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Author: Sam Greenlee
Release Date: May 19, 2020
A classic in the black literary tradition, The Spook Who Sat by the Door is both a comment on the civil rights problems in the United States in the late 1960s and a serious attempt to focus on the issue of black militancy.Dan Freeman, the "spook who ...
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Author: Laila Lalami | Narrator: Laila Lalami
Release Date: April 28, 2020
What does it mean to be American? In this starkly illuminating and impassioned book, Pulitzer Prize­­–finalist Laila Lalami recounts her unlikely journey from Moroccan immigrant to U.S. citizen, using it as a starting point for her expl...
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Author: Wes Moore and Erica L. Green | Narrator: Wes Moore
Release Date: April 14, 2020
A kaleidoscopic account of five days in the life of a city on the edge, told through eight characters on the front lines of the uprising that overtook Baltimore and riveted the world, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Other Wes Moore ...
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Author: Melvin I. Urofsky | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: January 28, 2020
A rich, multifaceted history of affirmative action from the Civil Rights Act of 1866 through today’s tumultuous times   From acclaimed legal historian, author of a biography of Louis Brandeis (“Remarkable” —Anthony Lewis,...
Author: Bari Weiss | Narrator: Bari Weiss
Release Date: September 10, 2019
The prescient New York Times writer delivers an urgent wake-up call to all Americans exposing the alarming rise of anti-Semitism in this country—and explains what we can do to defeat it. WINNER OF THE NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD &...
Author: Ibram X. Kendi | Narrator: Ibram X. Kendi
Release Date: August 13, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” (Time) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society—and i...
Author: Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman, Elizabeth Liang, Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi
Release Date: June 04, 2019
An eye-opening exploration of race in AmericaIn this deeply inspiring audiobook, Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi recount their experiences talking to people from all walks of life about race and identity on a cross-country tour of America. Spurred by the...
Author: Bill Clinton, Carlotta Walls LaNier and Lisa Frazier Page | Narrator: Carlotta Walls LaNier
Release Date: April 16, 2019
When fourteen-year-old Carlotta Walls walked up the stairs of Little Rock Central High School on September 25, 1957, she and eight other black students only wanted to make it to class. But the journey of the “Little Rock Nine,” as they ...
Author: David Treuer | Narrator: Tanis Parenteau
Release Date: January 22, 2019
FINALIST FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARDLONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCEA NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Named a best book of 2019 by The New York Times, TIME, The Washington Post, NPR, Hudson Booksell...
Author: Robert J. Brown | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman and Robert J. Brown
Release Date: January 15, 2019
An unforgettable account of a quietly remarkable life, Robert Brown's memoir takes readers behind the scenes of pivotal moments from the 20th century, where the lessons he learned at his grandmother's knee helped him shape America as we know it today...
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.  Magiste...
Author: Andrew Delbanco | Narrator: Ari Fliakos
Release Date: November 06, 2018
A New York Times Notable Book Selection Winner of the Mark Lynton History Prize Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book AwardA New York Times Critics' Best Book "Excellent... stunning."—Ta-Nehisi CoatesThe devastating st...