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Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Release Date: April 02, 2019
A profound new rendering of the struggle by African-Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counter-revolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of images and ideas that have left an enduring racist stain on the American mind.
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Author: David Halberstam | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Release Date: November 06, 2018
The Children is David Halberstam's brilliant and moving evocation of the early days of the civil rights movement, as seen through the story of the young people--the Children--who met in the 1960s and went on to lead the revolution.  Magisterial in scope, with a strong you-are-there quality, The Children is a story one of America's preeminent journalists has waited years to write, a powerful book about one of the most dramatic movements in American history.
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Author: Wil Haygood | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: September 18, 2018
From the author of the best-selling The Butler--an emotional, inspiring story of two teams from a poor, black, segregated high school in Ohio, who, in the midst of the racial turbulence of 1968/1969, win the Ohio state baseball and basketball championships in the same year.
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Author: Lena Dunham, Jenni Konner and Nick Haramis | Narrator: Various
Release Date: October 24, 2017
A collection of essays celebrating the influential former first lady, by an array of acclaimed contributors and with a foreword by Lena Dunham

Michelle Obama’s legacy transcends categorization. Mrs. Obama was not only our first black first lady; she was President Obama’s equal partner in marriage and parenthood and a tireless advocate for women’s rights, education, healthy eating, and exercise.
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Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: October 24, 2017
The first edition of Joel Augustus Rogers’s now legendary 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro with Complete Proof, published in 1957, was billed as “A Negro ‘Believe It or Not.’” Rogers’s little book was priceless because he was delivering enlightenment and pride, steeped in historical research, to a people too long starved on the lie that they were worth nothing.
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Author: Leigh Montville | Narrator: J. D. Jackson
Release Date: May 16, 2017
An insightful portrait of Muhammad Ali from the New York Times bestselling author of At the Altar of Speed and The Big Bam. It centers on the cultural and political implications of Ali's refusal of service in the military—and the key moments in a life that was as high profile and transformative as any in the twentieth century.
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Author: Calvin Trillin | Narrator: Calvin Trillin and Robert Fass
Release Date: June 28, 2016
From bestselling author and beloved New Yorker writer Calvin Trillin, a deeply resonant, career-spanning collection of articles on race and racism, from the 1960s to the present
 
In the early sixties, Calvin Trillin got his start as a journalist covering the Civil Rights Movement in the South.
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Author: Michael Shnayerson and Harry Belafonte | Narrator: Mirron Willis and Harry Belafonte
Release Date: October 11, 2011
Harry Belafonte is not just one of the greatest entertainers of our time; he has led one of the great American lives of the last century. Now, this extraordinary icon tells us the story of that life, giving us its full breadth, letting us share in the struggles, the tragedies, and, most of all, the inspiring triumphs.
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Author: Langston Hughes and Arnold Rampersad | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: July 26, 2011
Langston Hughes, born in 1902, came of age early in the 1920s. In The Big Sea he recounts those memorable years in the two great playgrounds of the decade--Harlem and Paris. In Paris he was a cook and waiter in nightclubs. He knew the musicians and dancers, the drunks and dope fiends.
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Author: Langston Hughes and Arnold Rampersad | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: July 26, 2011
In I Wonder as I Wander, Langston Hughes vividly recalls the most dramatic and intimate moments of his life in the turbulent 1930s.

His wanderlust leads him to Cuba, Haiti, Russia, Soviet Central Asia, Japan, Spain (during its Civil War), through dictatorships, wars, revolutions.
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Author: Manning Marable | Narrator: G. Valmont Thomas
Release Date: March 08, 2011
Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year Years in the making-the definitive biography of the legendary black activist.

Of the great figure in twentieth-century American history perhaps none is more complex and controversial than Malcolm X.
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Author: Howard Bryant | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: May 11, 2010
In the thirty-four years since his retirement, Henry Aaron’s reputation has only grown in magnitude. he broke existing records (rbis, total bases, extra-base hits) and set new ones (hitting at least thirty home runs per season fifteen times, becoming the first player in history to hammer five hundred home runs and three thousand hits).
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