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  • 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.
  • "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.
  • 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.
  • The Political Economy of Racism

    A forceful, well-researched historical analysis of racism's roots and its persistence in the institutions of American society.
  • 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.
  • I Am Troy Davis

    A riveting eyewitness account of the Davis family's courageous struggle against America's flawed criminal justice system.
  • C. L. R. James and Revolutionary Marxism

    CLR James and Revolutionary Marxism collects some of the most important, but difficult to obtain, articles from the legendary Trinidadian-Marxist.
  • My Mother Was a Freedom Fighter

    Powerful, poetic meditations on motherhood, sisterhood, spirituality, solidarity, displacement/gentrification, racism, and sexism.
  • Assata Taught Me

    Incisive analysis of the history and politics of Black liberation struggle by radical scholar Donna Murch
  • The Old Man

    The classic historical biography reissued for the 150th anniversary of John Brown's celebrated uprising against slavery.
  • 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
  • Boots Riley

    Blending poetics, politics, and everyday life, the singular lyrics of Boots Riley, poet of the hip-hop underground are collected here.
  • Black Liberation and Socialism

    A sharp and insightful analysis of movements against racism, with essential lessons for today's struggles.
  • Undivided Rights

    Undivided Rights captures the evolving and largely unknown activist history of women of color organizing for reproductive justice.
  • Detroit: I Do Mind Dying

    Black autoworkers fight back against exploitation and oppression on the shop floors in the '60s and '70s.
  • From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

    Analyzes the roots of the Black Lives Matter movement and its potential to reignite a broader struggle for Black liberation.
  • How We Get Free

    "If Black women were free, it would mean that everyone else would have to be free." —Combahee River Collective Statement
  • The Torture Machine

    A lawyer for the people, Flint Taylor has spent nearly fifty years fighting for justice, from the courtrooms of Cook County to the US Supreme Court.

  • More than an Athlete

    In this, his first collection of poems, Etan Thomas defies the stereotype of the a-political athlete.
  • 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.
  • Hip Hop's Hostile Gospel

    Hip Hop’s Hostile Gospel is a wide-ranging and highly enjoyable attempt to unearth the theology of Hip Hop
  • A Time to Die

    The essential first hand account of the Attica Prison rebellion, back in print for the 40th anniversary of the uprising
  • The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2

    A BreakBeat Poets anthology to celebrate and canonize the words of Black women across the diaspora.
  • The Speech

    Younge explains why "The Speech" maintains its powerful social relevance by sharing the dramatic story surrounding it.