The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Jarvious Cotton s great great grandfather could not vote as a slave His great grandfather was beaten to death by the Klu Klux Klan for attempting to vote His grandfather was prevented from voting by Klan intimidation his father was barred by poll taxes and literacy tests Today, Cotton cannot

"Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?": A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity

The classic, bestselling book on the psychology of racism now fully revised and updated Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black, White, and Latino youth clustered in their own groups Is this self segregation a problem to address or a coping strategy Beverly Daniel Tatum, a

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

Americans like to insist that they are living in a post racial, color blind society In fact, racist thought is alive and well it has simply become sophisticated and insidious And as award winning historian Ibram X Kendi argues in Stamped from the Beginning, racist ideas in America have

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir

A poetic and powerful memoir about what it means to be a Black woman in Americaand the co founding of a movement that demands justice for all in the land of the free Raised by a single mother in an impoverished neighborhood in Los Angeles, Patrisse Khan Cullors experienced firsthand the prejudice

Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement

In these newly collected essays, interviews, and speeches, world renowned activist and scholar Angela Y Davis illuminates the connections between struggles against state violence and oppression throughout history and around the world Reflecting on the importance of black feminism,

Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America

Tim Wise is one of the great public moralists in America today In his bracing new book, Under the Affluence, he brilliantly engages the roots and ramifications of radical inequality in our nation, carefully detailing the heartless war against the poor and the swooning addiction to the rich that

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (ReVisioning American History, #3)

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples Today in the United States, there are than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited