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I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did

by Lori Andrews & Bernadette Dunne Blackstone Publishing (March 15, 2012)

Social networks are the defining cultural movement of our time, empowering us in constantly evolving ways. We can all now be reporters, alerting the world to breaking news of a natural disaster; participate...


The Wilmington Ten

by Kenneth Robert Janken & Ron Butler Blackstone Publishing (January 04, 2016)

In February 1971 racial tension surrounding school desegregation in Wilmington, North Carolina, culminated in four days of violence and skirmishes between white vigilantes and black residents. The turmoil resulted...


Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil

by Lezley McSpadden, Lisa Reneé Pitts & Lyah Beth Leflore Blackstone Publishing (June 21, 2016)

This revelatory memoir by the mother of Michael Brown, the African American teenager killed by the police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014, sheds light on one of the landmark events in recent...


Hack Attack

by Nick Davies & Steven Crossley Blackstone Publishing (February 03, 2015)

At first, it seemed like a small story. The royaleditor of the News of the World wascaught listening to the voice mail messages of staff at Buckingham Palace. Heand a private investigator were jailed, and the...


Notes of a Native Son

by James Baldwin & Ron Butler Blackstone Publishing (February 03, 2015)

At last, a new audio edition of the book many havecalled James Baldwin's most influential work!

Written during the 1940s and early 1950s, whenBaldwin was only in his twenties, the essays collected in Notes of...


Saving the Bill of Rights

by Frank Miniter & John Pruden Blackstone Publishing (June 28, 2011)

Our Founding Fathers created the Bill of Rights to document our inalienable rights and to strictly limit the government’s power. These ten amendments are the foundation of American Exceptionalism—yet that...


Civil Rights

by Thomas Sowell & James Bundy Blackstone Publishing (June 24, 2005)

Thomas Sowell takes a tough, factual look at whether the Civil Rights movement has lived up to its hopes or its rhetoric. In the decades since the historic Supreme Court decision on desegregation, who has gained...


We Hold These Truths

by Mortimer J. Adler & Jeff Riggenbach Blackstone Publishing (November 26, 2012)

Mortimer Adler devoted a lifetime to studying the great ideas of Western culture and explaining even the most difficult concepts to the average citizen, earning Time magazine's praise as a "philosopher for everyman."...


Malcolm X

by Manning Marable & G. Valmont Thomas Blackstone Publishing (April 04, 2011)

Of the great figures in twentieth-century American history, few are as complex and controversial as Malcolm X. Constantly rewriting his own story, he became a criminal, a minister, a leader, and an icon, all...


How We Fight White Supremacy

by Akiba Solomon, Kenrya Rankin, Janina Edwards & Jonathan Myles et al. Bold Type Books (December 03, 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...


Rise of the Warrior Cop

by Radley Balko & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (July 09, 2013)

The American approach to law enforcement was forged by theexperience of revolution. Emerging as they did from the shadow of British rule,the country's founders would likely have viewed police as they exist today...


Human Rights and Civil Rights

by John Arthur, Robert Guillaume, John Lachs & Mike Hassell et al. Knowledge Products (January 22, 2006)

Only a few hundred years ago there emerged the ideal of inalienable rights to life, liberty, property, free speech, freedom of conscience and religion, etc. Yet rights now are routinely claimed to include health...


Civil Disobedience and The Liberator

by Wendy McElroy, Craig Deitschmann, George H. Smith & Henry David Thoreau et al. Knowledge Products (May 02, 2006)

Civil Disobedience discusses Thoreau’s arguments for civil disobedience: the deliberate violation of laws for reasons of conscience. Thoreau’s concept is based on the belief that no law should command blind...


A Fierce Glory

by Justin Martin & James Edward Thomas Da Capo Press (September 11, 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...


When We Rise

by Cleve Jones Hachette Books (November 29, 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...


America Is Better Than This

by Jeff Merkley Twelve (August 20, 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...


Show Me A Hero

by Lisa Belkin & Jay Snyder Little, Brown & Company (September 29, 2015)

NOW AN HBO MINISERIES

Not in my backyard -- that's the refrain commonly invoked by property owners who oppose unwanted development. Such words assume a special ferocity when the development in question is public...


Separate and Unequal

by Steven M. Gillon & Ryan Vincent Anderson Basic Books (March 06, 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...


Fandango at the Wall

by Kabir Sehgal, Douglas Brinkley, Andrew Young & Arturo O'Farrill Grand Central Publishing (September 25, 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...


Across That Bridge

by John Lewis & Keith David Hyperion (April 02, 2019)

Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work/Biography.

In Across That Bridge, Congressman John Lewis draws from his experience as a prominent leader of the Civil Rights Movement to offer timeless...


No Justice

by Lawrence Ross, Robbie Tolan & Ken Griffey Center Street (January 09, 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 & Dan Woren Basic Books (March 20, 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...


The Bill of Rights

by Linda R Monk, Susan Larkin & Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hachette Books (April 10, 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...


The Gettysburg Address

by Zachary Gordon, Dermot Mulroney, Edoardo Ballerini & David Pittu et al. Hachette Original (June 30, 2015)

It remains without question the most memorable and memorized speech in American history. On November 19, 1863, in 272 words delivered among the freshly dug graves of Union dead upon the country's bloodiest battlefield,...


How Democracy Ends

by David Runciman Basic Books (July 24, 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...


It Was All a Dream

by Reniqua Allen & Shayna Small Bold Type Books (January 08, 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,...


Invisible Women

by Caroline Criado Perez Abrams Press (March 11, 2019)

Data is fundamental to the modern world. From economic development, to healthcare, to education and public policy, we rely on numbers to allocate resources and make crucial decisions. But because so much data...


An introduction to the European Convention on Human Rights

by Martyn Bond Conseil de l'Europe (September 30, 2018)

"Respect for human rights lies at the heart of what it means to be European" (Martyn Bond) The right to life, prohibition of torture, freedom of thought, conscience and religion, freedom of expression, the right...