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Buck
Buck
Written by M.K. Asante
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ISBN: 9780679645450
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Buck
A Memoir
Written by M.K. Asante


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $11.99

A coming-of-age story about navigating the wilds of urban America and the shrapnel of a self-destructing family, Buck shares the story of a generation through one original and riveting voice. MK Asante was born in Zimbabwe to American parents: his mother a dancer, his father a revered professor. But as a... Read more >
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Buck
Buck
Written by MK Asante, Read by MK Asante and Adenrele Ojo
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ISBN: 9780804163927
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Buck
A Memoir
Written by MK Asante
Read by MK Asante and Adenrele Ojo


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 20, 2013
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A rebellious boy’s journey through the wilds of urban America and the shrapnel of a self-destructing family—this is the riveting story of a generation told through one dazzlingly poetic new voice.
 
MK Asante was born in Zimbabwe to American parents: a mother who led the new nation’s dance company and... Read more >
A COUNTRY OF STRANGERS
A COUNTRY OF STRANGERS
Written by Conrad Richter
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ISBN: 9780804150187
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A COUNTRY OF STRANGERS

Written by Conrad Richter


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2013
Price: $14.99

A "chronicle of a white girl captive of the Indians returned against her will to her white home . . . Her reception here, her rejection and that of her Indian son by her Caucasian father and sister . . . the conflicts of her Indian upbringing with the white way... Read more >
Dear Marcus
Dear Marcus
Written by Jerry McGill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812983166
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Dear Marcus
A Letter to the Man Who Shot Me
Written by Jerry McGill


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $14.00

The idea to write to you was not an easy one.
The scar from where the bullet entered my back is still there.
 
Jerry McGill was thirteen years old, walking home through the projects of Manhattan’s Lower East Side, when he was shot in the back by a stranger. Jerry... Read more >
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News For All The People
News For All The People
Written by Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844671113
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News For All The People
The Epic Story of Race and the American Media
Written by Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres


Format: Trade Paperback, 476 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $22.95

From colonial newspapers to the Internet age, America’s racial divisions have played a central role in the creation of the country’s media system, just as the media has contributed to—and every so often, combated—racial oppression. This acclaimed book—called a “masterpiece” by the esteemed scholar Robert W. McChesney and chosen as one... Read more >
Reimagining Equality
Reimagining Equality
Written by Anita Hill
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ISBN: 9780807014431
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Reimagining Equality
Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home
Written by Anita Hill


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $16.00

From the heroic lawyer who spoke out against Clarence Thomas in the historic confirmation hearings twenty years ago
 
“This ambitious book provides just as dignified and well intentioned a performance as the one she gave at those hearings.
Megan Buskey, The New York Times Book Review
 
Through the stories of remarkable African American...

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Showdown
Showdown
Written by Thomas Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807000823
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Showdown
JFK and the Integration of the Washington Redskins
Written by Thomas Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $18.00

A classic NFL/civil rights story—the showdown between the Washington Redskins and the Kennedy White House
 
In Showdown, sports historian Thomas G. Smith captures a striking moment, one that held sweeping implications not only for one team’s racist policy but also for a sharply segregated city and for the nation as... Read more >
Black Majority
Black Majority
Written by Peter Wood
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ISBN: 9780307817105
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Black Majority

Written by Peter Wood


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $12.99

African slaves, if taken together, were the largest single group of non-English-speaking migrants to enter the North American colonies in the pre-Revolutionary era. . . . And yet . . . most Americans would find it hard to conceive that the population of one of the thirteen original colonies was well... Read more >
Dear Marcus
Dear Marcus
Written by Jerry McGill
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644606
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Dear Marcus
A Letter to the Man Who Shot Me
Written by Jerry McGill


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $9.99

The idea to write to you was not an easy one.
The scar from where the bullet entered my back is still there.
 
Jerry McGill was thirteen years old, walking home through the projects of Manhattan’s Lower East Side, when he was shot in the back by a stranger. Jerry... Read more >
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The Persistence of the Color Line
The Persistence of the Color Line
Written by Randall Kennedy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307455550
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The Persistence of the Color Line
Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency
Written by Randall Kennedy


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $15.95

Renowned for his insightful, common-sense critiques of racial politics, Randall Kennedy gives us a shrewd and penetrating analysis of the complex relationship between the first black president and his African-American constituency.

Kennedy tackles such hot-button issues as the nature of racial opposition to Obama; whether Obama has a singular responsibility to African...

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Men We Cherish
Men We Cherish
Written by Brooke Stephens
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307813510
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Men We Cherish

Written by Brooke Stephens


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $14.99

One evening in 1994, writer Brooke Stephens was listening to the news while working on a tribute to her grandfather for an upcoming family reunion. The evening's newscast began with three negative reports about black men--as rapists, muggers and murderers. The contrast between the black men on the news and the... Read more >
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Sister Outsider
Sister Outsider
Written by Audre Lorde, Foreword by Cheryl Clarke
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307809049
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Sister Outsider
Essays and Speeches
Written by Audre Lorde
Foreword by Cheryl Clarke


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2012
Price: $12.99

Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, SISTER OUTSIDER celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change... Read more >
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Hate Crime
Hate Crime
Written by Joyce King
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307807670
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Hate Crime
The Story of a Dragging in Jasper, Texas
Written by Joyce King


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

On June 7, 1998, James Byrd, Jr., a forty-nine-year-old black man, was dragged to his death while chained to the back of a pickup truck driven by three young white men. It happened just outside of Jasper, a sleepy East Texas logging town that, within twenty-four hours of the discovery of... Read more >
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There Are No Children Here
There Are No Children Here
Written by Alex Kotlowitz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814289
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There Are No Children Here
The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America
Written by Alex Kotlowitz


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

This is the moving and powerful account of two  remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's  Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex  disfigured by crime and neglect.


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Life Upon These Shores
Life Upon These Shores
Written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307593429
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Life Upon These Shores
Looking at African American History, 1513-2008
Written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $50.00

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., gives us a sumptuously illustrated landmark book tracing African American history from the arrival of the conquistadors to the election of Barack Obama.

Informed by the latest, sometimes provocative scholarship and including more than seven hundred images—ancient maps, fine art, documents, photographs, cartoons, posters—Life Upon These Shores... Read more >
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A Raisin in the Sun
A Raisin in the Sun
Written by Lorraine Hansberry
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ISBN: 9780307807441
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A Raisin in the Sun

Written by Lorraine Hansberry


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $6.99

"Never before, the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of black people's lives been seen on the stage," observed James Baldwin shortly before A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway in 1959.

Indeed Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning drama about the hopes and aspirations of a struggling... Read more >
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The Trumpet of Conscience
The Trumpet of Conscience
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780807001707
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The Trumpet of Conscience

Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $12.00

In November and December 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered five lectures for the renowned Massey Lecture Series of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Immediately released under the title Conscience for Change after King’s assassination, it was republished as The Trumpet of Conscience. Each oration speaks prophetically to today’s perils, addressing issues...

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News for All the People
News for All the People
Written by Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844676873
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News for All the People
The Epic Story of Race and the American Media
Written by Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres


Format: Hardcover, 456 pages
On Sale: October 31, 2011
Price: $29.95

News for All the People is a sweeping account of the class and racial conflicts in American news media, from the first colonial newspaper to the internet age. It chronicles key government decisions that created our nation’s system of news, major political battles over the role of the press, and... Read more >
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MLK
MLK
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Bob Adelman, Introduction by Charles Johnson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807003169
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MLK
A Celebration in Word and Image
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Bob Adelman
Introduction by Charles Johnson


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $15.00

 MLK: A Celebration in Word and Image is an unprecedented collection of black-and-white photographs combined with stirring quotations by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
 
This treasured collection includes images by legendary photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bob Adelman, and Flip Schulke, and is an unparalleled photobiography  that presents intimate... Read more >
Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Written by Angela Y. Davis
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ISBN: 9780307574442
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Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Gertrude Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday
Written by Angela Y. Davis


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $14.99

From one of this country's most important intellectuals comes a brilliant analysis of the blues tradition that examines the careers of three crucial black women blues singers through a feminist lens. Angela Davis provides the historical, social, and political contexts with which to reinterpret the performances and lyrics of Gertrude "Ma"... Read more >
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At the Dark End of the Street
At the Dark End of the Street
Written by Danielle L. McGuire
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389244
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At the Dark End of the Street
Black Women, Rape, and Resistance--A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power
Written by Danielle L. McGuire


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

Rosa Parks was often described as a sweet and reticent elderly woman whose tired feet caused her to defy segregation on Montgomery’s city buses, and whose supposedly solitary, spontaneous act sparked the 1955 bus boycott that gave birth to the civil rights movement.

The truth of who Rosa Parks was and... Read more >
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Disintegration
Disintegration
Written by Eugene Robinson
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ISBN: 9780767929967
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Disintegration
The Splintering of Black America
Written by Eugene Robinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $15.95

“There was a time when there were agreed-upon 'black leaders,' when there was a clear 'black agenda,' when we could talk confidently about 'the state of black America'—but not anymore.” —from Disintegration

The African American population in the United States has always been seen as a single entity: a “Black America” with... Read more >
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Reimagining Equality
Reimagining Equality
Written by Anita Hill
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807014370
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Reimagining Equality
Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home
Written by Anita Hill


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $25.95

From the heroic lawyer who spoke out against Clarence Thomas in the historic confirmation hearings twenty years ago
 
At the historic Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, Anita Hill spoke out courageously about workplace sexual harassment. Now she turns to the topic of home. As our country reels from the subprime mortgage meltdown and...

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Reimagining Equality
Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home
Written by Anita Hill


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $25.95

From the heroic lawyer who spoke out against Clarence Thomas in the historic confirmation hearings twenty years ago
 
At the historic Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, Anita Hill spoke out courageously about workplace sexual harassment. Now she turns to the topic of home. As our country reels from the subprime mortgage meltdown and...

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The Warmth of Other Suns
The Warmth of Other Suns
Written by Isabel Wilkerson
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ISBN: 9780679763888
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The Warmth of Other Suns
The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Written by Isabel Wilkerson


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER

LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE WINNER
HEARTLAND AWARD... Read more >
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