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  • Assata Taught Me

    Incisive analysis of the history and politics of Black liberation struggle by radical scholar Donna Murch
  • A Beautiful Ghetto

    Allen asks us to see beyond the the violence and poverty that all too often defines the "ghetto."
  • Black Liberation and Socialism

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

    A refreshing, unapologetic intervention into ongoing conversations about the line between sexual freedom and sexual exploitation.
  • Boots Riley

    Blending poetics, politics, and everyday life, the singular lyrics of Boots Riley, poet of the hip-hop underground are collected here.
  • The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2

    A BreakBeat Poets anthology to celebrate and canonize the words of Black women across the diaspora.
  • 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.
  • Class Struggle and the Color Line

    A thoughtful collection of original documents highlighting the deep, early roots of Black radicalism in the US from 1900-1930.
  • Detroit: I Do Mind Dying

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

    A People's History of community organizing in New Orleans in the years before and after Katrina.
  • Freedom Is a Constant Struggle

    Activist, teacher, author and icon of the Black Power movement Angela Davis talks Ferguson, Palestine, and prison abolition.
  • From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

    An indispensable contribution to the movement for racial justice in “postracial” America.
  • 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.
  • How We Get Free

    "If Black women were free, it would mean that everyone else would have to be free." —Combahee River Collective Statement
  • I Am Troy Davis

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

    Two-time NBA champion Craig Hodges has never been shy about speaking truth to power.
  • More than an Athlete

    In this, his first collection of poems, Etan Thomas defies the stereotype of the a-political athlete.
  • My Mother Was a Freedom Fighter

    Powerful, poetic meditations on motherhood, sisterhood, spirituality, solidarity, displacement/gentrification, racism, and sexism.
  • My People Are Rising

    A compelling look at the rise and fall of the Black Panther generation, through the eyes of a founding member.