The Rose That Grew From Concrete

The Rose That Grew From Concrete

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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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Genre : Music
Author by : Tupac Shakur
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2009-02-03
File : 149 Pages
ISBN : 9780671028459


The Rose That Grew From Concrete

The Rose That Grew From Concrete

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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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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author by : Tupac Shakur
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 1999-11-01
File : 149 Pages
ISBN : 9780671028442


The Rose That Grew From Concrete

The Rose That Grew From Concrete

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Capturing the unrivaled passion and candor that made him one of America's bestselling solo recording artists, this collection of poetry offers a glimpse into Shakur's enigmatic life and its intense contradictions.

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Genre : Music
Author by : Tupac Shakur
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Release : 2009-02
File : 149 Pages
ISBN : 1606868365


Concrete Rose

Concrete Rose

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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 his mom, who works two jobs while his dad’s in prison. Life’s not perfect, but with a fly girlfriend and a cousin who always has his back, Mav’s got everything under control. Until, that is, Maverick finds out he’s a father. Suddenly he has a baby, Seven, who depends on him for everything. But it’s not so easy to sling dope, finish school, and raise a child. So when he’s offered the chance to go straight, he takes it. In a world where he’s expected to amount to nothing, maybe Mav can prove he’s different. When King Lord blood runs through your veins, though, you can't just walk away. Loyalty, revenge, and responsibility threaten to tear Mav apart, especially after the brutal murder of a loved one. He’ll have to figure out for himself what it really means to be a man.

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author by : Angie Thomas
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2021-01-12
File : 368 Pages
ISBN : 9780062846754


The Rose That Never Grew From Concrete

The Rose That Never Grew From Concrete

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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.

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Author by : Shay Belt
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2018-06-14
File : 100 Pages
ISBN : 1719198799


Tupac The Modern Day Messiah

Tupac The Modern Day Messiah

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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

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Genre : Music
Author by : Andrew Acampora
Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
Release : 2020-11-09
File : 56 Pages
ISBN : 9781644622605


Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur

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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 louder. Disturbingly, he sang and wrote about his impending death. When it came, it brought the music industry to its knees and ended an era when American rappers were leaders in using their art to speak the truth to corporate, government, and judicial power.

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Genre : Music
Author by : Tayannah Lee McQuillar
Publisher : Da Capo Press
Release : 2010-01-26
File : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9780786745937


Changes

Changes

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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 and the way it addresses systemic racism, police brutality, mass incarceration, income inequality, and a failing education system is just as important now as it was back then. In Changes, published to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of Tupac’s birth and twenty-fifth anniversary of his death, Sheldon Pearce offers one of the most thoughtful and comprehensive accounts yet of the artist’s life and legacy. Pearce, an editor and writer at The New Yorker, interviews dozens who knew Tupac throughout various phases of his life. While there are plenty of bold-faced names, the book focuses on the individuals who are lesser known and offer fresh stories and rare insight. Among these are the actor who costarred with him in a Harlem production of A Raisin in the Sun when he was twelve years old, the high school drama teacher who recognized and nurtured his talent, the music industry veteran who helped him develop a nonprofit devoted to helping young artists, the Death Row Records executive who has never before spoken on the record, and dozens of others. Meticulously woven together by Pearce, their voices combine to portray Tupac in all his complexity and contradiction. This remarkable book illustrates not only how he changed during his brief twenty-five years on this planet, but how he forever changed the world.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author by : Sheldon Pearce
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2021-06-08
File : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9781982170486


Inside A Thug S Heart

Inside A Thug S Heart

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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. To her utter delight and amazement, Angela's phone rang a short while later. Tupac Shakur was on the line. Over the next several months, Angela and Tupac shared a near-daily exchange of letters, poems and phone calls, and their the relationship quickly grew into something neither of them could quite define, a kinship of souls that touched each in unexpected ways. Those original poems and letters, many of them written after Tupac's transfer from Rikers to Dannemora State Prison, are presented here, along with the increasingly passionate and personal phone calls that touched on every subject imaginable. Far from the media spotlight, Tupac was by turns playful, sensual and serious, offering sharp observations on prison, music and the uncertainties of life. His letters to Angela reflect how he felt about being shot five times and left for dead one terrible night in New York in 1994, and his heartfelt verse encapsulates his dreams for the future--a future that would be so tragically cut short just over eighteen months after their correspondence began. Tupac Shakur was shot on September 7th, 1996 and died a week later from his injuries. His murder remains unsolved, an ending as enigmatic as his life. But while Tupac may be gone, his words live on here, giving every fan a rare glimpse inside the mind and unbroken spirit of a passionate and unpredictable musical icon. Angela Ardis is an author, screenwriter, actress and model.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author by : Angela Ardis
Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
Release : 2013-02-12
File : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9780758295187


The Poems Of Dylan Thomas

The Poems Of Dylan Thomas

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Thomas' lyrical prologue introduces this collection of his complete and unfinished poems and early works.

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Genre : Poetry
Author by : Daniel Jones
Publisher : New Directions Publishing
Release : 2003
File : 320 Pages
ISBN : 0811215415