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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812984965
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Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Cover Image
By Michelle Alexander, Cornel West (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781595586438
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Published: New Press - January 16th, 2012

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781568585987
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Published: Bold Type Books - August 15th, 2017

Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Riotous Black Girls, Troublesome Women, and Queer Radicals Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393357622
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 14th, 2020

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How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509288
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Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

Women, Race & Class Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780394713519
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Published: Vintage - February 12th, 1983

So You Want to Talk About Race Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781580058827
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Published: Seal Press - September 24th, 2019

Black against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780520293281
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Published: University of California Press - October 25th, 2016

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780465060689
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Published: Basic Books - September 5th, 2017

On Account of Race: The Supreme Court, White Supremacy, and the Ravaging of African American Voting Rights Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781640093928
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - May 5th, 2020

Black Skin, White Masks Cover Image
By Frantz Fanon, Richard Philcox (Translator)
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ISBN: 9780802143006
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Published: Grove Press - January 1st, 2008

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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631494536
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Published: Liveright - May 1st, 2018

Between the World and Me Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812993547
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Published: One World - July 14th, 2015

Barracoon: The Story of the Last
By Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker (Foreword by), Deborah G. Plant (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9780062748218
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Published: Amistad - January 7th, 2020

An African American and Latinx History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807005934
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Published: Beacon Press - December 11th, 2018

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Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000 (American Poets Continuum #59) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781880238882
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Published: BOA Editions - April 1st, 2000

They Can't Kill Us All: The Story of the Struggle for Black Lives Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316312493
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 12th, 2017

From #blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781608465620
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 23rd, 2016

Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620974346
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Published: New Press - July 17th, 2018

Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780865718654
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Published: New Society Publishers - September 19th, 2017

The Omni-Americans: Some Alternatives to the Folklore of White Supremacy Cover Image
By Albert Murray, Henry Louis Gates (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781598536522
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Published: Library of America - February 4th, 2020

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250306906
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 14th, 2020

The Origin of Others (Charles Eliot Norton Lectures #56) Cover Image
By Toni Morrison, Ta-Nehisi Coates (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780674976450
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Published: Harvard University Press - September 18th, 2017

My Brother Moochie: Regaining Dignity in the Face of Crime, Poverty, and Racism in the American South Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635420036
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Published: Other Press - February 4th, 2020

Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374537449
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 6th, 2018

Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631495694
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Published: Liveright - February 11th, 2020

Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802128386
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - January 7th, 2020

A Black Women's History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #5) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807033555
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Published: Beacon Press - February 4th, 2020

Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101972410
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Published: Vintage - December 3rd, 2019

Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525559559
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Published: Penguin Books - April 7th, 2020

Event Factory Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780984469307
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Published: Dorothy a Publishing Project - November 1st, 2010

The Sellout: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250083258
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Published: Picador - March 1st, 2016

Negrophobia: An Urban Parable Cover Image
By Darius James, Amy Abugo Ongiri (Introduction by), Darius James (Preface by)
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ISBN: 9781681373294
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Published: NYRB Classics - February 19th, 2019

The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525562795
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Published: Vintage - January 14th, 2020

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635572957
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 5th, 2019

The White Card: A Play Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781555978396
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 19th, 2019

Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476797717
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 10th, 2015

W. E. B. Du Bois's Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616897062
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - October 23rd, 2018

Negroland: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307473431
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Published: Vintage - August 23rd, 2016

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679763888
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Published: Vintage - October 4th, 2011

The Lies that Bind: Rethinking Identity Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631495977
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Published: Liveright - August 20th, 2019

Breathe: A Letter to My Sons Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807076552
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Published: Beacon Press - September 17th, 2019

Solitary: A Biography (National Book Award Finalist; Pulitzer Prize Finalist) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802148308
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Published: Grove Press - December 3rd, 2019

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501132735
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 8th, 2019

James Baldwin: The Last Interview: and other Conversations (The Last Interview Series) Cover Image
By James Baldwin, Quincy Troupe (Contributions by)
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ISBN: 9781612194004
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Published: Melville House - December 2nd, 2014

American Poison: How Racial Hostility Destroyed Our Promise Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451494887
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Published: Knopf - March 17th, 2020

If Beale Street Could Talk (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307275936
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Published: Vintage - October 10th, 2006

Black Boy Cover Image
By Richard Wright, John Edgar Wideman (Foreword by), Malcolm Wright (Afterword by)
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ISBN: 9780061130243
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - March 27th, 2007

Mighty Justice: My Life in Civil Rights Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616209551
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Published: Algonquin Books - November 5th, 2019

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership (Justice) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781469653662
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - October 21st, 2019

Heavy: An American Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501125669
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Published: Scribner - March 5th, 2019

Ghost of the Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316311502
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Published: Back Bay Books - August 21st, 2018

Race Matters, 25th Anniversary: With a New Introduction Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807008836
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Published: Beacon Press - December 5th, 2017

This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do The Work Cover Image
By Tiffany Jewell, Aurelia Durand (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780711245211
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - January 7th, 2020

Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399257742
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

The Day You Begin Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780399246531
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018

The Power Book: What is it, Who Has it and Why? Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781782409274
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Published: Ivy Kids - October 1st, 2019

The Bell Rang Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781442421134
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 15th, 2019

I, Too, Am America Cover Image
By Langston Hughes, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781442420083
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 22nd, 2012

Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and You Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802723680
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - January 2nd, 2018

The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial Cover Image
By Susan E. Goodman, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780802737397
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - January 5th, 2016

Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (A Big Words Book #1) Cover Image
By Doreen Rappaport, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781423106357
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 18th, 2007

Dear Martin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101939529
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Published: Ember - September 4th, 2018

New Kid Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Ghost Boys Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316262262
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019