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America Is Better Than This

by Jeff Merkley Twelve (August 19, 2019)

An exposé and cry of outrage at the cruelty and chaos the Trump administration has wrought at the border with child separations, border blockades, and a massive gulag of child prisons housing thousands.

Jeff...


The Case Against Free Speech

by P. E. Moskowitz Bold Type Books (August 12, 2019)

A hard-hitting expose that shines a light on the powerful conservative forces that have waged a multi-decade battle to hijack the meaning of free speech--and how we can reclaim it.

There's a critical debate taking...


Discrimination and Disparities

by Thomas Sowell Basic Books (March 04, 2019)

An enlarged edition of Thomas Sowell's brilliant examination of the origins of economic disparities

Economic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been...


Sand and Blood

by John Carlos Frey Bold Type Books (June 24, 2019)

A damning portrait of the U.S.-Mexico border, where militaristic fantasies are unleashed, violent technologies are tested, and immigrants are targeted.

Over the past three decades, U.S. immigration and border...


Children of the Dream

by Rucker C. Johnson Basic Books (April 15, 2019)

An acclaimed economist reveals that school integration efforts in the 1970s and 1980s were overwhelmingly successful -- and argues that we must renew our commitment to integration for the sake of all Americans...


How We Fight White Supremacy

by Akiba Solomon & Kenrya Rankin Bold Type Books (March 25, 2019)

This celebration of Black resistance, from protests to art to sermons to joy, offers a blueprint for the fight for freedom and justice -- and ideas for how each of us can contribute

Many of us are facing unprecedented...


Fandango at the Wall

by Kabir Sehgal, Douglas Brinkley, Andrew Young & Arturo O'Farrill Grand Central Publishing (September 24, 2018)

Multi-Grammy-winning producer and New York Times bestselling author Kabir Sehgal examines the relationship between the US and Mexico, accompanied by music from Grammy-winning musician Arturo O'Farrill and special...


The Good Immigrant

by Nikesh Shukla & Chimene Suleyman Little, Brown and Company (February 18, 2019)

By turns heartbreaking and hilarious, troubling and uplifting, these "electric" essays come together to create a provocative, conversation-sparking, multivocal portrait of modern America (The Washington Post...


It Was All a Dream

by Reniqua Allen Bold Type Books (January 07, 2019)

Young Black Americans have been trying to realize the promise of the American Dream for centuries and coping with the reality of its limitations for just as long. Now, a new generation is pursuing success, happiness,...


Trailblazer

by Dorothy Butler Gilliam Center Street (January 07, 2019)

Dorothy Butler Gilliam, whose 50-year-career as a journalist put her in the forefront of the fight for social justice, offers a comprehensive view of racial relations and the media in the U.S.

Most civil rights...


A Fierce Glory

by Justin Martin Da Capo Press (September 10, 2018)

On September 17, 1862, the "United States" was on the brink, facing a permanent split into two separate nations. America's very future hung on the outcome of a single battle--and the result reverberates to this...


What the Hell Do You Have to Lose?

by Juan Williams PublicAffairs (September 24, 2018)

The bestselling author, political analyst, and civil rights expert delivers a forceful critique of the Trump administration's ignorant and unprecedented rollback of the civil rights movement.

In this powerful...


How Democracy Ends

by David Runciman Basic Books (June 04, 2018)

How will democracy end? And what will replace it? A preeminent political scientist examines the past, present, and future of an endangered political philosophy

Since the end of World War II, democracy's sweep...


The Bill of Rights

by Linda R Monk & Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hachette Books (April 09, 2018)

With a foreword by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court.

An Engaging, Accessible Guide to the Bill of Rights for Everyday Citizens.

In The Bill of Rights: A User's Guide, award-winning author...


No Justice

by Lawrence Ross, Robbie Tolan & Ken Griffey Jr. Center Street (January 08, 2018)

The harrowing true story of Robbie Tolan, a young black man who was shot in the chest by a white police officer . . . in his own driveway.

NO JUSTICE is the harrowing story of Robbie Tolan, who early on one New...


The Heavens Might Crack

by Jason Sokol Basic Books (March 19, 2018)

A vivid portrait of how Americans grappled with King's death and legacy in the days, weeks, and months after his assassination

On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was fatally shot as he stood on the balcony...


Separate and Unequal

by Steven M. Gillon Basic Books (March 05, 2018)

From a New York Times bestselling author, the definitive history of the Kerner Commission, whose report on urban unrest reshaped American debates about race and inequality

In Separate and Unequal, New York Times...


The Birth of a Movement

by Dick Lehr PublicAffairs (January 09, 2017)

At the dawn of the modern civil rights movement, Monroe Trotter, a journalist agitator, and D.W. Griffith, a technically brilliant filmmaker, incited a public confrontation that roiled America, pitting black...


Crossing the Thinnest Line

by Lauren Leader-Chivee Center Street (September 19, 2016)

FROM THE VERY FOUNDING OF OUR NATION, diversity has been one of our greatest strengths but also the greatest source of conflict. In less than a generation, America will become "minority-majority," and the world...


They Can't Kill Us All

by Wesley Lowery Little, Brown and Company (November 14, 2016)

A deeply reported book that brings alive the quest for justice in the deaths of Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, and Freddie Gray, offering both unparalleled insight into the reality of police violence in America...


When We Rise

by Cleve Jones Hachette Books (November 28, 2016)

2017 LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD WINNER

The partial inspiration for the ABC television mini-series!

"You could read Cleve Jones's book because you should know about the struggle for gay, lesbian, and transgender rights...


So You Want to Talk About Race

by Ijeoma Oluo Seal Press (January 15, 2018)

In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in America

Widespread reporting on aspects of white supremacy--from police brutality to the mass incarceration...