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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.
The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior.
$19.95ISBN: 9781509526406Availability: BackorderedPublished: Polity Press - June 17th, 2019
From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce White supremacy and deepen social inequity.$17.95ISBN: 9780674237476Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Belknap Press - March 11th, 2019
"A deep accounting of how America got to a point where a median white family has 13 times more wealth than the median black family."
"Extraordinary... Baradaran focuses on a part of the American story that's often ignored: the way African Americans were locked out of the financial engines that create wealth in America."
--Ezra Klein$17.95ISBN: 9781631494536Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Liveright - May 1st, 2018
New York Times Bestseller • Notable Book of the Year • Editors' Choice Selection
One of Bill Gates’ “Amazing Books” of the Year
One of Publishers Weekly’s 10 Best Books of the Year
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction
An NPR Best Book of the Year
Winner of the Hillman Prize for Nonfiction
Gold Winner • California Book Award (Nonfi$28.00ISBN: 9781479886753Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: New York University Press - May 7th, 2019
How the female body has been racialized for over two hundred yearsThere is an obesity epidemic in this country and poor black women are particularly stigmatized as "diseased" and a burden on the public health care system. This is only the most recent incarnation of the fear of fat black women, which Sabrina Strings shows took root more than two hundred years ago.$22.95ISBN: 9780872867949Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: City Lights Books - February 11th, 2020
Newsweek, Lit Hub, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and The Atlanta Journal Constitution pick Race Man by Julian Bond as one of their Most-Anticipated Books of 2020$24.95ISBN: 9780252084980Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Illinois Press - January 31st, 2020From its launch in 1945, Ebony magazine was politically and socially influential. However, the magazine also played an important role in educating millions of African Americans about their past.$27.00ISBN: 9780814737415Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: New York University Press - September 1st, 2009
An investigation of America's failure to atone for the wrongs of slavery$37.44ISBN: 9781786994264Availability: BackorderedPublished: Zed Books - October 15th, 2019For more than a thousand years, people of African descent have played a significant and far-ranging role in Britain’s history, from the African soldiers on Hadrian’s Wall to the black British intellectuals who made London a hub of pan-African and radical ideas.ISBN: 9781438474700Availability: Special OrderPublished: State University of New York Press - January 2nd, 2020
After repeated coups and periods of military rule, Ghana is now one of Africa's longest enduring democratic republics. Exiles, Entrepreneurs, and Educators compares the political proclivities of two generations of African Americans who moved to Ghana. Steven J. L.$19.95ISBN: 9780393357691Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - February 4th, 2020
A New York Times Editors' Choice
Winner of the J. Anthony Lukas Award
Longlisted for the Cundill History Prize
“Absorbing.… Segregation is not one story but many. Luxenberg has written his with energy, elegance and a heart aching for a world without it.” —James Goodman, The New York Times Book Review$18.95ISBN: 9781620973424Availability: BackorderedPublished: New Press - January 16th, 2018
The "powerful" (Michelle Alexander) exploration--featured by The Atlantic, Essence, the Washington Post, New York magazine, NPR, and others--of the harsh and harmful experiences confronting Black girls in schools
In a work that Lisa Delpit calls "imperative reading," Monique W.$12.95ISBN: 9781421436401Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Johns Hopkins University Press - March 10th, 2020
Perhaps someone in your family has been diagnosed with Alzheimer disease--or maybe you worry about developing memory loss yourself. In Is It Alzheimer's?, Dr. Peter V. Rabins, a top expert in the field, educates readers by answering 101 often-asked questions about memory loss and dementia.$19.95ISBN: 9781625345028Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Massachusetts Press - March 27th, 2020
On autopsy, the brain of an Alzheimer's patient can weigh as little as 30 percent of a healthy brain. The tissue grows porous. It is a sieve through which the past slips.