Black Voices in Social Justice on Audio

Hear from the voices leading the fight for equality and justice in genre-spanning audiobooks that inform, empower, and inspire. And for additional powerful listens, visit the Penguin Random House Audio Amplify Black Voices page.

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Author: Theodore R. Johnson | Narrator: Theodore R. Johnson
Release Date: June 08, 2021
A bold, thought-provoking pathway to the national solidarity that could, finally, address the ills of racism in America“Racism is an existential threat to America,” Theodore R. Johnson declares at the start of his profound and exhilaratin...
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...
$20
ISBN: 9780593502877
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Author: Ian Manuel | Narrator: Ian Manuel
Release Date: May 04, 2021
“My story has been told many times and by highly regarded experts in their fields—judges, prosecutors, juvenile probation officers, sociologists, journalists. But I would like to try to tell it to you myself. I have reason to believe the ...
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Tarana Burke and Dr. Brené Brown bring together a dynamic group of Black writers, organizers, artists, academics, and cultural figures to discuss the topics the two have dedicated ...
Author: Jasmine Mans | Narrator: Jasmine Mans
Release Date: March 09, 2021
A Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by Oprah Magazine • Vulture • Essence • Elle • Cosmopolitan • Real Simple • Refinery 29 • She Reads • The Everygirl • Caree...
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: Heather McGhee | Narrator: Heather McGhee
Release Date: February 16, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • One of today’s most insightful and influential thinkers offers a powerful exploration of inequality and the lesson that generations of Americans have failed to learn...
Narrator: Bahni Turpin, Dion Graham, Amanda Carlin, William DeMeritt, Jade Wheeler and Chris Abernathy
Release Date: February 16, 2021
A new historical anthology from transatlantic slavery to the Reconstruction curated by the Schomburg Center, that makes the case for focusing on the histories of Black people as agents and architects of their own lives and ultimate liberation, with a...
$27.50
ISBN: 9780593393369
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Narrator: Various
Release Date: February 02, 2021
A chorus of extraordinary voices comes together to tell one of history’s great epics: the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antirac...
An archive of collective memory and exuberant testimonyA luminous map to navigate an opaque and disorienting presentAn infinite geography of possible futures What does it mean to be Black and alive right now?Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wor...
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ISBN: 9780593105788
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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: Brittany K. Barnett | Narrator: Karen Chilton
Release Date: September 08, 2020
LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST • NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE • A “powerful and devastating” (The Washington Post) call to free those buried alive by America’s legal system, and an inspiring true story a...