Genre: Civil Rights

Howard L. Bingham’s Black Panthers 1968

Howard L. Bingham’s Black Panthers 1968

The infamous Black Panther party made history as the radical African-American organization established to promote civil rights and self-defense from the mid-1960s to the 1970s. More info →
Fugitive Days: Memoirs of an Antiwar Activist
The Kings Years

The Kings Years

Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement. More info →
Ebony and Ivy

Ebony and Ivy

Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities More info →
Acting White: The Curious History of a Racial Slur

Acting White: The Curious History of a Racial Slur

Christie (Black in the White House) aspires to construct a historical account of the pejorative "acting white" and dismantle its legitimacy. He traces the roots of the phrase back to Uncle Tom's Cabin, which "planted the seeds of the idea that black inferiority is the result of blacks seeking favor with whites," but he points to the Black Power movement as the real culprit in propagating the "acting white" slur. More info →
Dare to be Extraordinary

Dare to be Extraordinary

A Collection of Positive Life Lessons from African American Fathers. More info →
Breaking Rank

Breaking Rank

A Top Cop's Exposé of the Dark Side of American Policing More info →
Black Pain

Black Pain

It Just Looks Like We're Not Hurting Terrie Williams knows that Black people are hurting. She knows because she's one of them. More info →
Black Maverick

Black Maverick

T. R. M. Howard's Fight for Civil Rights and Economic Power. More info →
Black Ice

Black Ice

The Lost History of the Colored Hockey League of the Maritimes, 1895-1925. More info →
Ben’s Chili Bowl

Ben’s Chili Bowl

50 Years of a Washington, D.C. Landmark (Images of America) More info →
Say It Loud!

Say It Loud!

Great Speeches on Civil Rights and African American Identity More info →
Living and Loving Out Loud

Living and Loving Out Loud

New York Times­ best-selling author Cornel West is one of America’s most provocative and admired public intellectuals. Whether in the classroom, the streets, the prisons, or the church, Dr. West’s penetrating brilliance has been a bright beacon shining through the darkness for decades. Yet, as he points out in this new memoir, “I’ve never taken the time to focus on the inner dynamics of the dark precincts of my soul.” More info →
Facing Down Evil
A Colossal Failure of Common Sense

A Colossal Failure of Common Sense

The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers. More info →
It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating Homophobia, and Winning True Equality

It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating Homophobia, and Winning True Equality

From the author of the groundbreaking bestseller Queer in America, a myth-shattering look at the present and future of gay rights. More info →
Son of Virginia: A Life in America’s Political Arena

Son of Virginia: A Life in America’s Political Arena

SON OF VIRGINIA by L. Douglas Wilder details the events of the author’s life to paint a portrait of the changing face of America. It will be a story of constant struggle and conflict, not only Wilder’s struggle, but also that of courageous people who stood up to decades of discrimination, corruption and greed. More info →
The NAACP – Fighting Neoslavery in the 20th Century

The NAACP – Fighting Neoslavery in the 20th Century

A compilation of stories and narratives confirmed by numerous letters and documents are used by the author, Ron Walters, to establish the amazing fact that slavery existed in the United States well into the 20th century. More info →
The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks shows readers how this civil rights movement radical sought—for more than a half a century—to expose and eradicate the American racial-caste system in jobs, schools, public services, and criminal justice. More info →
The Long Road to Hard Truth: The 100-Year Mission to Establish the National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Long Road to Hard Truth: The 100-Year Mission to Establish the National Museum of African American History and Culture

In Long Road to Hard Truth: The 100 Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Robert L. Wilkins tells the story of how his curiosity about why there wasn't a national museum dedicated to African American history and culture became an obsession-eventually leading him to quit his job as an attorney when his wife was seven months pregnant with their second child, and make it his mission to help the museum become a reality. More info →