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Image for Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama: The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution

Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama: The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution

By: Diane McWhorter

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: January 2013

Seller ID: 18213

ISBN: 1476709513

Condition: New


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Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge

By: Erica Armstrong Dunbar

Price: $9.95

Publisher: 37 Ink: January 2018

Seller ID: 18033

ISBN: 1501126415

Condition: New


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Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

By: Gilbert King

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Harper Perennial: February 2013

Seller ID: 6820

ISBN: 0061792268

Condition: New


Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 434 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. P.S. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 3PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 434 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. P.S. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 3PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Nobody Knows My Name

By: James Baldwin

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vintage: December 1992

Seller ID: 18952

ISBN: 0679744738

Condition: New


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Stories of Scottsboro

By: James Goodman

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Vintage: March 1995

Seller ID: 17538

ISBN: 0679761594

Condition: New


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There Goes My Everything: White Southerners in the Age of Civil Rights, 1945-1975

By: Jason Sokol

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Vintage: August 2007

Seller ID: 17540

ISBN: 0307275507

Condition: New


During the civil rights movement, epic battles for justice were fought in the streets, at lunch counters, and in the classrooms of the American South. Just as many battles were waged, however, in the hearts and minds of ordinary white southerners whose world became unrecognizable to them. Jason Sokol's vivid and unprecedented account of white southerners' attitudes and actions, related in their own words, reveals in a new light the contradictory mixture of stubborn resistance and pragmatic acceptance-as well as the startling and unexpected personal transformations-with which they greeted the e... View more info

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Broken Alliance: The Turbulent Times Between Blacks and Jews in America

By: Jonathan Kaufman

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Touchstone: January 1995

Seller ID: 19152

ISBN: 0684800969

Condition: New


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A Soldier's Story: Revolutionary Writings by a New Afrikan Anarchist (Kersplebedeb)

By: Kuwasi Balagoon

Price: $13.95

Publisher: PM Press: May 2019

Seller ID: 17751

ISBN: 1629633771

Condition: New


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Fire in a Canebrake: The Last Mass Lynching in America

By: Laura Wexler

Price: $12.49

Publisher: Scribner: January 2004

Seller ID: 19058

ISBN: 0684868172

Condition: New


July 25, 1946. In Walton County, Georgia, a mob of white men commit one of the most heinous racial crimes in America's history: the shotgun murder of four black sharecroppers -- two men and two women -- at Moore's Ford Bridge. "Fire in a Canebrake, " the term locals used to describe the sound of the fatal gunshots, is the story of our nation's last mass lynching on record. More than a half century later, the lynchers' identities still remain unknown. Drawing from interviews, archival sources, and uncensored FBI reports, acclaimed journalist and author Laura Wexler takes readers deep into ... View more info

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Daddy King: An Autobiography

By: Martin Luther King Sr.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Beacon Press: January 2017

Seller ID: 16775

ISBN: 0807097764

Condition: New


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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

By: Michelle Alexander

Price: $10.95

Publisher: The New Press: January 2012

Seller ID: 17002

ISBN: 1595586431

Condition: New


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Image for Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry (Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History ... and the University of North Carolina Press)

Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry (Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History ... and the University of North Carolina Press)

By: Philip D. Morgan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press: April 1998

Seller ID: 17934

ISBN: 0807847178

Condition: New


On the eve of the American Revolution, nearly three-quarters of all African Americans in mainland British America lived in two regions: the Chesapeake, centered in Virginia, and the Lowcountry, with its hub in South Carolina. Here, Philip Morgan compares and contrasts African American life in these two regional black cultures, exploring the differences as well as the similarities. The result is a detailed and comprehensive view of slave life in the colonial American South.Morgan explores the role of land and labor in shaping culture, the everyday contacts of masters and slaves that defined ... View more info

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The Sixteenth Round: From Number 1 Contender to Number 45472

By: Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Lawrence Hill Books: April 2011

Seller ID: 17757

ISBN: 1569765677

Condition: New


The survivor of a difficult childhood and youth, Rubin Carter rose to become a top contender for the middleweight boxing crown. But his career crashed to a halt on May 26, 1967, when he and another man were found guilty of the murder of three white people in a New Jersey bar. While in prison, Carter chronicled the events that led him from the ring to three consecutive life sentences and 10 years in solitary confinement. His story was a cry for help to the public, an attempt to set the record straight and force a new trial. Bob Dylan wrote a classic anthem for Carter's struggle; and Joan Baez, ... View more info

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Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year

By: Tavis Smiley

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Back Bay Books: January 2016

Seller ID: 16783

ISBN: 0316332771

Condition: New


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Image for Parting the Waters : America in the King Years 1954-63

Parting the Waters : America in the King Years 1954-63

By: Taylor Branch

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: November 1989

Seller ID: 3805

ISBN: 0671687425

Condition: New


Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 1088 p. Contains: Illustrations. America in the King Years. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 1088 p. Contains: Illustrations. America in the King Years. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Pillar of Fire : America in the King Years 1963-65

By: Taylor Branch

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: January 1999

Seller ID: 19077

ISBN: 0684848090

Condition: New


In the second volume of his three-part history, a monumental trilogy that began with "Parting the Waters, " winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award, Taylor Branch portrays the Civil Rights Movement at its zenith, recounting the climactic struggles as they commanded the national stage. View more info

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Discovering Wes Moore

By: Wes Moore

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Ember: September 2013

Seller ID: 18505

ISBN: 0385741685

Condition: New


Through the telling of events from his own life, Wes Moore (author of the bestselling adult title "The Other Wes Moore)" explores the issues that separate success and failure. He also counterpoints his story with another man, someone who shared the same name, was almost the same age, grew up fatherless in a similar Baltimore neighborhood, but is serving a life sentence for murder. Compelled to write to the other Wes, the author was surprised to receive a reply. And so began a friendship, as letters turned into visits and the two men got to know one another. This compelling story about the chal... View more info

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The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates

By: Wes Moore

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Spiegel & Grau: January 2011

Seller ID: 18994

ISBN: 0385528205

Condition: New


The chilling truth is that his story could have been mine. The tragedy is that my story could have been his. Two kids named Wes Moore were born blocks apart within a year of each other. Both grew up fatherless in similar Baltimore neighborhoods and had difficult childhoods; both hung out on street corners with their crews; both ran into trouble with the police. How, then, did one grow up to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader, while the other ended up a convicted murderer serving a life sentence? Wes Moore, the author of this fascinating book, se... View more info