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Product Description: A New York Times Notable Book of 2016 Winner of the Zócalo Public Square Book PrizeOn March 29, 1516, the city council of Venice issued a decree forcing Jews to live in il geto―a closed quarter named for the copper foundry that once occupied the area...read more

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9780374536770 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 18, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A New York Times Notable Book of 2016 Winner of the Zócalo Public Square Book PrizeOn March 29, 1516, the city council of Venice issued a decree forcing Jews to live in il geto―a closed quarter named for the copper foundry that once occupied the area.

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Product Description: Since the publication of The Wretched of the Earth in 1961, Fanon's work has been deeply significant for generations of intellectuals and activists from the 60s to the present day.Alienation and Freedom collects together previously unpublished works comprising around half of his entire output – which were previously inaccessible or thought to be lost...read more
By Steven Corcoran (trans)

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9781474250214 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 30, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Since the publication of The Wretched of the Earth in 1961, Fanon's work has been deeply significant for generations of intellectuals and activists from the 60s to the present day.

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Product Description: Winner, CCCC Outstanding Book Award in the Edited Collection Category, 2018 With the election of our first black president, many Americans began to argue that we had finally ended racism, claiming that we now live in a postracial era...read more
By Lilia Monzo (foreword by)

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9780809335466 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, January 11, 2017, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Winner, CCCC Outstanding Book Award in the Edited Collection Category, 2018 With the election of our first black president, many Americans began to argue that we had finally ended racism, claiming that we now live in a postracial era.

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Product Description: In the summer of 1964 medical professionals, mostly white and northern, organized the Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR) to provide care and support for civil rights activists organizing black voters in Mississippi. They left their lives and lucrative private practices to march beside and tend the wounds of demonstrators from Freedom Summer, the March on Selma, and the Chicago Democratic Convention of 1968...read more

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9781596915671 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, May 19, 2009, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The untold story of the courageous doctors and nurses who fought the battle for racial justice in hospitals, in clinics, and on the streets in the 1960s.

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9781496810359 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, February 1, 2017), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In the summer of 1964 medical professionals, mostly white and northern, organized the Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR) to provide care and support for civil rights activists organizing black voters in Mississippi.
9781608190935 | 1 reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, April 27, 2010), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The Medical Committee for Human Rights was organized in 1964 to support civil rights activists during Mississippi's Freedom Summer.

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Product Description: In Brooklyn’s Promised Land, Judith Wellman not only tells the important narrative of Weeksville’s growth, disappearance, and eventual rediscovery, but also highlights the stories of the people who created this community.  In 1966 a group of students, Boy Scouts, and local citizens rediscovered all that remained of a then virtually unknown community called Weeksville: four frame houses on Hunterfly Road...read more

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9780814724156 | New York Univ Pr, November 7, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In Brooklyn’s Promised Land, Judith Wellman not only tells the important narrative of Weeksville’s growth, disappearance, and eventual rediscovery, but also highlights the stories of the people who created this community.

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9781479874477 | Reprint edition (New York Univ Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In Brooklyn’s Promised Land, Judith Wellman not only tells the important narrative of Weeksville’s growth, disappearance, and eventual rediscovery, but also highlights the stories of the people who created this community.

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Product Description: How can politicians and ordinary citizens face the racial past in a country that frames itself as colorblind? In her timely and provocative book, Resurrecting Slavery, Crystal Fleming shows how people make sense of slavery in a nation where talking about race, colonialism, and slavery remains taboo...read more

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9781439914083 | Temple Univ Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $89.50 | About this edition: How can politicians and ordinary citizens face the racial past in a country that frames itself as colorblind?

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9781439914090 | Reprint edition (Temple Univ Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: How can politicians and ordinary citizens face the racial past in a country that frames itself as colorblind?

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Product Description: A timely and nonpartisan book on voter manipulation and electoral corruption—and the importance of stimulating voter turnout and participationThough voting rights are fundamental to American democracy, felon disfranchisement, voter identification laws, and hard-to-access polling locations with limited hours are a few of the ways voter turnout is suppressed...read more

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9780807076408 | Beacon Pr, February 2, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A timely and nonpartisan book on voter manipulation and electoral corruption—and the importance of stimulating voter turnout and participationThough voting rights are fundamental to American democracy, felon disfranchisement, voter identification laws, and hard-to-access polling locations with limited hours are a few of the ways voter turnout is suppressed.

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9780807061985 | Reprint edition (Beacon Pr, January 24, 2017), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A timely and nonpartisan book on voter manipulation and electoral corruption—and the importance of stimulating voter turnout and participationThough voting rights are fundamental to American democracy, felon disfranchisement, voter identification laws, and hard-to-access polling locations with limited hours are a few of the ways voter turnout is suppressed.

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Product Description: A comprehensive, readable analysis of the key issues of the Black Lives Matter movement, this thought-provoking and compelling anthology features essays by some of the nation’s most influential and respected criminal justice experts and legal scholars...read more
By Angela J. Davis (editor)

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9781101871270 | Pantheon Books, January 24, 2017, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A comprehensive, readable analysis of the key issues of the Black Lives Matter movement, this thought-provoking and compelling anthology features essays by some of the nation’s most influential and respected criminal justice experts and legal scholars.

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Product Description: OUR FOUNDERS understood that America was the greatest experiment on earth. And they sealed it with these words: E pluribus Unum: "Out of Many We Are One." "America is the story of us. And us isn't doing so great right now." Says award winning journalist and author Sophia A...read more

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9781455569397 | Center st, January 24, 2017, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: OUR FOUNDERS understood that America was the greatest experiment on earth.

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Product Description: In this powerful book, Brook Thomas revisits the contested era of Reconstruction. He evokes literature’s immediacy to recreate arguments still unresolved today about state versus federal authority, the government’s role in education, the growing power of banks and corporations, the paternalism of social welfare, efforts to combat domestic terrorism, and the difficult question of who should rightly inherit the nation’s past...read more

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9781421421322 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, January 17, 2017, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In this powerful book, Brook Thomas revisits the contested era of Reconstruction.

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Product Description: From coming of age under poverty and the looming threat of racial violence to preaching from the Ebenezer pulpit for forty years, King, Sr., candidly reveals his life inside the civil rights movement, illustrating the profound influence he had on his son...read more

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9780807097762 | Reprint edition (Beacon Pr, January 10, 2017), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From coming of age under poverty and the looming threat of racial violence to preaching from the Ebenezer pulpit for forty years, King, Sr.

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Product Description: A powerful polemic on the state of black America that savages the idea of a post-racial society. America’s great promise of equality has always rung hollow in the ears of African Americans. But today the situation has grown even more dire...read more

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9780804137416 | Crown Pub, January 12, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A powerful polemic on the state of black America that savages the idea of a post-racial society.

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9780804137430 | Reprint edition (Broadway Books, January 10, 2017), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A powerful polemic on the state of black America that savages the idea of a post-racial society.

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Product Description: From world-renowned public intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy comes an incisive and provocative look at the heart of Judaism.“A smart, revealing, and essential book for our times.”—The Washington Post For more than four decades, Bernard-Henri Lévy has been a singular figure on the world stage—one of the great moral voices of our time...read more

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9780812992724 | Random House Inc, January 10, 2017, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: From world-renowned public intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy comes an incisive and provocative look at the heart of Judaism.

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Product Description: “Superb.” ―Steven Pinker“An explanation, a defense, and, most heartening, a celebration. . . . McWhorter demonstrates the ‘legitimacy’ of Black English by uncovering its complexity and sophistication, as well as the still unfolding journey that has led to its creation...read more

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9781942658207 | Bellevue Literary Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: “Superb.

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Product Description: In Managing Inequality, Karen R. Miller examines the formulation, uses, and growing political importance of northern racial liberalism in Detroit between the two World Wars. In the wake of the Civil War, many white northern leaders supported race-neutral laws and anti-discrimination statutes...read more

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9781479880096 | New York Univ Pr, December 26, 2014, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: In Managing Inequality, Karen R.

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9781479849208 | Reprint edition (New York Univ Pr, January 1, 2017), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In Managing Inequality, Karen R.

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Product Description: In A Great Conspiracy against Our Race, Peter Vellon explores how Italian immigrants, a once undesirable and “swarthy” race, assimilated into dominant white culture through the influential national and radical Italian language press in New York City...read more

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9781479853458 | Reprint edition (New York Univ Pr, January 1, 2017), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In A Great Conspiracy against Our Race, Peter Vellon explores how Italian immigrants, a once undesirable and “swarthy” race, assimilated into dominant white culture through the influential national and radical Italian language press in New York City.

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Product Description: Champions of Civil and Human Rights in South Carolina is a five-volume anthology spanning the decades from 1930 to 1980 with oral history interviews of key activists and leaders of the civil rights movement in South Carolina. Editor Marvin Ira Lare introduces more than one hundred civil rights leaders from South Carolina who tell their own stories in their own words to reveal and chronicle a massive revolution in American society in a deeply personal and gripping way...read more
By Marvin Ira Lare (editor)

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9781611177244 | Univ of South Carolina Pr, December 15, 2016, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Champions of Civil and Human Rights in South Carolina is a five-volume anthology spanning the decades from 1930 to 1980 with oral history interviews of key activists and leaders of the civil rights movement in South Carolina.

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Product Description: When the 2016 Oscar acting nominations all went to whites for the second consecutive year, #OscarsSoWhite became a trending topic. Yet these enduring racial biases afflict not only the Academy Awards, but also Hollywood as a whole...read more

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9780813586304 | Rutgers Univ Pr, December 12, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: When the 2016 Oscar acting nominations all went to whites for the second consecutive year, #OscarsSoWhite became a trending topic.

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9780813586298 | Reprint edition (Rutgers Univ Pr, December 12, 2016), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: When the 2016 Oscar acting nominations all went to whites for the second consecutive year, #OscarsSoWhite became a trending topic.

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Product Description: In the 1966 NCAA basketball championship game, an all-white University of Kentucky team was beaten by a team from Texas Western College (now UTEP) that fielded only black players. The game, played in the middle of the racially turbulent 1960s—part David and Goliath in short pants, part emancipation proclamation of college basketball—helped destroy stereotypes about black athletes...read more
By Nolan Richardson (foreword by)

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9780803288553 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the 1966 NCAA basketball championship game, an all-white University of Kentucky team was beaten by a team from Texas Western College (now UTEP) that fielded only black players.

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Product Description: Beyond Blaxploitation, the first book-length anthology of scholarly work on blaxploitation film, sustains the momentum that blaxploitation scholarship has recently gained, giving the films an even more prominent place in cinema history...read more
By Walter Metz (contributor)

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9780814340769 | Wayne State Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Beyond Blaxploitation, the first book-length anthology of scholarly work on blaxploitation film, sustains the momentum that blaxploitation scholarship has recently gained, giving the films an even more prominent place in cinema history.

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Product Description: Public schools across the nation have turned to the criminal justice system as a gold standard of discipline. As public schools and offices of justice have become collaborators in punishment, rates of African American suspension and expulsion have soared, dropout rates have accelerated, and prison populations have exploded...read more

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9780520281455 | Univ of California Pr, November 29, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Public schools across the nation have turned to the criminal justice system as a gold standard of discipline.

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9780520281462 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, November 29, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Public schools across the nation have turned to the criminal justice system as a gold standard of discipline.

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Product Description: The unheard history of how race and racism are constructed from sound and maintained through the listening ear.  Race is a visual phenomenon, the ability to see “difference.” At least that is what conventional wisdom has lead us to believe...read more

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9781479890439 | New York Univ Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: Race is a visual phenomenon, the ability to see “difference.

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9781479889341 | Reprint edition (New York Univ Pr, November 15, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The unheard history of how race and racism are constructed from sound and maintained through the listening ear.

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Product Description: In this groundbreaking look at the history and politics of the US child welfare system, "When the Welfare People Come" exposes the system in its totality, from child protective investigation to foster care and mandated services, arguing that it constitutes a mechanism of control exerted over poor and working class parents and children...read more

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9781608467433 | Haymarket Books, November 8, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In this groundbreaking look at the history and politics of the US child welfare system, "When the Welfare People Come" exposes the system in its totality, from child protective investigation to foster care and mandated services, arguing that it constitutes a mechanism of control exerted over poor and working class parents and children.

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Product Description: A generation before Brown v. Board of Education struck down America’s “separate but equal” doctrine, one Chinese family and an eccentric Mississippi lawyer fought for desegregation in one of the greatest legal battles never told...read more

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9780807033531 | Beacon Pr, October 18, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A generation before Brown v.

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