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Author: Randall Kennedy | Narrator: Tovah Ott
Release Date: July 13, 2021
In the wake of his controversial national best-seller, Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word, Randall Kennedy grapples brilliantly and judiciously with another stigma of our racial discourse: "selling out," or racial betrayal, wh...
Author: Sasha Issenberg | Narrator: Graham Halstead
Release Date: June 01, 2021
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR • The riveting story of the conflict over same-sex marriage in the United States—the most significant civil rights breakthrough of the new millennium"Full of intimate details, battling personalitie...
This kaleidoscopic portrait of an unprecedented time brings together some of our most treasured writers today—Edwidge Danticat, Layli Long Soldier, Monica Youn, Julia Alvarez, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor—to give voice t...
Author: Larry Krasner | Narrator: Nathan Krasner
Release Date: April 20, 2021
Philadelphia’s progressive district attorney offers an inspiring vision of how people can take back power to reform criminal justice, based on lessons from a life’s work as an advocate for the accused.“Larry Krasner is at the forefr...
Author: John Archibald | Narrator: Cameron Scoggins
Release Date: March 09, 2021
On growing up in the American South of the 1960s—an all-American white boy—son of a long line of Methodist preachers, in the midst of the civil rights revolution, and discovering the culpability of silence within the church. By the Pulitz...
Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: February 16, 2021
From the New York Times-bestselling author of Stony the Road and one of our most important voices on the African-American experience, a powerful new history of the Black church in America as the Black community's abiding rock and its fortress.The com...
Author: Dr. Carl L. Hart | Narrator: Dr. Carl L. Hart
Release Date: January 12, 2021
From one of the world's foremost experts on the subject, a powerful argument that the greatest damage from drugs flows from their being illegal, and a hopeful reckoning with the possibility of their use as part of a responsible and happy lifeDr. Carl...
Author: Laila Lalami | Narrator: Laila Lalami
Release Date: September 22, 2020
A New York Times Editors' Choice • Best Book of the Year: Time, NPR, Bookpage, L.A. TimesWhat does it mean to be American? In this starkly illuminating and impassioned book, Pulitzer Prize­­–finalist Laila Lalami recounts her unlik...
Author: Ibram X. Kendi | Narrator: Ibram X. Kendi
Release Date: August 11, 2020
#1 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—an...
Author: Wes Moore and Erica L. Green | Narrator: Wes Moore
Release Date: June 09, 2020
“An illuminating portrait of Baltimore in the aftermath of the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray . . . Readers will be enthralled by this propulsive account.”—Publishers Weekly LONGLISTED FOR THE PORCHLIGHT BUSINESS BOOK AWARD &...
Author: Sam Greenlee | Narrator: Dion Graham
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 ...
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,...