Strange Fruit (1944) by Lillian Smith - A book about an interracial couple that was found to be obscene chiefly because it dealt with an illicit love affair. The love story was of a white man and a black woman - and illicit because marriage of such a couple was illegal. By the time it was banned it was already a best seller.
Beyond The Gates Of Splendor (2004) - 5 (out of 5) Stars - Profound look at love and forgiveness in the jungles of Ecuador: the story of Jim Elliot and Nate Saint, Christian missionaries that were murdered by the very natives they were trying to save; and how their families came behind them and did indeed save the natives, even to the point of the native that killed Nate Saint becoming the adopted grandfather to Steve Saint, his son.
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Tears We Cannot Stop is the book that all Americans who care about the current and long-burning crisis in race relations will want to read. As the country grapples with racist division at a level not seen since the 1960s, one man's voice soars above the rest with conviction and compassion.