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Made in China: A Prisoner, an SOS Letter, and the Hidden Cost of America's Cheap Goods By Amelia Pang Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781643752068
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 4th, 2022

*A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice Pick*
*A Newsweek & Refinery29 Most Anticipated Book of 2021*


“Timely and urgent.” —The New York Times
“Moving and powerful.” —Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and author 

Discover the truth behind the discou


How to Educate a Citizen: The Power of Shared Knowledge to Unify a Nation By E. D. Hirsch, Jr. Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063001930
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - September 7th, 2021

“Profound, vital and correct. Hirsch highlights the essence of our American being and the radical changes in education necessary to sustain that essence. Concerned citizens, teachers, and parents take note!  We ignore this book at our peril."— Joel Klein, former Chancellor of New York City Public Schools


Black Ghost of Empire: The Long Death of Slavery and the Failure of Emancipation By Kris Manjapra Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982123475
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Published: Scribner - April 19th, 2022

If the 1619 Project illuminated the ways in which life in the United States has been shaped by the existence of slavery, this “historical, literary masterpiece” (Kiese Laymon, author of Heavy) focuses on emancipation and how its afterlife further codified the racial caste system—instead of obliterating it.

To understand why the shadow of slavery still haunts


The Carbon Footprint of Everything By Mike Berners-Lee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781771645768
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Published: Greystone Books - April 19th, 2022

"Fascinating and useful and enjoyable."--BILL BRYSON

Reduce your carbon footprint and understand the issue with this "up-to-date life guide for carbon-conscious readers."--Kirkus


The Next Civil War: Dispatches from the American Future By Stephen Marche Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982123215
Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - January 4th, 2022

The United States is coming to an end.


Thinking Without a Banister: Essays in Understanding, 1953-1975 By Hannah Arendt, Jerome Kohn (Editor) Cover Image
By Hannah Arendt, Jerome Kohn (Editor)
$22.00
ISBN: 9780805211658
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Published: Schocken - February 23rd, 2021

Hannah Arendt was born in Germany in 1906 and lived in America from 1941 until her death in 1975. Thus her life spanned the tumultuous years of the twentieth century, as did her thought. She did not consider herself a philosopher, though she studied and maintained close relationships with two great philosophers—Karl Jaspers and Martin Heidegger—throughout their lives.


To Drink from the Well: The Struggle for Racial Equality at the Nation's Oldest Public University By Geeta N. Kapur, II Barber, William J. (Foreword by) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781949467529
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Published: Blair - September 21st, 2021

Law professor and civil rights activist Geeta N. Kapur chronicles systemic racism in leadership, scholarship, and organizational foundations at the University of North Carolina.


We Are Called to Be a Movement By William Barber Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781523511242
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - June 9th, 2020

It's time for everyone who cares about the state of our nation to heed the call and join forces to redeem the soul of America.

It's time to come together and renounce the politics of rejection, division, and greed.


Upon Her Shoulders: Southeastern Native Women Share Their Stories of Justice, Spirit, and Community By Mary Ann Jacobs (Editor), Cherry Maynor Beasley (Editor), Ulrike Wiethaus (Editor) Cover Image
By Mary Ann Jacobs (Editor), Cherry Maynor Beasley (Editor), Ulrike Wiethaus (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781949467802
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Published: Blair - June 7th, 2022

A documentary-style collection of stories, poems, essays, and interviews by Southeastern Native American women.Upon Her Shoulders is a collection of stories, poems, and prose by Southeastern Native American women whose narratives attest to the hard work and activism required to keep their communities well and safe.


An Abolitionist's Handbook: 12 Steps to Changing Yourself and the World By Patrisse Cullors Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250272973
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 25th, 2022

From the Co-Founder of the #BlackLivesMatter, a bold, innovative, and humanistic approach to being a modern-day abolitionist


Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook (Activist Citizens' Library) By Mark Bray Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781612197036
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Published: Melville House - August 14th, 2017

The National Bestseller

“Focused and persuasive... Bray’s book is many things: the first English-language transnational history of antifa, a how-to for would-be activists, and a record of advice from anti-Fascist organizers past and present.”THE NEW YORKER


Handbook for a Post-Roe America By Robin Marty Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609809492
Published: Seven Stories Press - January 15th, 2019

The end of Roe v. Wade is coming. How will you prepare? 


Too Many Times: How to End Gun Violence in a Divided America By MELVILLE HOUSE (Editor) Cover Image
By MELVILLE HOUSE (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781612198798
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Published: Melville House - October 13th, 2020

A complete guide to the origins and everyday experience of gun violence in America—and a series of solutions to put a stop to its destruction once and for all.


Enough! 20+ Protesters Who Changed America By Emily Easton, Ziyue Chen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emily Easton, Ziyue Chen (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781984832009
Published: Dragonfly Books - May 11th, 2021

With a foreword from a Parkland shooting survivor, this lushly illustrated picture book introduces young readers to America's most influential protesters--from Harriet Tubman and Martin Luther King Jr. to contemporary groundbreakers like transgender teen Jazz Jennings. Perfect for those not quite ready for Little Leaders and She Persisted.


Side by Side/Lado a lado: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez/La historia de Dolores Huerta y César Chávez (Bilingual English-Spanish) By Monica Brown, Joe Cepeda (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Monica Brown, Joe Cepeda (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780061227820
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Published: HarperCollins Espanol - October 27th, 2020

A powerful and accesible bilingual picture book that highlights "the power and impact of ordinary but dedicated citizens."*


Activists Assemble—We Are All Equal! By Shannon Weber Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780753476925
Published: Kingfisher - January 12th, 2021

We all have the right to be treated equally, but what exactly is equality? Activists Assemble: We Are All Equal explains what it is to be a citizen, how important it is to treat, and be treated, as equal within the society, and how you can use your voice to champion equality.


Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People By Kekla Magoon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781536214185
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Published: Candlewick - November 8th, 2021

A National Book Award Finalist
A Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor Book
A Michael L. Printz Honor Book
A Walter Dean Myers Honor Book