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  • Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race
    Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (English, Hardback) Reni Eddo-Lodge

    "This is a book that was begging to be written. This is the kind of book that demands a future where we'll no longer need such a book. Essential." -- Marlon James, Man Booker Prize-Winner 2015

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  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X
    The Autobiography of Malcolm X (English, Paperback) Malcolm X

    The Black leader discusses his political philosophy and reveals details of his life, shedding light on the ideas that enabled him to gain the allegiance of a still growing percentage of the Black population

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  • The Origin of Others
    The Origin of Others (English, Hardback) Toni Morrison

    What is race and why does it matter? Why does the presence of Others make us so afraid? America's foremost novelist reflects on themes that preoccupy her work and dominate politics: race, fear, borders, mass movement of peoples, desire for belonging. Ta-Nehisi Coates provides a foreword to Toni Morrison's most personal work of nonfiction to date.

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  • Sister Outsider
    Sister Outsider (English, Paperback) Professor Audre Lorde

    Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, SISTER OUTSIDER celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. Her prose is incisive, unflinching, and...

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  • Assata
    Assata (English, Paperback) Assata Shakur

    In her own words, the incredible story of one of the greatest living revolutionaries.

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  • Autobiography of Malcolm X
    Autobiography of Malcolm X (Paperback) Malcolm X

    They called him the 'angriest black man in America' ...Malcolm X inspired many people in the United States. This autobiography, tells of a young, disenfranchised man whose descent into drug addition, robbery and prison was only reversed by his belief in the rights struggle for black America, and his conversion to the Nation of Islam.

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  • Black Britain
    Black Britain (English, Paperback) Paul Gilroy

    People of African and Caribbean descent have inhabited Great Britain for centuries. Professor Paul Gilroy has assembled a living visual history of their social life in the modern British Isles. Published in association with Getty Images,this volume faeture 321 b&w photographs, commentary by Paul Gilroy and a preface from Professor Stuart Hall.

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  • Brainwashed
    Brainwashed (English, Paperback) Tom Burrell

    In this powerful examination of "the greatest propaganda campaign of all time"--the masterful marketing of black inferiority, aka the BI Complex--Burrell poses ten disturbing questions that will make black people look in the mirror and ask why, nearly 150 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, so many blacks still think and act like slaves.

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  • Philosophy And Opinions Of Marcus Garvey
    Philosophy And Opinions Of Marcus Garvey (English, Paperback) Amy Jacques Garvey

    The most famous collection of Garvey's speeches and essays in a special centennial edition.

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  • No Matter the Wreckage
    No Matter the Wreckage (English, Paperback) Professor of French Literature Sarah Kay, Sophia Janowitz

    Following the success of her breakout poem, "B," Sarah Kay, in collaboration with illustrator Sophia Janowitz, releases her debut collection of poetry featuring work from the first decade of her career. No Matter the Wreckage presents readers with new and beloved poetry that showcases Kay's talent for celebrating family, love, travel, and unlikely romance between inanimate objects ("The Toothbrush...

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  • If They Come in the Morning
    If They Come in the Morning (English, Paperback) Angela Davis

    With race and the police once more burning issues, this classic work from one of America's giants of black radicalism has lost none of its prescience or power

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  • A Black Choice
    A Black Choice (English, Paperback) Dennis Kimbro

    A guide to success for African Americans reveals the secrets of success in the lives of current black celebrities and shows readers how they can use those secrets to make their own dreams come true. Reprint.

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  • The Education of Kevin Powell
    The Education of Kevin Powell (English, Paperback) Kevin Powell

    Writer and activist Kevin Powell's memoir vividly recounts the horrific poverty of his youth and his struggles to overcome a legacy of anger, violence, and self-hatred.

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  • From #blacklivesmatter To Black Liberation
    From #blacklivesmatter To Black Liberation (English, Paperback) Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

    An indispensable contribution to the movement for racial justice in postracial? America.

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  • 61 Minutes in Munich
    61 Minutes in Munich (English, Hardback) Howard Gayle

    A memoir from the first black footballer to play for Liverpool FC, with particular reference to their match against Bayern Munich in the European Cup in April 1981, when he was substituted after 61 minutes.

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  • The Social Life of DNA
    The Social Life of DNA (English, Paperback) Alondra Nelson

    The unexpected story of how genetic testing is affecting race in America...

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  • Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Seacole in Many Lands
    Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Seacole in Many Lands (English, Paperback) Mary Seacole

    Written in 1857, this is the autobiography of a Jamaican woman whose fame rivalled Florence Nightingale's during the Crimean War. Seacole travelled widely before eventually arriving in London, where her offer to volunteer as a nurse in the war met with racism and refusal.

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  • The Black Atlantic
    The Black Atlantic (English, Paperback) Paul Gilroy

    An account of the location of black intellectuals in the modern world following the end of racial slavery. The lives and writings of key African Americans such as Martin Delany, W.E.B. Dubois, Frederick Douglas and Richard Wright are examined in the light of their experiences in Europe and Africa.

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  • Negro with a Hat: Marcus Garvey
    Negro with a Hat: Marcus Garvey (Paperback) Colin Grant

    Hailed as both the 'black Moses' and merely 'a Negro with a hat', he masterminded the first International Convention of the Negro Peoples of the World, began the Universal Negro Improvement Association and captivated audiences with his powerful speeches and audacious 'Back to Africa' programme.

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  • We Ain't What We Ought to be
    We Ain't What We Ought to be (English, Paperback) Stephen Tuck

    Traces the black freedom struggle in all its diversity, from the first years of freedom during the Civil War to President Obama's inauguration. Moving from popular culture to high politics, from the Deep South to New England, the West Coast, and abroad, this title weaves stories of ordinary black people - as well as celebrated figures.

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