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Author: Jessica P. Pryde | Narrator: Jessica P. Pryde, Angel Pean, Tashi Thomas, Gina Daniels, Julienne Irons and André Santana
Release Date: February 01, 2022
An incisive, intersectional essay anthology that celebrates and examines romance and romantic media through the lens of Black readers, writers, and cultural commentators, edited by Book Riot columnist and librarian Jessica Pryde.   Romantic love...
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: Blair Imani | Narrator: Blair Imani
Release Date: October 26, 2021
An approachable guide to being an informed, compassionate, and socially conscious person today—from discussions of race, gender, and sexual orientation to disability, class, and beyond—from critically-acclaimed historian, e...
Author: Barack Obama | Narrator: Barack Obama
Release Date: October 05, 2021
NOW AVAILABLE UNABRIDGED ON AUDIO FOR THE FIRST TIME#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF ESSENCE’S 50 MOST IMPACTFUL BLACK BOOKS OF THE PAST 50 YEARS In this iconic memoir of his early days, Barack Obama “guides us straigh...
Author: Kristin Henning | Narrator: Karen Chilton
Release Date: September 28, 2021
A brilliant analysis of the foundations of racist policing in America: the day-to-day brutalities, largely hidden from public view, endured by Black youth growing up under constant police surveillance and the persistent threat of physical and psychol...
Author: Randall Kennedy | Narrator: Cary Hite
Release Date: August 17, 2021
Timely—as the 2012 presidential election nears—and controversial, here is the first book by a major African-American public intellectual on racial politics and the Obama presidency. Renowned for his cool reason vis-à-vis the p...
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: Randall Kennedy | Narrator: Amani Starnes
Release Date: June 15, 2021
For Discrimination is at once the definitive reckoning with one of America’s most explosively contentious and divisive issues and a principled work of advocacy for clearly defined justice.  What precisely is affirmative action, and why is ...
Author: Hanif Abdurraqib | Narrator: JD Jackson
Release Date: March 30, 2021
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • “A masterpiece” (Minneapolis Star Tribune), a “devastating” (The New York Times) meditation on Black performance in America from the MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellow and bestselli...
Author: Alicia Garza | Narrator: Alicia Garza
Release Date: October 20, 2020
An essential guide to building transformative movements to address the challenges of our time, from one of the country’s leading organizers and a co-creator of Black Lives Matter  “Excellent and pro...
Author: Dorothy Roberts | Narrator: Shayna Small
Release Date: October 13, 2020
This is a no-holds-barred response to the liberal and conservative retreat from an assertive, activist, and socially transformative civil rights agenda of recent years--using a black feminist lens and the issue of  the impact of recent legi...
Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Release Date: May 05, 2020
An immensely persuasive work of literary criticism that opens a new chapter in the American dialogue on race—and promises to change the way we read American literature.Morrison shows how much the themes of freedom and individualism, manhoo...