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    • Every Tongue Got to Confess

    • By: Zora Neale Hurston
    • Narrated by: Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Every Tongue Got to Confess is an extensive volume of African American folklore that Zora Neale Hurston collected on her travels through the Gulf States in the late 1920s. The bittersweet and often hilarious tale, which range from longer narratives about God, the Devil, white folk, and mistaken identity to witty one-liners, reveal attitudes about faith, love, family, slavery, race, and community.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Difficult to hear so I can't rate Story fairly

    • By d on 02-18-15

    Regular price: $25.09

    • I Never Had It Made

    • By: Jackie Robinson
    • Narrated by: Ossie Davis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87

    A straightforward yet inspiring story of what it took to be the first man of color to break into the white world of professional sports. Jackie Robinson's story is more than a telling of his tremendous talent; it is also a recollection that showcases his tenacious spirit, bravery and the courage of his ideals.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Understanding Jackie Robinson's Best Performance

    • By Kdoll on 04-03-14

    Regular price: $17.47

    • 47

    • By: Walter Mosley
    • Narrated by: Ossie Davis
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    In his first book for young adults, best-selling author Walter Mosley deftly weaves historical and speculative fiction into a powerful narrative about the nature of freedom.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Poignant, powerful tale, richly narrated

    • By Stef on 03-15-07

    Regular price: $23.93

    • With Ossie and Ruby

    • In This Life Together
    • By: Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
    • Narrated by: Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
    • Length: 18 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 32

    Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee are legendary stars of the American stage, television, and film, cherished not merely for their gifts as actors but also for their lifelong commitment to human rights, family values, and community. Now, in a joint memoir that celebrates half a century of successful marriage, they look back on the extraordinary careers that earned each a Presidential Medal for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating Historical Context

    • By A. Ware on 04-11-08

    Regular price: $19.38

    • Maggie's American Dream

    • The Life and Times of a Black Family
    • By: James P. Comer
    • Narrated by: Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Maggie Comer was a poor, uneducated mother of five who believed that the only way her children were going to make something of themselves in the world was through education. Fighting obstacles such as racism, oppression, poverty, hardship, and World War II, Maggie made certain her childrenhad the opportunity to live the American Dream she never could.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • must read!!!!!!

    • By sweetpkb on 11-24-17

    Regular price: $12.60

    • With Ossie and Ruby

    • In This Life Together
    • By: Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
    • Narrated by: Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee are legendary stars of the American stage, television, and film, cherished not merely for their gifts as actors but also for their lifelong commitment to human rights, family values, and community. Now, in a joint memoir that celebrates half a century of successful marriage, they look back on the extraordinary careers that earned each a Presidential Medal for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts.

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Before We Met

    • An Unabridged Selection from With Ossie and Ruby
    • By: Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
    • Narrated by: Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee are legendary stars of the American stage, television, and film, cherished not merely for their gifts as actors but also for their lifelong commitment to human rights, family values, and community. Now, in a joint memoir that celebrates half a century of successful marriage, they look back on the extraordinary careers that earned each a Presidential Medal for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts.

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Hookin' Up

    • An Unabridged Selection from With Ossie and Ruby
    • By: Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
    • Narrated by: Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee are legendary stars of the American stage, television, and film, cherished not merely for their gifts as actors but also for their lifelong commitment to human rights, family values, and community. Now, in a joint memoir that celebrates half a century of successful marriage, they look back on the extraordinary careers that earned each a Presidential Medal for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts.

    Regular price: $17.09

    • The Family Comes of Age

    • An Unabridged Selection from With Ossie and Ruby
    • By: Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
    • Narrated by: Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
    • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee are legendary stars of the American stage, television, and film, cherished not merely for their gifts as actors but also for their lifelong commitment to human rights, family values, and community. Now, in a joint memoir that celebrates half a century of successful marriage, they look back on the extraordinary careers that earned each a Presidential Medal for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts.

    Regular price: $17.09