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AkooBooks Audio Black/African: Narrated by Robin Miles

A list of all the latest African/African American & other audiobooks narrated by Robin Miles

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The Song and the Silence

A Story about Family, Race, and What Was Revealed in a Small Town in the Mississippi Delta While Searching for Booker Wright

By Yvette Johnson
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 9 hours 42 minutes

"Have to keep that smile," said Booker Wright in the 1966 NBC documentary Mississippi: A Self-Portrait. At the time, Wright was a waiter in a whites-only restaurant and a local business owner who would become an unwitting icon of the civil rights movement. For he did the unthinkable: before a national audience, he described what life was truly... Read more »

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Binti

Home
Binti: Book #2

By Nnedi Okorafor
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 4 hours 10 minutes

It's been a year since Binti and Okwu enrolled at Oomza University. A year since Binti was declared a hero for uniting two warring planets. A year since she found friendship in the unlikeliest of places.

And now she must return home to her people, with her friend Okwu by her side, to face her family and face her elders.

But Okwu will be the... Read more »

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Say You're One of Them

By Uwem Akpan
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 1 hours 6 minutes

Uwem Akpan's stunning stories humanize the perils of poverty and violence so piercingly that few readers will feel they've ever encountered Africa so immediately. The eight-year-old narrator of "An Ex-Mas Feast" needs only enough money to buy books and pay fees in order to attend school. Even when his twelve-year-old sister takes to the streets... Read more »

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Cleopatra

A Life

By Stacy Schiff
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 14 hours 15 minutes

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt.

Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator.

Though her life... Read more »

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My Story, My Song

By Lucimarian Roberts, Robin Roberts & Missy Buchanan
Narrated by: Robin Miles & Robin Roberts
Length: 3 hours 39 minutes

Good Morning America viewers have come to know and love Lucimarian Roberts, the 88-year-old mother of coanchor Robin Roberts. On the day after Hurricane Katrina blew through the Gulf Coast, they watched Robin, standing amid the remnants of her hometown, recount the desperate search for her mother–and her return to safety. Robin was not surprised...

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Finding Your Faith

Yasmin Peace Series

By Stephanie Perry Moore
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 4 hours 16 minutes

Yasmin Peace is growing up fast. After the tragic suicide of her oldest brother; she takes on the responsibility of overseeing what's left of her family and through it all; she perseveres. As she sheds her tomboy exterior and finds her faith, Yasmin blossoms into the young lady God destined her to become. Join Yasmin Peace on her journey through... Read more »

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Believing in Hope

Yasmin Peace Series

By Stephanie Perry Moore
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 4 hours 48 minutes

In this second book of the Yasmin Peace series, family tensions and school unrest soar to a fever pitch. A school counselor begins the LIGHT club, a club dedicated to helping eighth grade girls deal with issues like gangs, depression, teen suicide, and self esteem. Yasmin discovers that there is hope on the other side of every obstacle--if she... Read more »

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Experiencing the Joy

Yasmin Peace Series

By Stephanie Perry Moore
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 4 hours 26 minutes

Graduating from eighth grade Yasmin starts summer on a positive note. Everything she's learned about self-esteem and true joy from the LIGHT club however will be put to the test as she faces new challenges with family, friends, and her first year in high school. Through it all Yasmin manages to hold on to hope and experience true joy. Read more »

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Learning to Love

Yasmin Peace Series

By Stephanie Perry Moore
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 4 hours 55 minutes

Yasmin Peace has been through a lot in the last year. After losing her oldest brother, Yasmin and her family lose their apartment in a fire. As if that was not enough Yasmin's grandmother is diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Through all of these difficult situations, Yasmin maintains hope. As she heads off to high school, things finally start to look... Read more »

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Enjoying True Peace

Yasmin Peace Series

By Stephanie Perry Moore
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 4 hours 59 minutes

After what seems like so many years of struggling, life is finally getting back on track. Mom has a great job. Yasmin's and her brother's grades are up. They're all making new friends and have even gotten involved in afterschool activities. And Yasmin's father is back. Wanting to prove that he can bring everyone together he decides to move the... Read more »

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Echoes of an Angel

The Miraculous True Story of a Boy Who Lost His Eyes but Could Still See

By Aquanetta Gordon & Chris Macias
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 7 hours 23 minutes

When Ben Underwood became blind at the age of two, anyone would have thought he faced a life full of hardship and uphill challenges—a world full of things he’d never be able to see and activities he’d never be able to enjoy. But as far as his mom, Aquanetta Gordon, was concerned, nothing was impossible for Ben . . . and so he accomplished the... Read more »

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Prepared for a Purpose

The Inspiring True Story of How One Woman Saved an Atlanta School Under Siege

By Alex Tresniowski & Antoinette Tuff
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 5 hours 42 minutes

True Story of Courage and Compassion in a School Under Siege As 870 children waited in fear, their elementary school rushed into lockdown mode. As the nation faced yet another Sandy Hook story of tragedy, one woman rewrote the ending. Yet the story doesn't start with those first steps Michael Hill took into that Atlanta elementary school. It... Read more »

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Pictures of You

By Caroline Leavitt
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 12 hours 24 minutes

A tragic accident: One woman is left dead after she and another woman, both running away from their marriages, collide in the fog on a highway. The survivor, Isabelle, is left to pick up the pieces, not only of her own life but of the lives of the devastated husband and fragile son that the other woman, April, has left behind.

Together, they try... Read more »

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Sister Mine

By Nalo Hopkinson
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 11 hours 25 minutes

We'd had to be cut free of our mother's womb. Abby and I were fused, you see. But here's the real kicker; Abby had the magic, I didn't. Now adults, Makeda and Abby still share their childhood home. The surgery to separate the two girls left Makeda with what feels like an even worse deformity: no mojo. The daughters of a celestial demigod and a...

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Pharaoh's Daughter

A Treasures of the Nile Novel

By Mesu Andrews
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 14 hours 53 minutes

“You will be called Anippe, daughter of the Nile. Do you like it?” Without waiting for a reply, she pulls me into her squishy, round tummy for a hug. I’m trying not to cry. Pharaoh’s daughters don’t cry.When we make our way down the tiled hall, I try to stop at ummi Kiya’s chamber. I know her spirit has flown yet I long for one more moment.... Read more »

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Every Little Thing

Making a World of Difference Right Where You Are

By Deidra Riggs & Ann Voskamp
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 5 hours 45 minutes

Everyone has had that moment--we see a need in our church, our school, our neighborhood, our family, or our world and we think, Someone really should get to work on that, never imagining that wemight be the answer to that need. We don't have the time, the expertise, the money. We've got careers to manage, bills to pay, meals to prepare, and... Read more »

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Discerning the Voice of God

How to Recognize When God is Speaking

By Priscilla Shirer
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 7 hours 8 minutes

Do you feel that the ability to hear God's voice is for other people and not for you? Is it only for people who lived in Biblical times?Not at all! The God who loved you enough to die for you loves you enough to talk to you. And wherever you are in your spiritual walk, God will find a way to speak to you in a way you will understand.Become... Read more »

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