Genre: History

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
Anatomy of a Hustle
The Jesus Seed
Urban Ills

Urban Ills

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Twenty-first-Century Complexities of Urban Living in Global Contexts More info →
Black Ice

Black Ice

The Lost History of the Colored Hockey League of the Maritimes, 1895-1925. More info →
The Big Fight

The Big Fight

In his New York Times bestselling memoir, one of America’s greatest boxing legends faces his single greatest competitor: himself More info →
Say It Loud!

Say It Loud!

Great Speeches on Civil Rights and African American Identity More info →
Honoring Their Paths
The Colfax Massacre

The Colfax Massacre

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The Untold Story of Black Power, White Terror, and the Death of Reconstruction. More info →
Debating Race
Soaring on the Wings of a Dream

Soaring on the Wings of a Dream

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The Untold Story of America's First Black Astronaut Candidate More info →
People’s History of Sports in the United States

People’s History of Sports in the United States

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Genres: History, Self-Help
250 Years of Politics, Protest, People, and Play. More info →
Lift Every Voice

Lift Every Voice

The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement. More info →
Legacy Secrecy

Legacy Secrecy

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The Long Shadow of the JFK Assassination More info →

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When the 2010 earthquake struck Haiti, Raymond Joseph, the former Haitian ambassador to the United States, found himself rushing back to his beloved country. The earthquake ignited a passion in Joseph, inspiring him to run for president against great competition, including two well-known Haitian pop stars, his nephew Wyclef Jean and Michel Martelly. But he couldn’t compete in a democratic system corrupt to the core. More info →
Show Thyself a Man: Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865-1905

Show Thyself a Man: Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865-1905

In Show Thyself a Man, Gregory Mixon explores the ways in which African Americans in postbellum Georgia used militia service after the Civil War to define freedom and citizenship. Independent militias empowered them to get involved in politics, secure their own financial independence, and mobilize for self-defense. More info →
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 →
Field to Factory – Voices of the Great Migration

Field to Factory – Voices of the Great Migration

Sections on labor recruiters, the black press, letters and visits home, life in the south, farm work, southern schools, the decision to move, community and church, heading north, a journey in stages, up north, housing, a mixed reception, factory work, discrimination on the job, blacks and unions, black women at work, Nannie Helen Burroughs, northern black businesses and much more. More info →

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"Drugs as Weapons Against Us" tells how scores of undercover U.S. Intelligence agents used drugs in the targeting of leftist leaders from SDS to the Black Panthers, Young Lords, Latin Kings, and the Occupy Movement. More info →