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    • Whistling Vivaldi

    • How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do
    • By: Claude M. Steele
    • Narrated by: DeMario Clarke
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 317
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274

    Claude M. Steele, who has been called “one of the few great social psychologists,” offers a vivid first-person account of the research that supports his groundbreaking conclusions on stereotypes and identity. He sheds new light on American social phenomena from racial and gender gaps in test scores to the belief in the superior athletic prowess of black men, and lays out a plan for mitigating these “stereotype threats” and reshaping American identities.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Miranda Legg on 06-11-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The John Carlos Story

    • The Sports Moment That Changed the World
    • By: John Carlos, Dave Zirin
    • Narrated by: DeMario Clarke
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 19

    Seen around the world, John Carlos and Tommie Smith’s Black Power salute on the 1968 Olympic podium sparked controversy and career fallout. Yet their show of defiance remains one of the most iconic images of Olympic history and the Black Power movement. Here is the remarkable story of one of the men behind the salute, lifelong activist John Carlos.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great history and we'll told.

    • By NeatAmI on 04-03-18

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Wash

    • A Novel
    • By: Margaret Wrinkle
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Arthur, Kevin Stillwell, Betty Hart, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 71

    In early 1800s Tennessee, two men find themselves locked in an intimate power struggle. Richardson, a troubled Revolutionary War veteran, has spent his life fighting not only for his country but also for wealth and status. When the pressures of westward expansion and debt threaten to destroy everything he’s built, he sets Washington, a young man he owns, to work as his breeding sire.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Slavery's Subtle Horrors

    • By David on 12-30-15

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Emotional Branding

    • The New Paradigm for Connecting Brands to People
    • By: Marc Gobe
    • Narrated by: DeMario Clarke
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Emotional Branding is the best-selling revolutionary business book that has created a movement in branding circles by shifting the focus from products to people. The “10 Commandments of Emotional Branding” have become a new benchmark for marketing and creative professionals, and emotional branding has become a coined term by many top industry experts to express the new dynamic that exists now between brands and people.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Agonizing narrative style, dated info.

    • By Brian Mattocks on 02-23-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Man Called Brown Condor

    • The Forgotten History of an African American Fighter Pilot
    • By: Thomas E. Simmons
    • Narrated by: DeMario Clarke
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    How did a black child, growing up in segregationist Mississippi during the early 1900s, become the commander of the Imperial Ethiopian Air Corps during the brutal Italo-Ethiopian War of 1935? In this gripping, never-before-told tale, biographer Thomas E. Simmons brings to life Robinson’s outstanding success in becoming a pilot, his expertise in building and assembling his own working aircraft, his influence on the establishment of a school of aviation at Tuskegee Institute, and his wartime service.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A real hero remembered

    • By Sherman R. White Jr. on 08-20-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Pittsburgh Cocaine Seven

    • How a Ragtag Group of Fans Took the Fall for Major League Baseball
    • By: Aaron Skirboll
    • Narrated by: DeMario Clarke
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Eerily prescient of times to come, this expos examines drug use in Major League Baseball (MLB)during the mid-1980s and one of the biggest drug trials in baseball history. Through a series of exclusive interviews with FBI agents, U.S. attorneys, defense lawyers, journalists, former baseball executives, physicians, and the dealers themselves, the narrative provides a behind-the-scenes look into how the players managed their habits, the effect of the drugs on their athletic performance, and the ruses the players concocted to keep their drug consumption from becoming public knowledge.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Well written with terrible narration

    • By cthoops03 on 07-30-15

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Wilt

    • Larger than Life
    • By: Robert Cherry
    • Narrated by: DeMario Clarke
    • Length: 15 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    The author, a native of Philadelphia and an alumnus, as was Wilt Chamberlain, of Overbrook High School, spent four years researching and interviewing the most important people in Wilt's life. The result is a capturing of Wilt's personality and thoughts that relatively few people other than family and closest friends ever knew.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Me & My Girls on 07-05-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • And All Our Wounds Forgiven

    • A Novel
    • By: Julius Lester
    • Narrated by: DeMario Clarke
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    A fictional recreation of the turbulence of the 1960s civil rights movement, narrated from alternating perspectives, chronicles the life and times of charismatic African-American leader John Calvin Marshall, from his rise to national prominence to his tragic assassination.

    Regular price: $19.95