“Bagby’s immaculate research, coupled with her keen sense for real-life character development and dramatic arcs, makes for a fascinating and surprisingly quick read on a fo
It is impossible to enjoy reading the constitution more than through the searing perspective of the brilliant Twainesque humor of Elie Mystal in Allow Me to Retort: A Black Guy’s Guide to the C
Racial justice, judicial reform, and systemic racism have been hot topics on the nation’s radar screen in recent years.
“So many individuals and groups from throughout the United States came to rest, like a magnet attracted to steel, into the aftermath of the tragedy in Pittsburgh – just to pay their respect
“White Hot Hate is nothing less than a riveting case study of hatred of the Other.
“What is most heartening about the events described in The Kaepernick Effect is the sophistication of these young athletes and their commitment to the causes that have provoked the
“an incredibly valuable, insightful, and instructive book . . .
This powerful little book belongs to the Object Lessons series described by one admirer in the flyleaf as “the most consistently interesting non-fiction book series in America” (Megan Volpert,
“reveals the real life of the enslaved Africans.”
“Justice Deferred offers a needed refresher course for faded memories on the Supreme Court’s unequal history with one of the key issues not only of our day, but on
In February of 1969, Duke University was on the cusp of national prominence, about to eclipse Emory and Vanderbilt as the South’s premier institution of higher learning and preparing what would be
“Filled with vivid first-person accounts, Traveling Black is a superb history that captures a shameful aspect of the American story.”
From the start it is clear Floating in a Most Peculiar Way is going to be a journey of discovery like few others. Not many people can say they are from a country that no longer exists.
Koa Beck’s book, White Feminism: From Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind, comes with a rather double- or even triple-edged endorsement from Gloria Steinem; “Don’t judge
“A challenging read that illuminates harsh truths of our time.”
“chronicles the century-long struggle following the Civil War by Black Americans and other people of color for true civil and social rights, particularly the right to engage in interracial—
“A recognition slowly arises that we are all in this together and the time for an awakening to that fact is now.”
“Life of a Klansman is . . .
“This is a book that should be required reading in every high school—actually every American should read it.
With November’s presidential election fast approaching, much attention is being given to white evangelical voters, the bedrock of Donald Trump’s electoral base—more so now, with the racial debate t
“Caste . . .
It is late at night on June 4, 2018, and under cover of darkness a father and son, carrying nothing but a backpack, approach “a short wall painted dark” that demarcates the international border bet
For James Baldwin, “what kind of human beings we aspired to be” matters more than policy and power. On this, he was “absolutely right”, according to Eddie Glaude Jr.
According to Jorge Castañeda, it is “as if the United states seeks to challenge foreign writers to explain it, confident they will fail.” His own attempt is for US citizens, not foreigners, at a “c
“In the post-Charlottesville world where the President of the United States continues to enable these “very fine people” with a deliberate blind eye to the intensity of the