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A Beautiful Ghetto
Allen asks us to see beyond the the violence and poverty that all too often defines the "ghetto."
The Whiskey of our Discontent
Quraysh Ali Lansana
Quraysh A Lansana
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Reflections on the profound influence of poet, educator, and social activist Gwendolyn Brooks through examinations of her life and work.
My Mother Was a Freedom Fighter
ode to mothers, daughters, and sisters—the tiny gods who fight to change the world.
"When the Welfare People Come"
Analyzes the history of the U.S. child welfare system and its implications today, offering ideas for reform and building solidarity.
Two-time NBA champion Craig Hodges has never been shy about speaking truth to power.
Marlene Gerber Fried
Marlene G Fried
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Undivided Rights captures the evolving and largely unknown activist history of women of color organizing for reproductive justice.
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation
Winner of the 2016 Lannan Cultural Freedom Award for an Especially Notable Book
Freedom Is a Constant Struggle
Angela Y. Davis
Activist, teacher, author and icon of the Black Power movement Angela Davis talks Ferguson, Palestine, and prison abolition.
How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America
Marable offers profound insight into the deeply intertwined problems of race and class in the United States historically and today.
Younge explains why "The Speech" maintains its powerful social relevance by sharing the dramatic story surrounding it.
This Is Not A Test
Vilson, a teacher from an urban school composed of black and poor youth, challenges racism and inequality in the classroom.
Reinventing Race, Reinventing Racism
John J Betancur
John J. Betancur
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Though far from a 'post-racial' society, the form of race and racism in the U.S. has changed over the years.
Black Panthers Speak
Philip S Foner
Philip S. Foner
A sweeping collection of the most vital and representative writings of the Black Panther party.
The Black Power Mixtape
A provocative mixtape, mash-up, and treasure trove of never-before-seen images and interviews of the Black Power movement, with contemporary reflections
Howard Zinn tells the story of one of the most important civil rights groups in American history.
I Am Troy Davis
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A riveting eyewitness account of the Davis family's courageous struggle against America's racist criminal justice system.
More than an Athlete
In this, his first collection of poems, Etan Thomas defies the stereotype of the a-political athlete.
The John Carlos Story
John W Carlos
John Wesley Carlos
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John Carlos and Tommie Smith’s Black Power salute on the 1968 Olympic podium sparked controversy and career fallout.
My People Are Rising
A compelling look at the rise and fall of the Black Panther generation, through the eyes of a founding member.
Justice in Everyday Life
Howard Zinn’s book on the way justice really works in the U.S
The Southern Mystique
Howard Zinn examines the politics of the South and his own experiences there.
Detroit: I Do Mind Dying
Black autoworkers fight back against exploitation and oppression on the shop floors in the 60's and 70's.
A Time to Die
The essential first hand account of the Attica Prison rebellion, back in print for the 40th anniversary of the uprising
People Wasn't Made to Burn
The long-buried story of a Chicagoan's struggle for justice after four of his children perished in a tragic fire.