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Passing for Black: The Life and Careers of Mae Street Kidd by Wade Hall. Born in Millersburg, Kentucky, in 1904 to a black mother and a white father, Kidd grew up to be state legislator. Accused of trying to pass for white in a segregated society, Kidd felt that she was doing the opposite -- choosing to assert her black identity. Passing for Black is her story, in her own words, of how she lived in this racial limbo and the obstacles it presented. AVAILABLE AS A BOOK CLUB KIT FROM KDLA

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My Black Me: A Beginning Book of Black Poetry

Paperback - A compilation of poems reflecting thoughts on being black by such authors as Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, Nikki Giovanni, and Imamu Amiri Barak

I Love Kentucky Sign

Show your love for Kentucky with this Bluegrass State sign. This sign features just a few things that makes Kentucky such a special place to live, work, and play! Proudly Made in the USA. We proudly o

13 Honest Books About Slavery Young People Should Actually Read

No, the biggest concern of enslaved people wasn't whether there was enough sugar to make a cake for their master's birthday.

Pearl Cleage (born December 7, 1948) is an African-American author whose work, both fiction and non-fiction, has been widely recognized. Her novel, What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day was a 1998 Oprah’s Book Club selection. Cleage is known for her feminist views, particularly regarding her identity as an African-American woman. Cleage currently teaches drama at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.