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  • Build Yourself a Boat

    Build Yourself a Boat redefines the language of collective and individual trauma through lyric and memory.
  • The Brother You Choose

    Former Black Panthers Paul Coates and Eddie Conway discuss lives, politics, and their friendship that helped Eddie survive decades in prison.

  • The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2

    A BreakBeat Poets anthology to celebrate and canonize the words of Black women across the diaspora.
  • Boots Riley

    Blending poetics, politics, and everyday life, the singular lyrics of Boots Riley, poet of the hip-hop underground are collected here.
  • The Body Family

    Hope Wabuke weaves together a coming-of-age narrative of a Black girl, the child of immigrants fleeing from genocidal terror to America.

  • Black Toledo

    Black Toldeo is a documentary history of the African American experience of resettlement focusing on the particular experience of Toledo, Ohio.

  • Black Queer Hoe

    A refreshing, unapologetic intervention into ongoing conversations about the line between sexual freedom and sexual exploitation.
  • The Black Power Mixtape

    Edited by Göran Olsson
    A provocative mixtape, mash-up, and treasure trove of never-before-seen images and interviews of the Black Power movement, with contemporary reflections
  • Black Power Afterlives

    A powerful and wide-ranging collection examining the persistent impact of the Black Panther Party on subsequent liberation struggles.

  • Black Panthers Speak

    Edited by Philip S. Foner
    A sweeping collection of the most vital and representative writings of the Black Panther party.
  • Black Lives Matter at School

    Black Lives Matter at School connects thousands of educators around the country who are fighting racial and economic inequality in schools. 

  • Black Liberation and the American Dream

    Edited by Paul Le Blanc
    Analysing intersections of race, class, and gender alongside primary texts, this unique volume explores racism and antiracism in the US.
  • Black Liberation and Socialism

    A sharp and insightful analysis of movements against racism, with essential lessons for today's struggles.
  • 'Bitter with the Past but Sweet with the Dream'

    An engaging, wide-ranging, and groundbreaking reexamination of the relationship between African American writers and the communist movement in the US.
  • The Billboard

    As a play and book, The Billboard is a cultural force that treats abortion as more than pro-life or pro-choice.

  • A Beautiful Ghetto

    Allen asks us to see beyond the the violence and poverty that all too often defines the "ghetto."
  • Assata Taught Me

    A fresh historical perspective on the fifty years since the founding of the Black Panther Party, in which the world's largest police state has emerged.
  • Angela Davis

    Featuring a new introduction by the author, Angela Davis: An Autobiography is a classic account of a life in struggle.

  • All the Blood Involved in Love

    All the Blood Involved in Love enters the world as the US continues its dramatic fights over reproductive rights.

  • Abolition. Feminism. Now.

    An urgent, vital contribution to the indivisible projects abolition and feminism, from leading scholar-activists Angela Y. Davis, Gina Dent, Erica Meiners, and Beth E. Richie.

  • Abolition Feminisms Vol. 1

    Edited by Alisa Bierria, Jakeya Caruthers, et al.

    Abolition Feminisms: Organizing, Survival, and Transformative Practice, offers wide-ranging feminist abolitionist methods for liberation forged in collectivity, radical care, and transformation.

  • 1989, The Number

    For hip-hop heads 89 was the peak of the Golden Era and the Crack Epidemic.
  • 1919

    Reflections on race, class, violence, segregation, and the hidden histories that shape our divided urban landscapes.