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Poverty, by America By Matthew Desmond Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593239933
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Published: Crown - March 26th, 2024

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Evicted reimagines the debate on poverty, making a “provocative and compelling” (NPR) argument about why it persists in America: because the rest of us benefit from it.


Dear Black Girls: How to Be True to You By A'ja Wilson Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250290045
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Published: Flatiron Books: A Moment of Lift Book - February 6th, 2024

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Through honest stories and inspiring lessons from her life, A’ja Wilson reminds us to never doubt who we are or apologize for being true to ourselves. Dear Black Girls is a must-read for every Black girl out there.” ―Gabrielle Union

This one is for all the girls with an apostrophe in their names.


Who's Black and Why?: A Hidden Chapter from the Eighteenth-Century Invention of Race By Henry Louis Gates (Editor), Andrew S. Curran (Editor) Cover Image
By Henry Louis Gates (Editor), Andrew S. Curran (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780674295452
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Published: Belknap Press - February 1st, 2024

Knife: Meditations After an Attempted Murder By Salman Rushdie Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593730249
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Published: Random House - April 16th, 2024

From internationally renowned writer and Booker Prize winner Salman Rushdie, a searing, deeply personal account of enduring—and surviving—an attempt on his life thirty years after the fatwa that was ordered against him
 


An American Dreamer: Life in a Divided Country By David Finkel Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593597064
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Published: Random House - February 13th, 2024

A man navigates the deep divisions in America today and discovers that sometimes change can start by finding common ground with your neighbors in this immersive account by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Thank You for Your Service and The Good Soldiers.


Radical Reparations: Healing the Soul of a Nation By Marcus Anthony Hunter Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063004726
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Published: Amistad - February 6th, 2024

A timely groundbreaking book in the vein of Derrick Bell's Faces at the Bottom of the Well, one of the country's foremost voices on reparations, offers a radical and vital new framework going beyond the current debate over this controversial issue.


Madness: Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum By Antonia Hylton Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538723692
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Published: Legacy Lit - January 23rd, 2024

New York Times Bestseller
Amazon Editor’s Pick for Best Books


In the tradition of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, a page-turning 93-year history of Crownsville Hospital, one of the nation’s last segregated asylums, that the New York Times described as “fascinating…meticulous research” and bestsel


Be a Revolution: How Everyday People Are Fighting Oppression and Changing the World—and How You Can, Too By Ijeoma Oluo Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063140189
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Published: HarperOne - January 30th, 2024

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

From the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of So You Want to Talk About Race and Mediocre, an eye-opening and galvanizing look at the current state of anti-racist activism across America.


The Survivors of the Clotilda: The Lost Stories of the Last Captives of the American Slave Trade By Hannah Durkin Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063072992
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Published: Amistad - January 30th, 2024

Joining the ranks of Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and Zora Neale Hurston’s rediscovered classic Barracoon, an immersive and revelatory history of the Clotilda, the last slave ship to land on US soil, told through the stories of its survivors—the last documented survivors of any slave ship—whose lives diverged an


Why Does Everything Have to Be About Race?: 25 Arguments That Won't Go Away By Keith Boykin Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541703315
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Published: Bold Type Books - January 23rd, 2024

Fight back against misinformation and ignorance as New York Times bestselling author Keith Boykin debunks 25 of the most common claims used to refute America’s racist past and present.
 
The most toxic racial arguments share one of five traits.


Disillusioned: Five Families and the Unraveling of America's Suburbs By Benjamin Herold Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593298183
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Published: Penguin Press - January 23rd, 2024

"Astonishingly important.” —Alex Kotlowitz, The Atlantic

Through the stories of five American families, a masterful and timely exploration of how hope, history, and racial denial collide in the suburbs and their schools


Our Hidden Conversations: What Americans Really Think About Race and Identity By Michele Norris Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982154394
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 16th, 2024

Peabody Award–winning journalist Michele Norris offers a transformative dialogue on race and identity in America, unearthed through her decade-long work at The Race Card Project.

The prompt seemed simple: Race. Your Thoughts. Six Words. Please Send.

The answers, though, have been challenging and complicated.