The Burning
Includes an All-New Afterword.An unflinching account of America’s most horrific racial massacre, The Burning is essential reading as America finally comes to terms with its racial past.When first published in 2001, society apparently wasn’t ready for such an unstinting narrative. After it...
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Black Postmaster in a White Town the Lynching of Frazier Baker and His Daughter
Frazier B. Baker a married, 40 year-old African-American schoolteacher and the father of six children was appointed postmaster of Lake City, South Carolina in 1897 under William McKinley the 25th President of the United States. Local whites objected and had...
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The Hidden Roots of White Supremacy: and the Path to a Shared American Future
Review “Full of urgency and insight, Jones’s book is a compelling and necessary undertaking. . . . Much is to be gained from Jones’s deep, comparative immersion in local efforts to ameliorate the wounds of the past. . . . The...
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TYRE'S TALE: BLACK MEN SPEAK OUT ON THE MURDER OF TYRE NICHOLS
A tribute to Tyre, the innocent young victim in the hands of the police.
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Henrietta Lacks the Untold Story
I really need people to understand the reason behind me writing this book about my grandmother "Henrietta Lacks". For those that have never heard of her, she is the first human whose cell line was able to grow in culture,...
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BECOMING ABOLITIONISTS: Police, Protests, and the Pursuit of Freedom
Now in paperback and with new material, a 2021 Kirkus Best Book of the year in both Nonfiction and Current Events, the book Naomi Klein called: “a triumph of political imagination and a tremendous gift to all movements struggling towards liberation.”For...
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The Last Slave Ship: The True Story of How Clotilda Was Found, Her Descendants, and an Extraordinary Reckoning
The incredible true story of the last ship to carry enslaved people to America, the remarkable town its survivors founded after emancipation, and the complicated legacy their descendants carry with them to this day--by the journalist who discovered the ship's...
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Black Klansman: A Memoir
When detective Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the history of the Colorado Springs Police Department, comes across a classified ad in the local paper asking for all those interested in joining the Ku Klux Klan to contact a...
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Little Afeni and the Cause for Reparations
The first children's book on reparations is finally here!...One early morning several centuries ago in West Africa, a little 9-year-old girl named Afeni and her brother Kayode are kidnapped from their home in Ijebu-Ode and taken on board of a...
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River of Blood: American Slavery from the People Who Lived It: Interviews & Photographs of Formerly Enslaved African Americans
In the late 1930s, the federal government embarked on an unusual project. As a part of the Works Progress Administration's efforts to give jobs to unemployed Americans, government workers tracked down 3,000 men and women who had been enslaved before...
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William Still: The Underground Railroad and the Angel at Philadelphia
The first full-length biography of William Still, one of the most important leaders of the Underground Railroad. William Still: The Underground Railroad and the Angel at Philadelphia is the first major biography of the free black abolitionist William Still, who coordinated...
$35.00
The Ledger and the Chain: How Domestic Slave Traders Shaped America
An award-winning historian reveals the harrowing forgotten story of America's internal slave trade—and its role in the making of America.Slave traders are peripheral figures in most histories of American slavery. But these men—who trafficked and sold over half a million...
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Slave Stealers: True Accounts of Slave Rescues: Then and Now
In the 1800s American South, Harriet Jacobs is enslaved and tormented by a cruel master. He relentlessly attempts to force her into a sexual union, and, when rebuffed, he separates her from her children and spends a lifetime trying to...
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Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for HistoryThe unforgettable saga of one enslaved woman's fight for justice--and reparationsBorn into slavery, Henrietta Wood was taken to Cincinnati and legally freed in 1848. In 1853, a Kentucky deputy sheriff named Zebulon Ward colluded...
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A Question of Freedom: The Families Who Challenged Slavery from the Nation's Founding to the Civil War
Winner of the Mark Lynton Prize in History—the story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history"A rich, roiling history that Thomas recounts with eloquence and skill. . . . The very existence of freedom...
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Unsung: Unheralded Narratives of American Slavery & Abolition
A new historical anthology from transatlantic slavery to Reconstruction, curated by the Schomburg Center. Unsung makes the case for focusing on the histories of Black people as agents and architects of their own lives and ultimate liberation, with a foreword by Kevin...
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South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War
A brilliant and surprising account of the coming of the American Civil War, showing the crucial role of slaves who escaped to Mexico.The Underground Railroad to the North promised salvation to many American slaves before the Civil War. But thousands...
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Maroon Comix: Origins and Destinies
Escaping slavery in the Americas, maroons made miracles in the mountains, summoned new societies in the swamps, and forged new freedoms in the forests. They didn't just escape and steal from plantations—they also planted and harvested polycultures. They not only...
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Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge
A startling and eye-opening look into America’s First Family, Never Caught is the powerful story about a daring woman of “extraordinary grit” (The Philadelphia Inquirer).When George Washington was elected president, he reluctantly left behind his beloved Mount Vernon to serve in Philadelphia,...
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Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo
New York Times Bestseller •  TIME Magazine’s Best Nonfiction Book of 2018 • New York Public Library’s Best Book of 2018 • NPR’s Book Concierge Best Book of 2018 • Economist Book of the Year • SELF.com’s Best Books of 2018 • Audible’s Best of the Year • BookRiot’s Best Audio Books of 2018 • The Atlantic’s Books Briefing:...
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Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped Into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home
This “superbly researched and engaging” (The Wall Street Journal) true story about five boys who were kidnapped in the North and smuggled into slavery in the Deep South—and their daring attempt to escape and bring their captors to justice belongs...
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All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake
A renowned historian traces the life of a single object handed down through three generations of Black women to craft an extraordinary testament to people who are left out of the archives.“A history told with brilliance and tenderness and fearlessness.”—Jill...
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How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America
Instant #1 New York Times bestseller. "The Atlantic writer drafts a history of slavery in this country unlike anything you’ve read before” (Entertainment Weekly).Beginning in his hometown of New Orleans, Clint Smith leads the reader on an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks—those that are...
$29.00
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