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Civil Rights

  • Rest in Powerby Sybrina Fulton; Tracy Martin

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 26.00

    Trayvon Martin?s parents take readers beyond the news cycle with an account only they could give: the intimate story of a tragically foreshortened life and the rise of a movement. On a February evening in 2012, in a small town in central Florida, seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was walking home with candy and a can of juice in hand and talking... more...

  • They Can't Kill Us Allby Wesley Lowery

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 14.09

    'A devastating front-line account of the police killings and the young activism that sparked one of the most significant racial justice movements since the 1960s: Black Lives Matter ... Lowery more or less pulls the sheet off America ... essential reading' Junot Díaz, The New York Times , Books of 2016 'Electric ... so well reported,... more...

  • WHAT WE DO NOWby Dennis Johnson; Valerie Merians

    Melville House 2017; US$ 11.99

    The election of Donald Trump to be the 45th President of the United States of America shocked and dismayed progressives across the country. What We Do Now, a collection of passionate manifestos by some of the country's leading progressives, aims to provide a blueprint for how those stunned progressives can move forward. Its powerful contributions --... more...

  • Tears We Cannot Stopby Michael Eric Dyson

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 17.49

    "Elegantly written, Tears We Cannot Stop is powerful in several areas: moving personal recollections; profound cultural analysis; and guidance for moral redemption. A work to relish." ?Toni Morrison "Here?s a sermon that?s as fierce as it is lucid. It shook me up, but in a good way. This is how it works if you?re black in America, this... more...

  • The Rights of Manby Thomas Paine

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    In The Rights of Man, Thomas Paine defends the representational form of government. He posits that all men are born with God-given rights that cannot be taken from them by any government. Paine's position on inalienable rights played a major role in the Bill of Rights being included in the Constitution. This seminal work is as pertinent today as when... more...

  • The Science of Rightby Immanuel Kant

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    The theoretical knowledge of right and law in principle, as distinguished from positive laws and empirical cases, belongs to the pure science of right The science of right thus designates the philosophical and systematic knowledge of the principles of natural right. And it is from this science that the immutable principles of all positive legislation... more...

  • The Souls of Black Folkby W. E. B. Du Bois

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was an African American civil rights activist, leader, Pan-Africanist, sociologist, educator, historian, writer, editor, poet, and scholar. The importance of his work to the success of the Civil Rights movement cannot be overestimated. "In the course of his long, turbulent career, W. E. B. Du Bois attempted virtually... more...

  • Daddy Kingby Martin Luther King Sr

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 16.00

    From coming of age under poverty and the looming threat of racial violence to preaching from the Ebenezer pulpit for forty years, King, Sr., candidly reveals his life inside the civil rights movement, illustrating the profound influence he had on his son. Born in 1899 to a family of sharecroppers in Stockbridge, Georgia, Martin Luther King,... more...

  • Long Shotby Craig Hodges; Rory Fanning; Dave Zirin

    Haymarket Books 2017; US$ 22.99

    Black-balled NBA champion explores the challenges and rewards of using a celebrity platform to stand up against racism and exploitation. more...

  • A Gift of Loveby Martin Luther King Jr.

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 14.09

    '[He] inspired a generation ... He changed the course of history' Barack Obama As Martin Luther King, Jr. prepared for the Birmingham campaign in early 1963, he drafted the final sermons for Strength to Love , a volume of his best-known lectures. King had begun working on the sermons during a fortnight in jail in July 1962 and A Gift of Love... more...