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One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy Cover Image
By Carol Anderson, Dick Durbin (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781635571370
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 11th, 2018

Finalist for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction
Longlisted for the National Book Award in Nonfiction
Named one of the Best Books of the Year by:
Washington Post * Boston Globe * NPR* Bustle * BookRiot * New York Public Library

Not My Idea: A Book about Whiteness (Ordinary Terrible Things) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781948340007
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Published: Dottir Press - September 4th, 2018

An honest explanation about how power and privilege factor into the lives of white children, at the expense of other groups, and how they can help seek justice. --THE NEW YORK TIMES



Zami: A New Spelling of My Name: A Biomythography Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780895941220
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Published: Crossing Press - January 1st, 1982

“ZAMI is a fast-moving chronicle. From the author’s vivid childhood memories in Harlem to her coming of age in the late 1950s, the nature of Audre Lorde’s work is cyclical. It especially relates the linkage of women who have shaped her . . . Lorde brings into play her craft of lush description and characterization. It keeps unfolding page after page.”—Off Our Backs

Minority Leader: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250191298
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - April 24th, 2018

A personal and empowering blueprintfrom one of America’s rising Democratic starsfor outsiders who seek to become the ones in charge

C is for Consent Cover Image
By Eleanor Morrison, Faye Orlove (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780999890806
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Published: Phonics with Finn - May 1st, 2018

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807047415
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Published: Beacon Press - June 26th, 2018

The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.

The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626569768
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Published: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - February 13th, 2018

"To build a world that works for everyone, we must first make the radical decision to love every facet of ourselves...'The body is not an apology' is the mantra we should all embrace." 
--Kimberlé Crenshaw, legal scholar and founder and Executive Director, African American Policy Forum 

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501181795
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 2nd, 2018



“In a year when issues of gender and sexuality dominated the national conversation, no one shaped that exchange more than Rebecca Traister.

A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns Cover Image
ISBN: 9781620104996
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Published: Limerence Press - June 12th, 2018

A quick, easy and important educational comic guide to using gender-neutral pronouns.

"A great, simple look at the importance of using correct pronouns; extremely accessible to those for whom gender-neutral language is a new concept." –– School Library Journal (starred review)

Archie, a snarky genderqueer artist, is tired of people not under

A is for Activist Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609805395
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Published: Triangle Square - November 19th, 2013

“Reading it is almost like reading Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States, but for two-year olds—full of pictures and rhymes and a little cat to find on every page that will delight the curious toddler and parents alike.”—Occupy Wall Street