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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 Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power (Paperback)
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.
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.
"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.
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
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.
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
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From 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.
An investigation of America's failure to atone for the wrongs of slavery
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For 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.
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.
Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation (Paperback)
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
NOW IN PAPERBACK The "powerful" (Michelle Alexander) exploration--featured by the Atlantic, Essence, the Washington Post, New York magazine, NPR, the New Republic and the Tom Joyner Morning Show--of the harsh and harmful experiences confronting black girls in schools
Is It Alzheimer's?: 101 Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions about Memory Loss and Dementia (Johns Hopkins Press Health Books) (Paperback)
A medical expert answers your common questions about memory loss, causes of dementia, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more.
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.