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Gambling
Vegas, Birmingham, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by Harry Belafonte


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

A participant’s portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement, from Harry Belafonte’s memoir of activism and entertainment, My Song.

Birmingham, Alabama in 1963 was one of the most segregated cities in America. It had segregated lunch counters, restrooms, and water fountains. It had a nickname... Read more >
Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics
Written by Harry Lembeck


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $12.99

In August 1906, black soldiers stationed in Brownsville, Texas, were accused of going on a lawless rampage in which shots were fired, one man was killed, and another wounded. Because the perpetrators could never be positively identified, President Theodore Roosevelt took the highly unusual step of discharging without honor all one... Read more >
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Taking on Theodore Roosevelt

(Available January 6, 2015)
Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Harry Lembeck
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149543
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Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics
Written by Harry Lembeck


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $27.00

In August 1906, black soldiers stationed in Brownsville, Texas, were accused of going on a lawless rampage in which shots were fired, one man was killed, and another wounded. Because the perpetrators could never be positively identified, President Theodore Roosevelt took the highly unusual step of discharging without honor all one... Read more >
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The Muslims Are Coming

(Available January 6, 2015)
The Muslims Are Coming
Written by Arun Kundnani
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685587
Our Price: $16.95
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The Muslims Are Coming
Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror
Written by Arun Kundnani


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.95

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Visions of a Better World
Visions of a Better World
Written by Quinton Dixie and Peter Eisenstadt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001721
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Visions of a Better World
Howard Thurman's Pilgrimage to India and the Origins of African American Nonviolence
Written by Quinton Dixie and Peter Eisenstadt


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2014
Price: $20.00

In 1935, at the height of his powers, Howard Thurman, one of the most influential African American religious thinkers of the twentieth century, took a pivotal trip to India that would forever change him—and that would ultimately shape the course of the civil rights movement in the United States.
 
When... Read more >
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Blackballed
Blackballed
Written by Darryl Pinckney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590177693
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Blackballed
The Black Vote and US Democracy
Written by Darryl Pinckney


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $16.95

Blackballed is Darryl Pinckney’s meditation on a century and a half of participation by blacks in US electoral politics. In this combination of memoir, historical narrative, and contemporary political and social analysis, he investigates the struggle for black voting rights from Reconstruction through the civil rights movement to Barack Obama’s two... Read more >
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Blackballed
The Black Vote and US Democracy
Written by Darryl Pinckney


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $16.95

Blackballed is Darryl Pinckney’s meditation on a century and a half of participation by blacks in US electoral politics. In this combination of memoir, historical narrative, and contemporary political and social analysis, he investigates the struggle for black voting rights from Reconstruction through the civil rights movement to Barack Obama’s two... Read more >
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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Written by Denise Spellberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307388391
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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Islam and the Founders
Written by Denise Spellberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $16.95

In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a drama in which Islam played a surprising role. In 1765, eleven years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur’an. This marked only the beginning of...

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Revolt on Goose Island
The Chicago Factory Takeover and What It Says About the Economic Crisis
Written by Kari Lydersen


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $16.00

Revised and updated, with a new afterword by the author

“There is much talk about ‘audacity’ these days, but true chutzpah is when the workers take over the factory and take on the bank. Kari Lydersen’s invaluable account of the Republic sit-down strike is an instruction manual for worker dignity.”
—Mike Davis, author... Read more >
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Place, Not Race
Place, Not Race
Written by Sheryll Cashin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807086148
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Place, Not Race
A New Vision of Opportunity in America
Written by Sheryll Cashin


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $25.95

From a nationally recognized expert, a fresh and original argument for bettering affirmative action
 
Race-based affirmative action had been declining as a factor in university admissions even before the recent spate of related cases arrived at the Supreme Court. Since Ward Connerly kickstarted a state-by-state political mobilization against affirmative action... Read more >
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Place, Not Race
A New Vision of Opportunity in America
Written by Sheryll Cashin


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $25.95

From a nationally recognized expert, a fresh and original argument for bettering affirmative action
 
Race-based affirmative action had been declining as a factor in university admissions even before the recent spate of related cases arrived at the Supreme Court. Since Ward Connerly kickstarted a state-by-state political mobilization against affirmative action... Read more >
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The Muslims Are Coming!
The Muslims Are Coming!
Written by Arun Kundnani
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681596
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The Muslims Are Coming!
Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror
Written by Arun Kundnani


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $26.95

Death came instantly to Imam Luqman, as four FBI agents fired semiautomatic rifles at him from
a few feet away. Another sixty officers surrounded the building on that October morning, the culmination of a two-year undercover investigation that had infiltrated the imam’s Detroit mosque. The FBI quickly claimed that Luqman Abdullah was “the leader of a domestic terrorist... Read more >
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The Muslims Are Coming!
Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror
Written by Arun Kundnani


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $24.95

Death came instantly to Imam Luqman, as four FBI agents fired semiautomatic rifles at him from
a few feet away. Another sixty officers surrounded the building on that October morning, the culmination of a two-year undercover investigation that had infiltrated the imam’s Detroit mosque. The FBI quickly claimed that Luqman Abdullah was “the leader of a domestic terrorist... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
"Thou, Dear God"
"Thou, Dear God"
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Lewis V. Baldwin, Foreword by Reverend Dr. Julius R. Scruggs
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807086087
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"Thou, Dear God"
Prayers That Open Hearts and Spirits
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Lewis V. Baldwin
Foreword by Reverend Dr. Julius R. Scruggs


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $15.00

"Thou, Dear God" is the first and only collection of sixty-eight prayers by Martin Luther King, Jr. Arranged thematically in six parts--with prayers for spiritual guidance, special occasions, times of adversity, times of trial, uncertain times, and social justice--Baptist minister and King scholar Lewis Baldwin introduces the book and each section... Read more >
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The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
Written by Jeanne Theoharis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807033326
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The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

Written by Jeanne Theoharis


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $17.50

2014 NAACP Image Award Winner: Outstanding Literary Work – Biography / Auto Biography

2013 Letitia Woods Brown Award from the Association of Black Women Historians 

Choice Top 25 Academic Titles for 2013


The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the...

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"In a Single Garment of Destiny"
"In a Single Garment of Destiny"
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Lewis V. Baldwin, Foreword by Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807086070
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"In a Single Garment of Destiny"
A Global Vision of Justice
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Lewis V. Baldwin
Foreword by Charlayne Hunter-Gault


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $16.00

An unprecedented and timely collection that captures the global vision of Dr. King—in his own words
 
Too many people continue to think of Martin Luther King, Jr., only as “a Southern civil rights leader” or “an American Gandhi,” thus ignoring his impact on poor and oppressed people around the world... Read more >
Unfinished Agenda
Unfinished Agenda
Written by Junius Williams, Foreword by Tom Hayden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947227
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Unfinished Agenda
Urban Politics in the Era of Black Power
Written by Junius Williams
Foreword by Tom Hayden


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $18.95

Unfinished Agenda offers an inside look at the Black Power Movement that emerged during the Civil Rights Movement of the sixties. A political memoir that teaches grass-roots politics and inspires organizing for real change in the Age of Obama, this book will appeal to readers of black history, Occupy Wall Street... Read more >
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Unfinished Agenda
Urban Politics in the Era of Black Power
Written by Junius Williams
Foreword by Tom Hayden


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $18.95

Unfinished Agenda offers an inside look at the Black Power Movement that emerged during the Civil Rights Movement of the sixties. A political memoir that teaches grass-roots politics and inspires organizing for real change in the Age of Obama, this book will appeal to readers of black history, Occupy Wall Street... Read more >
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Waking from the Dream
Waking from the Dream
Written by David L. Chappell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400065462
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Waking from the Dream
The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by David L. Chappell


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $27.00

The author of A Stone of Hope, called “one of the three or four most important books on the civil rights movement” by The Atlantic Monthly, turns his attention to the years after Martin Luther King’s assassination—and provides a sweeping history of the struggle to keep the civil rights movement alive... Read more >
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Waking from the Dream
Waking from the Dream
Written by David L. Chappell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812994667
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Waking from the Dream
The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by David L. Chappell


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $13.99

The author of A Stone of Hope, called “one of the three or four most important books on the civil rights movement” by The Atlantic Monthly, turns his attention to the years after Martin Luther King’s assassination—and provides a sweeping history of the struggle to keep the civil rights movement alive... Read more >
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Reflections On Anti-Semitism
Reflections On Anti-Semitism
Written by Alain Badiou, Eric Hazan and Ivan Segre
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681152
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Reflections On Anti-Semitism

Written by Alain Badiou, Eric Hazan and Ivan Segre


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: December 17, 2013
Price: $95.00

Since the inception of the ‘War on Terror’, Israel has become increasingly important to Western imperial strategy and ever more aggressive in its policies towards the Palestinians. A key ideological weapon in this development is the cynical and unjustified accusation of ‘anti-Semitism’ to silence protest and dissent.

For historical reasons, this tactic has been deployed most forcefully in... Read more >
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Paul Robeson
Paul Robeson
Written by Jordan Goodman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681312
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Paul Robeson
A Watched Man
Written by Jordan Goodman


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $29.95

In his heyday, Paul Robeson was one of the most famous people in the world; to his enemies he was also one of the most dangerous. From the 1930s to the 1960s, the African-American singer was the voice of the people, both as a performer and as a political activist who... Read more >
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Paul Robeson
A Watched Man
Written by Jordan Goodman


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $29.95

Paul Robeson was one of the most famous people in the world; to his enemies he was also one of the most dangerous. From the 1930s to the 1960s, the African American singer was the voice of the people, both on stage and as a political activist who refused to be... Read more >
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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Written by Denise A. Spellberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307268228
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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Islam and the Founders
Written by Denise A. Spellberg


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $27.95

In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a drama in which Islam played a surprising role. In 1765, eleven years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur’an. This marked only the beginning of...

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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Written by Denise A. Spellberg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385350532
Our Price: $13.99
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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Islam and the Founders
Written by Denise A. Spellberg


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $13.99

In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a drama in which Islam played a surprising role. In 1765, eleven years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur’an. This marked only the beginning of...

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