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  • Organized Labor and the Black Worker, 1619-1981

    A classic, radical history of Black workers' contribution to the American labor movement.
  • How We Get Free

    Reflections on the legacy and impact of radical black feminists of the 1970s on today's feminist and anti-racist movements
  • Black Liberation and the American Dream

    Edited by Paul Le Blanc
    Analysing intersections of race, class, and gender alongside primary texts, this unique volume explores racism and antiracism in the US.
  • 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

    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

    Powerful, poetic meditations on motherhood, sisterhood, spirituality, solidarity, displacement/gentrification, racism, and sexism.
  • "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.
  • Long Shot

    Two-time NBA champion Craig Hodges has never been shy about speaking truth to power.
  • Undivided Rights

    Undivided Rights captures the evolving and largely unknown activist history of women of color organizing for reproductive justice.
  • From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

    An indispensable contribution to the movement for racial justice in “postracial” America.
  • Freedom Is a Constant Struggle

    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.
  • The Speech

    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

    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

    Edited by Philip S. Foner
    A sweeping collection of the most vital and representative writings of the Black Panther party.
  • The Black Power Mixtape

    Edited by Göran Olsson
    A provocative mixtape, mash-up, and treasure trove of never-before-seen images and interviews of the Black Power movement, with contemporary reflections
  • SNCC

    Howard Zinn tells the story of one of the most important civil rights groups in American history.
  • I Am Troy Davis

    A riveting eyewitness account of the Davis family's courageous struggle against America's flawed 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 Carlos, the man behind the most iconic moment of the Black Power movement, tells his story.
  • 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

    Edited by Howard Zinn
    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.