice from successful African American professionals, expert admissions tips, and detailed information on top schools for African American students — everything yoou need to make one of the most important decisions of your life.


TITLE: A LITTLE PIECE OF SKY
AUTHOR:
NICOLE BAILEY – WILLIAMS
ISBN#:
0-9700186-0-6
PRICE:$8.95
Song Byrd always been a misfit. As an African American girl growing up in the Latino section of North Philadelphia, she first adapted to her status as an outsider. As the youngest child of a single mother who has spent a lifetime running from her troubles, she learned to be seen but not heard.



TITLE: STAYING STRONG
AUTHOR:
SARA LOMAX & KIRK JOHNSON WITH THERMAN EVANS, M.D.
ISBN#:
0-380-79402-0
PRICE: $14.00
The good news for African Americans is that the secrets of getting healthy and staying healthy are rooted in the time honored traditions of our own heritage. STAYING STRONG: RECLAIMING JTHE WISDOM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HEALING explains how natural healing techniques, handed down through generations, can be used to help African Americans live fuller, happier lives.


TITLE: ME AND HANK
AUTHOR:
SANDY TOLAN
ISBN#:
0-684-87130-0
PRICE: $24.00
Sandy Tolan renders Hsnk Aaron’s remarkable story through two sets of eyes: the young fan viewing his boyhood baseball hero, and the observant and discerning journalist chronicling that man’s true heroism in the face of forces larger than himself.


TITLE: WATCH ME FLY
AUTHOR:
MYRLIE EVERS-WILLIAMS
ISBN#:
0-316-25520-3
PRICE: $23.00
A powerful portrait of a persistant and tenacious woman, whose thirty year pursuit to see that justice prevailed in the assassination of her husband has no equalin modern judicial annals. Myrlie inspires us all by her great achievements, strength, and resolve.


TITLE: ROSA PARKS
AUTHOR:
DOUGLAS BRINKLEY
ISBN#:
0-670-89160-6
PRICE:$19.95
Rosa Parks, an African American seamstress in 1955 Alabama, had no idea she was changing history when, work-weary, she refused to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus. Now she is immortalized for the defiance that sent her to jail and triggered a bus boycott that catapulted Martin Luther King, Jr..into the national spotlight.



TITLE: ALL THE JOY YOU CAN STAND
AUTHOR:
DEBRENA JACKSON GANDY
ISBN#:
0-609-60598-4
PRICE:$22.00
Sister Debrena shifts the reader’s spiritual gears from conditioned time-lock living to better energy or life force management that will enhance your joy ratio. Oh, what joy will flood your soul after reading this book, Amen: or, for gender inclusion, a women.



TITLE: BLACK EAGLES
AUTHOR:
JIM HASKINS
ISBN#:
0-590-45913-9
PRICE:$4.50
African American folklore is rich in stories and songs about people flying. But racism has consistently stood in the way of blacks advancing in the field of aviation. In the early days of American flight, aviators such as daredevil Bessie Coleman, the first black American woman licensed as a pilot, were forced to go to France to earn their wings.



TITLE: TRADING TWELVES
AUTHOR:
RALPH ELLISON & ALBERT MURRAY
ISBN#:
0-375-50367-6
PRICE:$24.95
When two jazz musicians trade twelves with each other in a jam session, one musician begins by riffing off twelve bars of music, the other musician throws the twelve bars back through his instrument, the first answers, and so on, back and forth, in an ecstatic exchange of ideas and emotions.



TITLE: AFRICAN AMERICAN SCIENTISTS
AUTHOR:
RICHARD X. DONOVAN
ISBN#:
0-89420-343-6
PRICE:$12.95
More than 2300 years ago, a complex astronomical observatory existed in Kenya. These Kenyans were using a complex and accurate calendar system at a time when ancient Romans, preoccupied with conquest, kept track of time by pounding nails into a pole. African American Scientists tell of the challenges they faced and successes they achieved.



TITLE: SURVIVAL STRATEGIES FROM THE BROWDER FILE VOL. II
AUTHOR:
ANTHONY T. BROWDER
ISBN#:
0-924944-10-2
PRICE:$15.00
We Africans in American have been socially engineered to reject our past, and far too many of us live in a state of suspended animation. We deny the historical realities confronting us daily. Too many of us mistakenlly believe that the past has no bearing on the present and is unrelated to the future.



TITLE: FROM THE BROWDER FILE 22 ESSAYS ON THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
AUTHOR:
ANTHONY T. BROWDER
ISBN#:
0-924944-00-5
PRICE:$15.00
In the beginning, there was the word, and the word contained the knowledge. Those who were called to share the word were called messengers and their mission was to spread the truth. Once these messengers accepted their “Calling” each year of their lives became more productive and had more of an impact on the history of civilization.



TITLE: EYES TO MY SOUL
AUTHOR:
TYRONE POWERS
ISBN#:
0-912469-33-1
PRICE:$14.95
Unjustified FBI harrasment of Black mayors Coleman Young, Harold Washington and Marion Berry (Washington, D.C.): a white agents fundraiser for white policeman accused of murdering a Black Detroit motorist: agents passing the picture of an ape over the photo of an African American agents child.



TITLE: THE CORNEL WEST READER
AUTHOR:
CORNEL WEST
ISBN#:
0-465-09109-1
PRICE:$35.00
Cornel West has for the last decade been one of the nation’s premiere public intellectuals and one of the great prophetic voices in our era. Whether writing a scholarly book or an article for Newsweel, speaking of Emerson, Chekhov, Morrison or Martin Luther King, Jr. West radiates a passion which he draws—the black church, existentialist thought, Marxist theory and jazz.



TITLE: THE EDUCATION OF THE NEGRO
AUTHOR:
CARTER G. WOODSON
ISBN#:
1-886433-38-0
PRICE:$10.95
When you control a man’s thinking you do not have to worry about his actions…He will find his “proper place” and stand in it. The renewal interest in Carter G. Woodson’s minor masterpiece, The Mis Education of the Negro, has led to interest in his other writings of his subject.



TITLE: CONGRATULATIONS! NOW WHAT?
AUTHOR:
BILL COSBY
ISBN#:
0-7868-6572-5
PRICE:$16.95
Giving commencement speeches is a hobby of mine: I have a feeling for anesthesiology. Moreover, I like to give young people a chance to hear the important ideas they plan to ignore. Today, whether or not you managed to keep your grades from them, your parents are also taking pride, unless you scalped their tickets.



TITLE: KIDS SAY THE DARNDEST THINGS
AUTHOR:
BILL COSBY
ISBN#:
0-553-58126-0
PRICE:$6.50
Readers of all ages will find lots of laugh about as Bill Cosby, master entertainer, and the kids from his hit CBS-TV series Kids Say The Darndest Things talk about everything from school and sports to dating, the bible, silly adults, and life at home with Mom and Dad and brothers and sisters.



TITLE: SACRED BOND
AUTHOR:
KEITH MICHAEL BROWN
ISBN#:
0-316-10984-3
PRICE:$15.95
Sacred bond is a celebration,of the unique and abiding bond between African American men and their mothers. Gathered here, thirty six successful black men, from a variety of backgrounds, age groups, and lifestyles, revisit their original families, and the one relationship that has had the greatest impact on making them who they are—that is, their relationship with their mother.



TITLE: BLACK WALLSTREET
AUTHOR:
JAY JAY WILSON & RON WALLACE
ISBN#:
1-884265-02-0
PRICE:$25.00
In 1991, Jay Jay Wilson and Ron Wallace went undercover in Tulsa, Oklahoma and broke one of the most explosive cover-ups in decades the 1921 Tulsa Race War! An American Holocaust! Oklahoma’s ugly little secret.



TITLE: THE DEBT
AUTHOR:
RANDALL ROBINSON
ISBN#:
0-525-94524-5
PRICE: $23.95
Randall Robinson is an authentic American hero and a true patriot. He loves his country but is unafraid to rebuke or expose its sins. America is indebted to her black people, and Randall makes the case for why we must not and cannot accept a check marked insufficient funds.


TITLE: NORMAN MAILER
AUTHOR:
FREDDIE MAE BAXTER
ISBN#:
0-375-70593-7
PRICE: $12.00
Stephen Rojack is a decorated war hero, a former Congressman, and a certified public intellectual with his own television show. He is also married to the very rich, very beate sons and daughters of Manhattans upper East Side. A woman who danced at the Savoy Ballroom. A woman with a story to tell.



TITLE: THE FALSIFICATION OF AFRIKAN CONSCIOUSNESS
AUTHOR:
AMOS N. WILSON
ISBN#:
1-879164-02-7
PRICE: $10.95
this book presents two ground breaking lectures by Amos Wilson the first, European Historiography and Oppression Exposed: ?The second lecture, Eurocentric Political Dogmatism its Relationship to the Mental Health Diagnosis of AFrikan People:



10% Discount on All Books
“No Waiting Time”…Books Shipped Immediately

For Information, e-mail us at
Info@headstartbooks.com or telephone us
Tel: (321) 276-4557
Copyright 1999-2012

Headstart Books & Crafts,Inc.
2155 W. Colonial Dr.
Orlando, Florida 32804