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There's Always This Year: On Basketball and Ascension By Hanif Abdurraqib Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593448793
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Published: Random House - March 26th, 2024

A poignant, personal reflection on basketball, life, and home—from the author of the National Book Award finalist A Little Devil in America

“Mesmerizing . . . not only the most original sports book I’ve ever read but one of the most moving books I’ve ever read, period.”—Steve James, director of Hoop Dreams

LatinoLand: A Portrait of America's Largest and Least Understood Minority By Marie Arana Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982184896
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 20th, 2024

A sweeping yet personal overview of the Latino population of America, drawn from hundreds of interviews and prodigious research that emphasizes the diversity and little-known history of our largest and fastest-growing minority.

LatinoLand is an exceptional, all-encompassing overview of Hispanic America based on personal i

The Black Box: Writing the Race By Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593299784
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Published: Penguin Press - March 19th, 2024

“Henry Louis Gates is a national treasure. Here, he returns with an intellectual and at times deeply personal meditation on the hard-fought evolution and the very meaning of African-American identity, calling upon our country to transcend its manufactured divisions.”
— Isabel Wilkerson, author of The Warmth of Other Suns and Caste

Imagination: A Manifesto (A Norton Short) By Ruha Benjamin Cover Image
ISBN: 9781324020974
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 6th, 2024

One of The Millions's Most-Anticipated Books of Winter 2024

In this revelatory work, Ruha Benjamin calls on us to take imagination seriously as a site of struggle and a place of possibility for reshaping the future.

My Grandfather's Altar: Five Generations of Lakota Holy Men (American Indian Lives ) By Richard Moves Camp, Simon J. Joseph (Editor) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781496236913
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - March 1st, 2024

Richard Moves Camp’s My Grandfather’s Altar is an oral-literary narrative account of five generations of Lakota religious tradition. Moves Camp is the great-great-grandson of Wóptuȟ’a (“Chips”), the holy man remembered for providing Crazy Horse with war medicines of power and protection.

Black Caesars and Foxy Cleopatras: A History of Blaxploitation Cinema By Odie Henderson Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419758416
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - February 6th, 2024

The definitive account of Blaxploitation cinema—the freewheeling, often shameless, and wildly influential genre—from a distinctive voice in film history and criticism

In 1971, two films grabbed the movie business, shook it up, and launched a genre that would help define the decade.

Madness: Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum By Antonia Hylton Cover Image
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
ISBN: 9780063140189
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Published: HarperOne - January 30th, 2024


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 Black Joy Project By Kleaver Cruz Cover Image
ISBN: 9780358588757
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Published: Mariner Books - December 19th, 2023

Featuring 117 full-color photos and eight breathtaking essays on a force that fuels Black life all around the globe, this is Humans of New York meets The Black Book

The Survivors of the Clotilda: The Lost Stories of the Last Captives of the American Slave Trade By Hannah Durkin Cover Image
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
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.

Our Hidden Conversations: What Americans Really Think About Race and Identity By Michele Norris Cover Image
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.