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  • The John Carlos Story

    John Carlos, the man behind the most iconic moment of the Black Power movement, tells his story.
  • Justice in Everyday Life

    Edited by Howard Zinn
    Howard Zinn’s book on the way justice really works in the U.S
  • SNCC

    Howard Zinn tells the story of one of the most important civil rights groups in American history.
  • The Southern Mystique

    Howard Zinn examines the politics of the South and his own experiences there.
  • Voices of Liberation

    A perfect introduction to one of the most influential figures in the fields of post-colonial studies, critical theory, and Marxism.
  • The Speech

    Younge explains why "The Speech" maintains its powerful social relevance by sharing the dramatic story surrounding it.
  • The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2

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

    The essential first hand account of the Attica Prison rebellion, back in print for the 40th anniversary of the uprising
  • 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
  • More than an Athlete

    In this, his first collection of poems, Etan Thomas defies the stereotype of the a-political athlete.
  • 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.

  • Detroit: I Do Mind Dying

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

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

    Blending poetics, politics, and everyday life, the singular lyrics of Boots Riley, poet of the hip-hop underground are collected here.
  • 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
  • The Old Man

    The classic historical biography reissued for the 150th anniversary of John Brown's celebrated uprising against slavery.
  • My Mother Was a Freedom Fighter

    Powerful, poetic meditations on motherhood, sisterhood, spirituality, solidarity, displacement/gentrification, racism, and sexism.
  • 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.
  • War and an Irish Town

    War and an Irish Town is Eamonn McCann's classic account of growing up Catholic in a Northern Irish ghetto.

  • I Am Troy Davis

    A riveting eyewitness account of the Davis family's courageous struggle against America's flawed criminal justice system.
  • 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 Political Economy of Racism

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