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Author: Christopher Benson and Reverend Wheeler Parker, Jr. |
Release Date: January 10, 2023
An upcoming book to be published by Penguin Random House.
ISBN: 9780593611012
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Author: Andrew K. Diemer | Narrator: Cary Hite
Release Date: November 01, 2022
The remarkable and inspiring story of William Still, an unknown abolitionist who dedicated his life to managing a critical section of the Underground Railroad in Philadelphia—the free state directly north of the Mason-Dixon Line—helping h...
ISBN: 9780593627860
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Author: Matthew F. Delmont | Narrator: William DeMeritt
Release Date: October 18, 2022
The definitive history of World War II from the African American perspective, written by civil rights expert and Dartmouth history professor Matthew Delmont“Matthew F. Delmont’s book is filled with compelling narratives that outline with ...
ISBN: 9780593628867
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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...
Author: Carole Emberton | Narrator: Karen Murray and Carole Emberton
Release Date: March 08, 2022
The extraordinary life of Priscilla Joyner and her quest—along with other formerly enslaved people—to define freedom after the Civil War.Priscilla Joyner was born into the world of slavery in 1858 North Carolina and came of age at the daw...
Author: Randall Kennedy | Narrator: Langston Darby
Release Date: February 08, 2022
Nigger: it is arguably the most consequential social insult in American history, though, at the same time, a word that reminds us of “the ironies and dilemmas, tragedies and glories of the American experience.” In this tour de force, dist...
Author: Tomiko Brown-Nagin | Narrator: Karen Chilton
Release Date: January 25, 2022
With the US Supreme Court confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson, “it makes sense to revisit the life and work of another Black woman who profoundly shaped the law: Constance Baker Motley” (CNN). The first major biography of one of our mos...
Narrator: Full Cast and Nikole Hannah-Jones
Release Date: November 16, 2021
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A dramatic expansion of a groundbreaking work of journalism, The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story offers a profoundly revealing vision of the American past and present.NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The...
Author: Suzanne Cope | Narrator: Karen Murray
Release Date: November 09, 2021
Two unsung women whose power using food as a political weapon during the civil rights movement was so great it brought the ire of government agents working against them.In early 1969 Cleo Silvers and a few Black Panther Party members met at a communi...
Author: Wil Haygood | Narrator: Cary Hite
Release Date: October 19, 2021
A NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS' TOP BOOK OF THE YEAR • BOOKLISTS' EDITOR'S CHOICE • ONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR“At once a film book, a history book, and a civil rights book.… Without a doubt, not only the very best film book [...
Author: Tiya Miles | Narrator: Janina Edwards
Release Date: June 08, 2021
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A renowned historian traces the life of a single object handed down through three generations of Black women to craft a “deeply layered and insightful” (The Wash...
Author: Scott Ellsworth | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: May 18, 2021
2021 National Book Award Longlist2022 Carnegie Medal Nonfiction LonglistOne of The New York Times' “11 New Books We Recommend This Week” | One of Oprah Daily's “20 of the Best Books to Pick Up This May” | One of The Oklahoman'...