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  • American Politics and the African American Quest for Universal Freedomby Hanes Walton; Robert C. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 124.95

    This dynamic and comprehensive text from two nationally renowned scholars continues to demonstrate the profound influence African Americans have had -- and continue to have -- on American politics. Through the use of two interrelated themes -- the idea of universal freedom and the concept of minority-majority coalitions -- the text demonstrates how... more...

  • BEVby Meredith Kopald; Matty Rich; Andrea Williams

    Gallery Books/Karen Hunter Publishing 2016; US$ 16.00 US$ 10.99

    Based on the real life story of a little-known figure in the Civil Rights Movement: a white social worker who left the comforts of her life in New York City to travel to the segregated South, comes BEV , a fictionalized account of the strength, compassion, and dangers people faced in their fight to help African Americans achieve equality. After watching... more...

  • Bearing the Crossby David J. Garrow

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    David J. Garrow is a Pulitzer Prize?winning historian who is presently professor of law and history and Distinguished Faculty Scholar at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Garrow, who earned his PhD from Duke University, is an acclaimed scholar of the United States? black freedom struggle and reproductive rights movement, as well as of the... more...

  • Blackballedby Darryl Pinckney

    New York Review Books 2014; US$ 16.95

    Blackballed is Darryl Pinckney?s meditation on a century and a half of participation by blacks in US electoral politics. In this combination of memoir, historical narrative, and contemporary political and social analysis, he investigates the struggle for black voting rights from Reconstruction through the civil rights movement to Barack Obama?s... more...

  • Bulliesby Ben Shapiro

    Threshold Editions 2013; US$ 25.00

    From the editor-at-large of Breitbart.com comes a galvanizing and alarming look at the strategy and tactics of leftist thuggery. While President Obama and the left like to pretend that they oppose bullying with all their hearts and souls, the truth is far darker: the left is the greatest purveyor of bullying in modern American history. Bullying has... more...

  • The Capacity for Civic Engagementby David P. Levine

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    While we do not lack for literature to guide us in thinking about public life, we have less to call on when our problem is not only to explore public ideals and institutions, but also to consider the nature and origin of our capacity to make a connection with and find meaning in those institutions and ideals. Levine explores the nature and origin... more...

  • Cheating Justiceby Elizabeth Holtzman; Cynthia Cooper

    Beacon Press 2012; US$ 26.95

    President George W. Bush and Vice President Cheney deceived Congress and the people to drive us into a war in Iraq; they claimed the right to wiretap illegally and to eavesdrop on citizens; and they authorized torture, unilaterally upending laws and violating international treaty obligations. Yet, both Bush and Cheney are audaciously unapologetic about... more...

  • Civil Disobedience and Other Essaysby Henry David Thoreau

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    Philosopher, naturalist, poet and rugged individualist, Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) has inspired generations of readers to think for themselves, to follow the dictates of their own conscience and to make an art of their lives. This representative sampling of his thought includes five of his most frequently cited and read essays: "Civil Disobedience,"... more...

  • Constitutional Perilby Bruce Fein

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 20.99

    Renowned attorney and political critic Bruce Fein reveals the dangers our Constitution and our nation have faced courtesy of the Bush Administration and a Congress asleep at the switch. In blistering detail, he deconstructs the policies of Bush in the War on Terror--from the flouting of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to the crippling of... more...

  • Dangerous Friendshipby Ben Kamin

    Michigan State University Press 2014; US$ 17.95

    The product of long-concealed FBI surveillance documents, Dangerous Friendship chronicles a history of Martin Luther King Jr. that the government kept secret from the public for years. The book reveals the story of Stanley Levison, a well-known figure in the Communist Party?USA, who became one of King?s closest friends and, effectively, his most... more...