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How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America Cover Image
ISBN: 9780190900908
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - April 1st, 2020

While the North prevailed in the Civil War, ending slavery and giving the country a "new birth of freedom," Heather Cox Richardson argues in this provocative work that democracy's blood-soaked victory was ephemeral. The system that had sustained the defeated South moved westward and there established a foothold. It was a natural fit.

Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250257703
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - June 9th, 2020

"This is a narrative that describes the urgency that compels me and millions more to push for a different American story than the one being told today. It's a story that is one part danger, one part action, and all true. It's a story about how and why we fight for our democracy and win."

More than Ready: Be Strong and Be You . . . and Other Lessons for Women of Color on the Rise Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580059480
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Published: Seal Press - April 7th, 2020

Advice and inspiration for women of color seeking new heights of influence, from the "incredible" top Latinx advisor to President Obama (Jennifer Palmieri, author of Dear Madam President).

Afropessimism Cover Image
ISBN: 9781631496141
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Published: Liveright - April 7th, 2020

Combining trenchant philosophy with lyrical memoir, Afropessimism is an unparalleled account of Blackness.

I Tried to Change So You Don't Have To: True Life Lessons Cover Image
ISBN: 9780306873720
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Published: Hachette Go - June 23rd, 2020

An inspiring, hilarious memoir about learning to resist the pressures of conformity, love yourself for who you are, embrace your flaws, and unlock your true potential.

Europe Against the Jews, 1880-1945 Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250170170
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Published: Metropolitan Books - April 7th, 2020

From the award-winning historian of the Holocaust, Europe Against the Jews, 1880-1945 is the first book to move beyond Germany’s singular crime to the collaboration of Europe as a whole.

Administrations of Lunacy: Racism and the Haunting of American Psychiatry at the Milledgeville Asylum Cover Image
ISBN: 9781620972977
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Published: New Press - April 14th, 2020

A scathing and original look at the racist origins of psychiatry, through the story of the largest mental institution in the world

Today, 90 percent of psychiatric beds are located in jails and prisons across the United States, institutions that confine disproportionate numbers of African Americans.

Sway: Unravelling Unconscious Bias Cover Image
ISBN: 9781472971357
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Published: Bloomsbury Sigma - June 2nd, 2020

Uncovers the science behind our "unintentional" biases using real world stories underpinned by scientific theories and research.

Faster: How a Jewish Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Beat Hitler’s Best Cover Image
ISBN: 9781328489876
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 17th, 2020

For fans of The Boys in the Boat and In the Garden of Beasts, a pulse-pounding tale of triumph by an improbable team of upstarts over Hitler’s fearsome Silver Arrows during the golden age of auto racing.

They were the unlikeliest of heroes.

American Poison: How Racial Hostility Destroyed Our Promise Cover Image
ISBN: 9780451494887
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Published: Knopf - March 17th, 2020

A sweeping examination of how American racism has broken the country's social compact, eroded America's common goods, and damaged the lives of every American--and a heartfelt look at how these deep wounds might begin to heal.

The 1960s Segregated South: Youth's Zeal and Aged Reflections Cover Image
By Robert W. Hoffert, Alex Rodas (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781732197657
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Published: Jujapa Press - March 30th, 2020

The book retraces a white man's journey into the 1960s Segregated South as a warrior for integration. He taught at black schools and colleges and was a protester, a lay preacher, and was jailed more than once because of his protesting. The author was a student at Yale, and then took advantage of some opportunities to preach and to teach in Alabama, Florida and Georgia.

No Justice in the Shadows: How America Criminalizes Immigrants Cover Image
ISBN: 9781568589466
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Published: Bold Type Books - April 14th, 2020

This provocative account of our immigration system's long, racist history reveals how it has become the brutal machine that upends the lives of millions of immigrants today.

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