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Author: Melvin I. Urofsky
Release Date: January 28, 2020
A multifaceted history of affirmative action from its inception through the past five decades.From acclaimed legal historian, author of a biography of Louis Brandeis ("Remarkable"--Anthony Lewis, NYROB; "Definitive"--Jeffrey Rosen, The New Republic) ...
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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. “Stunning . . . Bari Weiss is heroic...
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: Various, 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 "Chapter after chapter, it's like one shattered myth after another." - NPR"An informed, moving and kaleidoscopic portrait...
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
Winner of the Mark Lynton History Prize Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book AwardA New York Times Critics' Best Book of 2018"Excellent... stunning."—Ta-Nehisi CoatesThe devastating story of how fugitive slaves drove the nation...
Author: Shane Bauer | Narrator: Shane Bauer and James Fouhey
Release Date: September 18, 2018
New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2018One of President Barack Obama’s favorite books of 2018Winner of the 2019 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize Winner of the Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in JournalismWinner of t...
Author: DeRay Mckesson | Narrator: DeRay Mckesson
Release Date: September 04, 2018
"On the Other Side of Freedom reveals the mind and motivations of a young man who has risen to the fore of millennial activism through study, discipline, and conviction. His belief in a world that can be made better, one act at a time, powers his nar...
Author: Jon Meacham | Narrator: Jon Meacham and Fred Sanders
Release Date: May 22, 2018
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear.NAMED ONE O...