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The Afrominimalist's Guide to Living with Less Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781982168049
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Published: Tiller Press - June 15th, 2021

Forget the aesthetics of mainstream minimalism and discover a life of authenticity and intention with this practical guide to living with less…your way.

When Christine Platt set out on her journey to live with less, she never intended to become The Afrominimalist. She just wanted to tame the chaos in her closet!


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$19.99
ISBN: 9780063088092
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Published: Quill Tree Books - June 22nd, 2021

Six critically acclaimed, bestselling, and award-winning authors bring the glowing warmth and electricity of Black teen love to this interlinked novel of charming, hilarious, and heartwarming stories that shine a bright light through the dark.


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$26.00
ISBN: 9780525538912
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 22nd, 2021

BRANDON TAYLOR IS:
A powerhouse. Newsweek
An extraordinary cartographer. Esquire
A striking new voice with a vital perspective. Harpers Bazaar


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Black Women's Yoga History Cover Image
By Stephanie Y. Evans, Jana Long (Foreword by)
$27.95
ISBN: 9781438483641
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Published: State University of New York Press - July 2nd, 2021

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Carry On: Reflections for a New Generation Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Young (Foreword by), Kabir Sehgal (With)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781538707128
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - July 13th, 2021

A brilliant and empowering collection of final reflections and words of wisdom from venerable civil rights champion, the late Congressman John Lewis at the end of his remarkable life.

Congressman John Lewis was a paragon of the Civil Rights Movement and political leadership for decades.


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Perfect Black Cover Image
By Crystal Wilkinson, Nikky Finney (Foreword by), Ronald W. Davis (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780813151168
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Published: University Press of Kentucky - August 3rd, 2021

Crystal Wilkinson combines a deep love for her rural roots with a passion for language and storytelling in this compelling collection of poetry and prose about girlhood, racism, and political awakening, imbued with vivid imagery of growing up in Southern Appalachia.


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Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood Cover Image
By Kwame Mbalia (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593379936
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Published: Delacorte Press - August 3rd, 2021

Celebrate the joys of Black boyhood with stories from seventeen bestselling, critically acclaimed Black authors--including Jason Reynolds (the Track series), Jerry Craft (New Kid), and Kwame Mbalia (the Tristan Strong series)!

Black boy joy is…
 
Picking out a fresh first-day-of-school outfit.
Saving the universe in an epic intergalactic race.


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The Black Intellectual Tradition: African American Thought in the Twentieth Century (New Black Studies Series #1) Cover Image
By Derrick P. Alridge (Editor), Cornelius L. Bynum (Editor), James B. Stewart (Editor), Derrick P. Alridge (Contributions by), Keisha N. Blain (Contributions by), Cornelius L. Bynum (Contributions by), Jeffrey Lamar Coleman (Contributions by), Pero Gaglo Dagbovie (Contributions by), Stephanie Y. Evans (Contributions by), Aaron David Gresson, III (Contributions by), Claudrena N. Harold (Contributions by), Leonard Harris (Contributions by), Maurice J. Hobson (Contributions by), La TaSha B. Levy (Contributions by), Layli Maparyan (Contributions by), Zebulon V. Miletsky (Contributions by), R. Baxter Miller (Contributions by), Edward Onaci (Contributions by), Venetria K. Patton (Contributions by), James B. Stewart (Contributions by), Nikki M. Taylor (Contributions by)
$32.14
ISBN: 9780252085840
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Published: University of Illinois Press - August 3rd, 2021

Considering the development and ongoing influence of Black thought

From 1900 to the present, people of African descent living in the United States have drawn on homegrown and diasporic minds to create a Black intellectual tradition engaged with ideas on race, racial oppression, and the world.


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By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, L. Fury (Illustrator), Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419730696
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - August 3rd, 2021

First you march, then you run.


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#Sayhername: Black Women's Stories of State Violence and Public Silence Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781642594522
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Published: Haymarket Books - August 10th, 2021

Since the movement's founding in 2014, #SayHerName has gained international attention and has served as both a rallying cry and organizing principle in the aftermath of police killings of Black women, including, most recently, the police killing of Breonna Taylor.


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Belly of the Beast: The Politics of Anti-Fatness as Anti-Blackness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781623175979
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Published: North Atlantic Books - August 10th, 2021

Exploring the intersections of Blackness, gender, fatness, health, and the violence of policing.


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A Black Gaze: Artists Changing How We See Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780262045872
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Published: The MIT Press - August 24th, 2021

Examining the work of contemporary Black artists who are dismantling the white gaze and demanding that we see--and see Blackness in particular--anew.


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Living Beyond Borders: Growing Up Mexican in America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593204979
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Published: Philomel Books - August 17th, 2021

*This superb anthology of short stories, comics, and poems is fresh, funny, and full of authentic YA voices revealing what it means to be Mexican American . . . Not to be missed.--SLC, starred review


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$27.95
ISBN: 9780807036297
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Published: Beacon Press - August 24th, 2021

Debunks the pervasive and self-congratulatory myth that our country is proudly founded by and for immigrants, and urges readers to embrace a more complex and honest history of the United States
 


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Mutiny (Penguin Poets) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143136934
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Published: Penguin Books - September 7th, 2021

From the critically acclaimed author of Thief in the Interior who writes with "a lucid, unmitigated humanity" (Boston Review), a startling new collection about revolt and renewal


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We Are Not Broken Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780759554603
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

George M. Johnson, activist and bestselling author ofAll Boys Aren't Blue, returns with a striking memoir that celebrates Black boyhood and brotherhood in all its glory.

This is the vibrant story of George, Garrett, Rall, and Rasul -- four children raised by Nanny, their fiercely devoted grandmother.


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On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781644450628
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 7th, 2021

An expansive, exhilarating work of criticism by one of the most significant writers of our day


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Poet Warrior: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393248524
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 7th, 2021

Three-term poet laureate Joy Harjo offers a vivid, lyrical, and inspiring call for love and justice in this contemplation of her trailblazing life.


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Unfollow Me: Essays on Complicity Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635577112
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 7th, 2021

An intimate, impertinent, and incisive collection about race, progress, and hypocrisy from Jill Louise Busby, aka Jillisblack.


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Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250621733
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Published: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book - September 14th, 2021

From the founder and activist behind one of the largest movements of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, the "me too" movement, Tarana Burke debuts a powerful memoir about her own journey to saying those two simple yet infinitely powerful wordsme tooand how she brought empathy back to an entire generation in one of the largest cultural events in American history.


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The Poetics of Difference: Queer Feminist Forms in the African Diaspora (New Black Studies Series) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780252086038
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Published: University of Illinois Press - September 14th, 2021

From Audre Lorde, Ntozake Shange, and Bessie Head, to Zanele Muholi, Suzan-Lori Parks, and Missy Elliott, Black women writers and artists across the African Diaspora have developed nuanced and complex creative forms. Mecca Jamilah Sullivan ventures into the unexplored spaces of black women’s queer creative theorizing to learn its languages and read the textures of its forms.


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Gumbo Ya Ya: Poems (Pitt Poetry Series) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780822966661
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - September 21st, 2021

Gumbo Ya Ya, Aurielle Marie’s stunning debut, is a cauldron of hearty poems exploring race, gender, desire, and violence in the lives of Black gxrls, soaring against the backdrop of a contemporary South. These poems are loud, risky, and unapologetically rooted in the glory of Black gxrlhood. The collection opens with a heartrending indictment of injustice.


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Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593203224
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

A lyrical picture book debut from presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long
 
"I can hear change humming
In its loudest, proudest song.
I don't fear change coming,
And so I sing along."
 


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The Hill We Climb and Other Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593465066
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Published: Viking Books - December 7th, 2021

A collection of poetry by presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman

Including The Hill We Climb, the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, this collection of the same name reveals an energizing and unforgettable new voice in America poetry.


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Becoming Abolitionists: Police, Protests, and the Pursuit of Freedom Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781662600517
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Published: Astra House - October 5th, 2021

"With deep insight and moral clarity, Purnell invites us not only to imagine a world without police, but to muster the courage to fight for the more just world we know is possible. Becoming Abolitionists is essential reading for our times." 
— Michelle Alexander, bestselling author of The New Jim Crow


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Feminist AF: A Guide to Crushing Girlhood Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781324005056
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Published: Norton Young Readers - October 5th, 2021

Hip-hop and feminism combine in this empowering guide with attitude, from best-selling author Brittney Cooper and founding members of the Crunk Feminist Collective.


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The Me I Choose To Be Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316461542
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 12th, 2021

The bestselling author of I Love My Hair! joins forces with a dynamic photography duo in this stunning celebration of the many things you can be!

What will you choose to be? 
A free spirit? 
A weaver of words? 
A star dancing across the night sky? 
A limitless galaxy? 

The possibilities are endless in this uplifting o


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Rifqa Cover Image
By Mohammed El-Kurd, Aja Monet (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781642595864
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Published: Haymarket Books - October 12th, 2021

Rifqa is Palestinian poet Mohammed El-Kurd's ode to his late grandmother, and to the Palestinian struggle for liberation. 'Jerusalem is ours.'


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Black Food: Stories, Art, and Recipes from Across the African Diaspora [A Cookbook] Cover Image
By Bryant Terry (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781984859723
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Published: 4 Color Books - October 19th, 2021

A beautiful, rich, and groundbreaking book exploring Black foodways within America and around the world, curated by food activist and author of Vegetable Kingdom Bryant Terry.


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The Days of Afrekete: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374140052
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 19th, 2021

Inspired by Mrs. Dalloway and Sula, The Days of Afrekete is a tender, surprising novel of two women at midlife who rediscover themselves—and perhaps each other.


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Abolition. Feminism. Now. Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781642592580
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Published: Haymarket Books - October 26th, 2021

As a politic and a practice, abolition increasingly shapes our political moment -- halting the construction of new jails and propelling movements to divest from policing.


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Noor Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780756416096
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Published: DAW - November 9th, 2021

From Africanfuturist luminary Okorafor comes a new science fiction novel of intense action and thoughtful rumination on biotechnology, destiny, and humanity in a near-future Nigeria.


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The 1619 Project: Born on the Water Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593307359
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Published: Kokila - November 16th, 2021

The 1619 Project's lyrical picture book in verse chronicles the consequences of slavery and the history of Black resistance in the United States, thoughtfully rendered by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and Newbery honor-winning author Ren e Watson.


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The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593230572
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Published: One World - November 16th, 2021

A dramatic expansion of a groundbreaking work of journalism, The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story offers a profoundly revealing vision of the American past and present.


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Vinyl Moon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593176436
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 11th, 2022

A teen girl hiding the scars of a past relationship finds home and healing in the words of strong Black writers. A beautiful sophomore novel from a critically acclaimed author and poet that explores how words have the power to shape and uplife our world even in the midst of pain.


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Bold Words from Black Women: Inspiration and Truths from 50 Extraordinary Leaders Who Helped Shape Our World Cover Image
By Tamara Pizzoli, Monica Ahanonu (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534463943
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - January 11th, 2022

Celebrate the power of Black womanhood in this first-of-its-kind collection of inspirational quotes from fifty activists, artists, and leaders, featuring bold, attention-grabbing illustrations—perfect for readers of Herstory and Little Leaders.

This incredible volume honors fifty modern women, presented with their own words, who have dared to raise their voices an


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Pause, Rest, Be: Stillness Practices for Courage in Times of Change Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781611809855
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Published: Shambhala - February 1st, 2022

Restoring your body, mind, and spirit amid change is an act of courage, empowerment, and hope. This warm, powerful guide will help you honor the changes and spaces in your life with purposeful rest and reflection.


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Change Everything: Racial Capitalism and the Case for Abolition Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781642594140
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 8th, 2022

Racial, gender, and environmental justice. Class war. Militarism. Interpersonal violence. Old age security. This is not the vocabulary many use to critique the prison-industrial complex.


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Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593134351
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Published: Random House Trade - March 1st, 2022

Poems of migration, womanhood, trauma, and resilience from the celebrated collaborator on Beyonc 's Lemonade and Black Is King, award-winning Somali British poet Warsan Shire.

Mama, I made it/out of your home/alive, raised by the/voices in my head.


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Gathering Blossoms Under Fire: The Journals of Alice Walker, 1965–2000 Cover Image
By Alice Walker, Valerie Boyd (Editor)
$37.50
ISBN: 9781476773155
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 12th, 2022

From National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker and edited by critic and writer Valerie Boyd, comes an unprecedented compilation of Walker’s fifty years of journals drawing an intimate portrait of her development over five decades as an artist, human rights and women’s activist, and intellectual.

For the first time, the edited journals of Alice Wal


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Abolition Geography: Essays Towards Liberation Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781839761706
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Published: Verso - May 31st, 2022

The first collection of writings from one of the foremost contemporary critical thinkers on racism, geography and incarceration


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Black Radical Tradition: A Reader Cover Image
By Erin Grey (Editor), Asad Haider (Editor), Ben Mabie (Editor)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781784786182
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Published: Verso - July 19th, 2022

An exhaustive collection of black revolutionary theory from slavery and reconstruction to Black Power to Black Feminism