The Rose that Grew from Concrete

A collection of verse by the late hip-hop star Tupac Shakur includes more than one hundred poems confronting such wide-ranging topics as poverty, motherhood, Van Gogh, and Mandela.

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  • Author : Tupac Shakur
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 149 pages
  • ISBN : 0671028456
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 24 reviews
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Concrete Rose

Concrete Rose
  • Author : Angie Thomas
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 12 January 2021
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International phenomenon Angie Thomas revisits Garden Heights seventeen years before the events of The Hate U Give in this searing and poignant exploration of Black boyhood and manhood. A Printz Honor Book! If there’s one thing seventeen-year-old Maverick Carter knows, it’s that a real man takes care of his family. As the son of a former gang legend, Mav does that the only way he knows how: dealing for the King Lords. With this money he can help

Inside a Thug's Heart

Inside a Thug's Heart
  • Author : Angela Ardis
  • Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
  • Release : 12 February 2013
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Rikers Island is the centerpiece of the New York City Department of Corrections, a sprawling prison city of concrete and steel with housing for more than 16,000 inmates. Early in 1995, it was also the temporary home of legendary rapper and actor Tupac Shakur, incarcerated for a crime he swore he did not commit. And it was there that Angela Ardis, acting on a late-night wager among her friends and coworkers, sent a letter, along with a photo and her phone number.

The Rose That Never Grew from Concrete

The Rose That Never Grew from Concrete
  • Author : Shay Belt
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 14 June 2018
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A collection of poetry that paints the story of a young girl who is lost, with a troubled past and trying to find a way to happiness. And even when she eventually finds the happiness that she sought, she realizes that she is still plagued by the environment of her past and wants to be reborn.

Tupac: The Modern Day Messiah

Tupac: The Modern Day Messiah
  • Author : Andrew Acampora
  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Release : 09 November 2020
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Tupac: The Modern-Day Messiah is a courageous attempt to connect the late Tupac Shakur's intricate lyricism and profound interviews into a variety of societal flaws including, but not up to, racial oppression, police brutality, and economic inequality. Throughout the book, Andrew brings a unique approach of correlating Tupac's message with The Black Panther movement, W. E. B. Du Bois, Afeni Shakur, Malcolm X, Brown vs. Board as well as Plato's Cave Allegory Theory. The book's

Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur
  • Author : Tayannah Lee McQuillar,Fred L. Johnson
  • Publisher : Da Capo Press
  • Release : 26 January 2010
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In 1996 Tupac Shakur, one of the most talented artists of his time, was murdered by an unknown gunman. Fred L. Johnson and Tayannah Lee McQuillar examine the theories surrounding his death and the story of Tupac's lost legacy in this definitive biography. For millions, Shakur gave voice to their stories, but there was also another side to him, revealed as his life spun out of control, as the whispered warnings from friends went unheeded and the denunciations of critics grew

Holler If You Hear Me (2006)

Holler If You Hear Me (2006)
  • Author : Michael Eric Dyson
  • Publisher : Civitas Books
  • Release : 05 September 2006
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With a new preface by the author. Ten years after his murder, Tupac Shakur is even more loved, contested, and celebrated than he was in life. His posthumously released albums, poetry, and motion pictures have catapulted him into the upper echelon of American cultural icons. In Holler If You Hear Me, “hip-hop intellectual” Michael Eric Dyson, acclaimed author of the bestselling Is Bill Cosby Right?, offers a wholly original way of looking at Tupac that will thrill those who already

Changes

Changes
  • Author : Sheldon Pearce
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 08 June 2021
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A New Yorker writer’s intimate, revealing account of Tupac Shakur’s life and legacy, timed to the fiftieth anniversary of his birth and twenty-fifth anniversary of his death. In the summer of 2020, Tupac Shakur’s single “Changes” became an anthem for the worldwide protests against the murder of George Floyd. The song became so popular, in fact, it was vaulted back onto the iTunes charts more than twenty years after its release—making it clear that Tupac’s music

Winter Roses after Fall

Winter Roses after Fall
  • Author : r.h. Sin,Robert M. Drake
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release : 26 October 2021
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From the authors of The New York Times bestsellers Empty Bottles Full of Stories and Falling Toward the Moon comes a brand-new collection of compelling poetry and prose. There's a harshness in the air; the season is changing its colors. The rain is chilled, icy to the touch, and the sky, filled with melancholy. Your search for warmth has brought you here; you starve for something profound. You require something that will resonate with your soul. Despite how cold, you're

2Fish

2Fish
  • Author : Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 19 December 2017
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Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo has developed and refined a method of emoting through writing. 2Fish is a collection of intimate poems (and a few short stories) written by Chilombo from adolescence to adulthood, in no particular order. The book details Chilombo's thoughts in their most raw and honest form taken directly from a collection of notebooks she has kept since age 12.

Hattie and the Fox

Hattie and the Fox
  • Author : Mem Fox
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 27 September 2016
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Hattie the Hen spots something in the bushes, but none of her friends seem to care in this charming Classic Board Book by bestselling author Mem Fox! “I can see a nose and two eyes in the bushes!” cries Hattie. But nobody is listening. Not goose. Not pig. Not horse. Not cow. She tries again and again to warn her friends, but nobody seems to care! Little ones will enjoy happy shivers of anticipation as Hattie spots a fox in

All We Saw

All We Saw
  • Author : Anne Michaels
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 05 October 2017
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A mesmerising, luminously beautiful new poetry collection from Anne Michaels, internationally acclaimed poet and bestselling author of Fugitive Pieces In this passionate, profound collection, Anne Michaels explores one of her essential concerns: 'what love makes us capable of, and incapable of'. Here is the paradox at the heart of loss, the ways in which passion must accept, must insist, that 'death ... give/not only take from us'. A sea in darkness, a woman's hair shining in light, rain falling... how