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Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists
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Author: Mamie Till-Mobley and Christopher Benson |
Release Date: November 15, 2022
The mother of Emmett Till recounts the story of her life, her son’s tragic death, and the dawn of the civil rights movement—with a foreword by the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. In August 1955, a fourteen-year-old African American, Emmett...
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ISBN: 9780593676790
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Author: Bono | Narrator: Bono
Release Date: November 01, 2022
Bono—artist, activist, and the lead singer of Irish rock band U2—has written a memoir: honest and irreverent, intimate and profound, Surrender is the story of the remarkable life he’s lived, the challenges he’s faced, and the ...
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Author: Bradley Hope |
Release Date: November 01, 2022
A gripping account of an Ivy League activist-turned-fugitive and his clandestine effort to subvert the North Korean regime, a heart-pounding tale of a self-taught operative and his high-stakes attempt to change the worldIn the early 2000s, Adrian Hon...
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ISBN: 9780593629574
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Author: Cori Bush |
Release Date: October 04, 2022
From one of America's most transformative politicians and activists, a powerful and inspiring memoir that sheds light on a harrowing personal journey and reveals how urgently we need our political leadership to prioritize meeting the needs of our mos...
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ISBN: 9780593627808
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Author: Alice Wong |
Release Date: September 06, 2022
This groundbreaking memoir offers a glimpse into an activist's journey to finding and cultivating community and the continued fight for disability justice, from the founder and director of the Disability Visibility ProjectIn Chinese culture, the tige...
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ISBN: 9780593634219
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The Portable Anna Julia Cooper Cover
Narrator: Dominic Hoffman, Karen Murray and Shirley Moody-Turner
Release Date: August 09, 2022
A collection of essential writings from the iconic foremother of Black women's intellectual history, feminism, and activism, who helped pave the way for modern social justice movements like Black Lives Matter and Say Her NameA Penguin ClassicThe Port...
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Author: Raphael G. Warnock | Narrator: Raphael G. Warnock
Release Date: June 14, 2022
On the heels of his historic election to the United States Senate, Raphael G. Warnock shares his remarkable spiritual and personal journey.“A compelling, insightful memoir that details an extraordinary journey.” —Bryan Stevenson"Rap...
Author: Keith O'Brien | Narrator: Eileen Stevens
Release Date: April 12, 2022
From the New York Times best-selling journalist, the staggering, hidden story of an unlikely band of mothers who discovered the deadly secret of Love Canal, and exposed one of America’s most devastating environmental disasters. Lois Gibbs, Luel...
Author: Matt Damon and Gary White | Narrator: Matt Damon and Gary White
Release Date: March 29, 2022
From the founders of nonprofits Water.org & WaterEquity Gary White and Matt Damon, the incredible true story of two unlikely allies on a mission to end the global water crisis for goodOn any given morning, you might wake up and shower with water,...
Author: John Markoff | Narrator: Dennis Boutsikaris
Release Date: March 22, 2022
Told by one of our greatest chroniclers of technology and society, the definitive biography of iconic serial visionary Stewart Brand, from the Merry Pranksters and the generation-defining Whole Earth Catalog to the marriage of environmental conscious...
Author: Alyssa Milano | Narrator: Alyssa Milano
Release Date: October 26, 2021
Alyssa Milano’s sharply observed, uproarious, and deeply intimate ode to the life she has lived and the issues that matter most.   Alyssa Milano, actress and activist, delivers here a collection of powerful personal essays that get to the ...
Author: Mondiant Dogon | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: October 12, 2021
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice • Named a Best Nonfiction Book of 2021 by KirkusA stunning and heartbreaking lens on the global refugee crisis, from a man who faced the very worst of humanity and survived to advocate for displaced p...