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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...


In Defense of Looting

by Vicky Osterweil Bold Type Books (August 24, 2020)

A fresh argument for rioting and looting as our most powerful tools for dismantling white supremacy.

Looting -- a crowd of people publicly, openly, and directly seizing goods -- is one of the more extreme actions...


So You Want to Talk about Race

by Ijeoma Oluo & Bahni Turpin Blackstone Publishing (January 16, 2018)

A current, constructive, and actionable exploration of today's racial landscape, offering straightforward clarity that readers of all races need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide

In So You...


Suffragette Fascists

by Simon Webb Pen and Sword History (June 30, 2020)

Emmeline Pankhurst is seen today as a valiant champion of democracy, but in the 1930s certain prominent former suffragettes were comparing her to Hitler and Mussolini. It was suggested that Mrs Pankhurst and...


Policing Ferguson, Policing America

by Thomas Jackson Skyhorse (July 25, 2017)

Following the fatal shooting in broad daylight of unarmed African American Michael Brown by a white cop in August 2014, Ferguson, Missouri became the scene of protests that pitted law enforcement against locals...


The Bill of Rights Primer

by Akhil Reed Amar & Les Adams Skyhorse (July 01, 2013)

Many Americans reference the Bill of Rights, a document that represents many of the freedoms that define the United States. Who doesn't know about the First Amendment's freedom of religion or Second Amendment's...


Staying Human

by Katharina Stegelmann Skyhorse (January 06, 2015)

During World War II, Heinz Drossel saved Soviet prisoners of war and several Jews, including Marianne Hirschfeld. Again and again, he wasn't afraid to risk his own life when others' safety was at risk. Nearly...


Martin Luther King, Jr., the Essential Box Set

by Keith David, Others, Jay Gregory & Clayborne Carson et al. Hachette Book Group (January 01, 2010)

This definitive box set includes all the landmark speeches of the great orator and American leader Martin Luther King Jr., from his inspirational "I Have a Dream" to his fiery "Give Us the Ballot." Comprised...


The Case for Liberalism in an Age of Extremism

by Alan Dershowitz Hot Books (May 26, 2020)

“Maybe the question isn’t what happened to Alan Dershowitz. Maybe it’s what happened to everyone else.”—Politico

In The Case for Liberalism in an Age of Extremism, Alan Dershowitz—New York Times bestselling...


Dallas 1963

by Bill Minutaglio, Steven L. Davis & Tony Messano Hachette Book Group (December 01, 2013)

In the early 1960s, Dallas was brewing with political passions and full of extreme and unlikely characters, many of them dead set against a Kennedy presidency--rabid politicos like defrocked military general...


Damaged Heritage

by J. Chester Johnson Pegasus Books (May 05, 2020)

An illuminating journey to racial reconciliation experienced by two Americans—one black and one white.

The 1919 Elaine Race Massacre, arguably the worst in our country’s history, has been widely unknown for...


When They Come for You

by David Kirby St. Martin's Press (October 28, 2019)

A revealing book about how government, law enforcement, and bureaucratic interests are seizing our property, our children, our savings, and our fundamental American rights--and how to fight back.

Liberty and...


When Islam Is Not a Religion

by Asma T Uddin Pegasus Books (July 09, 2019)

American Muslim religious liberty lawyer Asma Uddin has long considered her work defending people of all faiths to be a calling more than a job. Yet even as she seeks equal protection for Evangelicals, Sikhs,...


Democracy Hacked

by Martin Moore Oneworld Publications (September 27, 2018)

Technology has fractured democracy, and now there’s no going back.

All around the world, the fringes have stormed the palace of the elites and unleashed data miners, dark ads and bots on an unwitting public....


Votes For Women!

by Jenni Murray Oneworld Publications (February 05, 2018)

Mary Wollstonecraft, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Millicent Fawcett, Emmeline Pankhurst, Constance Markievicz, Nancy Astor

They terrorised the establishment.

They fought for the vote.

They pushed back boundaries...


Civil Liberties

by Tom Head Oneworld Publications (December 01, 2012)

In a country famous for having the most CCTVs in the world, how safe are your rights?

Six types of execution are practiced in the industrialized world, torture is openly sanctioned by America, and infringements...


Your Voice, Your Vote: 2020-21 Edition

by Martha Burk Skyhorse (January 14, 2020)

What Every Woman Needs to Know to Bring About Change in the Voting Booth

In a presidential election year with our currently divided political climate, it is more important than ever for women voters to be educated...


The Shadow System

by Sylvia A. Harvey & Janina Edwards Bold Type Books (April 07, 2020)

A searing exposé of the effects of the mass incarceration crisis on families-including the 2.7 million American children who have a parent locked up

In The Shadow System, award-winning journalist Sylvia A. Harvey...


The Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech in America

by Ellis Cose & Korey Jackson HarperAudio (September 15, 2020)

The critically acclaimed journalist and bestselling author of The Rage of a Privileged Class explores one of the most essential rights in America--free speech--and reveals how it is crumbling under the combined...


We Have Been Harmonized

by Kai Strittmatter & Matthew Waterson HarperAudio (September 01, 2020)

"A remarkable book. ... The more one reads, the more pressing one conclusion becomes: almost everything we thought we knew about contemporary China is wrong." --The Observer, "Book of the Week"

Hailed as a...


Wandering in Strange Lands

by Morgan Jerkins HarperAudio (August 04, 2020)

One of Buzzfeed's 24 New Books We Couldn't Put Down

"One of the smartest young writers of her generation."--Book Riot

From the acclaimed cultural critic and New York Times bestselling author of This Will Be...


Love Wins

by Debbie Cenziper, Jim Obergefell & George Newbern HarperAudio (June 14, 2016)

The fascinating and very moving story of the lovers, lawyers, judges and activists behind the groundbreaking Supreme Court case that led to one of the most important, national civil rights victories in decades--the...


Democracy Now!

by Amy Goodman, David Goodman & Denis Moynihan Simon & Schuster Audio (April 12, 2016)

A celebration of the revolutionary change Amy and David Goodman have witnessed during the two decades of their acclaimed television and radio news program Democracy Now!--and how small individual acts from progressive...


Great Again

by Donald J. Trump & Jeremy Lowell Simon & Schuster Audio (July 12, 2016)

In this book (previously published as Crippled America), we’re going to look at the state of the world right now. It’s a terrible mess, and that’s putting it mildly. There has never been a more dangerous...


What Set Me Free (The Story That Inspired the Major Motion Picture Brian Banks)

by Brian Banks Simon & Schuster Audio (July 02, 2019)

*The story that inspired the film Brian Banks*

Discover the unforgettable and inspiring true story of a young man who was wrongfully convicted as a teenager and imprisoned for more than five years, only to emerge...


The Age of Entitlement

by Christopher Caldwell Simon & Schuster Audio (January 21, 2020)

A major American intellectual makes the historical case that the reforms of the 1960s, reforms intended to make the nation more just and humane, instead left many Americans feeling alienated, despised, misled--and...


Fight of the Century

by Michael Chabon, Ayelet Waldman & an All Star Cast Simon & Schuster Audio (January 21, 2020)

To mark its 100-year anniversary, the American Civil Liberties Union partners with award-winning authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman to bring together many of our greatest living writers, each contributing...


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...


A More Perfect Reunion

by Calvin Baker & Landon Woodson Bold Type Books (June 30, 2020)

A provocative case for integration as the single most radical, discomfiting idea in America, yet the only enduring solution to the racism that threatens our democracy.

Americans have prided ourselves on how far...


Youth to Power

by Jamie Margolin & Greta Thunberg Hachette Go (June 02, 2020)

"Jamie Margolin is among the powerful and inspiring youth activists leading a movement to demand urgent action on the climate crisis. With determined purpose and moral clarity, Jamie is pushing political leaders...


The Sword and the Shield

by Peniel E. Joseph & Zeno Robinson Basic Books (March 31, 2020)

This dual biography of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King upends longstanding preconceptions to transform our understanding of the twentieth century's most iconic African American leaders.

To most Americans, Malcolm...


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...