Genre: Civil Rights

Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy

Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy

Drawing from the earliest chapters in US history, legal scholar Sheryll Cashin reveals the enduring legacy of America’s original sin, tracing how we transformed from a country without an entrenched construction of race to a nation where one drop of nonwhite blood merited exclusion from full citizenship. More info →
Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide

Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide

Fracture traces the party's makeup and character regarding race from the civil rights days to the Obama presidency. Filled with key political players such as Shirley Chisholm, Jesse Jackson, John Lewis, and Al Sharpton, it provides historical context while addressing questions arising as we head into the next national election: Will Hillary Clinton's campaign represent an embrace of Obama's legacy or a repudiation of it? How is Hillary Clinton's stand on race both similar to and different from Obama's, or from her husband's? How do minorities view Mrs. Clinton, and will they line up in huge numbers to support her—and what will happen if they don't? 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 →
Are We Better Off?

Are We Better Off?

Julianne Malveaux's latest book, Are We Better off? Race, Obama & Public Policy was released February 2016 and is a timely, poignant and needed review of President Barack Obama's time in office. More info →
In The Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives

In The Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives

Did you know that many of America’s Founding Fathers―who fought for liberty and justice for all―were slave owners? More info →
At Mama’s Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White

At Mama’s Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White

In her first book, The Presidency in Black and White, journalist April Ryan examined race in America through her experience as a White House reporter. In this book, she shifts the conversation from the White House to every home in America. At Mama’s Knee looks at race and race relations through the lessons that mothers transmit to their children. More info →