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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
by Michelle Alexander
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The New Jim Crow was initially published with a modest first printing and reasonable expectations for a hard-hitting book on a tough topic. Now, ten-plus printings later, the long-awaited paperback version of the book Lani Guinier calls “brave and... (read more)

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Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories
Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories
by Sherman Alexie
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A bold and irreverent observer of life among Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest, the daring, versatile, funny, and outrageous Alexie showcases his many talents in Blasphemy, where he unites fifteen beloved classics with sixteen new stories in one... (read more)

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Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories
Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories
by Sherman Alexie
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What a powerful collection of short stories! Alexie really stretches his wings and explores fascinating new territories, while at the same time revamping his old works by placing them in new contexts. I was completely blown away by Mr. Alexie, as usual.... (read more)

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"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?": And Other Conversations about Race
"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?": And Other Conversations about Race
by Beverly Tatum
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The fifth-anniversary edition of the best-selling work on the development of racial identity.... (read more)

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Orientalism
Orientalism
by Edward W Said
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
by Bryan Mealer and William Kamkwamba
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How an American teenager became the youngest person ever to build a working nuclear fusion reactorand#160; By the age of nine, Taylor Wilson had mastered the science of rocket propulsion. At eleven, his grandmotherandrsquo;s cancer diagnosis drove him to... (read more)

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Readings for Diversity and Social Justice
Readings for Diversity and Social Justice
by Maurianne Adams
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Readings for Diversity and Social Justice is the market leading anthology to cover the full scope of social oppression from a social justice standpoint. With full sections dedicated to racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, and ableism, as well as... (read more)

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Schnitzler's Century : Making of Middle-class Culture 1815-1914 (02 Edition)
Schnitzler's Century : Making of Middle-class Culture 1815-1914 (02 Edition)
by Peter Gay
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"This is cultural history of the first order, and it is liberal and humane history at its very best."--David... (read more)

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American Apartheid : Segregation and the Making of the Underclass (93 Edition)
American Apartheid : Segregation and the Making of the Underclass (93 Edition)
by Douglas S. Massey
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This volume brings together leading researchers from the United States, United Kingdom, and Europe to explore the processes that lead to segregation and the outcomes and implications that result. Making use of new methods and data sources that offer... (read more)

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Ishi in Two Worlds: A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America
Ishi in Two Worlds: A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America
by Theodora Kroeber
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Theodora Kroeber (1897-1979), wife of Alfred Louis Kroeber, is also the author of The Inland Whale (California). Karl Kroeber, son of Theodora Kroeber, is Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University and coeditor, with Clifton Kroeber, of... (read more)

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Race Matters
Race Matters
by Cornel West
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Europe in the High Middle Ages (Penguin History of Europe)
Europe in the High Middle Ages (Penguin History of Europe)
by William Ches Jordan
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A new understanding of one of the most decisive eras in European history, captured in extraordinary detail by a renowned scholar and#160; The latest addition to the landmark Penguin History of Europe series is a fascinating study of the sixteenth and... (read more)

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All God's Children: Inside the Dark and Violent World of Street Families
All God's Children: Inside the Dark and Violent World of Street Families
by Rene Denfeld
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This book was an eye-opening look into a culture that Portlanders encounter on a daily basis but know little of. After reading this true-life, page-turning thriller, you'll be looking at the city around you with a leery eye.... (read more)

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Where We Stand : Class Matters (00 Edition)
Where We Stand : Class Matters (00 Edition)
by bell hooks
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Drawing on both her roots in Kentucky and her adventures with Manhattan Coop boards, Where We Stand is a successful black woman's reflection--personal, straight forward, and rigorously honest--on how our dilemmas of class and race are intertwined, and... (read more)

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Notes of a Native Son (84 Edition)
Notes of a Native Son (84 Edition)
by James Baldwin
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These brilliant essays, which ultimately form a profound meditation on what it means to be "native" to this complex and brutal country we call America, were originally published in the 1940s and 1950s. Sadly, it came as no surprise to me how timely and... (read more)

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Black Elk: The Sacred Ways of a Lakota (Religion and Spirituality)
Black Elk: The Sacred Ways of a Lakota (Religion and Spirituality)
by Wallace H Black Elk
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"An unprecedented account of the shaman's world and the way it is entered."STANLEY KRIPPNER, PH.D., coauthor of 'Personal Mythology: The Psychology of Your Evolving Self' and 'Healing States' "Black Elk opens the Lakota sacred hoop to a... (read more)

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White Like Me: Reflections on Race From a Privileged Son - Revised and Updated (Rev 11 Edition)
White Like Me: Reflections on Race From a Privileged Son - Revised and Updated (Rev 11 Edition)
by Tim Wise
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With a new preface and updated chapters, White Like Me is one-part memoir, one-part polemical essay collection. It is a personal examination of the way in which racial privilege shapes the daily lives of white Americans in every realm: employment... (read more)

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All God's Dangers : the Life of Nate Shaw (74 Edition)
All God's Dangers : the Life of Nate Shaw (74 Edition)
by Theodore Rosengarten
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All God's Dangers won the National Book Award in 1975. "On a cold January morning in 1969, a young white graduate student from Massachusetts, stumbling along the dim trail of a long-defunct radical organization of the 1930s, the Alabama Sharecropper... (read more)

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Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season
Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season
by Jonathan Eig
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Jonathan Eig is a senior special writer for The Wall Street Journal based in Chicago. He was formerly executive editor of Chicago magazine. He is the author of Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig.... (read more)

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Geronimo: His Own Story: The Autobiography of a Great Patriot Warrior
Geronimo: His Own Story: The Autobiography of a Great Patriot Warrior
by Geronimo
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In the early 1900s, when Geronimo was taken prisoner, Barrett commissioned an interpreter to interview the Native American warrior. Told in his own words, this is the story of his life and people.... (read more)

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