From the row houses of Baltimore to the stoops of Brooklyn, with searing conviction and full compassion, D. Watkins, New York Times bestselling author of The Cook Up and The Beast Side lays bare the voices of the most vulnerable and allows their raw, intimate stories to uncover the systematic injustice threaded within our society.
A "powerful and indispensable" (Gerald Markowitz) look at the devastating consequences of environmental racism -- and what we can do to remedy its toxic effects on marginalized communities.Did you know...$16.00ISBN: 9780807005934Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Beacon Press - December 11th, 2018
An intersectional history of the shared struggle for African American and Latinx civil rights$9.99ISBN: 9780451234216Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Berkley - October 20th, 2010
THE HISTORY-MAKING CLASSIC ABOUT CROSSING THE COLOR LINE IN AMERICA'S SEGREGATED SOUTH
“One of the deepest, most penetrating documents yet set down on the racial question.”—Atlanta Journal & Constitution
$22.00ISBN: 9781469632421Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of North Carolina Press - February 1st, 2017
2014 James Beard Foundation Book Award, Reference and Scholarship
Honor Book for Nonfiction, Black Caucus of the American Library Association$24.00ISBN: 9780807842591Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of North Carolina Press - August 30th, 1989
Dispelling much of what he terms the 'mythology' of the Scotch-Irish, James Leyburn provides an absorbing account of their heritage.$16.95ISBN: 9780872867901Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: City Lights Books - July 30th, 2019
Finalist for 2020 PEN Open Book Award
Best of 2019: Nonfiction - Entropy Magazine
A memoir and book of mourning, a grandson's attempt to reconcile his own uncontested citizenship with his grandfather's lifelong struggle.$26.99ISBN: 9780062936103Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Harper - May 21st, 2019
Foreword by Kim Kardashian West
The true-life story of the woman whose life sentence for non-violent drug trafficking was commuted by President Donald Trump thanks to the efforts of Kim Kardashian West—an inspiring memoir of faith, hope, mercy, and gratitude.
How do you hold on to hope after more than twenty years of imprison$34.95ISBN: 9781439914861Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Temple University Press - July 1st, 2017
The Before Columbus Foundation 2018 Winner of the AMERICAN BOOK AWARD
Tommy J. Curry’s provocative book The Man-Not is a justification for Black Male Studies. He posits that we should conceptualize the Black male as a victim, oppressed by his sex.$28.00ISBN: 9780374191979Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 16th, 2019
Winner of the 2020 Pacific Northwest Book Award | Named a 2019 Southwest Book of the Year
Shortlisted for the 2019 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize
What happens when an undocumented teen mother takes on the U.S. immigration system?$18.00ISBN: 9781250112880Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Picador - March 5th, 2019
An Emma Watson "Our Shared Shelf" Selection for November/December 2018 • NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2018/ MENTIONED BY: The New York Public Library • Mashable • The Atlantic • Bustle • The Root • Politico Magazine ("What the 2020 Candidates Are Reading This Summer") • NPR$35.00ISBN: 9780762491414Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Running Press Adult - May 7th, 2019
The films, the stars, the filmmakers-all get their due in Hollywood Black, a sweeping overview of blacks in film from the silent era through Black Panther, with striking photos and an engrossing history by award-winning author Donald Bogle.