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Black Men's Wellness
This is a very special section to me. Most self-help books are focused on women. So I've selected here books specifically for black men to get advice and inspiration ? from the male point of view. I can't think of another group more in need love and attention than black men. I hope you find something here to help you grow, raise your sons, and just plain find and be loved ?jenn


  
The Pursuit of Happyness
by Chris Gardner
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
At the age of twenty, Milwaukee native Chris Gardner, just out of the Navy, arrived in San Francisco to pursue a promising career in medicine. Considered a prodigy in scientific research, he surprised everyone and himself by setting his sights  [ more ]

  
Letters to a Young Brother
Manifest Your Destiny
by Hill Harper
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
Most people associate Hill Harper with Hollywood, as he?s appeared in dozens of films and television shows. But he is just as comfortable in a school auditorium, rousing groups of students with his unique style of real-life wisdom. Having addressed  [ more ]

  
Black Men and Depression
Understanding and Overcoming Depression in Black Men
by John Head
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
In mainstream society depression and mental illness are still somewhat taboo subjects; in the black community they are topics that are almost completely shrouded in secrecy. As a result, millions of black men are suffering in silence or getting treatment  [ more ]

  
The African American Male, Writing, and Difference
A Polycentric Approach to African American Literature, Criticism, and History
by W. Lawrence Hogue
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
In this wide-ranging analysis, W. Lawrence Hogue argues that African American life and history is more diverse than even African American critics generally acknowledge. Focusing on literary representations of African American males in particular, Hogue examines works by James Weldon  [ more ]

  
We Real Cool - Black Men and Masculinity
by bell hooks
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
bell hooks assures her readers that the crisis affecting the black male spirit must--and can--be addressed. In this taboo-breaking book she names the strategies that can ensure black males live fully and wellTreats the taboo subjects: Black men's emotional needs;  [ more ]

  
Beating the Odds
Raising Academically Successful African American Males
by Freeman A. Hrabowski
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
Today, young Black men are more likely to be killed or sent to prison than to graduate from college. Yet, despite all the obstacles, some are achieving at the highest academic and professional levels.  [ more ]

  
There Are No Children Here
The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America
by Alex Kotlowitz
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
"This meticulous portrait of two boys in a Chicago housing project shows how much heroism is required to survive, let alone escape. Kotlowitz's story informs the heart."
?The New York Times  [ more ]

  
Cuttin' Up
Wit and Wisdom from Black Barber Shops
by Craig Marberry
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
Cuttin? Up celebrates the laid-back fellowship of men in a barber shop, the place, as Marberry writes, ?where we go to be among ourselves, to be ourselves, to unmask.?  [ more ]

  
New Black Man - Rethinking Black Masculinity
by Mark Anthony Neal
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
"One of the most brilliant cultural critics of his generation...Neal writes gracefully, thinks sharply, speaks cogently and is old school and new school at once. He's my favorite cultural critic and one hip brother.."
?Michael Eric Dyson, Chicago Sun-Times  [ more ]

  
Dreams from My Father
A Story of Race and Inheritance
by Barack Obama
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns  [ more ]


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