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The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476749075
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Published: Atria Books - July 12th, 2016

The "brilliantly wry" (Lena Dunham) and "lovably awkward" (Mindy Kaling) New York Times bestseller from the creator of HBO's Insecure.


You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain Cover Image
By Phoebe Robinson, Jessica Williams (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143129202
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Published: Plume Books - October 4th, 2016

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER - "A must-read...Phoebe Robinson discusses race and feminism in such a funny, real, and specific way, it penetrates your brain and stays with you." -Ilana Glazer, co-creator and co-star of Broad City


Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062363602
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Published: William Morrow & Company - December 6th, 2016

The #1 New York Times bestseller

The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kirsten Dunst, and Kevin Costner.


Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250105042
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Published: Picador USA - September 6th, 2016

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE'S TOP TEN NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR

A LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK SELECTION A BOOKLIST EDITORS' CHOICE BOOK SELECTION


I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781627796064
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Published: Holt McDougal - September 13th, 2016

New York Times Bestseller
#1 Washington Post Bestseller

"A truth-riot of a book " Shonda Rhimes

Comedian, activist, and hugely popular culture blogger at AwesomelyLuvvie.com, Luvvie Ajayi, serves up necessary advice for the masses in this hilarious book of essays


Folding the Red Into the Black: Developing a Viable Untopia for Human Survival in the 21st Century Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781944869069
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Published: Or Books - November 8th, 2016

Walter Mosley is one of America's bestselling novelists, known for his critically acclaimed series of mysteries featuring private investigator Easy Rawlins. His writing is hard-hitting, often limned with a political subtextaimed at a broad audience.


We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780312429485
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Published: Picador USA - September 13th, 2016

In these provocative, powerful essays acclaimed writer/journalist Jeff Chang (Can t Stop Won t Stop, Who We Be) takes an incisive and wide-ranging look at the recent tragedies and widespread protests that have shaken the country.


Kill 'em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812983739
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - November 1st, 2016

National Book Award winner James McBride goes in search of the real James Brown after receiving a tip that promises to uncover the man behind the myth. His surprising journey illuminates not only our understanding of this immensely troubled, misunderstood, and complicated soul genius but the ways in which our cultural heritage has been shaped by Brown's legacy.


The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781849352628
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Published: AK Press - August 30th, 2016

The Revolution Starts at Home is as urgently needed today as when it was first published. This watershed collection breaks the dangerous silence surrounding the secret of intimate violence within social justice circles. Just as importantly, it provides practical strategies for dealing with abuse and creating safety without relying on the coercive power of the state.


No More Heroes: Grassroots Challenges to the Savior Mentality Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781849352666
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Published: AK Press - November 8th, 2016

How can we build a better world? And why do so many people with privilege end up making things worse when they try to help? It's called the savior mentality, and Jordan Flaherty finds it in FBI informants, anti-sex-work crusaders, Teach For America corps members, and out-of-touch journalists.


The Hidden Keys Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781552453254
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Published: Coach House Books - October 11th, 2016

Although the Green Dolphin is a bar of ill repute, it is there that Tancred Palmieri, a thief with elegant and erudite tastes, meets Willow Azarian, an aging heroin addict. She reveals to Tancred that her very wealthy father has recently passed away, leaving each of his five children a mysterious object that provides one clue to the whereabouts of a large inheritance.


A Moment of Silence Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476765990
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Published: Atria Books - October 4th, 2016

In this electrifying novel, New York Times bestselling author and "an important voice in American literature" (Jada Pinkett Smith) Sister Souljah returns to the story of her beloved character, Midnight.


Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780812984965
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - August 18th, 2015

#1 New York Times Bestseller - Named one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times - The Washington Post - The Boston Globe - The Seattle Times - Esquire - Time