Eat Plants, B*tch: 91 Vegan Recipes That Will Blow Your Meat-Loving Mind
When Pinky Cole opened her first Slutty Vegan food truck in 2018, she was inspired by her love of vegan comfort food. Now, after having expanded to restaurants, a bar, and a philanthropic organization, Cole is ready to bring her...
A Shot in the Moonlight: How a Freed Slave and a Confederate Soldier Fought for Justice in the Jim Crow South
After moonrise on the cold night of January 21, 1897, a mob of twenty-five white men gathered in a patch of woods near Big Road in southwestern Simpson County, Kentucky. Half carried rifles and shotguns, and a few tucked pistols...
INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN ORAL LITERATURE AND PERFORMANCE
Publisher : Africa World Press; 0 edition (October 30, 2005) Paperback : 272 pages ISBN-10 : 1592211518
Eyes off the Prize: The United Nations and the African American Struggle for Human Rights, 1944–1955
Publisher : Cambridge University Press; Illustrated edition (April 21, 2003) Language : English Paperback : 318 pages ISBN-10 : 0521531586 ISBN-13 : 978-0521531580
The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing (June 1, 2021) Language : English Hardcover : 272 pages ISBN-10 : 1635574250 ISBN-13 : 978-1635574258
We Should All Be Millionaires: A Woman's Guide to Earning More, Building Wealth, and Gaining Economic Power
Publisher : HarperCollins Leadership May 4, 2021 Hardcover : 288 pages ISBN-10 : 1400221625 ISBN-13 : 978-1400221622
Young, Gifted and Diverse: Origins of the New Black Elite
Despite their diversity, Black Americans have long been studied as a uniformly disadvantaged group. Drawing from a representative sample of over a thousand Black students and in-depth interviews and focus groups with over one hundred more, Young, Gifted and Diverse highlights diversity...
The World Record Book of Racist Stories
Families may not always see eye to eye; we get on each other’s nerves, have different perspectives and lives—especially when we consider how we've grown up in different generations. But for the Ruffin family and many others, there has been...
The Wind at My Back: Resilience, Grace, and Other Gifts from My Mentor, Raven Wilkinson
Misty Copeland made history as the first African-American principal ballerina at the American Ballet Theatre. Her talent, passion, and perseverance enabled her to make strides no one had accomplished before. But as she will tell you, achievement never happens in...
We Got By: A Black Family’s Journey in the Heartland
Life along the color line in rural Ohio was hard. Being Black often meant feeling frightened and alone. For a family like Ric S. Sheffield’s, examining this reality closely meant confronting challenges and tragedies that often felt overwhelming, even as...
Walking With Gorillas
In her enchanting memoir, Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, Uganda’s first wildlife veterinarian, tells the remarkable story from her animal-loving childhood to her career protecting endangered mountain gorillas and other wild animals. She is also the defender of people as a groundbreaking promoter of...
A Voice in the Wilderness: A Pioneering Biologist Explains How Evolution Can Help Us Solve Our Biggest Problems
Evolutionary science has long been regarded as conservative, a tool for enforcing regressive ideas, particularly about race and gender. But in A Voice in the Wilderness, evolutionary biologist Joseph L. Graves Jr.—once styled as the “Black Darwin”—argues that his field is...
Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want
Long before the pandemic, Ruha Benjamin was doing groundbreaking research on race, technology, and justice, focusing on big, structural changes. But the twin plagues of COVID-19 and anti-Black police violence inspired her to rethink the importance of small, individual actions....
Vigilance: The Life of William Still, Father of the Underground Railroad
Born free in 1821 to two parents who had been enslaved, William Still was drawn to antislavery work from a young age. Hired as a clerk at the Anti-Slavery office in Philadelphia after teaching himself to read and write, he...
An Unplanned Life
Franklin Thomas was one of the most influential people of our time. As former president of the Ford Foundation (the first African American to hold this position), former president of the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (the first community development organization...