The #1 New York Times bestseller and a USAToday bestseller!A timely, crucial, and empowering exploration of racism--and antiracism--in America
This is NOT a history book.
This is a book about the here and now.
A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.
Featured by Oprah's Book Club on the Anti-Racist Books for Young Adults list curated by best-selling author Jacqueline Woodson
A USA TODAY Bestseller
Recommended by ESSENCE, We Need Diverse Books, ellentube, Brit + Co, PureWow, Teen Vogue, Time magazine, and New York magazine
“…a clear$18.99ISBN: 9781338323481Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Scholastic Focus - January 7th, 2020A thrilling and incisive examination of the post-Reconstruction era struggle for and suppression of African American voting rights in the United States.
Following the Civil War, the Reconstruction era raised a new question to those in power in the US: Should African Americans, so many of them former slaves, be granted the right to vote?
$10.99ISBN: 9780593177044Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Ember - December 3rd, 2019
The young adult adaptation of the acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestseller--now a major motion picture starring Michael B. Jordan, Jaime Foxx, and Brie Larson and the subject of an HBO documentary feature!$16.95ISBN: 9781642501476Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Mango - January 14th, 2020
#1 Best Seller in Teen & Young Adult 21st Century U.S. History -- Making a Better America
Black Americans who have shaped their country and beyond: We are familiar with a handful of African Americans who are mentioned in American history books, but there are also countless others who do not get recognized in mainstream media.$9.99ISBN: 9781338239461Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Scholastic Focus - January 7th, 2020The riveting story of how the Supreme Court turned a blind eye on justice, stripped away the equal rights promised to all Americans, and ushered in the era of Jim Crow.$19.99ISBN: 9780451481542Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020
For African American women, the fight for the right to vote was only one battle.
An eye-opening book that tells the important, overlooked story of black women as a force in the suffrage movement--when fellow suffragists did not accept them as equal partners in the struggle.$18.99ISBN: 9781419741111Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020
A stirring look at nonviolent activism, from American suffragists to Civil Rights to the Climate Change Movement
We Are Power brings to light the incredible individuals who have used nonviolent activism to change the world. The book explores questions such as what is nonviolent resistance and how does it work?$16.95ISBN: 9781642501728Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Mango - January 14th, 2020
#1 New Release in Cultural Heritage Biographies, Publishers Weekly Select Title for Young Readers ─ A Daily Dose of Inspiration for African American Teens
Inspiration for strong, fearless women.$7.99ISBN: 9781416948827Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Simon Pulse - July 24th, 2007
In this compelling autobiographical account by one of the Civil Rights Movement’s most powerful figures, Beals explores not only the power of racism, but also the ideas of justice and identity.
In 1957, well before Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, Melba Pattillo Beals and eight other teenagers became iconic symbols for the Civil Rights Movement an$19.99ISBN: 9780399581793Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Ten Speed Press - November 5th, 2019
A bold and gripping graphic history of the fight for women's rights