Genre: Race Relations

Fires of Greenwood

Fires of Greenwood

In the early morning hours of June 1, 1921, hordes of angry whites in Tulsa, Oklahoma, crossed the Frisco railroad tracks into the Greenwood section known as Black Wall Street, armed with weapons and a determination to destroy. More info →
Whither the Black Press?: Glorious Past, Uncertain Future

Whither the Black Press?: Glorious Past, Uncertain Future

Clint C. Wilson II, Ed.D. is Graduate Professor Emeritous in the Howard University School of Communications where he teaches courses in communication, culture and media studies. He is a recipient of the Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism from the University of Missouri and the Lionel Barrow Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity Research and Education. More info →
Black Over White

Black Over White

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Genre: Race Relations
In addition to wanting to share what I have observed and learned about leadership, I was motivated to write this book because of what I have seen the President, Barack Obama, endure as a black man leading our country. The visceral, racist and bigoted reactions to his very presence shook me back into the reality of being black in America. More info →
Striving While Black

Striving While Black

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Genre: Race Relations
Striving While Black is a personal reflection, a playbook and a portable mentor for African- Americans and others who didn't and don't have the advantage of trailblazers who have gone before them in forging a successful corporate career. More info →
Breaking the Line

Breaking the Line

1967. TWO RIVAL FOOTBALL TEAMS. TWO LEGENDARY COACHES. TWO STAR QUARTERBACKS. TOGETHER THEY BROKE THE COLOR L INE, REVOLUTIONIZED COLLEGE SPORTS, AND TRANSFORMED THE NFL. More info →
We Shall Not Be Moved

We Shall Not Be Moved

Once in a great while, a certain photograph captures the essence of an era: Three people--one black and two white--demonstrate for equality at a lunch counter while a horde of cigarette-smoking hotshots pour catsup, sugar, and other condiments on the protesters' heads and down their backs. This iconic image strikes a chord for all who lived through those turbulent times of a changing America. More info →
March: Book One

March: Book One

Congressman John Lewis (GA-5) is an American icon, one of the key figures of the civil rights movement. His commitment to justice and nonviolence has taken him from an Alabama sharecropper's farm to the halls of Congress, from a segregated schoolroom to the 1963 March on Washington, and from receiving beatings from state troopers to receiving the Medal of Freedom from the first African-American president. More info →
Snow-Storm in August

Snow-Storm in August

With Snow-Storm in August, Jefferson Morley delivers readers into an unknown chapter in history with an absorbing account of this uniquely American battle for justice. More info →
While the World Watched

While the World Watched

A uniquely moving exploration of how racial relations have evolved over the past 5 decades, While the World Watched is an incredible testament to how far we’ve come and how far we have yet to go. More info →
Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice

Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice

The only biography of Thurgood Marshall to be endorsed by Marshall’s immediate family, Young Thurgood is an exhaustively researched and engagingly written work that everyone interested in law, civil rights, American history, and biography will want to read. More info →
The Butler: A Witness to History

The Butler: A Witness to History

From Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Humanities fellow Wil Haygood comes a mesmerizing inquiry into the life of Eugene Allen, the butler who ignited a nation's imagination and inspired a major motion picture. More info →
A Man from Another Land

A Man from Another Land

Dual citizenship has been a dream of African-Americans such as W.E.B. DuBois, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X, but Washington became the first to realize that honor in 2008. A twofold milestone, it was also the first time an African president granted citizenship based on DNA. More info →
The Butler
The Obama Hate Machine

The Obama Hate Machine

The Lies, Distortions, and Personal Attacks on the President---and Who Is Behind Them. More info →
Ebony and Ivy

Ebony and Ivy

Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities More info →
Dead Aid

Dead Aid

Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa 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 →
Ben’s Chili Bowl

Ben’s Chili Bowl

50 Years of a Washington, D.C. Landmark (Images of America) More info →
Transparent

Transparent

In this unique memoir, Primetime CNN anchor Don Lemon takes readers behind the scenes of journalism, detailing his own struggle to become one of the most prominent African American men in television news—and inside some of the biggest stories of our times. More info →
White Nationalism, Black Interests

White Nationalism, Black Interests

Conservative Public Policy and the Black Community More info →