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  • Bakari Sellers

    What J. D. Vance did for Appalachia with Hillbilly Elegy, CNN analyst  and one of the youngest state representatives in South Carolina history Bakari Sellers does for the rural South, in this important book that illuminates the lives of America’s forgotten black working-class men and women. Part memoir, part historical and cultural analysis, My Vanishing Country is an eye-opening journey through the South's past, present, and future. Anchored in in Bakari Seller’s hometown of Denmark, South Carolina, Country illuminates the pride and pain that continues to fertilize the soil of one of the poorest states in the nation. He traces his father’s rise to become, friend of Stokely...read more

  • Bakari Sellers

    This inspiring book by New York Times bestselling author Bakari Sellers is a tribute to the family and community that help make us who we are. Perfect for sharing and gifting. When you meet someone for the first time, they might ask, 'Who are your people?' and 'Where are you from?' Children are shaped by their ancestors, and this book celebrates the village it takes to raise a child. In the vein of I Am Enough and Eyes That Kiss in the Corners, this powerful book is a joyful recognition of the people and places that help define young readers and adults alike. Don't miss this picture book debut from Bakari Sellers, author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller...read more

  • Bakari Sellers

    En estas memorias, el analista político y representante de estado más joven de Carolina del Sur ahonda sobre las vidas del olvidado sur negro. «Soy del llamado País Bajo de Carolina del Sur, donde se entrelazan la belleza, la historia y la desgracia. Basta conducir cincuenta millas en cualquier dirección para hallarse en los mismos campos donde los esclavos —algunos de ellos, ancestros no tan lejanos— sudaban sobre el algodón, el índigo, la caña de azúcar, el arroz, el trigo y la soja. Específicamente, soy de Dinamarca, Carolina del Sur, un lugar donde todo el mundo conocía mi apellido; un apellido, según descubrí en mi...read more