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The Blue Vein Society: Class and Color Within Black America
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written by Sam Kelley, 1946- (Bloomington, IN: Xlibris, 2013, originally published 2013), 50 page(s)
In Sam Kelley's award-winning drama, Blue Vein Society, President Josh Ryder is all set to announce his engagement to a young fair-skinned beauty when his very dark-skinned wife from slavery suddenly appears searching for her long lost husband. A shocked Ryder is forced to confront his hidden past.
written by Sam Kelley, 1946- (Bloomington, IN: Xlibris, 2013, originally published 2013), 50 page(s)
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No Hidin' Place
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written by Sam Kelley, 1946- (Bloomington, IN: Xlibris, 2013, originally published 2013), 43 page(s)
written by Sam Kelley, 1946- (Bloomington, IN: Xlibris, 2013, originally published 2013), 43 page(s)
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White Chocolate
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written by Sam Kelley, 1946- (Bloomington, IN: Xlibris, 2013, originally published 2013), 86 page(s)
Black identity in small-town white America turns out to be anything but idyllic. Professor Walt Williams' preoccupation with achieving tenure in the "publish or perish" world of academe alienates him from his family. If that's not enough, his ski bum son Victor, and daughter Lily, a high school honor student smitt...
written by Sam Kelley, 1946- (Bloomington, IN: Xlibris, 2013, originally published 2013), 86 page(s)
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Faith, Hope and Charity: Mary McLeod Bethune
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written by Sam Kelley, 1946- (Bloomington, IN: Xlibris, 2014, originally published 2014), 92 page(s)
Kelley captures Mary McLeod Bethune's trials and triumphs from an impoverished childhood in the cotton fields of South Carolina to her ascendancy as Black America's most influential leader. With a dollar and fifty cents, she starts a school for black girls, now a reputable university. She founds and leads the Nati...
written by Sam Kelley, 1946- (Bloomington, IN: Xlibris, 2014, originally published 2014), 92 page(s)
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Thruway Diaries
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written by Sam Kelley, 1946- (Bloomington, IN: Xlibris, 2012, originally published 2012), 86 page(s)
In Kelley's Thruway Diaries, the Cadillac, that Black American symbol of "having made it," provides no immunity to Big T and his family as they travel from Chicago to his native Mississippi in the early sixties and find themselves the target of police officers hell bent on making sure they "know their place." Almo...
written by Sam Kelley, 1946- (Bloomington, IN: Xlibris, 2012, originally published 2012), 86 page(s)
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